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2013-06-13 23:19:32

Firefighters from around the country will be at the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs 107th Annual Conference & Fire 2013 Expo to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. This is a unique and great event for the entire family to come and enjoy. (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming Verona, NY this weekend. It is...

2013-06-12 23:19:04

Action Training Systems´ new Infection Control & Prevention training series was chosen as a 2013 JEMS Hot Product. This new series in ATS´s line of training for emergency responders is already being greatly recognized in the emergency response community for its high production quality and instructionally sound content. Poulsbo, Washington (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 This year at the EMS Today Conference & Exhibition, a team of judges reviewed and evaluated numerous new products...

Robotic Firefighter Creates 3D Map
2013-06-06 10:12:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at University of California, San Diego (UCSD), have developed new image processing techniques that allow small Segway-like robotic vehicles to create 3D thermal images of fires to assist rescuers. The mobile robots are equipped with a state-of-the-art on-board software system that takes the thermal data recorded by its small infrared camera and maps it onto a 3D scene constructed from the images taken by a pair of...

2013-06-03 23:16:57

The Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge is coming to Blue Ash, Ohio this weekend. Firefighters from around the country will be there to compete in this physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to Blue Ash, Ohio this weekend. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of firefighters, and will be part of the 20-plus Challenge tour to...

2013-05-31 23:22:20

As the fire season starts to heat up in the West, AIRE Industrial increases production of the fastest set up folding tank, the Yellow Jacket. Meridian, Idaho (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 The 2013 fire season is already beginning for some western states, and AIRE Industrials' newest folding tank has hit the streets. Just off its debut at the FDIC show, the Yellow Jacket is in the field showing its merits. The tank has unique features that are huge time savers, such as the lack of loose parts and a...

2013-05-31 23:03:08

Retired NYC Fireman PJ Schrantz, co-founder of WishGivers.org helps the critically ill children of America's military, police and firefighters after losing his 7-year-old son to leukemia. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 “When I was at Ground Zero fighting fires, my son was in the oncology ward of a Children´s Hospital fighting leukemia,” says former NYC fireman PJ Schrantz, who was a first-responder on September 11, 2001. Schrantz now heads up WishGivers.org to help...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.