Above: Air Tanker 260 scoops water at Castaic Lake December 6, 2017 . Photo by Robert Schwemmer.
(Originally published at 7:25 p.m. MST December 7, 2017)
Robert Schwemmer shot this video and the photos of water-scooping air tankers as they refilled at Castaic Lake as they were working the Creek Fire in Los Angeles, California. Thanks Robert!
T-247 and one other Quebec government scooper are under contract to Los Angeles County, while T-260 and two other Aero-Flite CL-415’s are working on a contract with the U.S. Forest Service.