Applications Examples

Image Application Distance Lift Location Description
Training and Flow Test 35’ - 40’ 10’ - 14’ Southern MI Pre-planning static water sources provides valuable information to fire departments in rural environments. Training and documented results offer fire ground commanders valuable fire flow information before an incident occurs.
Lakefront House Fire 50’ 18’ Southern MI Limited access, extended lift, and vehicle placement are just a few of the many challenges faced by rural fire departments. Quick set-up and versatility makes the TurboDraft an effective solution.
Mini Pumper as Supply Truck 100’ 5’ Northern NJ Utilize mini pumpers, brush trucks, even portable fire pumps to achieve the goals of full size drafting apparatus. This technique prevents front line apparatus from being committed to fill or supply sites. 
Tanker Fill Site 100’ 5’ Southern NJ Valuable static sources may be overlooked due to their inaccessible location. Pre-incident identification of alternate water supply locations may greatly reduce shuttle times by finding sources closer to potential emergency scenes.

Basic TurboDraft Set-Up (video)
75’ 15’ Bucks
County, PA

Fire fighters from the Parkland Fire Company in Bucks County, PA demonstrate the quick and easy set-up of a TurboDraft Fire Eductor where terrain and obstacles prohibit traditonal drafting techniques.

Limited Access Roadway
75’ 15’ Upper
Makefield, PA

Fire fighters from the Upper Makefield Fire Company in Bucks County, PA utilize the TurboDraft Fire Eductor to access water from the Delaware Canal to stabilize a hazardous situation.

Static Source Evaluation (video) 100’ 5’ Texas Insurance underwriters frequently evaluate the fire departments’ ability to provide fire protection and their techniques for accessing available water supplies. Points or credits are issued for credible static water sources and the ease in which they are accessed.
How low can you go? (video) - - - Shallow water demonstrations of the TurboDraft Fire Eductor.

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