Makers of thermal imaging cameras exhibited new products that were smaller, lighter and feature-rich at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis this year.
A half-dozen manufacturers at the annual Fire Department Instructors Conference in Indianapolis displayed new designs and concepts in fire apparatus in late April.
The use of an after-market coupler and human error were blamed for the rupture of a spreader that blasted hydraulic fluid into a firefighter's face during routine training last year.
Paratech Inc. has developed a Multi-Base for use in a wide array of vehicle stabilization and structural collapse scenarios.
Hannay Reels has released an update to its firefighting and rescue reels catalog.
MSA Evolution 5800 TIC MSA has released its latest thermal imaging camera (TIC), saying it provides better detail with enhanced imagery. The company said the new Evolution 5800 offers higher resolution, improved picture quality, 2X digital zoom and color palettes. The Evolution 5800, according to MSA, is versatile and provides detailed images with Image Digital...
MSA has developed a new Defender Visor for modern-style Cairns helmets to deliver convenient eye protection.
A New York City firefighter who was forced to bail out of a burning building is alive today because he was equipped with a Personal Escape Rope (PER) made by a Maine company - Sterling Rope.
A consortium of Southern California fire departments is once again seeking bids for a large municipal SCBA contract after the first award – believed to be the biggest in U.S. history - was nullified in court.
The war has been going on for years. On one side are the automakers, who want to build the safest, strongest vehicles they can, and on the other are fire and rescue personnel, who sometimes have to cut and pry those cars open in a hurry.