Episode 7 – Protecting Lives and Property with Fire Retardant

The podcast is introduced by O.P. Almaraz who introduces two guests, Jeff Emery from Perimeter Solutions and Rich Snyder with Allied Disaster Defense. Jeff is the president of the Global Fire Safety at Perimeter Solutions, which is a company that manufactures PHOSCHEK, a fire retardant used to fight wildfires. Rich Snyder has been spraying fire retardant from the ground for 30 plus years and is seen as an innovator in the field. The guests provide some background on their companies and their mission to protect firefighters and enable them to protect property and save lives. The discussion revolves around the use of PHOSCHEK and its effectiveness in fighting wildfires. The podcast host also highlights the role of the firefighters on the ground and their heroic efforts.

Show notes:

The host introduces the guests and discusses how he sees fire retardant as a superhero that comes in to help with wildfires. Jeff Emery talks about the brand name of the fire retardant, PHOSCHEK, and how it is used to protect firefighters on the ground. He emphasizes that the real superheroes are the firefighters on the ground who do the hard work day in and day out.

Jeff Emery gives some background information on Perimeter Solutions, the company that manufactures PHOSCHEK, and how their mission is to protect firefighters and enable them to protect property and save lives. He mentions that the company is celebrating its 60th anniversary of the first commercialization of PHOSCHEK.

The host introduces Rich Snyder, who has been applying fire retardant from the ground for over 30 years. Rich talks about his experience with ground application of fire retardant. He also mentions that he has built a couple of PHOSCHEK tenders over the years.

The podcast ends with the host thanking the guests for sharing their expertise and experiences on fire safety and the use of fire retardants to protect lives and property from wildfires.

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