How fiber-optic fire detection systems save lives in our tunnels

Have you ever driven through a tunnel wondering what would happen if a fire suddenly broke out?

In September 2019, a truck filled with cardboard caught fire inside the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnel in Colorado. But what could have ended up being a major disaster was resolved in three hours.

Thanks to the DE.TECT fiber-optic fire detection system there were no casualties nor damage to the tunnel structure.


How DE.TECT saved the day