This bumper-to-bumper warranty includes all standard components of the SCBA and is designed to help simplify budget planning for volunteer and municipal fire departments.
The future of firefighting is about to change with LUNAR.
Should the driver/operator use an SCBA while on the scene of a working fire? And for clarity, this means actually breathing the SCBA air as opposed to simple wearing the SCBA. Based on emerging information, the answer to that question is yes!
The survey provided an interesting look (probably for the first time) at what we wear when responding to and mitigating emergency incidents.
Through study, proper equipment, and healthy choices, the unnecessary risks can be eliminated and the rest minimized. Firefighter wellness must also include mental as well as physical programs that improve firefighters’ resilience to the byproducts of the job.
Chris Mc Loone Pat CaseCo-Owner, BA Shields CM: Provide a short overview of BA Shields, the company. PC: BA Shields is a firefighter-owned-and-operated company based out of Sparks, Nevada. We make reusable self-contained-breathing apparatus (SCBA) lens protection, which doubles as a convenient blackout training tool. Both Cody [Cavin, co-owner] and I have 20 years of...
With the Scott Sight Pro Package, the advantages expand to include features such as hot spot tracker, suited for overhaul conditions, while cold spot tracker aids first responders in hazmat situations, such as pinpointing valve leaks.
In July, I authored an editorial titled “Just Consider It.” In it, I discussed the “Clean Cab Concept” for fire apparatus where departments are working to reduce firefighters’ exposure to contaminants, including carcinogens.
Code 3®’s M180™ Triple Stack combines the functionality of a warning light and the utility of a worklight into a compact, bright package for mounting on bumpers, on aftermarket push bumpers, and on the sides of any emergency vehicle. Using three rows of lighting, the M180 Triple Stack produces a bright, off-angle, 180-degree warning light...
While many departments have fill stations in their firehouses, others carry mobile systems on rescues, trailers, air/light rigs, or other apparatus to provide quality air at a fire scene.