DENVER (CBS4)– A Colorado aircraft is joining the fight to stop the Amazon rainforest from burning. The Global Supertanker is based out of Colorado Springs.

(credit: El Paso County )

Crews tweeted an update of the plane from the runway in Bolivia. The massive firefighting aircraft completed four missions so far. All of them safely and successfully.

READ MORE: Busy Friday Night In Downtown Denver Could Signal Trend Toward Post-Pandemic Life

READ MORE: Colorado's Comeback: Moviegoers Return To Regal Theatres Amid COVID Safety Protocols

The Supertanker’s B747-400 can make drops of 19,200 gallons of water, fire retardant or suppressant.

(credit: CBS)

Wildfire Resources

– Visit’s Colorado Wildfire section.

Wildfire Photo Galleries

MORE NEWS: Proposed Bill Aims To Protect Owners Of Towed Vehicles

– See images from the most destructive wildfires (Black Forest, Waldo Canyon, High Park and Fourmile), the deadliest (Storm King) and largest wildfire (Hayman) in Colorado history.