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.
The ResQmax™ is a nonpyrotechnic compressed-air-powered line thrower from Rescue Solutions International (RSI), Inc. It is innovative and intrinsically safe and does not require gun shells, cartridges, or special storage. It is specifically designed for water rescue.
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.
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.
For firefighters to accept extra assignments, the work must be attractive and appropriately rewarded—and not just financially. What gets supported and rewarded gets done.
Originally designed fo rteh construction industry but now finding application in the fire servie, the Nestorbars claws are available in two sizes for versatility in all aspects of your job.
From something as simple and very often overlooked as stable footing in icy conditions being corrected with commercially available boot chains, to traffic incident management in a place where it is dark during the day in winter months, to proper arctic weather rescue tool choice and crew well-being monitoring, we all have unique and common considerations that go into our vehicle rescue operations.
The fan delivers a 9,650-cfm output and up to 45 minutes of run time at max airflow, depending on battery selection.
On the front bumper, the members created more storage by mounting small hand tools onto the inner section of the compartment’s lid. Here they have quick access to a seat belt cutter, windshield saw, and a cable cutter.
Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue has replaced every SCBA in the department with 3M Scott Fire & Safety Air-Pak X3 Pro units.