Since the Maria Fire started on South Mountain at 6:15 p.m. October 31 it has burned over 8,000 acres 4 miles east of Ventura, California.
Today firefighters are attacking it aggressively from the ground and the air. As of 10:30 a.m. PDT on November, here is a partial list of the aircraft working the fire:
Air Tankers with their tanker numbers:
DC-10: 910, 911, and 914
Blackhawk: Coulson’s “new” camo-painted helicopter
(and numerous other Medium helicopters)
Today, Friday, most of the air tankers are reloading at Santa Maria, 86 miles northwest of the fire.