Army Aviation

South Carolina National Guard Fights Wildfires

scngThe South Carolina National Guard provided support to contain wildfires affecting Pickens County, South Carolina, on November 10, 2016. SCNG provided helicopters equipped with Bambi Buckets, which can be filled with any available water to be transported and dumped on the fire. A UH-60 Black Hawk from Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment and a crew of Soldiers from the 59th Aviation Troop Command out of McEntire Joint National Guard Base in Eastover, South Carolina, as well as a CH-47 Chinook from Det. 1, Bravo Company, 2-238th General Support Aviation Battalion with a crew from Donaldson Field in Greenville, South Carolina, responded to Table Rock State Park to help contain a fire near the top of Pinnacle Mountain.

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