Kudos to this city chief for having the foresight to supplement the city water system for a fire in an industrial building. Not only does this improve efficiency and supplies much needed water - but it reduces city water usage.
The city ladder truck’s water supply was from a city hydrant.
Three portable tanks supplied by tankers were used for a mutual aid pumper’s water supply. The tankers drafted water from a nearby river.
Additionally, two vacuum tankers were drafting from a river and alternately dumping into a portable tank to supply a mutual aid engine. They were able to supply 900 gpm...
Firovac is pleased to announce the addition of Pisarro Fire Truck Sales & Service and FESCO Emergency Services to our growing list of dealers! FESCO will be covering the Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, and DC area while Pisarro will be covering the New Jersey area. If you are in these areas and looking for an apparatus to meet your departments needs contact one of our new dealers! Meanwhile, you can check us out on https://www.facebook.com/FirovacPowerSystems .
Rural Water Supply class taught by Jason Estep & Douglas Estep. Are you going to it?
Firefighters "Learn elements of rural water movement" article in the Coal Valley News. Subsequent pictures show how a vacuum fire truck from Van VFD drafts water from "Big Coal River" through 84' of suction hose with 10' verticle lift to supply water to drop tanks for a "Pumper" truck to use on a simulated fire. The link to the article & more on the 2-day class follows: https://www.coalvalleynews.com/news/...
The Whitesville Volunteer Fire Department hosted a Rural Water Movement training at its facility on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020. It was taught by Captain Jason Estep of the Morrisvale Volunteer Fire Department. He was assisted in training by retired Morrisvale Cheif Doug Estep and Van Volunteer Fire Department Chief Gary "Droop" Howell. See the pictures in the Coal Valley News here: https://www.coalvalleynews.com/news/photos-rural...
Lord willing & the creek don't rise,
come see our Firovac units at
Wayne County Regional Fire School New Location.
Wayne County Regional Training Facility 2725 S. Millbourne Rd. Apple Creek, Ohio 44606
September 26th & 27th, 2020
We are happy to open our expansion area to meet our customers needs. It also gives us room to social distance.
Building is progressing nicely.
We are committed to meeting the needs of our customers and dealers with a high quality, low maintenance product as well as expanding facilities to accomplish this.
We have missed seeing all of you this year at the conferences and shows as they have been cancelled thus far in 2020. However, as an essential buisness, we have remained open for customers and are observing COVID 19 regulations. We are also expanding to continue to meet the demand and assist you in advancing your Department. Several months ago a footer for a 3 bay addition was dug.