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Situational Awareness TIC Resource Document
Considering a Situational Awareness Thermal Imaging Camera? Read and watch this first! The following resource document summarizes over 1,000 hours of live fire testing and
Own a FLIR KXX Series TIC? Check out these resources!
FLIR KXX Series Thermal Imaging Resource Document: Check out these FREE thermal imaging training videos and articles that are available on our YouTube Channel and
Fire Service Thermal Imaging Camera Limitations
We receive numerous questions or statements about TIC failures. Some of the most common statements/questions are? We entered the structure, moved a few
FLIR K2 Modifications
If you or your department own a FLIR K2 situational awareness TIC, we have developed the following guidelines to assist you with this device. First,
The Case for Thermal Imaging Usage
Each year firefighters are injured and killed in structure fires. One of the common recommendations that could have prevented these injuries and deaths is the
Intelligently Aggressive Fire Attack
The environment known as the fire ground is a dynamic, deadly, and increasingly complex arrangement of almost limitless variables. Firefighters are facing even greater challenges
Thermal Imaging Camera Maintenance & Care Considerations
A fire service TIC has been designed to endure certain hardships of the demanding and unforgiving environment that firefighters often face. However, it is not
Preventing Firefighter Disorientation: Revisiting the Work of William Mora
Each year many firefighters become disoriented during firefighting. There are numerous contributing factors that are involved in these incidents. However, the fire service is not
Thermal Imaging Cameras at Wildfire Incidents
If you were to perform a quick google search to look for fire service thermal cameras, you’ll quickly get inundated with images and articles of
Can TIC’s See Through Glass?
In many cases, firefighters fail to recognize abnormal thermal signatures, cues, or thermal bridging that is indicative of high heat signatures within a structure.
Can TIC’s See Holes In Floors?
This is a common question asked but has many variables that influence the answer. First-It depends on the background: If the background temperature is similar
Enhancing Ventilation Efforts
Enhancing Ventilation Efforts: Whether horizontal or vertical, firefighters need to be aware of how tactical thermal imaging can assist in ventilation efforts. Prevent improper ventilation: