Firefighting machine

The Air Tanker 802 drops a load of water on the target area during a recent training exercise. This fire season, the San Juan National Forest, BLM, National Park Service and local counties will have access to the single-engine air tanker, which has a capacity for 800 gallons of water. Enlargephoto

Sam Green/Cortez Journal

The Air Tanker 802 drops a load of water on the target area during a recent training exercise. This fire season, the San Juan National Forest, BLM, National Park Service and local counties will have access to the single-engine air tanker, which has a capacity for 800 gallons of water.