ORADELL, N.J. — Oradell firefighters recently received two new pieces of equipment that officials say will improve its ability to navigate fires.
The volunteer department's new $7,000 thermal imaging camera enables firefighters to search for people in smoke-filled environments by marking them with a heat signature, Lt. Jeffrey Kaplan told Daily Voice.
A federal grant also allowed the department to purchase an SCBA pak tracker -- a homing device that signals the location of a firefighter during a fire, he said.
"Both of these pieces of equipment enhance our ability to search and navigate during a fire," Kaplan told Daily Voice.
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