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Retardant on Windshield when Planes Collided at Nevada Fire

Witness said plane was closely trailing another     LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of two firefighting planes that collided above Nevada last month, killing both pilots, may have been hit by retardant dropped by the other one shortly before ...

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Portland Approves Fire Retardant Drops in Bull Run Watershed

Approval allows use of chemicals to protect forest   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Water Bureau approved fire retardant drops in the Bull Run watershed, a decision that allows firefighters to dump toxic chemicals in the city’s pristine source ...

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