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Camden Fire Department Strives to Reduce Carcinogen Exposure

Camden Fire Department has always been at the forefront of fire innovation since it originated in 1869. As one of the oldest fire departments in the United States, the department was the very first in the nation to own a fleet of fully motorized fire apparatus during a time when most large

The Importance of Wearing Alternative Firefighting PPE

How Wearing Alternative PPE Can Protect You    

Why should one set of turnouts be the only option for every emergency you respond to? 

How Turnout Breathability Impacts Heat Stress

Turnout Breathability & Heat Stress

As a firefighter, you're more exposed to heat stress than the general public. To reduce this risk, your body self-regulates its core temperature through evaporation of sweat. Suiting up in turnouts can hinder this process so it's vital that your sweat has an

How to Reduce Heat Stress as a Firefighter

What Causes Heat Stress?

By its very nature, firefighting is a stressful occupation. Firefighters regularly exert themselves in dangerous and unpredictable environments. Merely getting ready to respond to a fire starts a flow of endorphins and begins putting stress on the cardiovascular system.

TECGEN71 Designed to Reduce Heat Stress

Exposure to Extreme Heat 

By its very nature, firefighting is a stressful occupation. Being a firefighter means regularly exerting yourself in dangerous and unpredictable environments. Merely getting ready to respond to fire starts a flow of endorphins and begins putting stress on the

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