Fire suppression equipment is critical for fighting fires effectively. Fire pumps provide the water pressure needed to push water through hoses and nozzles. Skid units are mobile pump units that can be quickly deployed to the scene of a fire. Indirect fire attack involves spraying water on the ground around the perimeter of the fire to create a barrier that will stop the fire from spreading. Compressed air foam is a mix of air and water that creates a thick foam that can smother a fire. Fire suppression equipment is essential for fighting fires, and it can help to save lives and property.