Efforts were hampered by the dust cloud hanging over the island which prevented the use of fire-fighting aircraft
Television images showed fire-fighting aircraft
dropping water onto burning vehicles.
Mr Koch said Lethbridge Airpark now has a new helipad and new water delivery system for CFA operated fire-fighting aircraft
, which will better support emergency services using the Airpark.
Another fire broke out two days ago in Jbel Gueffa (delegation of Nebr) he said, underlining that the civil defence units exert efforts to master it by means of extinction equipment and fire-fighting aircraft
Mexico also asked for assistance from the US and Canada, which sent fire-fighting aircraft
Netanyahu said plans would be presented to the government in the coming week to buy fire-fighting aircraft
Turkey also sent fire-fighting aircraft
, putting aside political tensions over Israel's deadly raid on the Gaza-bound flotilla in May.
She referred to a pilot experiment conducted by the EU that provided 2 fire-fighting aircraft
for rapid deployment in case of forest fires.
Italy, France and Cyprus are expected to send fire-fighting aircraft
Two fire-fighting aircraft
from Italy and one from France will be coming today," a fire department spokeswoman told AFP.
The contract, valued at USD$60 million, includes technical support, training and other equipment for Spain's fleet of 22 Bombardier fire-fighting aircraft
The flight deck of an at-work fire-fighting aircraft
is a very busy place.