On July 19, 2018, FDNY responded to a massive steam pipe explosion in the Flatiron District of New York City. The explosion, which occurred under 5th Ave, spewed billows of steam into the air, crumbled pavement, and disrupted utility services. Forty-nine buildings were evacuated while several others were locked down to shelter in place. Due to the fear of asbestos and other contaminants, FDNY rapidly deployed one of its ZUMRO Model 216 Decon Shelters on site and was encouraging anybody who had exposer to the steam or debris to immediately decontaminate themselves. See more about this incident at the following link: https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2018/07/19/flatiron-steam-pipe-explosion-witnesses/.
The American Emergency Response Group (AERG) held its first-ever joint strategy and training conference from January 21st through January 25th. Representatives from all of the companies affiliated with AERG as well as select partners such as IP Access International attended the three-day long event, participating in collaborative work sessions to discuss emerging requirements, market alignment and product integration. Attendees also had the opportunity to tour both BFX’s and CCS’s facilities and train on each company’s product offerings. The overall purpose of the joint strategy and training session was to increase catalog visibility across the brands and develop turnkey solutions for our customers. Contact BFX, CCS orZUMRO today to learn how our partnership through AERG can provide unique capabilities to meet your mission requirements.
Attendees at the 2017 Emergency Preparedness and Hazardous Materials Conference in Pittsburgh, PA from October 17-18 were excited to see ZUMRO’s new Integrated Technical Decontamination System. The system is so well-designed that attending instructors asked to use it as a training aide during sessions designed to teach hospital personnel how to conduct non-ambulatory patient decon.