Utilities continue to be faced with the occurrence of and unwanted after effects of manhole and underground vault fires. These fire events can cause significant losses or damage to valuable equipment and what can be extended interruption of service for customers in their network. We have a tool to help with early stage enclosed fires!
First Responder Applications
The Stat-X First Responder is a new hand held fire suppressant designed to be tossed into an enclosed space involved with fire. The Stat-X First Responder fire suppressant tool provides personal protection for underground workers’ use! There are many uses for this tool including first to the scene for rescue operations, ingress and egress, fire suppression, and as the first line of defense.
Utility Company ApplicationsUtility companies use this product in three scenarios.
- First is a suppression scenario when an emergency crew responds to a manhole, cable space, or vault fire.
- Second is personal protection scenarios when workers above deploy it to aid in emergency ingress or egress.
- The Stat-X First Responder is also used as an emergency fire suppressant for wind turbine technicians in a nacelle of a wind turbine to aid in escape in the event of fire.