2012 saw a wide range videos, from close calls to rescues to crews showing off their goofy side by parodying some of this year's biggest hits with firefighting twists. With that, these videos show us that firefighting can astound us, teach us, and make us laugh.
A demonstration shows off a new mask that allows FFs to see in the dark and smoky conditions as well as oxygen levels.
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