Distance: 35' - 40'
Lift: 10' - 14'
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. View PDF
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. View PDF
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. View PDF
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. View PDF
Bucks County, PA
Firefighters 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 traditional drafting techniques. Watch Video
Upper Makefield, PA
Firefighters 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. View PDF
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. Watch Video