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Illinois Company Defends Use of Foam with PFAS to Fight Chemical Plant Fire

The foam was used “in the early stages of firefighting efforts for a limited time given the heightened risk of letting the fire burn and spread," Lubrizol said in a statement.

Foam Containing ‘Forever Chemicals’ Used on Illinois Chemical Plant Fire

The private contractor sprayed the foam for about three hours Tuesday at the Chemtool Inc. factory near Rockton, despite concerns raised by government regulators.

Las Cruces Fire Department’s Rapid Intervention Vehicle

Overview and operation of the Las Cruces Fire Department Rapid Intervention Vehicle at Las Cruces Regional Airport.

Ohio Bill Limits Firefighters’ Use of Foam with ‘Forever Chemicals’

Ohio bill waits on floor vote to require fire departments to find an alternative to foam containing PFAS.
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National Foam Announces Fluorine-Free Firefighting Foam Facility Expansion

National Foam announced this week the completion of its fluorine-free foam manufacturing line expansion in Angier, North Carolina.
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National Foam to Discontinue Sale of PFAS Foams in MD

National Foam announced today that it will discontinue the sale of all PFAS-based foam concentrates into the State of Maryland effective March 1, 2021.
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National Foam to Discontinue Sales of All PFAS-based Foam Concentrates in California

National Foam announced today that it will discontinue the sale of all PFAS based foam concentrates into the State of California effective January 1, 2021.

Texas A&M Engineering Extension Services’ New Velocity® Pumper

This apparatus will be used to train industrial firefighters from across the world at the Brayton Fire Field in College Station, Texas.

NFPA: Fire Protection Research Foundation Receives Grants to Study Fire Investigator PPE and Transition...

“By evaluating the performance of currently-fielded investigator PPE and decontamination methods, as well as the modern and anticipated issues related to firefighting foam operations, we will not only inform the fire service but the standards development process.”


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