New Modular Breathing Apparatus Technology from MSA Creates Broad New Options for Firefighters

Until recently, a one-size-fits-all approach for firefighter respiratory protection might have been considered the norm. However, no two fire stations are alike, and each has differing needs, preferences and expectations of their protective equipment. This understanding served as the key…

Luxfer ECLIPSE™, World’s Lightest-weight SCBA Cylinder for Firefighter Life Support, Launched at FDIC Show

Luxfer Gas Cylinders, a business unit of Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR) and the world’s largest manufacturer of high-pressure composite and aluminum cylinders, today launched Luxfer ECLIPSE™, its new carbon composite cylinders for firefighter self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). The launch coincides…

Innovations in Breathing Apparatus – Fit for Operational Effectiveness

Breathing apparatus (BA) has come a long way over the years. Some things however never change. Without breathable air, the danger to life is extreme and immediate. The use of self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) is therefore absolutely essential when it…

Naked Firefighting – Ever heard the term?

Back in the 1980’s I had a deputy chief named Stewart Rose who used to talk about this in his strategy and tactics classes. He would say something to the effect that if we attacked the fire properly by taking…

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