C-130 dropping potable water on mountain ridge

302nd Airlift Wing Photos

ANG, Air Force Reserve support Waldo Canyon Fire aerial firefighting response

Air Force Reserve Lt. Col. Barry Curtis pilots a Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System-equipped C-130 Hercules aircraft June 27 to the Waldo Canyon Fire near Colorado Springs, Colo. MAFFS is a self-contained aerial firefighting system that can discharge 3,000 gallons of water or fire retardant in less than five seconds, covering an area one-quarter of a mile long by 100 feet wide. Curtis is a C-130 pilot assigned to the 302nd Airlift Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stephany Richards)

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