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Firefighters face off in national contest

As part of the nationwide Firefighter Combat Challenge, teams of firefighters showed up at the U.S. Air Force Academy for two days of gear-laden racing.

By Jun. 29, 2009

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Aussie firefighters swallowing pills that read core body temp

The wireless capsule works alongside a belt that also tracks skin temperature, pulse, and respiration rate and is being used this year in the fight against bush fires in Australia.

By Jan. 24, 2013

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Flying bot could save firefighters' lives

Researchers are testing a small, unmanned aerial vehicle whose in-flight data is merged with Google Earth images, NOAA weather data, and fire-prediction software.

By Nov. 9, 2011

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Future of search and rescue: Cockroaches piloted by Kinect

By fitting cockroaches with microphones and speakers, rescuers may be able to detect voices of people in trapped buildings.

By Jun. 28, 2013

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Man runs back into burning house to get cell phone, dies

Two Texas men realize that as their house is burning, they have no way of calling 911. Both go back into the house to retrieve cell phones. Only one comes out alive.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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US Air Force takes a look through Google Glass

The military is testing the wearable’s use for combat situations, as well as building apps that could help soldiers on the battlefield.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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Tesla Model S fire stokes electric car fears

Video of a burning Tesla Model S was posted online today, causing the company's stock price to drop.

By Oct. 2, 2013

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Batman and Captain America rescue cat from fire

It's rare that superheroes in costume are actually superheroes. However, two men in West Virginia are on the way to an event, intervene, and rescue a cat. One just happens to be a former firefighter.

By Sep. 9, 2013

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Road Trip 2009 hits 1,000 miles in the Rockies

The first week of reporter Daniel Terdiman's annual trip included a drive to the highest paved road in North America, a look at new Air Force cadets, and a visit to perhaps the most secure military location on Earth.

By Jun. 30, 2009

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Golden-i headset could change the way people save lives

In just a few years, police, fire, and emergency officials may wear a tech-infused headset that could radically transform the way they work. Crave's Christopher MacManus goes heads-on at CES 2013.

By Jan. 10, 2013