Wind Turbine Fire Suppression

The Next Generation of Fire Protection

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Stat-X is the leading provider of fire suppression systems for the global wind industry and in particular China, Europe, and Chile.

Automatic fire protection of wind turbines is of great importance as the consequential damages of wind turbine fires is enormous. This risk has gained considerable attention as the number of wind turbines multiply worldwide.

Wind turbines are positioned in remote areas and generally operate 200 feet or more above ground. The nacelle sits on top of the tower and contains the gear box, low and high-speed shafts, generator, controller, and brakes. The main causes of fires are lightning strikes; however, components inside the turbine fail; gears can jam and brakes can fail. These events will cause overheating or sparks and fires.

Turbine fires originate from lightning strikes, from failures of generators or power converters, overheating of brakes, ignition of lubricants or hydraulic fluids, or numerous other factors. These fires often have catastrophic effects and are already causing millions of dollars of damage annually. The construction of the wind turbine, the threat of fire, and the remote and harsh nature of these facilities combine to make the Stat-X® aerosol fire suppression units uniquely suited to reduce this threat.

It is important that fire suppression equipment be included as part of any safety plan. Our Stat-X® fire suppression solutions are ideal for this application in the nacelle, cabinets, and the down tower cabinets. In addition, our Stat-X First Responder® which is a hand deployed device is designed as a personal protection tool providing suppression and emergency egress for turbine technicians.

We are proud to be named a TOP WIND ENERGY SOLUTION PROVIDER by Energy Tech Review. This article includes an interview with Lance D. Harry, P.E., CEO and president of Fireaway Inc.

Stat-X fire suppression is currently protecting wind turbine fire suppression worldwide. Find out more today.

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"After researching available special hazard (fire) systems for the very best protection as well as compliance with safety and environmental issues we found Stat-X technology as the product leader."

— Engineer, Leicestershire, UK

An affordable, simple solution for safeguarding wind turbines in a fire event

Power generation companies need a compact, durable fire suppression system for wind turbines that quickly detects and extinguishes fires, complies with regulations, and protects your crew and the environment.


Stat-X has many listings and approvals that supports these criteria, offering quick and effective fire suppression, durability, minimal maintenance, and environmental safety in the remote and rugged locations of wind turbines.


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Stat-X First Responder® Aerosol Fire Suppression Tool (FST)

Stat-X Fire Suppression Features:

An alternative to traditional special hazard Fire Protection

  • Effective Agent PerformanceHighly effective based on required density
  • Compact and ModularOffering adaptable design especially when space and weight are critical
  • Simple and Economic InstallationNo piping required, resulting in significant savings on parts and labor
  • DurableIdeal for harsh environments and remote locations
  • Made in the USA
  • Long service lifeService life of fifteen (15) years
  • Virtually Maintenance FreeNo cylinder weighing requirement or leakage risks
  • U.S. EPA SNAP listed for normally occupied and unoccupied spacesRegulatory certainty. No risk of future regulations interrupting supply
  • Environmentally FriendlyZero potential for global warming or ozone depletion
  • Installed on every continent
  • 329 distributors
  • 750,000 sold worldwide
  • 94 countries

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Stat-X is an ideal fire suppression alternative to HFC based systems that are being regulated out of use through various global movements; and to PFAS based systems that are starting to face significant regulatory pressure at the local level, and likely to be more widespread in the coming years.

Fireaway Inc. designs and manufactures the Stat-X® condensed aerosol fire suppression product line.