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Groundbreaking new fire gear goes on the run across Kent

Kent FRS is one of the latest FRSs in UK introducing Cobra: The system will now be used on appliances in Dartford, Thames-side, Maidstone, Medway and Canterbury.

KFRS Head of Operational Services, Chris Colgan, says: “The fine mist used by the system can reduce the temperature of the fire by several hundred degrees within seconds and uses a fraction of the water normally needed to fight a fire. It drastically reduces the damage the fire can cause but also helps firefighters by lowering the risk of backdrafts and flashovers, enabling them to enter a building to conduct rescues and further firefighting.”

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