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Firefighting Foam

T-STORM® NFF 3×3 UL201 Foam Concentrate

Johnson Controls introduces a new non-fluorinated 3×3 foam concentrate for Class B Fuel Fire Suppression.

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How to Move to a Flourine-Free Future

As more states move to ban PFAS, departments must consider alternatives. As they do, they must consider safe testing and disposal for AFFF products before switching to fluorine-free foams.

TSI Announces Advanced Firefighting School

Training Specialties, Inc. announces exciting news with its first Advanced Foam Firefighting School being hosted at the TEEX Brayton Fire Training Field® at the Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.

How Floating Roof Storage Tanks Work

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.

Understanding Obstacle Fire Hazards

It's important to understand the various characteristics associated with specific fire extinguisher models placed within such settings, as well as the types and configurations of Class B fires that can be presented.

National Foam Discontinues PFAS Foam Sales in MD

National Foam announced March 1 that it will discontinue the sale of all PFAS-based foam concentrates into the State of Maryland.

Pellston Airport Deals With Another PFAS Spill

Officials report the PFAS spill happened during required testing of one of the Pellston Airport's onsite crash trucks.

Study Shows Almost All Fire Stations’ Dust Is From Unknown ‘Forever Chemicals’

A new study heightens concerns about firefighters’ exposure to the fluorinated “forever chemicals” known as PFAS: Nearly 99 percent of the fluorine found in tests of dust from inside fire stations likely came from unknown PFAS chemicals that could not be identified as ones that researchers had tested for.

Elevated PFAS Levels Found Near Foam Testing Facility

Filtration system may have been overcome by heavy summer rains.

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Lawsuit Challenges DOD's Fire Foam Disposal in New York State

A contract to incinerate foam containing fluorinated compounds has been called into question.

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