New Substance Can Prevent Wildfires from Starting, Spreading

Researchers have developed a long-lasting, environmentally safe substance that can prevent wildfires from spreading.

The new fluid is the creation of scientists and engineers at Stanford University in California. A report on their work was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

The Stanford team says the treatment could give firefighters a valuable weapon in their battle against wildfires.

Read more at Voice of America

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