Firefighting Helicopters Suck Up Water in Battle Against Tamarack Fire

Firefighters worked to contain the Tamarack Fire burning in California as the blaze covered over 68,630 acres, officials said on August 20.

This footage, posted by the National Interagency Fire Center on August 19, shows a firefighting helicopter collecting water to spray over the flames.

265 personnel were involved in battling the blaze, which was caused by lighting on July 4, according to officials. Credit: National Interagency Fire Center via Storyful

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