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2012-12-29 05:04:21

All Hands Fire Equipment continues to bridge the gap between the adventure sport world and the fire and rescue service with a selection of rugged camera products that both can effectively utilize. With the announcement of adding the GoPro HD Video Camera to their current line of First Responder Equipment, All Hands Fire expects the Fire Industry to find new applications for the cameras and the innovative video that will be produced. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 All Hands Fire...

New Software Helps To Better Prepare For Emergency Situations
2012-11-07 11:18:19

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft When there is a power failure, the utility companies, public officials and emergency services must work together quickly. Researchers have created a new planning software product that enables all participants to be better prepared for emergency situations. Power supply is the backbone of our modern economy. Nearly every aspect of life depends on electrically-operated devices. When the flow of power stops, it is not just the lights that go out. In the supermarket,...

2012-10-26 04:02:28

The Extraction Zones App is an Essential Tool For Emergency And Medical Teams — Using This App Means Safety First. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 The Extraction Zones app is a mobile application that can be downloaded to virtually any phone or tablet. The application provides firefighters and rescue teams with easy to read renderings of the structural supports, airbags and power and propulsion systems of popular vehicles. This information allows first responders to quickly...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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