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  1. FDNY Purchases New High-Rise Firefighting Technology

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    Mon, 12 Sep 2011

    today 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

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

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    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 : Scientists Test Device to Monitor Toxic Gases During Firefighting

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    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.

  2. Firefighting Technology : Maryland Fire Department to Use Drones

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    Mon, 5 May 2014

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

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

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    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.

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

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    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 : Storm Shelter App Helps Locate Victims Trapped Under Rubble

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    Thu, 22 May 2014

    Former IBM field tech and firefighter Shonn Neidel and brother-in-law Dan McIntyre have developed an app that will help firefighters pinpoint people trapped in storm shelters under the rubble after natural disasters and other catastrophic events.

  6. Roundtable: Firefighting Technology

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    Fri, 16 May 2014

    What do you consider the most significant technological advancement in the fire service over the last 50 years? Share your views with other Fire Engineering readers.

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

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    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.

  8. Firefighting Technology : CA Fire Department Uses Emergency Alert System for Charity Event

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    Tue, 15 Oct 2013

    The Palo Alto (CA) Fire Department is under fire after using the local emergency alert system to draw attention to its charity pancake breakfast.