Fire Fighting Foam

Reference: 

919

Request detail: 

I would like to make an application under the freedom of information act in regard to your fire-fighting foam.

1 - What type of foam do you use for firefighting? ie AFFFP / AFFF

2 - What is the name of the manufacturer of the foam?

3 - What is the cost of the foam per litre?

4 - What is the lifespan of the foam? 

5 - When does the majority or all of the foam reach its end of life and will have to be disposed of? What rough date would this be?

6 - How much does it cost to dispose of the foam per litre?

7 - How much foam stock have you got in litres in your brigade

8 - Has your brigade got access to any other foam, I.e bulk storage, if so how much is in bulk storage?

9 - Does your brigade have any plans to purchase any other type of foam in the future, if so what type of foam would this be and how much per litre would this be?

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please find below the responses to your questions.

1 - What type of foam do you use for firefighting? ie AFFFP / AFFF

                Rehealing

2 - What is the name of the manufacturer of the foam?

                Solberg

3 - What is the cost of the foam per litre?

                £4.05

4 - What is the lifespan of the foam? 

                20 Years

5 - When does the majority or all of the foam reach its end of life and will have to be disposed of? What rough date would this be?

                Between 15 and 20 years

6 - How much does it cost to dispose of the foam per litre?

                We have not done this, so this cost is not known.

7 - How much foam stock have you got in litres in your brigade

                4000

8 - Has your brigade got access to any other foam, I.e bulk storage, if so how much is in bulk storage?

                We have access to stocks held by neighbouring brigades

9 - Does your brigade have any plans to purchase any other type of foam in the future, if so what type of foam would this be and how much per litre would this be?

                No

Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Friday, 21 June, 2019

Responded: 

Monday, 15 July, 2019

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