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Tanker carrying latex crashes near Lovell

LOVELL, Wyo. — The Wyoming Highway Patrol said a tanker hauling 5,500 gallons of latex crashed Tuesday on U.S. 14A.

September 09, 2014 1:53 pmLoading…
Tanker spills hot oil near Hartville

Tanker spills hot oil near Hartville

CASPER, Wyo. — A commercial vehicle went off the road and rolled over Tuesday morning on Highway 270, causing a hot oil spill north of Hartville, the Wyoming Highway Patrol reported.

June 03, 2014 5:16 pmLoading…
As wildfire fear rises, U.S. tanker fleet incomplete

As wildfire fear rises, U.S. tanker fleet incomplete

LOS ANGELES — With a vast swath of the West primed for wildfires, federal foresters are preparing for the worst with a budget that might run dry and a fleet of air tankers that in some cases aren't ready for takeoff.

May 02, 2014 3:18 pm Related Loading…
10 Tanker

10 Tanker

10 Tanker Air Carrier, a converted DC-10 aircraft, sits on the tarmac at Natrona County International Airport as the crew waits for severe weather to pass on Monday evening, September 10, 2012.

May 14, 2013 6:51 pm
A DC-10 air tanker arrived at the Billings airport

A DC-10 air tanker arrived at the Billings airport

Crew members leave the jumbo tanker after landing.

April 24, 2013 1:00 pmLoading…
An interior view shows the DC-10 air tanker

An interior view shows the DC-10 air tanker

An interior view shows the stripped interior of the DC-10 converted to use as an air tanker.

April 24, 2013 1:00 pmLoading…
An interior view shows the flight deck

An interior view shows the flight deck

The flight deck of the air tanker. The plane, built in 1974, is flown by a pilot, a co-pilot and a flight engineer.

April 24, 2013 1:00 pmLoading…
DC-10 air tanker and Billings tower

DC-10 air tanker and Billings tower

A DC-10 air tanker sits on the tarmac at the Billings airport Wednesday. The tanker is one of two DC-10s modified for fighting fires.

April 24, 2013 1:00 pmLoading…
Next-generation of firefighting air tankers on way, Forest Service chief says

Next-generation of firefighting air tankers on way, Forest Service chief says

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The U.S. Forest Service will award long-delayed contracts to add several large, jet-powered air tankers to the nation’s fleet of firefighting planes in about two months, U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell said Friday.

February 22, 2013 3:38 pm Related Loading…

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