Palm Beach, FL 5/25/12 (StreetBeat) -- GelTech Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB:GLTC), creators of FireIce, a revolutionary water enhancing fire suppressant that has the potential to change current firefighting techniques globally announced that on June 1, 2012, Rocky Mountain Fire Company ("RMFC") will begin deploying FireIce on its ground attack fire trucks when it is engaged in fighting wildfires. RMFC operates a fleet of six wildland fire engines used to fight wildland forest fires for the US Forest Service and other state and federal agencies. The use of FireIce by RMFC will be on a non-exclusive basis.
"As a mainstay of the wildland firefighting community, the selection by RMFC to utilize FireIce on their wildland fire engines speaks volumes about the growing acceptance of FireIce as an effective and environmentally friendly alternative for fighting wildland fires," stated Ed Kleiman, wildland fire coordinator for GelTech Solutions.
Joseph Ingarra, president of GelTech Solutions stated, "Recently, the Northern region's resources have been dealing with dry, fire prone conditions as a result of the beetle killed forests. The state of the art ground based vehicles provided by RMFC are an integral firefighting resource that can make the difference between catastrophic outcomes or control and containment of these types of fires."
There are over 200 wildland engines, including the six operated by RMFC, being operated by fire contractors, in the Northern Rockies. GelTech believes that when other contractors witness the effectiveness of FireIce, it will be able to increase its market share.
About Rocky Mountain Fire Company
Headquartered in Missoula and Loma, Montana. Rocky Mountain Fire Company has been in operation since 2000. They provide wildland fire suppression and support services to federal, state and local agencies as well as private land owners and other wildland fire contractors. Our wildland services include fire operations, firefighter training, fire equipment inspection and verification of personnel qualifications, prescribed fire operations and fuel treatment and wildlife engine fabrication and maintenance.
About GelTech Solutions, Inc.
GelTech Solutions creates innovative, Earth-friendly, cost-effective products that help industry, agriculture, and the general public achieve environmental and safety goals such as water conservation and protecting lives, homes and property from fires. All the products currently marketed by GelTech Solutions, Inc. were created for the Company by inventor and chief technology officer, Peter Cordani.
FireIce is a patent pending fire suppressant used for direct attack of fires as well as a medium term retardant for structure protection. FireIce can be used in all types of apparatus; fire extinguishers, pumper trucks, aerial units for wildfires and home defense units for personal home protection.
GelTech also markets Soil2O which is both a non-toxic soil conditioner and a dust abatement product. Soil2O "Dust Control" products and solutions stop all types of particulate matter from entering the air and water, solving even the most stubborn dust control problems. Soil2O Granular and Topical blends reduce water consumption up to 50% and promote healthy root development in plants and lawns, generating faster seed germination by keeping nutrients and moisture at the root level longer.
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