Cal Fire adapts to reduced crews, supertanker changes
Engine crews were shrunk from four to three firefighters and the DC-10 supertanker has been virtually grounded
By Dylan Darling
The Record Searchlight
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Cuts in Sacramento have changed how the state's fire department battles blazes.
But shrinking engine crews from four to three firefighters and the virtual grounding of the DC-10 supertanker shouldn't change the effectiveness of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, agency officials said.