I’m back in Flagler Beach, FL to visit my mother (who was recently in the hospital–she’s doing great now).

On Thursday, I went for a drive near the intracoastal waterway in the golf cart with Dad. We heard a helicopter, but didn’t see one for a bit. We pulled over and walked near the water. Here’s what we saw:

A helicopter near the river in Florida

A helicopter hovering near the water. We watched as it dipped the bucket in and flew over to the fire to drop. I’ve never seen anything like it. Amazing.

Here’s a video of the scooping and dropping: