NC State experts in the College of Textiles’ Textile Protection and Comfort Center are developing and testing equipment to protect the firefighters who protect us.
Collaborative Research to Help Wildland Firefighters Survive
As firefighters in California unite to battle wildfires fueled by extreme heat, researchers from NC State's College of Textiles and College of Natural Resources have joined forces to look for ways to better protect them under the worst circumstances.
Outfitting First Responders
NC State textile researchers are creating next-generation uniforms for EMTs and firefighters.