Fire Department

Believing it was time for a new industry standard for hydraulic rescue tools, Hurst Jaws Of Life has introduced a new one-step coaxial coupler that the company claims is the answer to interoperability among rescue tools.

At the Fire Rescue International exhibition in Dallas, Scott Health & Safety introduced a new wireless communications system and voice amplifier for self contained breathing air (SCBA) facemasks that are compliant with 2007 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards.
Engine Company

One focus of this month's magazine is aerial apparatus. Now, you're probably wondering what does this topic have to do with vehicle rescue and extrication - something that fits into the "Road Warrior" column.