Keep it simple: Three key elements to fighting flammable liquid fires
Simple, hardy equipment, high-quality foam concentrate, and having a good understanding of the hazardous situation will remain the three keys to success, says the author.
Many storage tank facilities in the US have the necessary resources to douse a large-scale flammable-liquids fire, but ultimate success centers on the strategy taken with personnel, equipment and expertise. Approaching each fire strategically requires taking into consideration three key elements for flammable-liquid fire extinguishment:
High-quality foam concentrate that outperforms industry standards and surpasses baseline testing
Simplistic equipment that can stand up to harsh conditions, and rigorous and extensive use
Understanding and identifying the hazard, and deploying the right firefighting methods to extinguish the flame quickly, with minimal loss of resources and danger to p
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