The revision cycle for National Fire Protection Association 1983, Standard on Life Safety Rope and Equipment for Emergency Services, is complete and the 2012 edition was issued by the NFPA Standards Council in December.
Depending on the body of water-lake, river, canal, or drainage channel-boats, aerials, or a combination of the two may be used by fire departments to make a water rescue.
Advances in large-area search rope.
E-ONE has been awarded, through Techno Feu Apparatus Maintenance, a multi-year contract from the Department of National Defense (DND) Canada with the first order placed for 12 Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles.
After unprecedented interest from fire departments and multiple awards in the few short months since its introduction, the Town of Apex Fire Department is the first to place an eMAX by E-ONE into active service.
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers uncovered temperature and heat-flow conditions that can seriously damage facepiece lenses on standard firefighter breathing equipment.
Claymont Fire Company’s Deputy Chief Eric Haley was on hand to see the GUARDIAN collapsed building simulator in action at the Belvedere Fire Station in Newport, Delaware, on the weekend of November 19-20.
Avon Protection has announced its next generation Avon-ISI Viking Z Seven SCBA (self contained breathing apparatus) designed specifically to equip firefighting teams with advanced respiratory protection and communications technology.
Firefighters from the Green Township (OH) Fire Department firefighters participated in weekend training exercises in the Ohio Fire Academy's Mobile Search and Rescue Lab, according to a recent report.
AeroVironment, Inc. introduced the QubeTM portable UAS for use in public safety applications such as law enforcement and first response.