Rapid, Targeted Ground Deployment of Fire Retardant

Advantages of Ground Applied Fire Retardants

  • Uniform coverage designed to provide maximum effectiveness
  • Can be applied hours, days, weeks and months in advance
  • Application 24 hours per day, 7 days per week including night operations
  • Can be applied when airtankers are not available due to weather conditions or areas of low accessibility
  • Placement – pinpoint accuracy
  • Minimization of business interruption including Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS)
  • Uncolored solution, and can treat areas where color is not desired

Ideal Applications

  • Pretreatment of utility easements and infrastructure
  • Utility rapid response efforts ahead of a fire
  • Around homes and communities with pending wildfire danger
  • Ingress and egress paths ahead of a fire
  • On utility poles
  • Support of prescribed fires and backburn applications being conducted within days or weeks of application
  • Prior to “hot work” that is being performed in high-risk fire areas