Fire Chief » Products http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:21:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 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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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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5 steps to buying fire department reporting software http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/28/5-steps-to-buying-fire-department-reporting-software/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/28/5-steps-to-buying-fire-department-reporting-software/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:49:27 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/28/5-steps-to-buying-fire-department-reporting-software/
As pressure to be more transparent and accountable mounts, fire departments will need reliable data-reporting software
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Texas college students engineer tools for firefighters http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/27/texas-college-students-engineer-tools-for-firefighters/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/27/texas-college-students-engineer-tools-for-firefighters/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:47:26 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/27/texas-college-students-engineer-tools-for-firefighters/
First place went to the "Motley Tool," a handheld gadget that combines five of the most commonly used tools used by hazmat crews
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