Technology & Safety in the Fire Service: The Impact of Innovation on Modern Firefighting

Firefighting has become more challenging than ever before, as firefighters must deal with increased heat loads, toxic substances and other physical challenges that make structural firefighting one of the most demanding professions. Being safely equipped – and with the latest technological advancements – can make all the difference in the world.

Join this live, virtual panel discussion between firefighters and industry experts to understand what role technology currently plays in the fire service, what gaps exist, and how manufacturers can continuously improve the choices available to firefighters.

Presented by:

Kirk McKinzie

Captain (Ret.), Cosumnes (CA) Fire Dept

Presented by:

Jason Traynor

General Manager, Global Respiratory Protection and Fire Helmets for MSA

Presented by:

Josh Burchick

Lieutenant, Howard County (MD) Department of Fire & Rescue

Presented by:

Bobby Halton

Editor-in-Chief, Fire Engineering