The plane, and the field where the Navy conducted drills, was also a playground for the Kirk Road kids back in the 1970s and '80s.
They did not know then that the firefighting foam could be toxic, or that it would seep into their drinking water.
The Navy alone has already spent million on its investigation and cleanup, which could take 20 years or longer."How long is it going to take to get out of my body?" Growing up, summer nights for Grosse often meant running around with neighborhood children or playing in a creek until her mother rang a cowbell to call them home.Hope Grosse and brother Chris Martindell used to climb the fence near their Warminster home to play at the Naval Air Warfare Center. “How long is it going to take to get out of my body?” Hope Grosse and her siblings would run down their Warminster street and rubberneck amid shrieking sirens.