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  • 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

  • New Products 11/13

    LED Lantern STREAMLIGHT INC. has introduced The Siege, a rugged, cordless, alkaline battery-powered LED lantern designed for a wide variety of outdoor, safety and scene-lighting uses. The versatile, easy-to-carry lantern provides 360 degrees of...

    Article • November 1st, 2013

  • Industry News 11/13

    HONEYWELL SAFETY PRODUCTS has donated more than $50,000 in respiratory and protective safety gear to the City of High River, Alberta, to aid first responders, town workers and volunteers assisting in the cleanup and rebuilding efforts in areas devastated...

    Article • November 1st, 2013

  • Two Mass. Firefighters Struck, Hurt at Drill

    An old ambulance used to haul dive equipment rolled backward, and hit the firefighters.

    News • October 31st, 2013

  • 'Angels' Night' Busy for Detroit Firefighters

    Several working fires were reported throughout the city, and two firefighters suffered minor injuries.

    News • October 31st, 2013

  • Four D.C. Firefighters Hurt in Fire Truck Crash

    A civilian also was hurt in the wreck as the engine was returning from a call.

    News • October 30th, 2013

  • FDNY Invests in Preparedness After Hurricane Sandy

    FDNY Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano unveiled new vehicles, rescue boats and equipment purchased by the FDNY following Hurricane Sandy at the FDNY Training Academy on Randall’s Island. Immediately following the storm, the Department spent more...

    Press Release • October 30th, 2013

  • Paralyzed Detroit Firefighter Set to Lose Insurance

    Firefighter Brendan Milewski, injured in the line of duty, received notice that his insurance is going to be eliminated.

    News • October 30th, 2013

  • Haix Launches Redesigned Website

    HAIX®, a leading manufacturer of innovative and high quality fire fighting, rescue, law enforcement, hunting, and forestry footwear is pleased to announce the launch of our redesigned website, www.haix-bootstore.com . The new website creates a...

    Press Release • October 29th, 2013

  • The 2013 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Period Opens Monday

    The application period for 2013 Assistance to Firefighters Grants opens Monday, November 4 and closes December 6, 2013. Start planning your grant application now by reviewing the Application Assistance Tools located on the AFG website. These tools were...

    Press Release • October 29th, 2013

  • NVFC, Ballistic Case Co. Partner in Phone Case Giveaway

    Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. - (October 30, 2013) – Nearly 70 percent of all firefighters are volunteers. These courageous firefighters and their stations play a critical role in keeping our communities safe. In celebration of their bravery, sacrifice and...

    Press Release • October 29th, 2013

  • Couple, Two Children Killed in N.Y. House Fire

    Mount Vernon Chief Ted Stevenson said the basement door was locked from the inside and outside.

    News • October 29th, 2013