TITLE

Picture phone proves helpful at tanker fire

PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Aug2003, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the use of a cell phone camera in a fire fighting scene. Advantages of cell phone camera; Benefits of using cell phone camera in a fire fighting scene.
ACCESSION #
11502332

 

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