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Firefighting

A slang term for solving problems as they arise. The term connotes the idea that the firefighter is distracted from dealing with larger issues because minor problems prevent him/her from doing so.
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The 'rapid attack' fire fighting system will provide firefighters with the ability to accurately deliver Pyrogen fire suppressant projectiles deep into a fire, repeatedly, in volume, and at very high rates, with projectiles fired from Metal Storm multi-barrel pods mounted on mobile or airborne platforms.
On the concluding day Wednesday, a mock exercise was also conducted in which PEMRA employees participated and displayed adequate knowledge and awareness about latest fire fighting techniques.
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North Fire Ltd is the UK's exclusive partner with world-wide market leader, Rosenbauer International for supplying aerial fire trucks and fire fighting equipment.
UTC Fire and Security is committed to developing products that meet the highest quality standards, and by offering this selection of SIL2 certified products, for the POG segment and others, we are providing another layer of assurance to customers that the components and systems are reliable, and will meet their fire protection needs," says James Jordano, president of UTC Fire and Security's fire fighting business.
The Gulf region is one of the most challenging markets for the industry of fire fighting, fire prevention and rescue worldwide," Brehl added.
Twenty fire fighting vehicles fought the raging fire.
The official hand over ceremony of fire fighting equipment to the value of around US$5.
London's Stansted Airport has improved its fire fighting capabilities, following a GBP1m investment programme being completed.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-9 February 2009-Norway's Simtronics ASA lands NOK6m fire fighting systems order in Trinidad(C)1994-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Not only does the Center for Naval Engineering Norfolk's, Farrier Fire Fighting School, draw it's name from one of the heroes who courageously sacrificed his life in the flames of Forrestal's fires, it enables Sailors to gain the confidence and knowledge necessary to properly contain and combat fires aboard ships.