TFT has introduced all new high-rise kits that help eliminate cumbersome hoseline setups and allow for easy visibility of the supply pressure at the standpipe.
The Vulcan® 180 HAZ-LO® Lantern is a rechargeable, waterproof, intrinsically safe, multifunction lantern featuring the latest in power LED technology and two blue safety tail-light LEDs for rear visibility.
Each Kochek HiRise Kit contains two spanner wrenches, one line-pressure gauge, one 09k valve, and one 2.5-inch elbow.
While thermal imaging is finding its way into self-contained breathing apparatus equipment to provide firefighters with hands-free imaging, handheld units continue to be the most prevalent type of thermal imaging camera (TIC) being used by fire departments across the country and continue to grow in numbers being issued to fire crews.
This homegrown hydrant adapter was designed in Chicago, Illinois, for hydrants with missing threads.
This experimental series included second-story bedroom fires (14 experiments) and first-floor kitchen fires (6 experiments).
The author set off to make a tool that would allow for a safe and easy rescue of a down firefighter while maintaining the integrity of the face piece. The outcome of that effort is the JackStrap.
Don’t overcomplicate your in-house training program; make it fun yet challenging. You can cover some basic principles with minimal time and effort.
I believe that classroom education is extremely valuable, but firefighters experiencing real-life situations using a TI is training that could one day save a life. The best training combines both classroom and real-life learning.
Exhibitors at the Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA) Apparatus Symposium this month at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, featured a wide array of providers of products and services of interest to the fire industry.