Nokia made a smart, fashionable jacket for first responders
The CHASE LifeTech FR was designed with Kolon, a fashion brand from South Korea.
NYC's firefighters will use drones to make their jobs safer
They'll still have to ask permission from the FAA to deploy the machines, though.
ICYMI: Chocolate science, firefighter tech and more
Scientists can predict a coating's thickness before the liquid is poured, thanks to chocolate.
London Fire Brigade adopts Uber model to track and dispatch engines
A faster way to get firefighters at the scene.
Air Force torch cuts through locks like a hot knife through butter
If US soldiers want inside, this superheated torch will get them past locked doors in less than a second.
Washington, DC's 911 dispatch system beset by delays and malfunctions
Washington, DC, has a new 911 dispatch system and it's not working. Late last year, tablets were i...
Infrared holography lets rescuers see people through walls, fire, walls of fire (video)
Firefighters already use infrared cameras to find people in burning buildings, but the technology...
iPad with Bible app saves the day at firefighters swearing-in ceremony
In an interesting little twist to an otherwise standard swearing-in ceremony, an iPad with a Bi...
Australian firefighters test data-transmitting pills to monitor biometrics during work
A new swallowable pill has been trialled with 50 firefighters in Australia, aimed at monitoring bo...