Las Vegas Sun - Photograph : Fire Retardant

October 22, 2017

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A pair of large red tanks are the final stop in the fire retardant production process at a mobile facility located near Mount Charleston. The tanks hold 5,000 gallons worth of liquid retardant, from which helicopter tankers refuel before returning to fight the fire.

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A pair of large red tanks are the final stop in the fire retardant production process at a mobile facility located near Mount Charleston. The tanks hold 5,000 gallons worth of liquid retardant, from which helicopter tankers refuel before returning to fight the fire.