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Strange foam emerges from storm drain

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LAS VEGAS, NV (WFLA) -

A strange "gurgling foam" emerging from a storm drain on Monday had some neighbors talking.

The flooding in the Las Vegas Valley after heavy rain in the nearby mountains isn't just washing out some roads. The foam started coming out of a storm drain in the north-west part of the city.

By the end of the day it had grown to 40-feet wide and four feet high.

City officials said the foam was actually caused by fire retardant that had made its way into the drainage system.

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