FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Thu Aug 01 13:39:00 EDT 2019
Why are we dumping fertilizer on wildfires? (video)
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2019 — When wildfires break out on hot, windy days, they pose a serious threat to people and the environment. This week on Reactions, learn how firefighters are using fertilizer to keep dangerous blazes at bay: https://youtu.be/fNGq8hEuNb8.
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