Smoke jumpers arriving at the Williams Fire

The Sherpa 330 is made by the Shorts Brothers in Northern Ireland and is known as a flying wing because of its unique, aerodynamic body shape. The Sherpa has a cruise speed of 160 knots, carries a standard load of ten smokejumpers.

8/19/2013 - 12:45 p.m.

A load of smokejumpers is currently jumping the Williams Fire near Homer Lake on Keddie Ridge.  A C-130 MAFFS airtanker is also enroute.  

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