Equipment

In recent weeks, all public safety entities in the Quad-Cities have introduced and expanded specific screening and response protocols for all emergency calls, reports The Daily Courier. It starts with 911 dispatchers asking a series of questions to determine each caller’s potential for having the virus. Prescott Fire Department (PFD) then decided to add an...
Equipment

Firefighters believe thefts happened during one of their emergency calls or while they were on dinner break, reports WCNC NBC. The stolen items include two radios, two breathing masks and two city fuel cards. Gastonia Fire Department’s Jim Landis said the thefts endanger lives especially if firefighters go to a house fire and realize their...
Communications

JVCKENWOOD Corporation’s KWSA80K and KWSA50K LTE Handset Devices are ultra-rugged, extremely durable, submersion-resistant handsets with hardware and functional advancements designed for the hazardous and extreme conditions faced by enterprise and mission-critical users. Both models are 4G LTE/Wi-Fi/FirstNet Band 14 capable and feature KENWOOD audio for clear voice communications in noisy work environments. Comes with a...
Communications

3M Scott Fire & Safety V Series of thermal imaging cameras has debuted with the V320, a simple, lightweight, and tactical thermal imaging solution. The V320 has a high-resolution 320×240 sensor that allows firefighters to navigate through zero-visibility conditions. Lightweight at 2.2 pounds and durable, the V320 performs in extreme high-temperature environments with minimal maintenance....
Associations

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) announced that it has received a significant grant award from the Motorola Solutions Foundation’s public safety grant award program, which will make it possible for the IAFC to fund a fourth year of the Fire Service Executive Development Institute (FSEDI).