Environment & Science

Pasadena Fire Department Sprays Fire Retardant Ahead of July Fourth

A Pasadena Fire engine sprays fire retardant on shrubbery near the Rose Bowl.
A Pasadena Fire engine sprays fire retardant on shrubbery near the Rose Bowl.
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In an effort to prevent Fourth of July fireworks from sparking fires, the Pasadena Fire Department began its annual campaign of spraying fire retardant on areas covered with brush, starting with a slope near the Rose Bowl.

This story aired on July 2.