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.
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.
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 fitting cockroaches with microphones and speakers, rescuers may be able to detect voices of people in trapped buildings.
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.
The military is testing the wearable’s use for combat situations, as well as building apps that could help soldiers on the battlefield.
Video of a burning Tesla Model S was posted online today, causing the company's stock price to drop.
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.
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.
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.