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Jet Fuel Shortage Is A Headache For Air Travelers And Firefighters

A single-engine tanker makes a water drop on a wildfire in central Washington as firefighters from numerous agencies watch and fight the blaze, Aug. 9, 2018.
A single-engine tanker makes a water drop on a wildfire in central Washington as firefighters from numerous agencies watch and fight the blaze, Aug. 9, 2018.

The U.S. is facing a jet fuel shortage this summer. It’s causing long delays at airports across the West as well as some concern among aerial firefighters.

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