How fabric technology is protecting rescuers against ever-more-dangerous situations.
by Jamie Swedberg
On the hot summer day in 2013 when 19 experienced firefighters lost their lives, the Yarnell Hill fire, northwest of Phoenix, Ariz., spanned 8,400 acres. This is the type of tragedy that engineers and fabricators who work on safety and protective gear for extreme situations contemplate every day. 2015 was a devastating year for wildfires, and the next few fire seasons may be even worse, so the problem is urgent. [More]