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  • 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

  • 911 Call from Wife of Slain Off-duty Cleveland Firefighter Released

    Cleveland Lt. William Walker, 45, was gunned down in his driveway.

    News • November 5th, 2013

  • Omaha IAFF Fighting Proposed Layoffs of 19

    The mayor's proposal to cut the paramedic training program from 48 to 12 to avoid the layoffs appears to be acceptable.

    News • November 5th, 2013

  • Indiana Siren Maker Invests in High Tech Equipment

    Carson Manufacturing Co., Inc., one of the Midwest’s most reliable contract manufacturers and siren maker, continues to invest in equipment and personnel to support its expanding capacity and technical capability. A new Cluso Vision System has been...

    Press Release • November 4th, 2013

  • Pa. Firefighter Dies Working at a Crash Scene

    A 40-year veteran of the Fox Township Fire Department has died as the result of an apparent heart attack.

    News • November 3rd, 2013

  • National Safety Apparel Acquires Spentex

    Cleveland, Ohio - November 1st, 2013 - National Safety Apparel (NSA), a leading manufacturer of safety apparel, has acquired Spentex®, a brand of technologically advanced safety apparel designed for use in a wide range of industries including...

    Press Release • November 1st, 2013

  • TSA Agent Killed; Gunman, Others Wounded

    The gunman has been identified as an off-duty TSA agent.

    News • November 1st, 2013

  • IAFF-FC Chooses Amalgamated Bank as New Savings Program Provider

    NEW YORK, NY – Amalgamated Bank is pleased to announce the launch of a new savings program, co-branded with the International Association of Fire Fighters Financial Corporation (IAFF-FC). This program is designed to help firefighters maximize their...

    Press Release • November 1st, 2013

  • Kussmaul Offers New Auto Eject Air/Electric Connection

    The New Super 30 Air/Electric Auto Eject Model # 091-169-30-120 from Kussmaul is a 30 Amp, 120 Volt, 175 PSI combination Air Eject and Auto Eject. An air pressure connection is added to the popular Super 30 Auto Eject, thus in one connection the...

    Press Release • November 1st, 2013

  • Massive R.I. Mill Blaze Lends Eerie Glow on Halloween

    Flames blew through the roof of the old brick structure, which took on the aspect of an intricate jack-o’-lantern.

    News • November 1st, 2013

  • Recall -- Fire Service Stories Ran the Gambit

    Topics in the news this week ranged from mental health stigmas to age discrimination and Mother Nature's wrath.

    News • November 1st, 2013