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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 : Navy Unveils Firefighting Robot Prototype

    Online Articles

    Wed, 4 Feb 2015

    neuroscience. “The long-term goal is to keep Sailors from the danger of direct exposure to fire.” Firefighting Technology : U.S. Navy to Test Firefighting Robot SAFFiR stands 5 feet 10 inches and weighs 143 pounds. The unique mechanism design on the robot equips it with

  1. 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

  2. Firefighting Technology : Training with EVALS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Feb 2015

    In today's fire service training environment, we are all experiencing the challenges of the "new learner."

  3. Firefighting Technology Roundup: Web-Connected Cars, Chemical Weapons, and More

    Online Articles

    Tue, 17 Feb 2015

    Mary Jane Dittmar a look at some recent technological developments that may impact the firefighting community.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.