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More than 2.6 million gallons of fire retardant dropped in Wine Country Fires

October 23, 2017

Map shows where retardant dropped in Napa County - Over the past two weeks, planes and helicopters doused fires in the Wine Country with water and wildfire retardant, a pinkish, sticky material that slows fires down. Altogether, more than 2.6 million gallons of retardant were dropped from Oct. 8 through Oct. 19 on clusters of fires in Napa and Sonoma, according to Cal Fire