An 18-wheeler caught fire after an accident near a small town in the Canadian wilderness, officials requested assistance from a water bombing plane nearby. Even the smallest spark could ignite the surrounding trees and then they would have a much larger issue to deal with. Planes like the one used can scoop up around 1,620 gallons, so you can imagine how useful they can be in dire situations. Watch as this plane drops its hefty load and completely floods this Trans-Labrador Highway crash site:

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[via Jalopnik]