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It's a way to capture every moment a firefighter goes through, and for some, it's a teaching tool.

Firefighters are mounting small cameras on their helmets and recording what they do on a response call.

But, at this point in time, a lack of regulations have departments timid about using them. They are left weighing the pros and cons.

"It's always been there. As we advance in society, we have to have these rules and regulations in place to govern and protect people, and protect people from their self," said DJ Corcoran with KFD.

The concern is that firefighters will start posting these videos to their Facebook and Twitter accounts. Showing video that could be taken out of context and incriminate crews or even their department.

For example, filming medical situations during a rescue.

"It would be like a doctor wearing one and posting it to YouTube. You can't do that," said Corcoran.

Some members of KFD use the cameras, but those firefighters pay for them with their own money, and they try to use them for educational purposes.

"For our recruits, for training, we can use these videos and images to show our recruits this isn't always what the book says. This is real life. It's what happens," said Corcoran.

For now, cameras are still an experiment, showing another side of the fire.

"These are things that the fire department is having to address. Police are dealing with criminals and they have cameras and they have recorders and stuff. But the fire department. We don't issue those. We don't have anything now that says we have to wear these," said Corcoran.

At this point in time, KFD firefighters are asked to use the videos for training purposes only. This way, the videos won't put the department at risk. Guidelines and regulations could change how they use the cameras in the future.

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