Aqueous Film Forming Foam – AFFF

A Case Study by Stag Liuzza law firm HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF FIREFIGHTING FOAMS  The first firefighting foam was developed in 1902 by Russian engineer and chemist Aleksandr Loran Loran was working in the oil and gas industry trying to find a substance to combat petroleum-based fires for which water is wholly ineffective Loran’s solution was the first firefighting foam which was able to extinguish oil and other flammable liquids-based fires by blanketing and smothering them Through the years, multiple advancements were made in the firefighting foam sector Beginning in the 1960’s, the Naval...