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Search and Rescue Infrared
Thermography Saves Lives

Find the right infrared solution for fighting fires,
rescuing those in danger, and ensuring your team
stays safe in the process.

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Search and Rescue Infrared Thermography for Speed and Safety

Accurate and efficient search and rescue gear.

In an emergency, first responders rely on infrared cameras to help make informed decisions and act quickly. From fighting fires to search and rescue missions, thermal cameras understand their surroundings through thick smoke and complete darkness. They map out the surface and environmental temperature to the degree. This allows rescuers on the ground or in the air to assess a hazardous situation using quantitative data. Infrared cameras can accurately locate a fire’s hot spots, trapped victims, and potential dangers. Ensure that your team stays safe while saving others.

Search and rescue teams use thermal imaging during structural fires, wildfires, mountain searches, sea rescues, and more. Whether it’s a handheld camera mapping the flames around you, or an unmanned drone monitoring large areas, infrared search, and rescue equipment helps your team take control of an emergency.

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Infrared Camera Options for Search and Rescue.

ICI’s infrared search and rescue tools are highly accurate, quick, and designed to withstand extreme environments.
From fighting fires to searching for missing persons, ICI has a solution for you.


Unmanned Infrared Systems

Infrared cameras mounted to drones provide an overview of fire spread or victim location even when there is no visibility. Drones take to the air in minutes and send thermal maps back to you on the ground so that you can take action.
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Handheld Thermal Cameras

We design our handheld infrared search and rescue gear to go with you into hazardous environments. These durable tools see what you can’t, and provide exact temperatures so that you can make informed decisions.
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Applications for infrared rescue and firefighting equipment

Monitor the fire until it is put out. Infrared cameras locate hot spots, escape routes, and victims, so you can act quickly and safely.
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FAQs: Infrared search and rescue gear

What is an infrared drone inspection?

Infrared rescue equipment shows you where the danger lies. These cameras create heat maps that first responders read to assess and monitor a situation. When rescuers arrive at the scene, they use thermal imaging to locate flare ups, safe routes, and individuals through the smoke and fire. In the case of missing or lost persons, aerial drones can quickly fly over large areas to detect signs of life. From a snowy mountain search to an earthquake rescue, infrared cameras pinpoint the exact areas in which to send out ground teams. This saves valuable time, resources, and ultimately lives.

How can infrared in the energy industry help save money?

ICI makes infrared search and rescue gear for first responders to use both on the ground and in the air. We design handheld cameras such as the Fire XT P-series specifically for firefighters and rescuers. These rugged cameras see through thick smoke and other harsh conditions. They are able to withstand temperatures up to 1200 C and have a drop test rating of 2 m.  ICI also makes the FX 160 and the FX 368 FireFighter P-Series for firefighters. All our handheld cameras work on the spot to accurately map out heat down to the exact temperature. For getting above an emergency, ICI carries infrared cameras mounted to aerial drones or helicopters. These solutions allow search and rescue teams to quickly find missing persons or fire victims. Infrared drones also help firefighters detect, monitor, and contain the blaze they are fighting.

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Infrared rescue and firefighting equipment from industry veterans

Learn more about how ICI can help you find the perfect infrared search and rescue solution to keep your operation safe and efficient.

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