Houck, Jim
October 2004
Fire Chief;Oct2004, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p66
Trade Publication
Features the vehicle-mounted infrared-camera systems, a device that adds safety for fire fighters. Safety features; Accessories and supplements; Valuability of the technology.


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