breathing apparatus

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Synonyms for breathing apparatus

a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure

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The crew compartment will, however, be 'wet', although the crew will be able to conserve their underwater breathing apparatuses by using built-in breathing sets. The 'cab' will have a computer-controlled system--including an automatic pilot to reduce operator workload.
They pulled on breathing sets and climbed out but Graeme collapsed and died.
Six firefighters wearing breathing sets searched the building on Saturday after being told children might have been inside inside, but found no- one there.
Six firefighters from Stockton Heath, Knutsford and Northwich, entered the cottage wearing breathing sets. But part of the roof collapsed and the bedroom was gutted.
They were pulled out by firefighters wearing breathing sets.
Wearing breathing sets, they used the aerial appliance, five large jets and a hose-reel to bring the fire under control.
Terry said he was servicing the breathing sets ready for the next job, which didn't happen because of the incident.
Crews in breathing sets discovered a smoke-logged bedroom and the bed and bedding destroyed when they were called to a couple's home in Doxford Walk, Hemlington.
A dozen firefighters wearing breathing sets went in first and had to use safety lines to grope their way through the sprawling,unventilated basement area.
Four officers wore breathing sets as they tackled the fire in dense smoke.
Firefighters in breathing sets fought an intense blaze - believed to have started accidentally in the kitchen, while four others carried out a search of the detached bungalow.
And while firefighters wearing breathing sets found the bodies of Tatum, 14, and Demi-Jade, 12, in their bedrooms, Mr Coates was trying to comfort their distraught mum Anita.
He made his way through the house with another fireman, both wearing breathing sets and using torches to cut through the smoke.
Firefighters stayed at the scene for 90 minutes and had to wear breathing sets and chemical protection suits while making the tank safe.