Texas Guard Black Hawk drops water
Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Malcolm McClendon
A Texas National Guard Uh-60 Black Hawk helicopter drops water over hot spots. Helicopters were launched out of the Austin Army Aviation Support Facility to help fight the wildfires affecting the Possum Kingdom Lake area in North Texas. The aircraft are equipped with a Bambi Bucket, which carries over 600 gallons of water, to fight fires.
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