Sixty wildland firefighters are carrying one of four new fire shelter prototypes for “wear testing” as part of the continuing Fire Shelter Project Review, administered by the United States Department of Agriculture’s United States Forest Service (USFS) National Technology and Development Program.
Rural and rural volunteer fire departments typically don’t have the staffing or the budgets to afford a separate wildland division. However, these budgetary constraints don’t necessarily preclude us from wildfire readiness.
Approximately 250 wildland firefighters, chief officers, incident commanders, and others had an opportunity to see the latest developments in wildland equipment, tools and gear.
First responders must be able to identify potential radiation risks and then determine the source quickly and accurately to implement a proper safety plan.
KIMTEK Corp, makers of MEDLITE® and FIRELITE® Transport skid units for off-road rescue and wildland firefighting, recently announced a new relationship with Mercedes Textiles.
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) recently announced the FLIR identiFINDER® R440, the latest addition to its identiFINDER R-Series handheld radiation detection product line.
A recent Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) conference provided an opportunity for wildland firefighters and incident commanders to handle a variety of equipment and gear used by wildland teams in suppressing fires.
Scott Safety, a global leader in innovative personal protective equipment and safety devices, is pleased to introduce the Protégé SG, a reusable single gas monitor, and the MasterDock II, an expandable docking station.
The Z30’s zoom capabilities mean it can collect precise visual data from more than 100 meters and focus in on extremely precise details from distance
Maintaining hazmat response capabilities can be challenging because, fortunately, significant responses are not typically common for most organizations.