The suit was filed Tuesday inNew Jersey Superior Court and alleges that the companies manufactured, marketed and sold their AFFF
for decades despite knowing the threat it posted to environmental and human health.
, while great for firefighting, is mixed with salt water and extremely corrosive to metal.
This feat is achieved due to the key ingredient of AFFF
, which is a fluorinated surfactant.
The OinC told me to check and make sure the AFFF
system was off.
Each of these MRC cards has an example of the AFFF
record tag and how to properly fill out each block.
A white "AFFF
" is painted in the center of the stripe.
The actuated AFFF
system below resembled a collapsing water dam, as it rapidly covered everything in sight with a sea of white foam (see accompanying photos).
The last thing I heard walking out of the hangar was a loud pop as the AFFF
stations went off.
AFFF/PKP Extinguishers: 75% of units surveyed were missing required rubber bumpers for AFFF
and PKP extinguisher brackets.
A second after that thought crossed my mind, I noticed large amounts of water and foam flowing from the AFFF
cannon dispensers in HSL-41's hangar, but, for some reason, it wasn't flowing from ours or HSL-45's, yet.