Industry News

  • Home Safety Council Introduces the Expert Network Academy: A Free Online Training Program for U.S. Fire Service Educators

    On-demand Teaching Method will Help Educators Increase their Fire, Disaster and Overall Home Safety Knowledge, Improve Delivery Skills and Effectiveness Without the Expense of Travel

    Press Release • August 18th, 2009

  • Sperian Fire Awarded Major SCBA Contract in Palm Beach County, Florida

    Palm Beach County Fire Rescue has awarded a major contract for nearly 600 self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBAs) and related equipment to Sperian Fire and its exclusive South Florida distributor, Safety Solutions International.

    Press Release • August 18th, 2009

  • SMOKE TRAINER - SID - Enhanced Position & Accountability Light

    Anaheim, Calif. - SMOKE TRAINER announces their newly developed Smoke Identification Light or SID that provides fire departments and incident commanders with a cost effective product that will improve visibility and accountability of...

    Press Release • August 17th, 2009


    Appleton, Wis. (August 13, 2009) - Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, today announced it has received a major order from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) for 51 Pierce® pumper rescue vehicles...

    Press Release • August 14th, 2009

  • RAE Systems Hires Marketing Executive Bill Jackson as V.P. of Global Marketing

    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- August 11, 2009 -- RAE Systems Inc. (NYSE AMEX: RAE), a leader in delivering innovative sensor solutions to serve industrial, energy, environmental, and government safety markets worldwide, hired William (Bill) Jackson, 50, as vice...

    Press Release • August 11th, 2009

  • BullEx Offers Hands-on Fire Prevention Training for the Community

    Albany, NY, Aug 5, 2009 - BullEx Digital Safety offers local fire departments new, interactive tools to enhance annual Fire Prevention Open Houses or Safety Days. Fire Departments can now rent a smart BullEx Fire Safety Trailer to add realistic fire...

    Press Release • August 7th, 2009

  • Pierce Introduces Master Technician Program

    Appleton, Wis. (March 19, 2009) - Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, today introduced its new Pierce Master Technician Program as a component of the company's aftermarket "Service Brigade" initiative. The Pierce Master...

    Press Release • August 5th, 2009

  • Champion Rescue Tools to Release Free Extrication Training DVD at FRI Conference in Dallas

    Upland, CA, July 30, 2009 - Champion Rescue Tools, the leader in next-generation, hydraulic rescue tools able to quickly cut apart the safest, 5-star crash-rated vehicles, and Volvo Cars of North America continue to demonstrate their mission to keep...

    Press Release • August 5th, 2009

  • Mark VI Control Now Available on X-Series Washer-Extractors

    Pellerin Milnor's has integrated the Mark VI microprocessor control on the X-Series product line with the "W" control. This secure and intuitive control includes 100 formulas (98 are programmable depending on the customers' needs). The full-screen...

    Press Release • August 5th, 2009

  • U.S. Navy Orders Pierce Aerials and Contender by Pierce Brush Trucks

    Appleton, Wis. (July 30, 2009) - Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, today announced an order from the United States Navy for eight Pierce® fire apparatus. The order includes two 100-foot aerial platforms built on Pierce...

    Press Release • July 31st, 2009

  • National Junior Firefighter Program Department Grant Applications Due August 15

    There is still time to apply for a 2009 National Junior Firefighter Program grant. Ten $5,000 grants, made possible by the Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins® Community Foundation, will be awarded to departments nationwide whose junior firefighter program...

    Press Release • July 30th, 2009

  • Task Force Tips Slates Grand Opening Celebrations

    VALPARAISO, IN - Distribution partners and Firefighters are invited to join with Task Force Tips on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at 9 a.m. when the doors of the company's new World headquarters will officially open for business. The building (at...

    Press Release • July 29th, 2009

  • Home Safety Council® President Receives National Honor

    WASHINGTON, DC (July, 2009) – The International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) has selected Home Safety Council President, Meri-K Appy to receive its 2009 Everett E. Hudiburg Award for leadership in the training of fire service professionals...

    Press Release • July 27th, 2009

  • ESS Introduces Low-Profile FirePro™ Goggles™

    June 23, 2009 -- Sun Valley, ID USA Eye Safety Systems, Inc. (ESS), a leading manufacturer in ballistic eye protection for military and public safety professionals, today announced the introduction of the ESS FirePro™ Series, a new product line...

    Press Release • July 27th, 2009

  • PURE Polaris to Offer Fire and Rescue Accessories

    Minneapolis, July 27, 2009 - PURE Polaris today announced it is working with RKO Enterprises to offer a Fire and Rescue solution for Polaris RANGER Side-by-Side vehicles. Fire and Rescue units across the U.S. and around the world rely on...

    Press Release • July 27th, 2009