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New Technology to Rescue Firefighters; Q-Track’s System Succeeds at National Trial

by: , Atlantic Wire
August 5, 2010

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WORCESTER, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This week the Department of Homeland Security sponsored testing of systems to locate emergency responders inside a structural inferno. The testing took place at Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Fifth Annual Technology Workshop. The Worcester Fire Department, who suffered the loss of six team members in 1999, performed the trials. Three systems were tested. Without the aid of any system, the Worcester Firefighters needed 24 minutes to locate a fallen emergency



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