Pressure fires fed by piping leaks can aggravate storage tank fires.
Super Vac has redesigned its Web site, supervac.com, to better promote its full lineup of ventilation equipment for firefighting and industrial applications.
Lawsuit says trucker driver was there to make a drop-off and had to be hospitalized for injuries to his lungs, neck, shoulders, and back.
The solar systems are expected to supply 30-40% of the energy required to power the stations.
The company recently announced its approach to 5G for first responders along with two other initiatives: tower-to-core encryption and the FirstNet Health &Wellness Coalition, which "supports responders holistically," AT&T says.
Firefighters worked with Alter employees to move cars so they could extinguish hotspots.
An internal floating roof's purpose is to create a seal between the tank and the atmosphere. Sealing a tank leaves no gap through which to distribute foam. Foam can be pumped in through a manhole.
Controlling a fire in the incipient stage, as opposed to controlling a fire that has reached the fully developed stage, can be the difference between a fire put out by one person and a fire put out by numerous agencies.
All three pulleys, SPIN L1, L2 and L1D, are openable with one hand using a triple-action locking side plate, all while attached to an anchor.
Expanding on the 3M™ Scott™ Vision C5 Facepiece with E-Z Flo C5 Regulator, the facepiece now includes Bluetooth® communications to help address critical communication challenges on the fireground.
MSA Safety Incorporated announced the availability of LUNAR, a new multi-purposesearch and rescue device that promises to join that list of breakthrough innovations.
While COVID-19 may have restricted the NFFF’s ability to carry out its programs in-person in 2020, the Foundation’s pursuit of its mission never waned. Virtual gatherings replaced in-person events and the Foundation continued to serve our Fire Hero Families and firefighters.
Presentations will be given from leading apparatus and equipment manufacturers to help emergency vehicle technicians stay on top of trends and industry changes despite the restrictions on travel and department budgets.
BLITZTAC has a standard integrated safety valve that engages if there is unintentional movement, yet minimizes any water hammer.
Fire officials say the blaze was a prairie fire that spread to the nearby paper recycling plant due to wind.