Every second counts in an emergency.
FireIce® is a powder that when added to water absorbs 400 times it weight, producing a firefighting, water enhancing gel that is easy to use and allows first responders to act effectively and efficiently to save lives and protect assets.
FireIce® has been tested internally and by independent, third party laboratories including fire departments, Pierce Manufacturing, Southwest Research Institute, Avomeen, Stillmeadow, Inc., University of Maryland and Kinectrics Lab.
The FireIce® Fire Extinguisher has received the coveted UL certification for use on Class A fires (tested to ANSI/UL 711 Specifications and NFPA Compliant). FireIce® has passed Metallurgical Testing, Uniform Corrosion Testing, Fish Toxicity Testing and Mammalian Toxicity Testing in accordance with Forest Service Specifications 5100-306a. FireIce® is on the Qualified Products List for the United States Forestry Service and has been certified by the FDA as “safe to be in contact with food for human consumption”.
FireIce® is the June 2016 feature on Innovations.
Innovations is an award-winning television series hosted by actor, director and environmentalist, Ed Begley Jr. Innovations is dedicated to bringing viewers the most up-to-date, cutting edge information across a vast array of industries. From health and wellness to global business, renewable energy, and more, Innovations features practical solutions and important issues facing consumers and professionals alike.
How does FireIce® work?
FireIce® breaks the fire triangle by creating an oxygen barrier. FireIce® is effective at temperatures up to 10,000 degrees F and can last for up to 48 to 72 hours depending on weather conditions, can be easily rehydrated, has excellent adhesion on virtually all surfaces, including vertical surfaces. FireIce® isn’t the only thing you’ll ever need, but it offers some unique benefits to first responders in emergency situations, when every second counts.