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  • New Products 8/14

    Gas Leak Detector MSA has introduced the Gassonic Observer-i ultrasonic gas leak detector, designed with Artificial Neural Network (ANN) intelligence and real-time broadband acoustic sound-processing technology for a broader leak-detection range and...

    Article • August 1st, 2014

  • Scuttlebutt 8/14

    PVPFF Purchase Animal Oxygen Masks The Pahrump Valley Professional Fire Fighters (PVPFF), in partnership with the town of Pahrump Fire Department, recently purchased three animal oxygen masks, to assist in saving lives of pets trapped and suffering...

    Article • August 1st, 2014

  • Industry News 8/14

    PIERCE MANUFACTURING INC. has announced plans to host its second annual Pierce 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI, on Sept. 6, 2014, beginning at 9 A.M. Last year, Pierce’s inaugural stair climb at Lambeau Field – with nearly...

    Article • August 1st, 2014

  • Calif. Firefighters Rescue Downed Hang Glider Pilot

    San Bernardino responders used a rescue helicopter to retrieve an Arizona man who crashed his hang glider into densely brush covered hills.

    News • July 31st, 2014

  • Illinois Fire Dept. Puts More Paramedics on Bikes

    Downers Grove Fire Department now has 12 bike medics on its crew with the addition of five members who just completed their training.

    News • July 31st, 2014

  • Passersby Help Save Four From Upstate N.Y. Fire

    Three men helped occupants of a Buffalo apartment building escape a fast moving fire that caused more than $450,000 to the building and contents.

    News • July 31st, 2014

  • Eighth Fire in Two Years Burns Georgia Recycling Plant

    An overnight fire burned a 500-foot by 40-foot pile of cardboard stacked up to 12 feet in Rome. It was the eighth fire in two years.

    News • July 31st, 2014

  • Oregon Firefighter Dies From Fall at Wildland Fire Scene

    A 21-year-old firefighter died from injuries suffered in a fall at the Launch Fire in Klamath County.

    News • July 31st, 2014

  • N.Y. Fire Dept. Sanctioned For 'Badonkadonk' Comments

    A former female firefighter with Elmont Truck Co. 1 won a $60,000 judgment against the department because of crude comments and slaps on her buttocks.

    News • July 31st, 2014

  • Firefighter Among Those Injured in Virginia Duplex Fire

    A Virginia Beach firefighter was one of four people hurt in a duplex fire that displaced 14 residents.

    News • July 31st, 2014

  • Pa. County 911 Faces Lawsuit Over Fatal Fire Dispatch

    The lawyers representing the family of a 52-year-old woman who died in a Luzerne County house fire has filed notice that they'll sue over a dispatching error.

    News • July 31st, 2014

  • Pennsylvania Apartment Fire Kills Man

    A 51-year-old man was killed in a Pleasant Hills apartment fire which appears to have started in the man's home.

    News • July 31st, 2014

  • Cleveland Firefighters Charged in Apparatus Crash

    It is alleged that the two lied to investigators of the June fire truck accident.

    News • July 31st, 2014

  • Condo Complex Fire in Maine Displaces 45 Residents

    A fire that started in a kitchen burned 24 units in a Westbrook condominium complex, driving 45 people from their homes.

    News • July 31st, 2014

  • Five Years Later, Pa. Man Charged With Arson

    A 40-year-old man has been charged with starting a fire that destroyed the office of a Ontelaunee Township limo and bus service in 2009.

    News • July 31st, 2014