|C-130 flight engineer Senior Master Sgt. Robert S. Cannon, one of four crew members who were killed, July 1, 2012, after their C-130 crashed while fighting wildfires in South Dakota.|
Six Department of Defense C-130 aircraft under the command and control of U.S. Northern Command now are assisting in the firefighting effort at the request of the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho, officials said.
C-130 efforts yesterday centered on the Squirrel Creek Fire, located about three miles west of Woods Landing, Wyo., officials said, discharging about 8,500 gallons of retardant.
From a U.S. Northern Command News Release
Content, including the most recent video, news and images in regards to the 2012 wild fires can be found at the following link on the Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS) site.