Firefighting plane moves to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
The U.S. Forest Service has moved a large water tanker to the Valley to prepare for wildfire season.
A DC-10 that is usually based north of
“It gives us some capacity that we don’t have with our other air tankers that are within the fleet or the contracts that are available to us," Templin said.
said the plane is a former passenger jet that was converted to serve as an air
tanker. It’s already been used to fight two wildfires burning in