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Handheld & Aerial Thermal Imaging Cameras for Firefighting

In the heat of the battle, a thermal imaging camera (TIC) is indispensable. These vital tools help you see through smoke and monitor the fire's spread, so you can quickly visualize your plan of attack, locate hot spots, and save lives. FLIR’s expanded lineup of TICs gives you the most comprehensive view of the scenefrom inside, outside, and above the fire.

This is about more than seeing through a smoke-filled room: by viewing the entire scene from multiple viewpoints, incident commanders can make better decisions when directing resources. And, since FLIR TICs clearly visualize heat sources, they’re an important tool for hazmat and search and rescue operations.

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GO ABOVE & BEYOND

GET A CLEAR VIEW

It's all too easy for firefighters to lose their way, or each other, when surrounded by billowing black smoke. FLIR’s handheld TICs help clear the way and can even enhance the view with ultra-sharp detail for easier orientation.

GAIN A NEW VANTAGE POINT

A FLIR TIC mounted on aerial apparatus or a small drone provides a high-angle view of rooftops, upper stories, and tall structures. Drone-mounted cameras are also vital to search and rescue efforts.

INVEST IN RELIABILITY

FLIR designed our line of TICs to withstand the toughest firefighting conditions, whether it’s a two-meter drop, heavy water spray, or blazing hot temperatures.

[FLIR has helped us] find hidden fires and locate fire victims.

Michael Balzer, Firefighter; Captain, Training Division , City of Littleton

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The Extra Eyes Needed for Total 360° Assessments

Introducing the FLIR K1 Situational Awareness Camera—a lightweight, pistol-grip camera designed to give fire officers, safety officers and fire inspectors a complete view of the fire scene through smoke or in total darkness, without ever losing line of sight.

FLIR K1

Situational Awareness Camera

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Safety on the Ground
Safety on the Ground

Hand-held thermal imaging cameras help you attack fires more strategically, maneuver through smoke more easily, and save lives. And with a range of technologies and prices, it’s easier than ever for departments to afford to issue a TIC to every firefighter.

Monitor from Above
Monitor from Above

The view of the fire on the ground is only half of the story. A FLIR TIC mounted on aerial apparatus or a small drone provides a high-angle view of rooftops, upper stories, and tall structures.

Early Warning System
Early Warning System

Drone-mounted TICs allow you to monitor the fire's spread, detect fire intensity from a safe distance, spot temperature differences that point to hazardous agents, and even check liquid levels in tanker trucks.

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Fundamentals

No Excuse for Firefighter Disorientation

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Fundamentals

Countering Modern Fire Danger with Tactical Thermal Imaging

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Application Story

Firefighters Use a FLIR TIC to Make a Lifesaving Grab

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Choosing a Camera

5 Additional Ways You Should Be Using Your FLIR K1

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