2017 Neptune Aviation Sponsored Social Tour
TBA. There will be a tour at Alamogordo - White Sands Regional Airport sponsored by Neptune Aviation. The tour will include food and drinks. Other participants are the US Forest Service Tanker Base, Multi- Agency Fire Dispatch, and Alamogordo Airport Advisory Board.
Participants will be able to take the tour, mingle amongst the planes, speak with agency dispatchers and local officials. To R.S.V.P.
On June 30, 2013, 19 firefighters from the Granite Mountain Hotshots were killed battling a wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona. Huge questions remain about the last moments of their lives. Why did they move out of a safe area in their final minutes of life? Why did the fire move so quickly? Could their deaths have been prevented?
The tragedy also raises a crucial environmental issue: Has the very act of fighting wildfires made our forests more dangerous?
Weather.com investigates in this original documentary. Read our full report here: http://stories.weather.com/story/8137