Colorado fire department leading the way on new firefighting technology and tactics

  • Source: Longmont Times-Call
  • Published: 05/19/2017 12:00 AM

Breaking from tradition can be difficult in many situations, even if it is for the sake of improvement. But a new tool that has been extensively researched and recently employed by the Loveland Fire Rescue Authority is reducing the danger local firefighters face and improving their results with battling flames. Fog nails, which are nozzles that can be drilled through a wall or roof and spray mist into a burning building, have been used to assist in extinguishing four structure fires already this year since LFRA's fleet was outfitted with them just over a month ago, according to Battalion Chief Jason Starck.


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