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We Provide Fire Fighting Equipment to the Southern Africa region Bakkie & Trailer Skid units - Fire Fighting Backpacks We Stock the Toughest brands in the World Kestrel - Hale - Godiva - Scotty - Waterax Fixed & Portable Water Pumps - High Pressures CAFS – Compressed Air & Foam Systems Solutions Our Products Contact Us

Who are we?

FIRE 247 are suppliers of fire fighting equipment, water pumps and Foam CAFS systems to clients throughout the Southern African region. We keep ourselves up to date with the latest International Technical Developments and Enhancements in the Fire Fighting industry in order to provide our customers with informed and up to date products using the latest technology available.

Our partners include local suppliers who build the off-road 4×4 trailer units as well as bakkie skid units, which gets delivered to clients in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Madagascar and Mozambique. This helps to strengthen local content and empower service providers as well as bringing stability to the market.

We Supply:

We Provide the Best Quality Fire Fighting Products to Small Businesses and Fire Stations.

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Fire 247 has brought the technology based learning solution FLAIM Trainer™  to South Africa! This Virtual Reality training solution, combines high fidelity virtual fire environments with real time physical interfaces to deliver the feels real virtual training experience, any place, any time in a safe cost effective manner, that safely prepares firefighters for the risks associated with fighting fires.

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The Brands we Supply

Featured Products

  • STRIKER-3

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    HIGH PRESSURE 3-STAGE FIRE PUMP

    The WATERAX STRIKER-3 also known as ULTRASTRIKER® pump, pairs a reliable 3-stage centrifugal pump end with the Honda 4-stroke 13 HP engine to achieve pressures of up to 345 PSI (23.8 BAR) and flow rates reaching 102 GPM (386 L/Min). It can be used by itself, in tandem or in parallel with other WATERAX pumps, and is also a very popular choice for snow making and slip-on applications.
  • Bravo backpack system

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    • Ultra comfortable method to carry liquids used during fire operations.
    • Backpack has a capacity of 6 gallon (22 L), dimensions (empty) are 24” H x 20” W.
    • The BRAVO Backpack consists of an outer, high-visibility yellow, shell with a replaceable inner bladder.
    • Fully padded and adjustable shoulder and sternum straps.
    • Features: 4” filling port and lid with retaining strap, replaceable bladder, 3⁄4” GHT outlet.
    • Waist belts can be rolled up and stored in onboard pockets.
    • Spine protecting center padding.
    • Gear pocket on the left-hand side for easy storage of hand pumps or shovels.
    • Equipment storage pocket with clear label window (display crew name/number).
    • 2" wide carry handle on top of the backpack.
    • Includes 4 foot pickup hose with Quick Connect Shut-Off and Pump Service Kit (4000SERVDB).
    • 4000-BRAVO comes with a 4000, WATER Hand Pump.
    • 4000F-BRAVO comes with a 4000F, FOAM Hand Pump.
     
  • Prima P1 6010 UV SmartCAFS

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    UV SmartCAFS is a Compressed Air Foam System that works smarter for you. Using a Compressed Air Foam System has traditionally been a complex and daunting task with many sequentially specialised steps. Successfully balancing the water pump, foam system, and air system so they work effectively together can be downright frustrating. The days of intimidating CAFS are over. UV SmartCAFS executes all of these functions for your operator and completely simplifies the CAFS procedure. The fully programmable presets allow your department to set CAFS configurations for numerous fire scenarios making it easier than ever to operate a Compressed Air Foam System.
  • 2500lt Off Road Fire Fighting Trailer

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    BASIC TRAILER - add pump options and extras Dual-axle – 3 500kg (drum-brake) 4 x Wheels – 15” 215 with white epoxy rims Roto tank – 2 500L with 400mm lid GVM: 3 500kg Registration and Microdotting documentation included OPTION 1 - 250lpm / 10 BAR 1 x Twin stage Davey pump with GX160 recoil start Honda motor 1 x Manual hose reel with 30m hose (20mm) and brass nozzle 5m x 2” suction hose and strainer x 1½” brass Y-strainer, necessary plumbing, return to tank, etc. OPTION 2 - 550lpm / 11 BAR Twin stage wide Davey pump with GX390 recoil start Honda motor 1 x Manual hose reel with 30m hose (20mm) and brass nozzle 5m x 2” suction hose and strainer 1 x 2” brass Y-strainer, necessary plumbing, return to tank, etc.
  • Roll & foam mobile foam attack system

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    • Self-contained unit can transform any pressurized fire hose, water supply line or stand pipe into a fire fighting, foam generating, station.
    • The 4045A-30 System weighs 22 lb. (empty) and measures 34” H x 19” W x 15 ½” D.
    • Unit can be deployed and foam sprayed in under a minute.
    • Suitable for industrial sites and installations, warehouse storage facilities, lumberyards, mines, shopping malls, schools, marinas, harbors or aircraft hangars.
    • The 4045A-30 can be configured for Class B foam.
    • The system consists of a wheeled, 14 gallon capacity Supply Tank, 50' of flat hose, a 30 GPM Scotty Foam Eductor set at 1% for Class A Foam and 30 GPM Air Aspirating Foam Nozzle with Pistol Grip Shut-Off.
    • The 4045 is designed for a nominal operating pressure of between 50 and 150 PSI.
    • The Supply Tank must be filled with foam concentrate prior to deployment.
    • The threads on the swivel connector on the Eductor are standard 1-½” NP thread type.
    • A thread adapter is included to change to NHT(NST) thread.
    • The Eductor, Pistol Grip Shut-Off and base of the nozzle are made from glass-reinforced engineering grade nylon, making it extremely durable and resistant to corrosion.
  • Kestrel 5500 Fire Weather Meter Pro

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    The Kestrel 5100 Pocket Weather Meter is Kestrel's Racing pit meter. Kestrel has been trusted for years for last minute tuning decisions. Get readings where it counts, on the track, not the trailer. With the new LINK technology, you can get readings right to your smartphone up to 100 feet away! What's new with the Kestrel 5500FW over the StandardKestrel 5500: You'll get all the features and benefits of the lightweight waterless 5500 Meter with a few added benefits for $10 more.
    • PIG Screen (Probability of Ignition)
    • FDFM  (Fine Dead Fuel Moisture)
    * Note the PIG Screen will show FDFM at the bottom. Advantage over the Kestrel 3000 & Kestrel 3500FW models: You won't need to calibrate this meter! NK/Kestrel stand by this and other 5000 series models to hold calibration within drift for 5 years. Replacing a Sling Psychrometer with a Kestrel is a huge step in time saving and accuracy.  Some have struggled to take this leap and we wrote this quick Kestrel vs. Sling article that may answer questions of accuracy.
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    Kestrel will stand by the RH for 5 years, and will adjust it within that 5 years if needed.
    Kestrel will repair, recalibrate or replace any defective product within the warranty period.  “Defective” includes measurements outside of our accuracy spec plus stated drift.
    RH (Relative Humidity):  See Chart for more detail.
    • Accuracy:  +/- 2%RH
    • Sensors:  10 to 90% 25°C non-condensing
    • Calibration Drift: Typically less than +/- 0.25% per year!
    To achieve stated accuracy, unit must be permitted to equilibrate to external temperature when exposed to large, rapid temperature changes and be kept out of direct sunlight. Download Catalogue here
  • 600lt Fire fighting Skid Unit mounted on custom Off Road Trailer

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    600 Liter Trailer mounted fire fighting system, all ready to go when the fire hits the Fields. This strong and durable units are built locally and will withstand any punishment its given in our tough mountain ranges in South Africa.

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