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Fox12 Screenshot of Fireboss dropping water on fire

Coastal Fireboss Team assists on the Tunnel 5 Fire

The Tunnel 5 fire is prompting evacuations on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge.  Coastal Air Strike’s two Firebosses, on contract with the Oregon Department of Forestry, assists firefighting efforts. The rapid attack from the Fireboss aircraft help cool the flames with 800 gallons of water on each precision drop.

Oregon’s Fox12 provides an update on the active Tunnel 5 fire, with video. To see the full article and video, click here.