Every volunteer firefighter needs thermal imaging training because in volunteer departments you don’t know who will respond to the call.
The HERODrag is a foldable, compact, self-contained drag rescue device that can be carried with the shoulder bag or inside the coat or cargo pocket of a firefighter’s personal protective equipment.
When the fire department responded, the firefighters quickly grabbed the TIC to scan the structure and knocked down the fire. Once they knocked down the fire, they performed overhaul using the TIC and declared the fire out.
Personal protective equipment (PPE) makers are building personal escape equipment into structural firefighting pants, while personal escape system and other manufacturers offer new and redesigned bailout devices, anchors, and ropes for the latest technology in personal safety equipment.
When laying out ground ladder storage for a new rig, purchasers should investigate specifying ladders to fit a rig rather than spending big bucks to design a rig to fit the ladders. It might be a lot less expensive.
The T3 Tready Hook is a tubular steel shaft made of all steel materials. It has a four-inch hollow steel ball on one end and a solid ¼-inch steel plaster hook on the other. The ball and the hook are securely welded to the shaft, and the ends were designed for balance. It is a multipurpose tool that can be used for myriad firefighting tactics.
This article looks at some basic considerations when addressing how many, what type, and what size ladders could be or should be carried.
The fan delivers a 9,650-cfm output and up to 45 minutes of run time at max airflow, depending on battery selection.
The V320 has a high-resolution 320x240 sensor that allows firefighters to navigate through zero visibility conditions. Lightweight at 2.2 pounds and ruggedly durable, the V320 performs in extreme high temperature environments with minimal maintenance.
Maintaining your camera will ensure it works properly when you need it.