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Tom Bilotta, left, and Steve Morley own Assured Wireless, which offers a new way for first responders to communicate in the field – Jamie Scott Lytle

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Rest Assured, These Engineers Are a Firefighter’s Best Friend

The classic, World War II walkie-talkie is the firefighter’s best friend, even today. With its flexible antenna and its simple, push-to-talk operation, the “handy talkie” is a more rugged communication device than a smartphone. In fact, if the need arises, you can use it to smash things.

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