As departments around the country move to using compressed-air foam in municipal fire operations, fire officers typically have several technical questions about its effective and safe application for structural firefighting.
Pump and component manufacturers introduced a number of new and improved products at FDIC 2011 in Indianapolis, from suppression delivery systems to new portable pumps to CAFS units.
Kimtek Corporation developed a specialty U.S. Navy Ocean Rescue unit, custom built for the Mayport Naval Station in Jacksonville, Fla.
Kimtek Corporation shipped its 1,000th skid unit to Calex Ambulance Service in St. Johnsbury, Vt., the first agency to purchase a Kimtek MEDLITE unit.
Each year Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment magazine recognizes companies that have introduced new and improved products that we believe will have a significant impact on the fire service.
Online registration is available for the International Class A Foam and CAFS Academy next month in Glendale, Ariz., sponsored by Elkhart Brass, Waterous Worldwide and Phos-Chek/ICL-PPLP.
KIMTEK Corporation of Vermont completed installation of one of its Firelite Series transport skid units for the Sturbridge (Mass.) Fire Department.
For the second year in a row, E-ONE will give away a $170,000 Tradition ES commercial pumper to a deserving fire department through a contest called "Tell Us Your Story."
A Waterous compressed air foam system (CAFS) retrofit of a 1998 MR Mack pumper two years ago convinced members of the Budd Lake (N.J.) Fire Department that compressed air foam should become an essential part of its fire suppression operations.
Fire departments across the country are turning to utility terrain vehicles (UTVs) outfitted for firefighting and rescue to take some of the heat off already-strained apparatus and operating budgets.