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Prof. Develops Video Game-Like Tech to Track Firefighters in Buildings

By Amy Moreno, King 5: When firefighters take on a fire at a large building or warehouse, there are concerns about ‘mayday scenarios,’ where a firefighter becomes trapped or disoriented and needs...

EMS Software Experts: Safety, Feds and Data Key in 2020

ESO, a data and software company serving emergency medical services, fire departments and hospitals, shared the trends it predicts will have the biggest impact on EMS agencies in 2020. “There is a...

Pierce Adds Tethered Drone Option to Fire Apparatus

 Pierce Manufacturing Inc., is partnering exclusively with Fotokite to provide situational awareness systems to firefighters and first responders. The Pierce Situational Awareness System by Fotokite will be...

Fire Extinguisher Redesign Wins Award, Meant to Boost Residential Safety

By Isabella Lichtenstein, My Modern Met: Thanks to its minimal design, the Residential Fire Extinguisher by Japanese company Morita Miyata was awarded the 2019 Good Design Good Focus Award—an honor given to...

N.Zealand Firefighters use Virtual Reality for Training

By Kristen Edge, New Zealand Herald: New firefighting training technology has everything including heat, hoses, smoke and the challenge of extinguishing flames except it’s all virtual reality and appears...

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