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Firefighting Foam & The Environment

Firefighting Foam & The Environment

In the news lately firefighting foam has been blamed for multiple instances of polluting various water sources around the US. San Jose, Newburgh, and Hartford are just to name a few. False discharges and unmonitored testing has led to a variety of environmental and...

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The History of the NFPA

The History of the NFPA

How Fire Prevention and Safety Became the Standard in America In the world of Life and Fire Safety, the acronym NFPA is inescapable. The National Fire Protection Agency is an American trade association. The NFPA seeks to regulate and standardize how we protect...

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The Importance of Fire Pump Testing

The Importance of Fire Pump Testing

Why a Fire Pump Test is Vital to Any Fire Protection System A building’s fire pump system is one of the most important parts of its fire protection system. In the worst situations, we turn to a building’s fire pump system to keep water flowing where we need it. It’s...

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The History of the Fire Hydrant

The History of the Fire Hydrant

How We Get Water Where We Need It You’ve got fire hydrants on your street, you see dogs relieve themselves on them in cartoons (or in real life). Maybe you might even be unlucky enough to have gotten a ticket for parking in front of one (and there’s a great reason why...

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