A valuable tool when trying to suppress grass and grain fires, range fires, or for mop up work following water equipment. Constructed of heavy rubber made from treated belting, the fire flap features a large 15” flap, with a 60” handle. Overall length is 75”. Weight is 5.5 lbs. Sometimes referred to as a fire flap, flail or beater, this tool is used to smother fire. Typically it is used to control or direct flames during controlled burns or in conjunction with mop-up details after fires. Production of this item dates back to the 1920's. Older specifications may specify the flap as containing cotton ply's. This type material is no longer available.
*Made in USA.
*Flap is a masticated rubber piece of approximately 1/4' in diameter x 12" x 15".
*Secured to a rectangular steel structure member with a welded stud which is forced into a ferrule.
*Red enamel finish on the metal frame.
*60" American ashe handle with a ferrule for strength and durability.
*Bundled for shipment and handling.