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Simple tools and processes can reduce exposure risk without compromising the fire mission.
The high-tech, durable unit is designed for maneuverability and aids communication on scene
Additional testing required by the revised NFPA standard requires facepieces stand up to more heat.
Breathing apparatus standards have grown to cover all hazards; here's a look at eight of those to aid your next purchase.
With department budgets stretched thin, fire chiefs are constantly searching for other sources to fund their equipment needs. As a result, competition for funding from programs
The NIOSH investigation showed that only the first of the two low-air alarms functioned in its test.
There were some incredibly innovative firefighting tools introduced this year and an equally incredible amount of work left to do on that front.
Not properly testing SCBA face pieces put firefighters in danger now and in years to come.
That all new SCBA must be retested will keep them off the market longer.
Lowell Sun DEVENS, Mass. — The Devens Fire Department is the latest local department to receive a Department of Homeland Security grant to purchase safety equipment. The
Future advances, purchasing tips and care and maintenance advice are all topics on the table during the SCBA discussion.
Regular and thorough inspection is critical to SCBA performance, but so too is the paper trail for that work.
We gave readers a chance to weigh in on the worst thing about their SCBA.
It probably goes without saying that I'm a big proponent of firefighter training, especially for self-contained breathing apparatus.
Firefighters and fire equipment manufacturers gathered in Indianapolis as they do each spring to show off and check out the latest and greatest in firefighting gear. Here are a few
INDIANAPOLIS — Scott Safety rolled out three new SCBA products at this year's FDIC. The new offerings were driven in part by the new NFPA 1981 and 1982 standards set to
The Associated Press MEMPHIS — The Memphis Fire Department is installing new electronic CPR machines in all ambulances after a successful trial period. Fire officials say the
There is a growing body of evidence showing that contaminated air after the fire poses a serious health risk.
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By Abbott Koloff WALLINGTON, N.J. — The federal government has awarded a $172,283 grant to the Wallington Fire Department to pay for breathing equipment, Rep.

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