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Insights on firefighting foam

In this special supplement we gather foam experts to discuss its uses and what changes to expect. We also look at why CAFS should be more widely used and examine the different types of foam and their applications. Finally, to get more insight into the barriers to use we asked our readers why their departments don’t use foam.

State Fire Administrator Jeff Morrissette said there is “no way of knowing” how much of the chemical foam is being used
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