Fire retardent use at 10 year high at Redmond air center

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Thursday, August 07, 2014

Intense fire season and new planes drive usage higher.

The 10-year average is around 700,000 gallons of retardant. This year, the air center has already used 721,000 gallons -- a number that wouldn't be that impressive if there weren't at least two months of fire season left.

 

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