The Barri-Aire Mask has been in development for some time now and up to this point, Eska has remained tight-lipped on releasing detailed information or product specs.
If you’re looking for some out of the box (see what we did there?!) training ideas, have a go at these videos from Marshall Volunteer Department and Prospect Volunteer Fire Department. Would your brigade ever knock something like this up for a local training prop?
Do you have similar policies in your area? How do you feel about the “boxing” of CABA they mention? Let us know in the comments on the site or below. The guys over at Drager Fire have put together an interesting video about the dangerous of post incident contaminants. It highlights the potential risk areas around wearing contaminated PPE and then coming into contact with other “clean” firefighters.
The interior has a number of compartments or rooms that can be changed around as required. These rooms have different furnishings and can be laid out in a number of different ways (residential/commercial/bedroom/bathroom/kitchen etc) and has the ability to have different heat sources and smoke filled areas.
This is an interesting concept. These masks appear to “inflate” the head straps you would normally pull tight when donning CABA/SCBA, then using air pressure it self tightens around your head. There appears to...