Fire Chief » For firefighters By Firefighters http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:20:17 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 10 most-read product articles of 2014 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/02/10-most-read-product-articles-of-2014/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/02/10-most-read-product-articles-of-2014/#comments Sat, 03 Jan 2015 01:01:27 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/02/10-most-read-product-articles-of-2014/ It was another good year for the development of products that help make the job of firefighters safe, more effective and efficient]]> http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/02/10-most-read-product-articles-of-2014/feed/ 0 L.A. firefighter develops craft brew line http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/04/l-a-firefighter-develops-craft-brew-line/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/04/l-a-firefighter-develops-craft-brew-line/#comments Thu, 04 Dec 2014 23:10:43 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/04/l-a-firefighter-develops-craft-brew-line/
This premium line of micro-brewed beers was created by and for firefighters
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Wildland firefighter invents exterior sprinkler system http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/04/wildland-firefighter-invents-exterior-sprinkler-system/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/04/wildland-firefighter-invents-exterior-sprinkler-system/#comments Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:11:54 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/04/wildland-firefighter-invents-exterior-sprinkler-system/
The sprinkler gets water to a house's rooftop and surrounding areas where it's needed most during wildfire emergencies
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Firefighter invents tool to conquer snowed-in hydrants http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/29/firefighter-invents-tool-to-conquer-snowed-in-hydrants/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/29/firefighter-invents-tool-to-conquer-snowed-in-hydrants/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:05:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/29/firefighter-invents-tool-to-conquer-snowed-in-hydrants/
On average, it takes 20 minutes to dig and move to the next hydrant; the Hydrant Snorkel eliminates this problem
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Retired firefighter invents revolutionary fire hydrant http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/01/retired-firefighter-invents-revolutionary-fire-hydrant-2/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/01/retired-firefighter-invents-revolutionary-fire-hydrant-2/#comments Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:16:51 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/01/retired-firefighter-invents-revolutionary-fire-hydrant-2/
Aside from the 'alien' look, this reinvented hydrant has the guts to fight freezing, rust, vandalism and other problems that plague traditional hydrants
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