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14 TFD Firefighters Under 'Precautionary' Quarantine, Using Hypochlorous Acid to Keep Safe

Posted at 9:11 PM, Apr 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-24 00:10:01-04

TULSA, Okla. — Firefighters all over the country have died because of COVID-19. There are others still fighting the virus after testing positive.

In Green Country, 14 of Tulsa's firefighters are in quarantine. One of them showed signs of the virus.

To keep their other first responders safe, TFD uses a donated hypochlorous acid-making machine. The local company which manufactures them is two months behind on orders.

Michael Kurgan, CEO of Service Wing Organic Solutions, said, “We’ve taken a number of orders right now, mainly from other fire departments, cities. The City of Jenks purchased this right after Tulsa.”

The machines start at $37,000.

“We have about 50 deployed right now. We’re actually geared up to do 100 a month in production,” Kurgan said.

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