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Seamless Tubing for Firefighter Air Replenishment Systems (FARS)

Firefighters face many dangers in the line of duty.  Among the greatest dangers are injury or loss of life from heat exposure or from running out of air.  To access breathing air during a fire, firefighters are trained to use SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus). The tanks they carry on their backs are their lifeline. If a firefighter runs out of air while fighting a fire, he or she very well may not make it out alive.

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