NOTE: This post is about the Sylmar fire in October of 2008. For news on the Sylmar fire of November 15, 2008, click here.
Note: 10:41 a.m. update regarding the Martin Mars amphibious craft capable of dropping thermogel.
With a wall of fire hundreds of feet long in places, wind-driven smoke billow ... More >>
British Columbia resident Wayne Coulson says he has the tool that will save hundreds of homes threatened by California fires annually. It is called the Martin Mars water bomber.
Owned by the Canadian company, Coulson Flying Tankers, the 162,000-pound Martin Mars can drop 7,200 gallons of water and ... More >>