BusWest & Fogmaker North America Partner to Promote Fire Suppression in School Buses
July 26th, 2017
BusWest & Fogmaker North America committed to fire safety.
Exton, PA, July 25, 2017– BusWest, a leading distributor for school buses in the state of California and Nevada, has been named as a distributor, service provider and certified installer of Fogmaker North America Fire Suppression System.
Jim Bernacchi, President of BusWest stated, “Protecting both the passengers and the vehicle itself with Fogmaker North America is an easy and smart choice. We’re certainly excited to partner with Fogmaker North America. We’ve seen what this fire suppression system can do within the bus industry and we’re looking forward to educating our customers on the importance of fire suppression within their fleet.”
Chris Carmen, General Parts Manager of BusWest stated, “With service facilities throughout California and Nevada, we look forward to working with all of our existing customers to highlight the benefits of this certified and environmentally friendly fire suppression system”
According to a recent Department of Transportation study there are over 380 school bus fires reported every year, with over two-thirds initiating in and around the engine compartment.
Kent Tyler, VP of Fogmaker North America stated, “We are very excited to announce our partnership with Bus West. We look forward to working with their entire sales and service teams to raise awareness and support existing customers. Our patented Fogmaker technology is designed to not only automatically suppress thermal events, but also provide additional time for occupants to safely evacuate the bus.”
About Fogmaker North America:
Fogmaker North America is a leader in water mist fire suppression systems for vehicles and enclosed hazards. A unique, environmentally friendly, pre-engineered fire suppression system, that is rapidly becoming a standard practice on mobile equipment like mass transit, school buses, heavy machinery, forestry equipment and much more. Fogmaker’s patented high-pressure water mist system rapidly reduces heat from fires with a direct attack on the fire triangle – heat, oxygen and fuel. In seconds, engine fire temperature is reduced, allowing for rapid fire suppression and reducing the risk of re-flash.