Sprinklers are very useful for structural protection during a wildfire. Here’s how a relatively small investment in training can produce big dividends.
The use of sprinklers for structural protection from wildfires was heavily employed in British Columbia during the summer of 2017. Crews from Lac La Biche County in northern Alberta spent six weeks there doing structural protection, which involved largely setting up sprinklers.
In talking to members on their return, they understood that they made a difference; they saved people’s homes. This article will look at the basics of sprinkler use as taught to these crews before their deployment.
Read the full story at FIREFighting in Canada Magazine – Page 10