Tag Archives: WATERAX

Backpacking a Water Supply in the Wildland Urban Interface

When you have to bring water and you can’t drive in     Firefighters and fire crews working in the wildland urban interface sometimes are not able to take motorized vehicles into an area where fire needs to be extinguished ...

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Announcing the 2019 Wildland Fire Digital Storytelling Micro-Grant Winners! Sponsored by WATERAX

WATERAX is happy to have sponsored The Smokey Generation’s project, American Wildfire Experience 2019 Wildland Fire Digital Storytelling to help Canadian Wildland Firefighters share their story. The following twelve talented wildland firefighters — winners of the inaugural Wildland Fire Digital Storytelling Micro-grant ...

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WATERAX at FDIC 2019

Recap of our FDIC 2019 adventure in Indianapolis     We had a new booth and we were showcasing the MARK-3® portable fire pump and the MINI-STRIKER® lightweight pump. We had the chance to meet with a lot of our ...

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WATERAX MINI-STRIKER® Lightweight Pump

The little pump that gets a lot done!     The MINI-STRIKER® lightweight pump is used by wildland firefighting agencies and fire departments all over the world and it delivers the performance and reliability that WATERAX pumps are renown for. ...

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Firefighting with the Polaris Ranger and WATERAX Pump

The WATERAX VERSAX multipurpose pump     WATERAX – Polaris Government & Defense fire fighting unit showcasing RKO Enterprises skid equipped with a #WATERAX VERSAX® 9HP multipurpose pump. #PolarisRANGERs #FDIC2019 #PolarisGov

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WATERAX at FDIC 2019, Day 1

We Move Water     WATERAX – Here’s a little recap of our first day at #FDIC2019 Come by booth 1143 tomorrow to meet us 💦🔥 #WATERAX #WeMoveWater

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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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