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April 25, 2019

100 Years Ago

The Times

April 23, 1919

Army airplanes and captive balloons will cover portions of the national forests of California, Arizona, New Mexico and other states this summer to aid in detecting and suppressing forest fires. One of the interesting possibilities to be tested is bombing fires to put them out. It is believed that bombs charged with suitable chemicals can be used with good results. Another plan to be tested is transporting fire fighters by dirigibles from which ladders can be lowered to the ground.

Miss McEnaney, county superintendent, reports those who took the teacher...

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