Abstract: A temperature monitoring system incorporated in a firefighter's turnout coat, vest or self-contained breathing apparatus to provide protective garments or equipment that can determine the rate of increase of the temperatures in the environment and compare the rate of temperature increase to at least one predetermined threshold and provide a warning when the rate of temperature increase exceeds the predetermined threshold.
May 21, 1998
Date of Patent:
October 26, 1999
John W. Cole, III, Danielle K. Cole, Boyd F. Cole
John W. Cole, III, Patrick H. Ryan, Jr.