Dvidshub.net (the Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System) recently ran an article about a July 28th training held for U.S. soldiers with the 109th Transportation Company, 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion at Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan. The training was provided courtesy of the DynCorp Camp Leatherneck Fire Department during a safety stand down day. Soldiers […]
Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grants Still Available for FY2013 If you’re a fire department, state fire academy or a non-affiliated EMS organization, you may be eligible to apply for a portion of the $320 million that has been appropriated for Fiscal Year 2013 for the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program. According […]
We received the news Monday morning like so many others in our country…with shock and incredible sadness. Nineteen men in their prime – sons, brothers, husbands, boyfriends, fathers – all answered the call to protect lives and property. They were the elite, hotshots, who knew what they were doing out there and loved what they […]
As we watch what will likely be one of the most destructive wildland fire seasons on record unfold, our thoughts and prayers turn to both the residents of those affected areas, and also to the brave firefighters working to save life and property in extreme fire conditions. Living in Redding, California, we understand all too […]
The Washington Post published an article on May 13 about the impact the Sequester cuts will have on the Interior and Agriculture Departments’ budgets, specific to funding firefighters and equipment for the upcoming wildfire season. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said in the article that his agency would be trying to manage fires with 500 fewer […]
Inside Combat Rescue, a program on the National Geographic Channel, recently featured the TRI-MAX 30 Wheeled CAF system in their Fire Suppression Training episode. In the episode, PJs and CROs at Kandahar Airfield are trained by Army firefighters to suppress fires with foam. During the program, one serviceman remarks that the system can be used […]
WOAI-TV in San Antonio took notice of CAF, Compressed Air Foam, technology earlier this month when it was used by the San Antonio Fire Department to save their station from flames:
We’re growing and changing at Kingsway Industries, home of TRI-MAX fire suppression products. We’re still committed to offering the same great line of CAF products, but we also have new products in development that will continue to advance the technology and the service we can provide to an even broader range of customers.