Eau Claire man invents device to help firefighters

  • Source: WEAU-TV 13 News
  • Published: 01/12/2017 05:15 PM

VIDEO: An area man has invented a device that will help firefighters in low-visibility conditions. Jeff Dykes, an Eau Claire Firefighter for 20 years, invented the Northern Star, which is an eight-directional electronic compass firefighters can place inside masks to orientate themselves in low-visibility conditions. A Kickstarter campaign is underway for the Northern Star with a pledge goal of $75,000.


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