Fairchild stages Washington National Guard Blackhawks to fight wildfires

U.S. Army aircrew members walk from two Washington National Guard Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawks at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Aug. 1, 2018. In the wake of Washington State Governor Jay Inslee declaring a wildfire state of emergency July 31, two Blackhawk helicopters launched from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, to Fairchild AFB to fight the wildfire dubbed “The Sheep Creek Fire,” which has consumed more than 20-acres of land so far. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Tech. Sgt. Michael Brown)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Michael Brown
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