Military

Apr 18, 2013 7:16 AM by JD Downing

Army, Springs firefighters practice bucket drops

FORT CARSON - Army helicopter crews and the Colorado Springs Fire Department are practicing wildfire-fighting techniques at Fort Carson.

Members of Fort Carson's new 4th Combat Aviation Brigade and city firefighters will train Thursday on the use of a helicopter-borne bucket that can drop about 2,000 gallons of water onto a fire in a concentrated stream.

The exercise will be conducted near Butts Army Airfield on Fort Carson, south of Colorado Springs.

 

»Comments

More News

Weather - Forecast
Story Photo

1 hour ago

Playing Dodgeball with Showers

Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms have developed across southern Colorado Saturday afternoon. The chance for rain will remain in the forecast...

Most Popular

Top Videos

1 2 3 4