The Fires in Idaho

Those Colorado Reservists who went off to fight wildfires in Colorado—in their first three days, they flew 14 sorties and dropped 36,500 gallons of fire retardant. The 302nd Airlift Wing, Peterson AFB, Colo., sent two of its specially equipped C-130s and 29 airmen to help put out the fires in Idaho last week. They filled in for Air National Guardsmen who were diverted to help with Katrina cleanup.