The photo blog page of Ted Soqui a Los Angeles based photojournalist. He has over 30 years experience covering the news and events of Los Angeles. All images and text on this blog are copyright protected.
Friday, August 28, 2009
HTS S-64 Skycrane Water Fill Up
Ever wonder what it's like to be in a full on hurricane? Stand near a S-64 Skycrane helicopter as it fills it's tanks with pond water. Takes about a minute and a half to do, longest minute and a half ever.
Several helicopters used a small pond at a golf course in La Canada to fill up with water to fight the stubborn Station fire.