GelTech FireIce Used At Another New Mexico Wildfire

JUPITER, FL — GelTech Solutions, Inc., creators of FireIce, a water enhancing fire suppressant announced that FireIce was successfully used to protect the Jicarilla Apache Nation Indian Reservation near Dulce, New Mexico, from an approaching wildfire.

Fire managers at the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) credited FireIce and Single Engine Airtanker (SEATS) pilots with preventing another large wildfire in the southwest United States. “We witnessed the effectiveness of FireIce today and the results were exceptional, it’s a superior retardant,” stated Elizabeth Dick, BIA manager of Airtankers.

“With 14-minute turnaround times, no other product mixes so fast and effortlessly without any cleanup problems,” added mixmaster and loader, John Reinhart.

BIA is the oldest bureau of the United States Department of the Interior. Established in 1824, it currently provides services to approximately 1.9 million American Indians and Alaskan natives. One of its many responsibilities are for the administration and management of 55 million acres held in trust by the United States for this group.

Michael Cordani, chief executive officer of GelTech Solutions, stated, “GelTech is encouraged by the continued success of FireIce in New Mexico and thankful for the opportunities provided to us by the BIA. Our equipment, product, and manpower resources are in place to swiftly deploy to any wildfire incident in the United States.”

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