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Nanaimo company provides new way for fire crews to fight blazes
July 14th 2015 at 12:25 PM
Nanaimo company provides new way for fire crews to fight blazes

By Justin McElroy
Web Producer Global News

In the middle of a historic season for fires in British Columbia, one man’s fire suppression business is taking off.

“When things get desperate, and buildings are directly threatened, and you do have a water source, they can provide instantaneous protection in minutes and they’re very easily set up,” says Rob Szasz, creator of the Firebozz.

The tool is based on a modified agricultural sprinkler, capable of spraying large volumes over a massive area. They can spray water, fire retardant or foam, and at 41 pounds, are portable enough to be a low-maintenance tool for fire crews. As water soakes into the ground, a fire break is established – a key component when battling interface fires.

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