FIRE & HAZARD
illiams Fire & Hazard Control has traveled the
Gulf of Mexico, the North Atlantic, Africa, Asia, the
Paci c Rim, and beyond to respond to land and
marine re emergencies.
An industrial re ghting company with more than
30 years of ammable-liquid re ghting assessment
and extinguishment experience, Williams has been
credited with over 200 successful responses. Based on our experience in the eld ghting
Our mission is twofold: extinguish res safely and challenging industrial res, our highly specialized
effectively and to design and build equipment that response equipment and re-suppression chemicals
exceeds all challenges that we face. have shaped our industry and led to quicker,
more effective response strategies and enhanced
Williams has a long-standing reputation for quick
personal safety. Williams’ groundbreaking
and effective response to hazardous ammable
equipment designs include the world’s rst self-
liquid res and hazardous
educting foam nozzle,
We focus on minimizing “and maximizing success risk
We focus on minimizing
as and Hydro-Chem™
risk and maximizing
we protect client property, the equipment, the DASPIT
success as we protect
client property, the community, and the environment. ” tool, and large-volume
delivery systems, such
community, and the — Dwight Williams—
Founder of Williams Fire & Hazard Control as our Ambassador
monitor. In addition, our
We have emergency personnel stationed around exclusive ThunderStorm high-performance
the world and can mobilize an emergency strike AR-AFFF foams were engineered to extinguish all
force within hours of receiving a call...anytime, types of extreme hydrocarbon res faster and without
anywhere. We take pride in our successful compromising environmental or personal safety.
extinguishments and in the relationships we have
From our earliest days as a response company, each
with our clients—in helping them understand their
challenge has provided an opportunity to improve
risk and preparing for a crisis. Whether we are
our tactics, equipment, and re-suppression
training clients in more effective tactical procedures
chemicals. Williams constantly seeks to raise our
for their facilities, organizing infrastructure and
pr ciency level, creating a dynamic motivation
logistical plans, or supporting proper equipment
toward solution engineering in every aspect of our
and supply lines for their protection, we take an
systems, components, assessments and tactical
interest in their capabilities, and we complement
procedures—all underscored by our rich history
them with ours, to better manage an emergency.
of overwhelmingly successful extinguishments.
Our goal is to apply the very best re ghting tactics,
equipment, and re-suppression chemicals to When Williams shows up, it’s all business—
better manage re emergencies. and we don’t leave until the job is done.
P.O. Box 1359, Mauriceville, TX 77662 24 HOUR Emergency —
WILLIAMS AT WORK ANYTIME, ANYWHERE.
Terminals/Storage: Doing what couldn’t be done
“Doing what ‘couldn’t For decades the general consensus has been to let tanks burn while cooling adjacent exposures. Williams Fire & Hazard Control has shown this traditional thinking to be
invalid, unnecessarily expensive, and potentially very dangerous. With the technology developed by Williams Fire & Hazard Control over the last three decades, it is simply
be done’ in terminal and not necessary to allow large tanks to burn. The means are readily available to control the loss, while protecting production and pr tability.
Time and again we have seen terminal-related res exhaust resources and manpower while protecting little. Acting proactively, Williams Fire & Hazard Control has
tank response – including successfully extinguished tanks involving raw and nished petroleum products — crude, gasoline, jet fuel, naphtha, and more.
the world’s largest fully Our successful extinguishments include the world’s largest fully involved storage tank re, a 270-foot tank. Years earlier, Williams already had successfully
extinguished the re in a 150-foot tank, which shattered the long held stipulation that tanks over 60 feet were immune to TYPE III tactics.
involved tank at 270 feet.” WRONG! Williams Fire & Hazard Control has rewritten the textbooks with every major response.
Process: The Heart of the Matter
The process unit truly can be seen as a living heart, pumping highly volatile liquids, chemicals, and gases — usually within the center of a facility — that must have
“Williams’ systems and immediate life support in the event of a re.
This is why Williams’ systems and “small arms” development are targeted at providing more-powerful and more-effective incipient response applications to industry —
‘small arms’ development including performance-based foam and dry-chemical proportioning and applications systems, blast-proof Survivor Series nozzles, and automatic remote-controlled
monitor packages — aimed at containing industrial re events to the immediate work zone.
are targeted for a more- In 1989, Williams Fire & Hazard Control assisted a client in extinguishing 15 storage tanks (including two tanks 134 feet in diameter with manifold res and the dikes
powerful response...” completely involved in re), four API separators, and two pipebands, all involving approximately a quarter of a million square feet of re area. Recently, our patented
Ambassador 1x6 water foam delivery device was a vital element of perimeter response applications that ultimately killed such an event when temperatures and re
volume at the internal process regions of a Mississippi facility impeded apparatus and personal re response tactics.
“Exotics”/Hazardous Sites, Tire Fires, Subterranean, Train Derailments, and More: “Moving Mountains”
“...work with regulatory and Often ghting re is more than putting the wet stuff on the red stuff. Williams Fire & Hazard Control has worked many large and complex responses involving subterranean
or ground-level disposal sites in unison with response companies with ancillary disciplines, executing a coordinated response encompassing re extinguishment, vapor
governmental agencies mitigation, earth moving, remediation, excavation, waste site construction and disposal, and more.
For three decades, the ability of Williams Fire & Hazard Control to use our resources in conjunction with other service companies to overcome all odds, to work with
to properly diagnose regulatory and governmental agencies to properly diagnose localized economic and environmental threats, and to effectively mitigate daunting challenges to local
response efforts has been a winning trait.
localized economic and We have extinguished tire res involving over 7 million tires, responded to train derailments involving chemical spills and to toxic releases of combustible and ammable
environmental threats... ” liquids, and literally moved a mountain of 170,000 cubic yards of wood, mulch, and construction debris. We have developed the means to break massive emergency
events into manageable phases that allow for effective extinguishment and environmental cleansing.
Marine: A Fluid Situation
As with most industrial re responses, marine re ghting is less about rules and more about adapting to the predicament. Williams Fire & Hazard Control has responded to
dozens of vessel-related res that involve ammable and combustible cargo, pressure res, and engine rooms.
“...vessel-related ﬁres We have extinguished res in cargo holds with over 50,000 tons of coal, developed circulation systems to monitor and relieve ammable gases within the hold while at sea,
extinguished res in hazardous containers aboard carriers following seaborne collisions, and extinguished and disposed of fuel tankers and barges. Because Williams Fire
that involve both ﬂammable & Hazard Control has succeeded in so many ammable liquids scenarios, our incident assessment, response tactics, and equipment applications can be quickly tailored to
overcome any challenge we encounter.
and combustible cargo...”
Exploration / Pipelines, Rigs & Wells
Williams Fire & Hazard Control has the ability to respond anywhere in the world — from the remote bayous of Louisiana to the desert regions of Kuwait. We have en-
gineered transportable equipment packages that offer re ghters a real defense against pressure res, such as wellhead blowouts, pipeline ruptures, relay/pump and
“With an ability manifold station breaches, and rig-related failures.
Williams Fire & Hazard Control supplied frontline re response services throughout the Deepwater Horizon top and bottom kill operation of the blown Macondo well off
to respond anywhere the coast of Louisiana. Supplying three re response vessels with multiple 6,000 GPM pumps, 1x6 Ambassador monitor packages, and ThunderStorm® AR-AFFF foam,
Williams Fire & Hazard Control provided ghting services, vapor mitigation, surface dispersant application and re ght stand-by throughout the event following the loss
in the world... of the Horizon platform in cooperation with our MRA Alliance Partners Wild Well Control, Inc.
— 409. .2347 or 281.999.0276 // 800.231.4613 williamsﬁre.com
It can happen anytime, anywhere…catastrophic re events that can compromise a company’s very
ILLIAMS existence. These incidents can rapidly spread, destroying assets and making news around the world.
That is when you need “the experienced partner” on your side...Williams Fire and Hazard Control.
For more than 30 years Williams has responded to and extinguished some of the most challenging fire threats
around the world. Our knowledge, techniques, unique equipment, and our re-suppression chemicals are legendary.
When the alarm sounds and all is on the line…rely on experience. Williams Fire and Hazard Control, your partner in protection.