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The Fire Ground-Draeger up

The Fire Ground

Over the course of the past few years as concern and awareness regarding occupational cancer has escalated, most Fire Departments acknowledge Fire Ground where a majority of the dangers that can adversely impact the health and safety of today’s Firefighters.

Dräger offers a variety of products that address health and safety during all phases of a fire — throughout the Fire Ground, and training. Every Fire Department and each jurisdiction varies. The products and firefighting tactics highlighted in this document only provide some suggestions of potential use. Chiefs and Command Officers may consider how to optimize the use of Dräger resources on the Fire Ground.

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The Fire Ground: Hot Zone

The Hot Zone — also known as the exclusion zone — is the area with the highest potential for exposure to hazardous substances dangerous to life and health. Most firefighters would recognize this as the IDLH, or immediate danger to life and health. Inside a Hot Zone, all personnel should be wearing an SCBA and PPE.

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Dräger PSS® 7000 NFPA-Certified SCBA

Dräger PSS® 7000 NFPA-Certified SCBA

Before you can protect the lives of others, you have to protect yourself. The Dräger PSS® 7000 self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) provides unmatched comfort, durability, and safety in the harshest environments. With unparalleled ergonomic performance, the PSS® 7000 combines trusted pneumatics, flexible fit, and cylinder Quick Connection, ...

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The Fire Ground: Warm Zone

The Warm Zone is where contamination reduction occurs. It serves as a transition area between the Hot and Cold zones. Decontamination efforts along with some support may occur in the Warm Zone. Constant monitoring should occur to assure appropriate levels of breathing protection and PPE are worn.

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Dräger X-am® 5000

Dräger X-am® 5000

The Dräger X-am® 5000 belongs to a generation of gas detectors, developed especially for personal monitoring applications. This 1- to 5-gas detector reliably measures combustible gases and vapors as well as O2 and harmful concentrations of toxic gases, organic vapors, odorant and amine.

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The Fire Ground: Cold Zone

The Cold Zone is the area free from contamination and that may be safely used as a planning and staging area. Command, rehab, and medical support is often staged here.

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Dräger Comfort Vest CVP 5220

Dräger Comfort Vest CVP 5220

Increased performance by up to four hours - without the need for elaborate preparation or logistics: when work gets hot, the Dräger Comfort Vest CVP 5220 is always ready to use as it delivers the cooling action itself. This means: no pre-freezing, no dipping into water, no risk due to dangerous circulating air - and no time loss.

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Gas Detection on the Fire Ground

Toxic gases from a fire or other dangerous Incidents cannot be contained. Weather conditions, circumstances in an incident, and more can move smoke and gas beyond the borders of the IDLH or Warm Zone. Constant toxic gas and visual monitoring is required.

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Dräger X-am® 8000

Dräger X-am® 8000

Clearance measurement was never this easy and convenient: The 1 to 7 gas detector detects toxic and flammable gases as well as vapors and oxygen all at once – either in pump or diffusion mode. Innovative signaling design and handy assistant functions ensure complete safety throughout the process.

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APR on the Fire Ground

Smoke knows no boundaries. Weather conditions can shift where this particulate-laden danger goes. Even when toxic gases are properly monitored, the long-term affects of smoke exposure requires some mitigation. Air-purifying respirators may serve as a cost-effective way to protect all personnel on the Fire Ground.

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Dräger X-plore® 8000

Dräger X-plore® 8000

Workplace environments that compromise the quality of air you breathe demand reliable solutions. The Dräger X-plore 8000 PAPR offers a new level of intuitive handling combined with intelligent electronics. The result? The high degree of personal protection you need to focus on the task at hand.

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