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141st Guardsmen assist in fighting wildfires

Two Black Hawk helicopters from Joint-Base Lewis-McChord land at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. in support of firefighting efforts in eastern Washington August 1, 2018. The helicopters will primarily be used as water buckets and can carry nearly 660 gallons of water at one time. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Brown)

Two Black Hawk helicopters from Joint-Base Lewis-McChord land at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. in support of firefighting efforts in eastern Washington August 1, 2018. The helicopters will primarily be used as water buckets and can carry nearly 660 gallons of water at one time. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Brown)

Airmen from the 141st Air Refueling Wing load emergency response and fire equipment at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. during a state mobilization in support of firefighting efforts in eastern Washington August 1, 2018. Gov. Jay Inslee activated Air and Army National Guard personnel to assist in firefighting efforts throughout the region. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Rose M. Lust)

Airmen from the 141st Air Refueling Wing load emergency response and fire equipment at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. during a state mobilization in support of firefighting efforts in eastern Washington August 1, 2018. Gov. Jay Inslee activated Air and Army National Guard personnel to assist in firefighting efforts throughout the region. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Rose M. Lust)

Airmen from the 141st Air Refueling Wing prepare to load emergency response and fire equipment at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. during a state mobilization in support of firefighting efforts in eastern Washington August 1, 2018. Gov. Jay Inslee activated Air and Army National Guard personnel to assist in firefighting efforts throughout the region. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Rose M. Lust)

Airmen from the 141st Air Refueling Wing prepare to load emergency response and fire equipment at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. during a state mobilization in support of firefighting efforts in eastern Washington August 1, 2018. Gov. Jay Inslee activated Air and Army National Guard personnel to assist in firefighting efforts throughout the region. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Rose M. Lust)

Airmen from the 141st Air Refueling Wing prepare their emergency response and fire equipment bags during a statewide activation of Air and Army National Guard personnel in support of firefighting efforts in eastern Washington August 1, 2018. Gov. Jay Inslee activated National Guard personnel to assist in firefighting efforts throughout the region.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Rose M. Lust)

Airmen from the 141st Air Refueling Wing prepare their emergency response and fire equipment bags during a statewide activation of Air and Army National Guard personnel in support of firefighting efforts in eastern Washington August 1, 2018. Gov. Jay Inslee activated National Guard personnel to assist in firefighting efforts throughout the region. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Rose M. Lust)

FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. -- Two Black Hawk helicopters from Joint-Base Lewis-McChord land at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. in support of firefighting efforts in eastern Washington August 1, 2018. The helicopters will primarily be used as water buckets and can carry nearly 660 gallons of water at one time. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Brown)