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Air Dropped Fire Retardant Through the Microscope

Air Dropped Fire Retardant and Paint Spheres

This is from a home impacted by a near approach of the Etiwanda fire. The Etiwanda fire was typical of a Southern California Chaparral fire. The red spheres of fire retardant can be seen here as separate from the white paint spheres. This is from an environmental tapelift collected in the attic of the homw.

Transmitted Off Crossed Polarized Light and Reflected Darkfield Illumination


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