Eden Fire Department
CairnsIris Thermal Imaging System
Allows the firefighter to "see" firefighting activities more accurately through smoke and heat filled rooms.
Eden is very fortunate that our firefighters have equipment such as this. This helmet cost was $25,000.00---paid through
donations and fund raisings.
Developed by Cairns and Brother, and its technology partner, GEC-Marconi Avionics, the CairnsIRIS is a helmet mounted
thermal imaging system that will change a firefighter look at fire forever.
Faster Search and Rescue*
You'll "see" your way through unfamiliar surroundings and obstacles, even under complete
darkness or the heaviest of smoke conditions.
Quicker and safer firefighter*
Locates the seat of the fire faster, even behind walls and below floors.
A tactical tool that saves time and frees up critical manpower when it is needed most.
Allows the instructor to "see" firefighting activities more accurately. The video
output allows for external monitoring or recording for future review.
* Pictures and text taken from CairnsIRIS, Clinton, NJ
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