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Japan: Village Fire Protection Test Draws Tourists

The 11th century village is protected by 62 monitors kept in tiny huts By Samantha Pires, My Modern Met Twice a year, the picturesque and quiet village of Kayabuki no Sato puts on a popular water display...

Volunteer Firefighter Designs N-95 Filter for SCBA Mask

The units made on a 3-D printer may see post-COVID life as protection during overhaul operations By Randy McRoberts, The Aegis Back in April, in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, there was a...

New High-Rise Firefighting Drone Carries Foam, Window Punch

The autonomous aircraft can reach 90 stories and carries six extinguishing bombs and almost 40 gallons of foam Source: Ehang Holdings EHang Holdings Limited launched a large-payload intelligent aerial...

Japan: 19th Century Firefighting Coats Were Works of Art

Once the fire was contained, firefighters turned their coats inside out to show the intricate symbols they believed protected them By Madeleine Mazdakis, My Modern Met During Japan’s Edo Period (1603...

UL Studies Effect of Washing on Firefighter PPE

The published study shows repeated laundering compromised the strength and protective properties of firefighting PPE By Gavin Horn, UL The U.S. fire service has become acutely aware of the need to clean PPE...

E-One Revamps Fire Apparatus Cab

Source: E-One E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a leading manufacturer of fire apparatus, introduces the new 2020 Cyclone cab following feedback from firefighters, which features significant updates and refinements...

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