Making rain to extinguish wildfires

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The Instagram account below frequently covers wildland fire and smokejumpers in Russia. Here is the automatic Google translation of the caption (without all the hash tags):

“Avialesoohrana” carries out works on artificial precipitation for the purpose of extinguishing forest fires in the regions of Siberia. Details on the site.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Google+

2 thoughts on “Making rain to extinguish wildfires”

  1. In my younger years, we called it “cloud seeding” I think it might have been with silver iodide.

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