Fire Chief » Products http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sun, 29 Mar 2015 01:21:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Firefighter invents commercial door forced-entry tool http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/11/firefighter-invents-commercial-door-forced-entry-tool/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/11/firefighter-invents-commercial-door-forced-entry-tool/#comments Wed, 11 Mar 2015 18:30:04 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/11/firefighter-invents-commercial-door-forced-entry-tool/
The JV Tool makes forcible entry into commercial doors faster and much less destructive than traditional means
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Firefighter truckies: making the perfect fire truck http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/10/firefighter-truckies-making-the-perfect-fire-truck/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/10/firefighter-truckies-making-the-perfect-fire-truck/#comments Wed, 11 Mar 2015 02:44:20 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/03/10/firefighter-truckies-making-the-perfect-fire-truck/
Like beauty, perfection is in the eye of the beholder, and when it comes to ladder trucks, truckies have a keener sense than most of what makes a perfect truck
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2 firefighters invent patient-information device http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/28/2-firefighters-invent-patient-information-device/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/28/2-firefighters-invent-patient-information-device/#comments Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:27:28 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/28/2-firefighters-invent-patient-information-device/
Meditrac ID is carried by a patient in the form of a wallet card, wristband or shoe tag; with a simple scan, medical profiles can be viewed in less than 30 seconds
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Can certified firefighter PPE be misleading? http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/can-certified-firefighter-ppe-be-misleading/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/can-certified-firefighter-ppe-be-misleading/#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2015 06:03:57 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/can-certified-firefighter-ppe-be-misleading/
Most certified PPE is on the up and up, but that's not always the case; here's how to identify suspect certification claims
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How to buy manual forced-entry tools http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/13/how-to-buy-manual-forced-entry-tools/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/13/how-to-buy-manual-forced-entry-tools/#comments Sat, 14 Feb 2015 03:49:36 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/13/how-to-buy-manual-forced-entry-tools/
Know your jurisdiction and your staff, then choose tools from among these different types that best meet those needs
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Firefighter develops rehab packets for on-scene nutrition http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighter-develops-rehab-packets-for-on-scene-nutrition/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighter-develops-rehab-packets-for-on-scene-nutrition/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:46:05 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighter-develops-rehab-packets-for-on-scene-nutrition/
The ready-to-consume packets contain a sports drink, water, fruit puree, snack bar, branch chain amino acid chews and an anti-bacterial hand wipe
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UK city rolls out piercing tools on rig, hand lines http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/uk-city-rolls-out-piercing-tools-on-rig-hand-lines/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/uk-city-rolls-out-piercing-tools-on-rig-hand-lines/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:23:07 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/15/uk-city-rolls-out-piercing-tools-on-rig-hand-lines/
The biggest fire truck in the U.K. comes with a piercing nozzle, as does a newly supplied super-hose that allows crews to tackle a blaze outside a building
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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/ 1 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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Myth-busting the new fire grant rules http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/myth-busting-the-new-fire-grant-rules/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/myth-busting-the-new-fire-grant-rules/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:25:58 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/myth-busting-the-new-fire-grant-rules/
News of new AFG rules are causing a great deal of undue fear in the fire service; here's what you need to know to not run afoul
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