Las Vegas-bound Southwest flight grounded due to engine fire

(LUBBOCK, Texas) -- A Southwest flight departing from Lubbock, Texas, returned to the gate shortly after abandoning its takeoff roll when the flight crew reported a possible engine fire, according to a statement from Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport.Lubbock Fire Rescue responded to reports... Read More.

Modoc NF Sends Engine Across the Border to Aid Canadian Wildfires

Modoc National Forest lends a helping hand by dispatching additional fire resources to aid Canada in its ongoing fight against devastating wildfires. The move comes as Canada continues to battle raging infernos that have been consuming vast swathes of its wilderness.Modoc’s National Forest Engine... Read More.

BLM Donates Fire Engine to Fort Bidwell Volunteer FD

This year, the Bureau of Land Management donated a fire engine to a third rural volunteer fire department.A wildland fire engine has been given to the Fort Bidwell Volunteer Fire Department, a small Modoc County department that often partners with the BLM and other... Read More.

BLM Donates Fire Engine to Standish-Litchfield FD

The Standish-Litchfield Fire Department gets a new fire engine. The Bureau of Land Management transferred ownership of their 2007 wildland fire engine to the department to bolster the rural departments’ capabilities to fight fires. The Standish-Litchfield Fire Department often assists the BLM with wildfires... Read More.

Susanville Fire Dept. in Need of New Wildland Engine

Susanville Fire needs to replace the department’s wildland fire engine and asks the City Council for a 40,000 budget to buy a surplus engine. The 1991 type III engine the department currently uses according to Fire chief Moore is at the end of its... Read More.