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Dothan (AL) Fire Department uses alternative technology in flooding

04/08/2009
Dothan, Alabama has been experiencing heavy rain and thunderstorms over the past several weeks and one such storm resulted in the washout of a large roadside berm that acted as a dam at the southern end of the Spann Home Development. A city official contacted Fire Chief Williams to inquire about obtaining sandbags to help divert the water away from the washed-out area. Chief Williams responded by offering their 100-foot-long Flood Safe® unit manufactured by Advanced Coastal Technologies, LLC of Dothan, Alabama. Six firemen from the Dothan (AL) Fire Department responded to the request with their Flood Safe® unit and had it positioned in fifteen minutes. The Wicksburg (AL) Fire Dep...

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