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Rising to the challenge of more frequent wildfires

Rising to the challenge of more frequent wildfires

Amy Gallagher reports on how aerial firefighters are rising to the challenge of increased wildland fires in the US by the introduction of innovative solutions and transforming military-grade aircraft into firefighting weapons. Click here to read more.

3G shutdown can impact fire alarms

3G shutdown can impact fire alarms

As companies including AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon shut down 3G networks this year, the Rochester Fire Department wants you to know that this could impact your fire alarm. Click here to read more.

How evacuation technology can influence the brain in crisis mode

How evacuation technology can influence the brain in crisis mode

Crisis psychology refers to how we react in the event of a critical incident such as a fire, terrorist attack, or a natural disaster. Marc Gaunt, Category and Segment Marketing Manager UK&I at Eaton, gives readers an insight into how evacuation technology,...

Experts weigh in on budget boost for BC Wildfire Service

Experts weigh in on budget boost for BC Wildfire Service

New provincial funding to expand the BC Wildfire Service to a year−round endeavour is a welcome step toward preventing disasters, while others in the field say the funds could be better spent elsewhere. Click here to read more.

Rosenbauer Introduces the RTX

Rosenbauer Introduces the RTX

Electric tank firefighting vehicle to be delivered soon to the Los Angeles City Fire Department. Click here to read more.

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