American SuperTanker headed to the Amazon
American SuperTanker headed to the Amazon American SuperTanker headed to the AmazonSupertankers in Bolivia right now, Dan to help those massive fires that are burning in the Amazon. Brazil is now using its own military planes that drop water on those flames about two-thirds the size of the continental United States when all of them employed. Yesterday we got a sense of the scale and remoteness spiders in the face of mounting criticism of flame Brazil lines on Saturday. Brazilian Air Force C-130. Those streams of water over 3,000 gallons, but there are nearly 80,000 fires burning in the region and Brazil is also battling accusations. It’S been slow to respond to fires burning across an area that would span from Detroit Angelus and joining the international operation is the world’s largest firefighting airplane based in Colorado. Springs is arrived in Bolivia to help and try to contain the fires catastrophic level if they’ve never seen or experienced using the 747 plane, which is capable of dumping about 19000 gallons per dropped, was fished. So there’s a bit of a learning curve all the way around. Both of us in obeying down here out of our typical environment and the challenge in the education process for firefighters that have not seen this tool on Saturday, the smoke is rising thousands of feet in the air. It is fueled right now by win everywhere. You look not a single firefighter so difficult to reach. British underbrush gives you a sense of why these fires are so hard to stop because she’ll very hard to get to we trying to get closer. I found that jungle nearly impenetrable these fires, but still there tens of thousands of these fires and experts here tell us that it’s like the only mother nature will be able to put them down, but rainy season here, still months away now, calling it Global crisis appreciate It thank you so much. Everyone News, YouTube channel click on the right over here, Triborough Channel and don’t forget to download the ABC News app for breaking news alerts. Thanks for watching A massive U.S. plane is headed to the Amazon to combat the fires in the rain forest; Brazil has also deployed some of its military planes to douse water over the flames.