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Prescribed and Controlled Burns Often Kick Off by Drip Torch Use

Designed to withstand the rough treatment that drip torches often endure     Controlled burns, prescribed burns, and backfires are all similar terms for a wildland fire that is intentionally lit to create a natural firebreak in front of a ...

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Helping Wildland Firefighters Move Water Since the 1920’s

Putting pumps in the hands of the protectors     WATERAX – The work of wildland firefighters benefits us all, yet most people know very little about who they are, what they do and the tools of their trade. They ...

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Introducing the VPO-1X Vinyl Backpack Fire Pump

All the right specs, in all the right places     It’s time to gear up! As we head from spring into summer, fire agencies are starting to plan for summer operations. Wildland firefighting requires durable, light and powerful equipment, and ...

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Are You Ready for Fire Season?

DON’T GET CAUGHT WITH YOUR PUMPS DOWN!     A pump failure at a critical time out in the field can result in devastating losses. Consequently, WATERAX is tirelessly dedicated to providing the highest quality Genuine pump parts. The care ...

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WATERAX OT-4NX Poly Backpack with Brass Hand Pump

The OT-4NX now features the all-new WATERAX shoulder straps     The all-new WATERAX OT-4NX is a modernized poly backpack pump that was conceived with the comfort and safety of the user in mind. The tank is made of lightweight ...

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WATERAX 100 Years of Innovation

Focusing on the real needs of wildland firefighting     WATERAX – Built on 100 years of innovation, WATERAX is 100% focused on the real needs of wildland firefighting—for today and tomorrow. The WATERAX mission is to place powerful, precision ...

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MARK-3® Pump Operations: Fuel Setup

Setting up the fuel for your MARK-3® Pump     WATERAX – Information on the MARK-3® fire pump fuel mixture, connections and priming.

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MARK-3® Pump Operations: Pump Site and Setup

General guidelines for your MARK-3® Pump     WATERAX – General guidelines on locating and preparing a suitable pumping site for the MARK-3® fire pump.

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