This kit equips the saw with a carbide-tipped chain designed to cut through roof materials, asphalt shingles, and light metal.
Fire department members are now wearing SCBA to calls involving anyone who is sick or injured, including vehicle crashes.
The Vision C5 face piece incorporates the latest technology to enhance situational intelligence while providing a customizable solution to meet the changing needs of today’s firefighter.
In my training, I discuss the “White Hat Syndrome,” which requires the use of a TI to conduct a safety test and understand what it means and how it can protect firefighters.
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.
Providing the most accurate, timely, and reliable information possible is the backbone of most good fireground decisions, and a thermal imager (TI) can help with that.
HURST Jaws of Life earned F5 and F4 ratings for nearly a dozen cutters and combination tools from its eDRAULIC collection and its new eDRAULIC Watertight Extrication Tools line.
The compact GBP10EVO3 pump gives rescuers flexibility to work with Holmatro’s CORE tools. The Backpack Pump is powered by EVO3 technology, using the same battery that is used for all other EVO3 tools.
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.
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.