Future of First Responders: Firefighting Technologies

Here at Halligan, we are constantly asking ourselves “how will first responders do their jobs 15 years from now, and how will Halligan fit into their lives?”. We firmly believe that technology will save first responders time and give them access to more information so they can spend more time on developing the strategies that will ultimately save lives.

PNNL published the video embedded below which provides some glimpses into what some of these game changing technologies might look like. Some highlights include:

  • Lightweight protective vests that track firefighters’ biometrics

  • Lighter and more durable suits

  • State of the art helmets that provide heads-up-displays to help firefighters in the moment

  • Applications that track firefighters on incidents and provide status updates

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