My goal for this article is to have you think about what types of apparatus and emergency equipment you might need to deal with a situation or response involving one or more of these types of vehicles.

Manufacturers say the kinds of technical rescues they are building for departments most often revolve around the kinds of specialized technical rescue equipment they are carrying and the missions for which the vehicles are likely to be used.

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Thermal imaging cameras (TIC) have evolved into required equipment for firefighters. With improvements in technology, they have gotten smaller, easier to use, and even less costly in some cases. Recent developments have seen TICs integrated into self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), leaving a firefighter’s hands free for other tasks.