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The OT-4NX Poly Backpack

The backpack hand pump is a valuable tool to quickly deliver water in many fire situations. It is the ideal firefighting water tank to suppress brush fires, grass fires and any other situation where a portable water source is needed, ...

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Ask for the Real McCoy

WHEN YOU’RE HERE, THERE’S NO ROOM FOR COMPROMISE. YOU CAN TRUST THE MARK-3® TO MOVE WATER Trusted in the wildland firefighting community for generations. When fires occur in remote locations such as wildland forests and mountainous regions, you need a ...

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Build Your Own Skid Unit!

The MINI-STRIKER® is available as a portable pump, a vehicle mount unit and now as a firefighting skid deck to build your own skid unit. Initial attacks and spot patrols on fires, especially rural, field, forest, and brush fires, as ...

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WATERAX Pumps for Wildland Fire Apparatus

Fire agencies need versatile, rugged and portable equipment for wildland and wildland-urban interface (WUI) applications, to transport firefighters, hoses, pumps, fittings, water and other equipment. Due to the often remote nature of wildland fires, getting to the scene generally requires ...

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What Gear Should Wildland Firefighters Pack?

  Wildland firefighters need the strength to not only fight fires, but to take along everything they need for a day’s or more work in their backpacks. Depending on your particular job, the gear and equipment requirements will vary. The ...

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States That Spark [INFOGRAPHIC]

Wildland fires can be terrifying and devastating, so it doesn’t hurt to be informed. Take a look at the data above to see where wildfires occur most often. Wildfire Facts Roughly 90% of wildland fires in the U.S. are started ...

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Structure Protection Equipment Against the Threat of Wildfire

When encouraging preparedness against the threat of wildfire we should always consider the human dynamics at play. There is a physiological impact related to the loss of homes during a wildfire event. The emotional repercussions of losing personal belongings are ...

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Preparing Your Home for Wildfire Season

We would like to believe the Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, wildland fire that started on May 2, 2016, was a unique, catastrophic event. Approximately 2,400 houses and buildings were destroyed when fire crossed containment boundaries. However, fire science experts believe ...

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A History of Fire Pumps

The humble water pump is considered by some to be the greatest invention for fire suppression, saving lives and sparing property from fire devastation.   If speed and water are the two components in stopping fires, then portable water pumps ...

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