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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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 ...

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

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    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.

  5. 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.

  6. Firefighting Technology : FDNY Approves Honeywell Power IP and GSM Fire Alarm Communicator

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    Wed, 2 Oct 2013

    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.

  7. Firefighting Technology : School Campus Security

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    Mon, 23 Sep 2013

    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.

  8. Firefighting Technology : BullEx Launches ATTACK Digital Fire Training System

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    Thu, 3 Oct 2013

    BullEx recently introduced its latest innovation, the ATTACK Digital Fire Training System, the first digital fire training technology that interacts with a hoseline.

  9. Firefighting Technology : Robot Tests Chemical Protective Clothing

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    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.

  10. Firefighting Technology : Roundtable: Thermal Imaging Cameras

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    Mon, 5 Aug 2013

    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.