Lights are essential tools for firefighters during structure fire suppression and rescue. They are necessary for situational awareness, illuminating the exterior pathways and structure entries, reading smoke, and searching for potential victims.
An array of lighting tools help fire investigators to work more efficiently, stay safer, and document the scene more accurately and thoroughly. In this article, we'll look at several types of lights that are used for investigating the fire scene, searching for evidence, and photographing the scene.
In this webinar, Ron Owens of Oceanside Fire Department and Aaron Beckman, FoxFury Application Specialist discussed how they use drones […]
The ability for a Firefighter to see the environment and have complete situational awareness is key to responding to crisis and saving lives. In this guide, we will walk you through the applications of lighting and the features to look for when purchasing safety lighting.
The unfortunate reality of public safety is that accidents and incidents happen at all hours of the day and in some of the most inconvenient locations. There will be a need for portable scene lighting to illuminate an incident at night. Scene lighting helps you to do your job more effectively and safely.
Right angle lights are considered the firefighter’s primary light source. These L-shaped lights were first developed in the early 1900s and used by soldiers in World War II and the Vietnam War. These chest-worn lights utilized heavy D cell batteries but enabled hands-free operation in low light conditions.