When a firefighter transmits a Mayday, the most important thing he needs is air. With the exception of flame impingement, the firefighter’s key to survival is having a sufficient air supply.
The ToolPak ToolVest is a tool organizer and safety vest combined that keeps you visible and gives you two hands free.
Los Angles County Fire Departments Urban Search and Rescue Team, CA-TF2, will conduct an all day exercise today until 9:00 p.m. at the Del Valle Regional Training Center in Castaic, California, demonstrating a simulated response to a local earthquake catastrophe.
The UCF 7000 is intrinsically safe, provides advanced new features and was designed to aid personal navigation in the most challenging and dangerous environments.
As your truck turns the corner, you see fire pushing out one window of a single-family house and heavy smoke turning to fire from a second window.
Many rescue rigs have winches installed as a matter of customization, not actual usefulness. It is important that rescuers have a good understanding of winches and their safe use for rescue operations. They should understand the grades of winches, power systems, and internal gearing.
Spectracom NetClock® Master Clock for public safety applications complies with the National Emergency Number Association’s (NENA) Master Clock Standard #04-002. It has added features to support Next-Generation 9-1-1 initiatives, and has been tested against NENA’s Security for Next Generation 9-1-1 Standard #075-001. More than 4,500 public safety answering points currently use NetClock to synchronize time...
Personal harness and escape systems have become critical components of firefighter personal protective equipment (PPE) over the past several years.
One thing about getting older is that you can reminisce about the good old days, which may or may not have been so good.
Fire departments must consider their needs to know what size aerial is right for them.