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Release No.: 2005-26
For Release: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 - 8:00pm

Rain Extinguishes Arizona Fire

Helicopter crews flew many sorties to surround the MMT Observatory with a slurry of water and fire-retardant chemicals.

Jayson Coil

Air tankers also were employed to protect the Whipple Observatory telescopes with a ring of slurry.

Emilio Falco