Fire and Rescue Q4, 2014

Published:  18 November, 2014

In this issue of Fire and Rescue you can read articles about the World Rescue Challenge 2014, where we discuss the winners. Eric J Rickenbach argues for more time for assessment during vehicle extrication, while Ian Dunbar defines the difference between rapid extrication versus rapid intervention. In the ARFF training focus, we. feature a new virtual reality training system for Schiphol Airport (Amsterdam) and many other new ARFF innovations.

Other topics include: a new mobile carbonaceous fire training unit; South Wales FRS and the NATO Summit; foam and the impact of the Madrid Statement; motion capture technology for USAR PPE; and a new international procurement initiative.

To read this issue online click on the cover. To read it offline click here.

What is coming up in F&R Q1 2015?


•Product News


•Fire Ninja

Specialist Focus:

•Confined space rescue

•Hazmat & Decontamination


•Foams, Powders & Gels


•Thermal Imaging Cameras

•Portable Gas Detection



•International Training Centres

Bonus Distribution:

•FDIC, Indianapolis, US

•China Fire


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