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  • Streamlight Helmet Light Sales to Benefit NFFF

    Streamlight®, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting to the fire service industry, has introduced a bright red version of its Vantage® helmet-mounted tactical light, featuring the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) logo...

    Press Release • November 8th, 2013

  • NFPA Offers Free Mobile App For News and Safety Issues

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is pleased to announce the release of its new mobile application “NFPA News” for use with the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android operating systems. The free app, now available for download on iTunes...

    Press Release • November 8th, 2013

  • NFPA: Firefighter Injuries Lowest Since 1981

    After examining data, NFPA researchers say 69,400 firefighters were injured on the job in 2012.

    News • November 8th, 2013

  • Recall -- What Happened This Past Week

    The AFG application period opened, communities mourned, studies were released.

    News • November 8th, 2013

  • N.J. Home Explosion Leaves at Least Two Hurt

    A husband and wife have been flown to a trauma center following the blast in Lower Township, N.J.

    News • November 7th, 2013

  • Maryland Fire Police Officer Struck by Vehicle Dies

    David R. Barr Jr., 64, a member of the Community Fire Company of Perryville, was struck by a vehicle last month.

    News • November 7th, 2013

  • Scott Safety Recognized as 'Carolina Star'

    The N.C. Department of Labor certified Scott Safety as a participant in the Carolina Star Program. State Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry attended a ceremony at the company’s Monroe facility on Oct. 28 to present company officials with the Carolina...

    Press Release • November 7th, 2013

  • Ohio Firefighter Dies at Home After Response on Shift

    Sycamore Township Lt. James Michael Hill, 52, died at his home within 24 hours of an emergency response.

    News • November 7th, 2013

  • Three Ohio Emergency Vehicles Involved in Crashes

    A fire truck and police car were hit as they were blocking traffic from a wreck involving an ambulance.

    News • November 7th, 2013

  • Trident Case Offers Lock Down Device For Smart Phones

    For first responders, finding the fastest route to an emergency is crucial. Mobile applications such as Google Maps provide optimal driving routes, live traffic updates, and estimated arrival times. To simultaneously protect and secure mobile devices...

    Press Release • November 6th, 2013

  • NIOSH: Firefighters at Greater Risk for Cancers

    Researchers determined the study group of firefighters had higher rates of several types of cancers, and of all cancers combined, than the U.S. population as a whole.

    News • November 6th, 2013

  • NFFF Offers 'Stress First Aid' Program Through Grants

    Emmitsburg,MD – Stress and anxiety in the workplace and in our personal lives are common problem for firefighters and EMS responders—they can be job-killers and destroy our families. The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s Stress First...

    Press Release • November 5th, 2013

  • Program Keeps Students Studying Abroad Fire Safe

    St. Louis, MO -- A new program called Passport to Fire Safety aims to improve the safety of U.S. students studying abroad by equipping students with portable fire safety products such as smoke alarms, carbon monoxide (CO) alarms and escape ladders. The...

    Press Release • November 5th, 2013

  • Mujjo Introduces New Touchscreen Leather Glove For Women

    By the end of November, Mujjo will have on the market the first touchscreen compatible gloves specifically designed for women. The company is making them available in response to numerous requests for a female version of the popular glove. The new...

    Press Release • November 5th, 2013

  • Blast Leaves R.I. Man Severely Burned

    Passersby ran to assist the people in the burning Pawtucket building.

    News • November 5th, 2013