Las Vegas Sun

October 20, 2019

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Letter to the editor:

Why can’t choppers help put out fires?

While watching the TV pictures being taken by a news helicopter hovering above the Monte Carlo fire, which seemed to be racing out of control, something kept crossing my mind: Why doesn’t the fire department have a standby helicopter loaded with fire suppressing materials, especially nowadays with all the high structures continually being built?

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