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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
Mary Jane Dittmar reviews some recent developments, including research showing that exposure to high levels of particulate matter causes significant damage to first responders' kidneys and news of accreditation organizations joining DHS S&T compliance assessment program.
Philadelphia (PA) firefighters are beta-testing a new mobile app designed to give them more information about the fireground.
The Palo Alto (CA) Fire Department is under fire after using the local emergency alert system to draw attention to its charity pancake breakfast.
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Power announces its IPGSM-4G fire alarm communicator has received approval from the Fire Department of New York for use in commercial facilities throughout New York City.
BullEx recently introduced its latest innovation, the ATTACK Digital Fire Training System, the first digital fire training technology that interacts with a hoseline.
Mary Jane Dittmar reviews a new technological solution for protecting campuses in Midlothian, Texas, and the installation of "panic buttons" on the campus of a college in Panama City, Florida.
The first device of its kind in the United States, the PathMaster allows firefighters to quickly and effectively control and manipulate interior flow paths.
Does your department have thermal imaging cameras, and when do you actually use one? Also, does your department have a written policy concerning imager use? Chime in to this Roundtable discussion with Skip Coleman.
DARPA's Virtual Robotics Challenge, run over the cloud, made it possible for more than 100 teams from around the world to compete from remote locations.