KARI GREER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY KARI GREER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Aircraft releases fire retardant. A P2V Neptune airtanker releases fire retardant over homes projected to be in the path of a forest fire (left of centre on horizon). Fire retardants are normally composed of ammonium sulphate or ammonium polyphosphate with various additives such as thickeners, wetting agents and preservatives. Photographed in 2002 at Burn Canyon, Norwood, Colorado, USA.
Model release not required. Property release not required.