Fire retardant toxicity debate rages

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Fire retardant toxicity debate rages

A load of fire retardant slurry is dropped above the High Park Fire about 15 miles west of Fort Collins. The ammonium phosphate dropped from airplanes to slow the spread of raging wildfires can turn a pristine mountain stream into a death zone for trout and some say the retardant has never been proved to be effective.

Fire retardant toxicity debate rages

A load of fire retardant slurry is dropped above the High Park Fire about 15 miles west of Fort Collins. The ammonium phosphate dropped from airplanes to slow the spread of raging wildfires can turn a pristine mountain stream into a death zone for trout and some say the retardant has never been proved to be effective.
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