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 Post subject: State Fire Fighting Aircraft Resources
Post Posted: Jun 5, 2006 9:28 am 
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Frequencies, verified active by Lazierfan 06/20/2006:

Pueblo dispatch/Devil's head:

State aircraft tied to Colorado:

  • 3 single-engine planes, 800-gallon capacity each - 1 each at Jefferson County Airport and Ca?on City, and 1 more due this month.
  • 1 single-engine plane, 800 gallons, now at Grand Junction.
  • 5 helicopters, 100-350 gallons - 1 each at Monument and Rifle, 3 at Durango.
  • 1 Sikorsky Sky Crane helicopter, 2,000 gallons; first set for Jefferson County Airport, now only possible.
  • 1 tanker plane, 2,000 gallons, left Grand Junction for fires out of state; 3 back in Grand Junction and Durango.

    What's gone from Colorado:
  • 4 Chinook helicopters, 3,000 gallons, and 7 Black Hawk helicopters, 660 gallons, all en route to Iraq.**Colorado National Guard Backup Is Nebraska National Guard.

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