CAFS News & Articles

CAFS News & Articles
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
This free PDF from FireGrantsHelp and FireRescue1 will give you everything you need for this year's Assistance to Firefighters Grants program
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
Extra apparatus bay that renovation crews created was filled thanks to donation from Brindlee Mountain Fire Apparatus
We asked our Facebook fans what they thought of compressed air foam systems, received a number of different views
Responders had to spray the area with fire foam before they could access the accident scene; all were subjected to multiple bee stings
The fire started when a worker was apparently doing some repairs to the metal building with a torch and ignited insulation in a wall
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
By Michael Petroff Retired battalion chief/training officer Two basic types of foam systems are used in the fire service and industry. The least expensive is a portable system made
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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