Houston firefighters: faulty radios could lead to tragedy

The explosive growth of cell phones and other technologies has made such older systems vulnerable to radio interference


HOUSTON — Firefighters work in the most dangerous of places. Protecting our property and our lives, they walk into burning, smoke-filled buildings.

Here if they get separated or into trouble, their only lifeline to help and safety may be their radio.

That’s why the KHOU 11 New I-Team listened when some Houston firefighters started complaining about a new radio system that the city just put into place. It’s a system that some say could lead to tragedy.

Full story: Houston firefighters say ‘problem’ equipment could lead to tragedy

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