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Do You Know The Danger of Cold Smoke?

2018-07-16T15:08:07-04:00

Firefighters need to be aware of the importance of fundamental search methods and the limitations of thermal imaging cameras. There are several TIC manufacturers that falsely advertise that their brand of TIC will “see” through steam. This is inherently dangerous and a false statement for them to spread because in many cases the TIC will not be able to see through dense steam, cold smoke situations (created by sprinklers), or high moisture content environments. Why can’t a TIC see through steam/moisture? First of all, TIC’s don’t “see” through anything. A fire service TIC detects long wave infrared radiation (LWIR) which is [...]

Do You Know The Danger of Cold Smoke?2018-07-16T15:08:07-04:00