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  1. FDNY Purchases New High-Rise Firefighting Technology

    Online Articles

    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

    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 : 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

  2. 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.

  3. Firefighting Technology : Connecticut Fire Department Employs Drone at Quarry Fire

    Online Articles

    Mon, 3 Feb 2014

    The Branford (CT) Fire Department made use of a drone for the first time in the department's history during a fire at the J& J Blasting Company in Stony Creek Quarry last week.

  4. 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.

  5. Firefighting Technology : Philadelphia Fire Department Testing Out New Mobile Firefighting App - Fire Engineering

    Online Articles

    Tue, 19 Nov 2013

    Philadelphia (PA) firefighters are beta-testing a new mobile app designed to give them more information about the fireground.

  6. Firefighting Technology : VectorLearning Acquires Web-based Training Services Provider TargetSolutions

    Online Articles

    Wed, 8 Jan 2014

    VectorLearning, a leader in online education and training for a broad range of industries through its RedVector, CiNet, and CiNet-RedVector brands, recently acquired San Diego, California-based TargetSolutions, a pioneer in Web-based training, learning and records management software for fire ...

  7. Firefighting Technology : 9/11 Kidney Study, DHS Compliance Assessment

    Online Articles

    Mon, 9 Dec 2013

    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.

  8. Firefighting Technology : Robot Tests Chemical Protective Clothing

    Online Articles

    Fri, 7 Jun 2013

    Mary Jane Dittmar reviews two emerging robotic projects that may benefit the fire service: an anthropomorphic robot designed for testing chemical protection clothing and a high-mobility robot for rough terrain.