Foam News & Articles


Foam News & Articles
The current foam contains PFOS and PFOA, which are chemicals that have been linked to cancer and other illnesses
Infants and women who are pregnant or are nursing should not drink the water; is safe for other adults.
Only 5 states are tracking the chemicals used in the foam and spilled from other sources through ongoing water monitoring.
The military is investigating whether chemicals from its firefighting foam contaminated groundwater at hundreds of sites across the nation
In addition to making water go further, CAFS may reduce firefighters' exposure to cancer-causing chemicals.
The ceramic foam can handle temperatures of more than 1,832 degrees Fahrenheit and is fully biodegradable
Times Union SARATOGA COUNTY, N.Y. — As road crews on Monday prepared for this winter's first storm, Saratoga County officials announced they have obtained a new tool for
Of the new products introduced this year, these nine have to potential to greatly improve firefighting.
Police and fire officer units were equipped with small compressed air foam systems in the summer to slow or knockdown small fires.
Like fire fuel sources, not all firefighting foams are equal; pick the right foam for the right fuel.
The foam is stored in trailers along with equipment needed to apply the foam to a spill; the trailers will be deployed by early 2016
He is concerned about his exposure during training and that the material made its way into the base's drinking-water supply
The Wildland MPT allows a fire department to configure components, systems or functionality across a number of firefighting scenarios
While there is no one, clear answer, foam applications can bridge the gap.
By Ben Waller Jan. 30, 2010 Updated June 13, 2014 Over at All Hazards Contemplations, we're discussing some similarities between firefighting foams and fire officer and
With over 90 years of experience, WaterMax LLC is excited to introduce FireSuppress, a firefighting tool developed with the help of cotton farmers and firefighters in California,
Increased firefighter safety and reduced manpower are two of the reasons to consider a pump-and-roll option on your next rig.
Here's what you need to know before replacing, or buying your first, airport rescue and firefighting vehicle.
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.





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