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How to find other people in a fire(thick smoke) by using a phone

2022-10-21 243 0

Building fires happen in almost every country every year, like in the supermarket, office building, and house. It's exist, though we don't wish it to happen. Thus, it makes sense to learn more about what and how to do in case of fire.

When a fire happens. Fire is fast! In less than 30 seconds, a small flame can turn into a major fire. It only takes minutes for thick black smoke to fill a house or for it to be engulfed in flames. Fire starts bright, but quickly produces black smoke and complete darkness(excerpted from Ready). The thick smoke blocks our sight, we can't even see other people within a few meters, but only according to the sound to judge their position - this can't help us find them fastest.

However, we can see other people through the thick smoke and darkness by using some tools. We can find other people faster by using a kind of special smartphone which named rugged thermal imaging phone - the smartphone integrated with thermal imaging camera. It is very easy to use a thermal imaging phone, just open the built-in FLIR app to activate the thermal imaging camera. Thus, it is also the best phone for firefighter.


  • Question of "Can a thermal camera see through clothes or walls?"
  • And Can I use my phone as a thermal camera?
  • And What phones have built-in thermal camera and free APP?

  • Why need a rugged phone with thermal camera but not a regular phone? Because rugged phone has undergone stringent tests to ensure it meets military standards and can thus withstand extreme temperatures(include cold and hot), shocks and more. Rugged phone can have survived where the regular phone could not.

    If you are a fireman or a plan ahead person, when you want to find someone in a fire, this type of smartphone is worth to have a try.

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