State Firefighters Get Reinforcements

Sacramento, CA The Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System is a team of 8 National Guard firefighting bombers. These aircraft arrived in Sacramento on Monday.

Eight tankers are able to drop 200-thousand pounds of fire-retardant in a single round of bombing runs.

Smoke grounded the planes on Monday, but with clearing skies these tankers should help slow the spread of the wildfires scorching the state.

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