Above: screenshot from the first video below.
California Air National Guard helicopters are assisting with the suppression of wildfires in the state.
The Bambi Bucket shown in this first video holds 2,000 gallons. I’m thinking it is used under a Chinook
It takes Big Buckets to fight #wildfires . Thankfully @theCaGuard has a 2K gallon one they use to help fight the #CarrFire #CAfires … https://t.co/EIEJQmnOXh #firefighters #California pic.twitter.com/ooVkMRloKq
— DVIDSHub (@DVIDSHub) July 30, 2018
In the video below you’ll see a 650-gallon Bambi Bucket, probably used with a Blackhawk.
Check out the process and equipment needed for water bucket missions from @theCaGuard in #ReddingCA as they fight #CaliforniaWildfires #fires … https://t.co/1IIl5z4Fec #firefighters pic.twitter.com/duZ7pUu3ad
— DVIDSHub (@DVIDSHub) July 31, 2018