News tagged with firefighting

NIST residential fire study education kit now available

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the International Association of Fire Fighters have prepared an educational resource for fire chiefs, firefighters, and public ...

Sep 29, 2010
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Radio waves 'see' through walls (w/ Video)

University of Utah engineers showed that a wireless network of radio transmitters can track people moving behind solid walls. The system could help police, firefighters and others nab intruders, and rescue ...

Oct 12, 2009
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Majority of fire and ambulance recruits overweight

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), Boston Medical Center, Harvard University and the Cambridge Health Alliance found that more than 75 percent of emergency responder candidates for fire and ambulance ...

Mar 19, 2009
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