Rising to the Challenge: A Major Foam Attack

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Reflecting on the operational and logistical challenges of the Buncefield Oil Depot fire in 2005, this article reports on one fire and rescue service's work to re-evaluate its bulk foam firefighting capability based on a fundamental review of risk and using industry best practice guidelines.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)14-20
Number of pages7
Issue numberSpring 2011
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2011


  • firefighting
  • foam
  • petrochemical
  • risk


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