FDNY Purchases New High-Rise Firefighting Technology

Elkhart, IN – Elkhart Brass announced today it has received an order from the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) for their award winning high-rise firefighting technology, the HEROPipe™ system. The order will be delivered to FDNY by late October 2011. Developed by a front line Chicago Fire Lieutenant, Michael Wielgat, and introduced at the Fire Department Instructor’s Conference (FDIC) this past spring by Elkhart Brass, The HEROPipe™ System is a light-weight water delivery system that allows firefighters to deliver master stream GPM to any floor of a high-rise structure from the vantage point of the floor below. “This product is a real game-changer for high-rise fires,” says Don Sjolin,...

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