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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...

Neb. Univ. Students Invent Firefighting Drone

By Alyssa Amen, University of Nebraska: As fire seasons stretch longer and blazes burn hotter, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln startup company is using drones to fight fire with fire and keep people out of...

First CNG Fire Engine Shown in Germany

Source: CNH Magirus has unveiled the world’s first CNG-powered (compressed natural gas) fire-fighting vehicle, the Compact class (H)LF 10. This fire engine is the latest addition to the Brand’s Innovative...

Pierce Shows New Ultra-High Pressure Pump Engine at China Fire 2019

Pierce Manufacturing Inc. introduced the new Pierce Ultra Highrise Pumper at China Fire 2019 (Booth E2-9), in Beijing on October 16. China’s continued urbanization and economic growth, including the...

Firefighter Health, Safety Device Wins IBM Tech Contest

By Brian Heather, Tech Crunch: During an event at the United Nations Delegates Dining Room in New York City, IBM unveiled the winners to its annual  Call for Code Global Challenge. The competition, which is...

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