By Chief Adam K. Thiel, FR1 Editorial Advisor If, as the old saying goes, "a picture is worth a thousand words," then Firefighter Scott Ziegler's viral helmet cam video must be the fire and emergency services equivalent of Tolstoy's "War and Peace." One of the most frequent questions — statements, actually — I get from residents is something like, "we don't have fires anymore, right?"Educating the public
Taking care of our own sometimes does not just mean rehab at a fire scene. It often involves prevention of conditions that could affect the health and wellness of a firefighter. The concern is why did it happen, and could it happen again?
The Bunker Gear Wallet is made with Gemini PB material reinforced with a Kevlar filament grid for superior tear strength and abrasion resistance—the same stuff that protects firefighters. Inside of the wallet is 100% genuine leather with plenty of space for your credit cards and ID’s.
Finally, a serious reason to put inexpensive tablet computers in your emergency vehicles! StreetWise CADlink® is a new breed of software for the fire and emergency services. It turns tablets into powerful mobile data computers through cloud-based server technology.
Extremely powerful and uniquely versatile, the Power Hawk Rescue System is unlike any other rescue tool in the world. This All-Electric (no hydraulics) "jaws" type rescue tool utilizes Curtiss-Wright aerospace gear technology developed for demanding military fighterjet flight controls and auto extrication.