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Tennessee City Council Approves Purchasing Drones for Fire, Police Departments

During a recent meeting, the Oak Ridge City Council unanimously approved spending $56,624 on these drones and training to use them.

Sharing Your TI Knowledge

How can you work more closely with other agencies in your community to share your thermal imaging knowledge for other applications?

USFA: Advice for Public Safety Officials on LMR Encryption

Encryption of public safety radio traffic has taken on new importance as agencies face the challenges of a pandemic and civil unrest added to their traditional mission.

Drone Helps Firefighters at Missouri Chemical Plant Fire

"They were able to use the thermal to direct the teams on the ground as to what areas needed attention, where to pull back and redirect from," Pagano explains.

UAS/Drone Integration and Operations for the Fire Service

Peterson takes an up-close look at the navigation tactics and how best to position your drone during high-rise and other large-structure fires.

Faster and Smarter Emergency Response with Unified Fire Technology

June 24: As the only response for all things Fire and EMS, your department and your personnel need every useful tool that is available — AND reliable. As the leader in Public Safety communications, Motorola Solutions has provided tried and tested products to the Fire and EMS market for decades, but we don’t rest on our laurels. Join us June 24th to learn how new tools and technology, available today can help initiate a faster and smarter emergency response, improve coordination and enhance fireground safety.

Fire Department UAS Program Implementation

Unmanned aerial systems expert Larson offers these tips to help every fire department begin its own drone program.

Sharpen Your TIC Skills

TIs are only as effective as the end-user’s interpretation or misinterpretation of the image. To an inexperienced eye, the best technology can be useless or possibly fatal.

Helping Protect Firefighters by Getting More Eyes on the Fire

With five stations, 56 full-time personnel, and 10 part time personnel, Rochester Hills, Michigan is putting firefighter and community safety first with a purchase of 50 Bullard TXS Thermal Imaging cameras.

Robotic Vehicle at Work on Los Angeles Fire

Fire quickly swept into and through a 300' x 300' one-story commercial building.


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