A Window of Opportunity: Rebuilding the Right Way

Much of today’s infrastructure needs rebuilding. What needs to be done before catastrophe strikes?

Drone Helps Orland, Ill., Firefighters Battle House Blaze

In addition to standard equipment, firefighters also deployed a drone — the first live test of a technology they've been piloting for about two months.

Firefighters in Washington Train with High-Tech Air Packs

The apparatus protects the face and eyes, provides breathable air, warns when that air is running low, allows firefighters to communicate and sounds an alarm when a firefighter is disabled.