Markley, Rick
July 2008
Fire Chief;Jul2008, Vol. 52 Issue 7, p38
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the utilization of mini Compressed Air Foam Systems (CAFS) for safety at densely crowded events in Maine. Chief Daniel Small of Cumberland, found the self-contained CAFS unit powered by four SCUBA tanks, used for airport firefighting. Chief Pat Fairbanks of Yarmouth and Small combined resources to buy the unit and made the necessary modifications. It cites that the unit always starts as there are no starting engines and that reliability was the deciding factor.


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