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Nighttime Firefighting Flights Approved, But Challenges Remain

August 20, 2012 7:53 a.m.

The ability to quickly squash a wildfire that breaks out near nightfall depends on having helicopters that can operate in the dark. What’s changed since 2003 when a small wildfire at dusk turned into the devastating Cedar fire?

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