Gear and Gadgets
The gear and gadgets topic discusses a wide range of firefighting technology and equipment, including turnout gear, breathing apparatus, PPE, thermal imaging cameras and other fire accessories. The articles in this topic will help you understand what you need to know before making an equipment purchase, how to pick the right piece of equipment for the task at hand, how to make the most out of your gear and equipment pitfalls to avoid. News stories from across the country show how firefighters are leveraging new technology and finding strategies to source and fund the gear and gadgets that fit their needs.
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