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In addition to making water go further, CAFS may reduce firefighters' exposure to cancer-causing chemicals.
Of the new products introduced this year, these nine have to potential to greatly improve firefighting.
With department budgets stretched thin, fire chiefs are constantly searching for other sources to fund their equipment needs. As a result, competition for funding from programs
While there is no one, clear answer, foam applications can bridge the gap.
FireRescue1 readers have their say why foam systems are not used in their departments to fight fire.
Understanding how and why compressed air foam systems work is a key to their wide-spread acceptance.
One of the keys to foam use is knowing which foam will best combat which type of fire.
Four industry experts talk about what fire departments need to know to get the most from a firefighting foam system.
When ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition sent in their own response team to help a firefighter who lost her home while responding to a massive wildfire in Texas last year,
The use of compressed air foam systems is becoming increasingly common within the fire service, whether it be portable or vehicle mounted. We asked our Facebook fans what they
Responders had to spray the area with fire foam before they could access the accident scene; all were subjected to multiple bee stings
By T.J. Pignataro The Buffalo NewsBUFFALO, N.Y. — More than 100 suburban firefighters were assisted by their counterparts from Buffalo Niagara International Airport on Monday
Applying water to the fire around the steering column caused the blast, according to a report by the department
By Carolyn Lange The West Central TribuneATWATER, Minn. — Passers-by shouldn't be surprised if it looks like there's a major disaster taking place at Bushmills Ethanol on
Two basic types of foam systems are used in the fire service and industry. The least expensive is a portable system made up of a foam proportioner, hose and a foam nozzle. This
By Marc Shapiro The CapitalPASADENA, Md. — A firefighter for more than 30 years, Jim Belford has seen firefighting technology evolve, and for the most part it has been for
By Jamie Thompson FireRescue1 News Editor Photo Jamie Thompson Deputy Chief Large, of the East Sussex Fire Brigade, recounts his experiences with adopting a compressed air foam

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