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Supervisors Authorize Purchase of Helicopter `Dip Tank’ for Wildfire Ops

The Board of Supervisors Tuesday authorized the Riverside County Fire Department to purchase a helicopter “dip tank” and a trailer to haul it, specifically for operations that serve hard-to-reach locations in the mountain communities. In a 5-0 vote without comment, the board granted fire Chief Bill Weiser’s request to enter a sole-source, non-competitive procurement agreement […]