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Structural/Vehicle Fires

Personal Protective Equipment

Men and women who fight structural fires rely heavily on equipment. Currently, we are examining material technology, instruments to better detect heat stress, and improving self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBAs). Learn more about what we are doing to improve the PPE used by fire fighters.

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