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Compressed Air Foam System (CAFS) demo at the FIRE 247 Expo at Lourensford Wine Estate

A compressed air foam system (CAFS) is used in firefighting to deliver fire retardant foam for the purpose of extinguishing a fire or protecting unburned areas. We put it to the test with a Compressed Air ...
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Fire 247 Expo @ Lourensford Wine Estate

Fire Fighting trailers, equipment and water pumps. Fire247 Expo at the #WildfireReadyConvention in the Western Cape, hosted at the world renowned #Lourensford Wine Estate until Friday. Come drop by and say hi. See our #waterpumps in ...
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Dust, snow, wind and fire: massive weather system hits eastern Australia

Emergency warning re issued for a fire in the Hunter as strong winds force the closure of all but one runway at Sydney airport Credit : The Guardian A massive weather system that threw a blanket ...
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Deadliest fire in California’s history finally contained

After killing 87 people and destroying nearly 14 000 homes, the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history is 100 percent contained. Authorities battling the Fire made the announcement on Sunday morning, after spending 17 ...
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19-year old uses SkyCrane to fight wildfires

Credit to Fire Aviation : https://fireaviation.com/2018/08/15/19-year-old-uses-skycrane-to-fight-wildfires/ Ann Hansen co-pilots the huge helicopter that can drop about 2,600 gallons of water or retardant. Photo Above: Ann Hansen of Philipsburg, Montana is shown standing beside a Sikorsky helicopter ...
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Forest fire in Portugal after extreme heat wave

Forest fire in Portugal after extreme heat wave A large forest fire is raging right now in Portugal. Tourists have been forced to evacuate and 24 people have been injured in the fire. An extreme heat wave ...
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Three California wildfires merging into the largest in state´s history – Watch video

16,000 people evacuated in 80, 000 hectare California wildfire near Mendocino A fast-growing forest fire in Mendocino north of San Francisco has become California's largest wildfire. Between Friday and Saturday, strong winds contributed to increasing the ...
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California wildfires claim seventh victim as Trump declares major disaster

The fires expanded by more than 25% and continued to spread as White House announces federal aid A seventh person died in a northern California wildfire on Saturday, as a couple of other fast-growing wildfires in ...
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