- EMS EQUIPMENT. // Fire Chief;Nov/Dec2003 Supplement, Vol. 47, p11
Presents several firefighting and emergency management equipment. Philips Electronic's HeartStart MRx monitor/defibrillator; Medical Devices International's CPR Micromask; Armstrong Medical Industries' Heine disposable Macintosh and Miller laryngoscope.
- Firefighter Safety Makes Its Mark. // Fire Chief;Oct2003, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p82
Evaluates various fire fighting equipment and technology available in the U.S. as of October 2003. Salamander Technologies' RapidTag, a technology that automatically strips bar code or magstripe data from state-issued driver's licenses to create incident-specific credentials; Prism System,...
- A MIXED BAG. Barthold, Jim // Fire Chief;Jul2010, Vol. 54 Issue 7, p32
The article focuses on the accountability systems of fire departments in the U.S. It offers an overview of some accountability and personal alert safety system (PASS) equipment available to fire fighters. In conjunction, it evaluates several firefighting equipment which include the advanced...
- Firefighter! // Scholastic News -- Edition 1;Oct2000, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p1
Provides information on how firefighters stay safe when they put out a fire.
- Put Out Those Fires. // Scholastic News -- Edition 1;Oct2002, Vol. 59 Issue 2, following p4
Presents an activity for children about firefighting and firefighters.
- TOWERING INFERNO. Dyer, Nicole // Science World;1/21/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p8
Focuses on firefighting and equipment used by firefighters in the United States. INSETS: HOT DRESS CODE;FOUR-LEGGED FIREFIGHTERS.
- Scab, mercenary, or professional: What type of firefighter are you? Florian, Theodore S. // Fire Engineering;Aug96, Vol. 149 Issue 8, p38
Opinion. Comments on historical concepts that have become unnecessary fire service tradition. People's demand for first-class fire service; Types of firefighters.
- Salvage size-up. Pascocello Jr., Anthony J. // Fire Engineering;Aug96, Vol. 149 Issue 8, p113
Presents a size-up checklist that officers and firefighters can use to plan a salvage strategy that will protect property and save goods. Importance of determining the construction type of a building; Type of occupancy; Importance of wearing protective gears.
- MORE STUFF THAT YOU NEVER DO! Brennan, Tom // Fire Engineering;Aug2002, Vol. 155 Issue 8, p148
Focuses on issues related to fire fighting. Guidelines in removing the pressure reducing valve; Requirements on using an in-line supply lines; Need to leave the structure fire scene without conducting critique.