Piontek, Anthony
August 2008
Fire Chief;Aug2008, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p96
Trade Publication
The article reports on the use of thermal imager to firefighters and how fire departments will engage them to use it correctly and effectively in the U.S. It states that the tools are designed to give the user an advantage when doing work, whether it is to do more work or make the work easier, with a goal of higher productivity. It says that any training program must provide basic information on how the unit operates.


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