Volunteers sought for large fire training
February 8, 2023
Phillips County, along with the Division of Fire Prevention and Control, is attempting to utilize the Holyoke airport as a water refill station for Single Engine Air Tankers in the event of a large fire requiring State assistance. In order to accomplish this, volunteers are needed to attend a half day training and be willing to be contacted in the event the State is providing aircraft to assist with a local fire. Volunteers would be asked to respond to the airport and assist with filling aircraft with water.
The SEAT reload training is hands-on training with the aircraft, where individu...
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