Annapolis firm helps Md. firefighters stay rested
Annapolis-based Zephyr Technology is working with local department to electronically monitor firefighters' vital signs
By Shantee Woodards
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The heart races. Lungs burn.
Even with their bodies telling them to slow down, most firefighters instinctively want to push past their physical limitations to put out fires or help people in distress. A transplanted New Zealand company wants to help the Annapolis Fire Department keep their firefighters safe by better monitoring their vital signs.