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Wasp Manufacturing Ltd Introduces Unmanned Fire Suppression System

06/14/2012
The Wildfire Automated Suppression and Protection System (WASP) is an automated wildfire protection system. It was designed by a firefighter with over 16 years experience fighting wildfires in both British Columbia and Alberta. "I saw the need for equipment...to help free up ground crews" says developer Darrell Pyke. "We can deploy it in the bush or anywhere there is an urban interface to protect homes and commercial structures. As long as it is hooked up to water, whether it's a lake or a fire hydrant, we can start it from any cell phone or lap top on the planet." Mounted on a trailer, the completely self-contained unit provides a 25,000 watt diesel generator, power...

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