News tagged with firefighting

Simulating firefighting operations on a PC

Firefighters often put their lives at risk during operations, so it is essential they have reliable tools to help them do their job. Now, a modular simulation kit is set to help develop new information and communication technologies ...

dateJan 03, 2012 in Engineering
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Chile wildfire under control: president

Hundreds of firefighters in Chile have successfully brought under control a massive blaze that consumed 30,000 acres (12,500 hectares) of a national park in Patagonia, the government said.

dateJan 02, 2012 in Environment
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10 years later, NY responders communicate better

(AP) -- On Sept. 11, 2001, as firefighters rushed into the smoldering twin towers, their radios went dead. Police on the scene couldn't hear orders from their superiors. And none of the agencies responding to the nation's ...

dateAug 10, 2011 in Telecom
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