• Industry News 6/13

    PIERCE MANUFACTURING INC. , has launched Support for the Long Haul, a nationwide campaign to benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF). The program will help the NFFF assist the families of firefighters who die in the line of duty...

    Article • June 1st, 2013

  • Three Oshkosh Striker ARFFs Delivered to New Guinea

    Oshkosh Airport Products Group, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), delivered three Oshkosh Striker 4 x 4 aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) vehicles to New Guinea’s National Airports Corporation, a state aviation enterprise owned by...

    Press Release • May 31st, 2013

  • Polk County, Fla., Orders 10 Apparatus From Pierce Mfg.

    Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, received an order for 10 fire apparatus from Polk County Fire Rescue (PCFR) in Polk County, Florida. The purchase includes five pumpers, a 100-foot Pierce Aerial Platform, and a heavy-duty...

    Press Release • May 31st, 2013

  • Four Houston Firefighters Killed in Hotel Fire

    The fallen firefighters included veterans as well as one who graduated from the fire academy in April.

    News • May 31st, 2013

  • Eagle Compressors Inc. Appoints New Finance VP

    Eagle Compressors, Inc., manufacturers of EagleAir high pressure breathing air systems and components designed to refill SCBA and SCUBA cylinders, announced the appointment of Becky Dreier as the company's new vice president of finance. Dreier had...

    Press Release • May 31st, 2013

  • Incident Response Technologies Products Used During Tornadoes

    The recent outbreak of disastrous tornadoes in Oklahoma and Texas, and the logistical challenges of dealing with mass casualties and mass destruction, prompted emergency responders to turn to a robust digital management system to coordinate maximum...

    Press Release • May 31st, 2013

  • Md. Police Chopper Makes Emergency Landing; All OK

    Using night vision goggles, the pilot of the Howard County Police helicopter managed to put his ship down on the athletic field of Wild Lake High School.

    News • May 31st, 2013

  • Plane Crashes into Virginia Apartment; Two Injured

    The plane landed in the living room rousting two children and four residents from their beds.

    News • May 31st, 2013

  • FDNY Firefighter Charged with Hazing Has Violent Past

    The 11-year FDNY veteran choked another firefighter unconscious after finding out there was no locker.

    News • May 31st, 2013

  • N.J. Crews Battling Heat at Multi-Alarm Fire

    Details are sketchy as crews tackle a blaze in a large building.

    News • May 31st, 2013

  • Elkhart Cuts High-Rise Fire Response Time By More Than Half With HEROPipe

    Elkhart Brass cuts high-rise fire response time by more than half with the HEROPipe (Highrise Emergency Response Offensive) System. The world’s first lightweight, safe and simple, floor-below, high-rise master stream system can contain a high-rise...

    Press Release • May 30th, 2013

  • Harris Corp. Wins $8 Million Contract in New York

    Genesee County, New York, has awarded Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) an $8 million contract to replace its aging public safety radio system. The Harris standards-based communications system will improve coverage and upgrade communications for law...

    Press Release • May 30th, 2013

  • Streamlight Marks 40 Years of Manufacturing Lighting

    Streamlight Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, recently marked its 40th year of operation. Since it was founded in 1973, Streamlight has grown from a small company with a single product to an...

    Press Release • May 30th, 2013

  • RTTG Helps Keep Critical Facilities Safe And Threat-Free

    Flemington, NJ Real-Time Technology Group (RTTG), a leading provider of trusted identity solutions, brings to market an unprecedented solution that enables public agencies and private enterprises to work together cooperatively to secure critical...

    Press Release • May 30th, 2013

  • D.C. Ambulance Breaks Down with CA Patient Aboard

    The patient who had been shot by police was pronounced dead once he finally arrived at the hospital.

    News • May 30th, 2013