Sensory helmet helps firefighters see in the smoke and dark

Researchers at the University of Sheffield have designed a specially-adapted "tactile helmet" to provide fire-fighters operating in challenging conditions with vital clues about their surroundings.

3D holography technique lets firefighters see through flames

An Italian team has developed a new infrared holography technique that allows firefighters to see through flames and find people trapped inside burning buildings.

AT&T and Verizon side with firefighters against FCC

AT&T and Verizon are giving their support to an alliance of police and firefighters that aims to reserve spare spectrum for emergency services. If they win, it means that the spectrum won't be auctioned off to the carriers' competitors.