Person responsible for fighting fires, intervening in natural disasters and undertaking rescue operations.
Water-resistant fireproof boot that protects the foot from burns and other injury.
Container filled with compressed air that allows the firefighter to breathe when the air is smoky or strongly contaminated.
self-contained breathing apparatus
Device that protects against inhaling toxic gas, smoke, dust, etc.
Garment made of water- and fire-resistant fabric that protects the firefighter against flames, water and steam.
Device that emits a strong signal so that a firefighter can be located in a blaze; it is activated by the firefighter or after a 30-second period of immobility.
pressure demand regulator
Device that reduces air pressure from the cylinder and regulates the flow of air to the mask.
Conduit that funnels air from the cylinder to the mask.
full face mask
Mask that covers the entire face; it protects the respiratory tract and the eyes.
Headpiece designed to protect the head from impact, flames and water.