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A fire in a Key Largo neighborhood spread quickly and destroyed two homes Sunday, largely due to a combination of high winds and lack of available water to battle the blaze. “Water supply was definitely a challenge”
Under the leadership of Fire Chief Craig Strawderman, members of the Mathias-Baker Fire Department receive training on the recent purchase of four 5” TurboDraft Fire Eductors.
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FDIC 2015 Fire Department Instructors Conference; Indiana Convention Cener and Lucas Oil Stadium; Indianapolis, IN; April 23-25, 2015
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What We Do
Schutte & Koerting's TurboDraft™ Fire Eductor provides fire departments with a dependable solution to access static water sources that are not readily accessible using conventional drafting techniques.
Utilizing eductor technology and water pressure from the supply engine/pumper, the TurboDraft™ Fire Eductor allows companies to tap into static sources such as lakes, ponds, streams, and swimming pools up to 250' away from the apparatus. Quick and easy to set up, the TurboDraft™ can be deployed in a matter of minutes, using standard 2 1/2" hose line and 5" LDH, to generate usable flows up to 670 GPM.
The TurboDraft™ Fire Eductor has been recognizedby insurance agencies as analternate water supply device. Water sources accessed using the TurboDraft™ have been given credit under the FSRS (Fire Suppression Rating Schedule) provided that other criteria such as accessibility and drought conditions have been met.
Schutte & Koerting has been a leading designer and manufacturer of equipment for the process and power industries since 1876. The company specializes in the production of vacuum systems, scrubber systems, water jet eductors, steam injection heaters, ejectors, and flow measuring equipment serving a variety of industries.