Type 1 Forestry Fire Hose – Kuriyama Forest Lite™

Type 1 Forestry Fire Hose – Kuriyama Forest Lite™


Kuriyama’s Forest Lite™ Type 1 Forestry Fire Hose blends unmatched portability with exceptional durability, making it an essential tool for wildland firefighting and emergency response. Available in 50 and 100-foot lengths, its lightweight design ensures easy maneuverability across challenging terrains, while the high-visibility white color aids in operational chaos. Ideal for wildland fire suppression, emergency teams, fire prevention efforts, and disaster aid, this hose represents the forefront of fire suppression technology, providing an efficient and reliable solution for heroes on the front lines of fire battles.

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Kuriyama’s Type 1 Forestry Fire Hose: The Firefighter’s Ally in Wildland Suppression

Fire suppression in wildland is a battle that demands not only courage but also reliable equipment. With Kuriyama’s Type 1 Forestry Fire Hose – Forest Lite™, firefighters gain a powerful ally in protecting our natural landscapes from devastating fires. Here’s what makes the Forest Lite™ Type 1 an indispensable tool:

Key Features

  • Robust Construction: Crafted with virgin high tenacity polyester, the single jacket design offers dependable durability without added weight, making it ideal for the demands of forest fire suppression.
  • Advanced Lining: A Thermoplastic extruded polyurethane lining, resilient against ozone, ensuring long-lasting performance. The single-ply extruded tube interior remains unfazed by harsh weather, from freezing cold at -40°F to sweltering heat up to +150°F (-40°C to +65°C).
  • Standard Compliance: Rigorously tested, this hose meets or even surpasses the stringent requirements of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1961 Standard and the U.S. Forest Service F-187 standard.
  • Flexible Couplings: Expansion-type hard coat anodized aluminum couplings provide secure and quick connections. Available in NST, NPSH, and quarter-turn styles for versatility and ease of use.
  • Variety of Sizes: Whether the situation calls for a nimble 1-inch or a more substantial 1 1/2-inch diameter, options are available to suit any operation, ensuring efficient water flow when the stakes are high.
  • Practical Lengths: Accessible in 50-foot or 100-foot lengths to overcome various terrain and distance challenges, especially in the unpredictable wildland environment.
  • Portability: Light as a feather yet tough as nails, it is designed for ease of packing and excellent maneuverability over rough and remote forest terrains.
  • Color Visibility: The pristine white color not only makes a statement about its clean quality but also ensures visibility during the chaos of firefighting operations.

Effective Use Cases

  • Wildland Fire Suppression: Maneuver through dense forest environments swiftly and deploy water resources more effectively with its lightweight design.
  • Emergency Response Teams: An indispensable tool for first responders who need to act fast and cannot be weighed down by traditional, heavier equipment.
  • Fire Prevention Initiatives: A preventative asset for those responsible for maintaining and safeguarding forested areas against the onset of fires.
  • Disaster Aid: In regions hit by drought or lacking infrastructure, Kuriyama’s Forest Lite™ Type 1 forestry fire hose provides an economical yet durable solution that can be deployed with ease.

Kuriyama’s Forestry Fire Hose is not just a line of defense—it is the front runner in innovative fire suppression technology for the unsung heroes battling wildland blazes. Equip your team with the advantage of Forest Lite™ Type 1 and stand firm against the fiercest of fires.

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