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  1. FDNY Purchases New High-Rise Firefighting Technology

    Online Articles

    Mon, 12 Sep 2011

    it has received an order from the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) for their award winning high-rise firefighting technology , the HEROPipe™ system. The order will be delivered to FDNY by late October 2011. Developed by a front line Chicago Fire

  2. Firefighting Technology : U.S. Navy to Test Firefighting Robot

    Online Articles

    Thu, 3 Apr 2014

    designed by researchers at UCLA, the University of Pennsylvania, and Virginia Tech--will use the same firefighting technology and equipment as humans and are designed to overcome some of the same challenges posed by the Defense Advanced

  1. Firefighting Technology : Kidde Fire, Fenwal Protection, Chemetron Fire Systems to Unite Under One Brand

    Online Articles

    Tue, 9 Dec 2014

    Kidde Fire Systems recently announced the unification of Fenwal Protection Systems and Chemetron Fire Systems into one brand, the newly expanded Kidde Fire Systems.

  2. Firefighter Technology Roundup: USAR Locator and More

    Online Articles

    Wed, 9 Jul 2014

    Mary Jane Dittmar reviews some new technology that may be of interest to firefighters, including a locator for urban search and rescue operations, wall-scaling technology, and a tool for increasing situational awareness over expansive fire scenes, such as in wildland firefighting.

  3. Firefighting Technology : FCC Votes on Wireless 911 Location Accuracy

    Online Articles

    Thu, 20 Feb 2014

    The Federal Communications Commission today proposed rules to help emergency responders better locate wireless callers to 911.

  4. Firefighting Technology : 200 Firefighters Needed for Thermal Imaging Study at FDIC

    Online Articles

    Wed, 2 Apr 2014

    The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is looking for firefighters to use and evaluate a new, innovative technology in thermal imaging

  5. Firefighting Technology : Toledo (OH) Fire and Rescue: 'Simulator Provides Training for Any Conceivable Incident'

    Online Articles

    Wed, 21 May 2014

    The Toledo (OH) Fire and Rescue Department (TFRD) recently enhanced its training capacity through the acquisition of RescueSim virtual training platform technology.

  6. Firefighting Technology : Rhodium Incident Management Suite Adds Instant Outbound Conference Calling from ZipBridge

    Online Articles

    Fri, 14 Feb 2014

    Incident Response Technologies (IRT), a leading developer of incident management software solutions, announces a strategic alliance with ZipBridge, innovators of automated conference call bridging solutions.

  7. Firefighting Technology : Scientists Test Device to Monitor Toxic Gases During Firefighting

    Online Articles

    Thu, 15 May 2014

    Scientists at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) are testing a portable device to be worn by all times by firefighters to measure carbon monoxide and hydrogen cyanide.

  8. Firefighting Technology : Maryland Fire Department to Use Drones

    Online Articles

    Mon, 5 May 2014

    The Montgomery County (MD) Fire and Rescue Service has purchased three drones that it hopes will help improve firefighting operations.