CAL FIRE welcomes new Helitanker to help fight wildfires

Posted at 12:10 AM, Jul 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-05 03:10:39-04

CAL FIRE San Luis Obispo welcomed a Type 1 Helitanker to its fleet Wednesday, to help fight wildfires. 

A Sikorsky S-6N is sitting at the Paso Robles Air Attack Base after being delivered from White City, Oregon. It has a 900 gallon tank. Officials said it will remain at the Paso Robles base throughout the weekend because of expected high temperatures throughout the weekend.