Firefighting Helicopters Use Pacific Union College Airstrip as Base

StoryfulWeatherPublished: October 13, 2017
Published: October 13, 2017

Pacific Union College, a private liberal arts university in Angwin, California, allowed firefighters to use its airstrip as a base for helicopters carrying out relief work for the Napa Valley wildfires. This footage shows scenes of helicopters flying and landing at Pacific Union College’s airport, Virgil O. Parrett Field or Angwin-Parrett Field. At time of writing, a total of 16 fires have burned more than 170,000 acres of Californian land, killing at least 29 and leaving hundreds of others missing, officials said. Credit: Pacific Union College/JJ Reynolds, Julian Ybarra, Kaitlin Darnell via Storyful

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