Supervisors enhance firefighting helicopter resources
Last updated 5/5/2022 at 3:53pm
Village News Reporter
Two 5-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors votes April 26 are expected to improve the county's aerial firefighting ability.
One vote approved the acquisition of a twin-engine helicopter. The other approved motion involves a Memorandum of Understanding with San Diego Gas & Electric for utilization of SDG&E helicopters.
"I'm really excited to see this come forward," said Board of Supervisors chair Nathan Fletcher.
"I'm so glad we're doing all of this stuff now before fire season," said Supervisor Jim Desmond. "We should be well-positioned to suppr...