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Hagerman, NY - Car Fire Test
Firematic and the Hagerman Fire Department conducted a Live Car Fire Demo. Gasoline was poured inside of the cars and a road flare was used to ignite them. Two separate cars were lit on fire and both extinguished by Firematic’s unique Porta-CAFS® foam blower in a matter of minutes. Click the photo to see full-sized pictures from the event.
Rocky Point FD, NY - Live House Burn
Rocky Point Fire Department conducted a Live Burn on portable classrooms. Other departments that teamed up with Rocky Point were Middle Island FD, Miller Place FD, Sound Beach FD, and Ridge FD. Firematic was also invited to bring their brush truck (B.R.A.T.®) and their Porta-CAFS unit. The Porta-CAFS unit was used for exposure protection in the woody area around the portable classrooms, and for mop up purposes at the end.
Italy - Brush Fire Demo
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Montauk, NY - Live House Burn
Montauk FD, along side with Amagansett FD, East Hampton FD and Firematic Mfg, conducted a live burn of a home in Montauk, New York on Sunday, April 13, 2003. During the burn, Firematic Mfg. was allowed to test their unique Porta-CAFS compressed air foam system, against the raging house fire and also to protect the surrounding exposures. The Porta-CAFS unit, along with Firematic's B.R.A.T., worked flawlessly. It knocked down the fire within seconds leaving a silky white layer glued to the structure of the house. The Porta-CAFS unit was a major success both in fighting the fire and protecting the surrounding exposures.