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Super Scoopers

Authorities say the arrival of two "Super-Scooper" aircraft and an Erikson "Helitanker" are arriving just in time for fire season. (Photo credit: Jeff Nguyen)

LA County Receives ‘Super Scoopers’ Ahead Of Potentially Tough Fire Season

Los Angeles County firefighters are ready for what some say could be a particularly harsh fire season, and they’ve got the hardware to back it up.

09/03/2014

(credit: CBS)

Brush Fire Burned 2 Acres In Baldwin Hills

A brush fire Monday burned two acres in the Baldwin Hills area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/14/2013

(credit: CBS)

Brush Fire Breaks Out After Truck Overturns In Calabasas

A brush fire broke out Wednesday afternoon after a vehicle overturned in Calabasas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/18/2013

Two Super Scooper fire fighting planes are seen parked at Van Nuys airport. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

‘Super Scoopers’ Firefighting Aircraft Arrive From Canada

Two Bombardier 415 Super Scoopers and an Erickson S-64 Air-Crane Helitanker are on lease from Quebec to bolster Los Angeles County Fire Department’s efforts against wildfires.

08/15/2013

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