Setcom released its CommandCom, a microphone-and-speaker system that is fully integrated into an H.O. Bostrom headrest. The system uses patent-pending Phase Contouring technology to prevent feedback caused by an active microphone near a speaker.
Other features of CommandCom include:...More
In Firecom’s slotted-dome design, one dome is outfitted with full noise-reduction and communication capabilities. The second dome has no speaker, and slots cut into the dome allow first responders to hear everything happening around them....More
The company said the 1250 and 1500 GPM options offer less friction loss than competitive monitors and are geometrically optimized for deck gun and aerial applications with easy-to-use, two-way controls that support wired or wireless operation....More
It isn't easy to be the headline. As you probably have read by now, FIRE CHIEF is closing its doors, effective tomorrow. Our parent company, Penton, yesterday announced the closing of the 57-year old publication, its website, and supplementary products and events....More
Scientific data increasingly is validating what we knew anecdotally on the fireground -- more and faster are better. Crew size and rapid assembly of an adequate effective response force means the difference between success and failure and between safe and unsafe....More
Denying our special-needs residents an opportunity to participate does not fit our profile. While their backgrounds may differ and their abilities may vary, departments should never undermine their dedication or undervalue the benefit of their involvement....More
When should you start planning for a new fire station or addition? Do you keep a folder with pages of ideas or pictures of stations that you like? How do you find an architect who will develop your wants and needs into a facility that meets your budget?...More