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  1. Firefighting Technology : New Thermal Imaging Mask Technology Would Allow Firefighters to 'See' Heat

    Online Articles

    Fri, 11 Sep 2015

    Recently developed firefighting technology would help firefighters "see" heat through their face piece, according to a news report. The Lowell Sun reported on Thermal

  2. Firefighting Technology Roundup: Wearable Tech, Diver Live Support, and More

    Online Articles

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015

    In this firefighting technology roundup: Assisting innovators in bringing “ wearable technologies for first responders ” to market is the goal of the Department

  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

  3. 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

  4. Firefighter Technology : FDNY Firefighters Develop 'ManDown App' to Help with Responder Personal Safety

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    Tue, 15 Sep 2015

    This personal safety app sends automatic emergency alerts--via text, email, and voice--to notify contacts that the user needs help in case of accident, injury, or emergency. It also provides emergency contacts with the exact GPS location of the user.

  5. Firefighting Technology : Avenza PDF Maps App Helps with Wildland Firefighting

    Online Articles

    Fri, 7 Aug 2015

    Northern California is being ravaged with wildfires and firefighters are gathering to control a number of large wildland fires in what some have terms the West's "worst wildfire season ever." According to a release, ground and air crews are now adding the Avenza PDF Maps app to their arsenal .

  6. Firefighting Technology : Illinois Firefighters Use Drone at House Fire

    Online Articles

    Thu, 30 Jul 2015

    Firefighters used a drone to help them with operations during a house fire Wednesday in the Chicago suburb of Orland Park, Illinois.

  7. Firefighting Technology : Training Officer's Toolbox: Computer-Based Training

    Online Articles

    Mon, 3 Aug 2015

    In this week's fire officer training bulletin from Brian Ward, discuss with your crews the pros and cons of using technology

  8. Firefighting Technology : StreetWise CADlink Announces Strategic Partnership with Pierce Manufacturing

    Online Articles

    Mon, 17 Aug 2015

    StreetWise CADlink announced its new strategic partnership with Pierce Manufacturing, the leading North American manufacturer of custom fire apparatus.