Industry News

  • Leader Com Introduces New Confined Space Communications System

    LEADER Com ensures a continuous, reliable and very clear communication between the safety attendant and members of teams engaged in confined space entry particularly when working in noisy environments and where other conventional communications won’t...

    Press Release • February 5th, 2014

  • Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Says 'Ask For Them'

    FRANKFORT, IL – For many, building a new home is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. There are a lot of details to consider, and many options to choose. Safety is at the forefront of those choices for most consumers, and fire safety should be among...

    Press Release • February 3rd, 2014

  • Scuttlebutt 2/14

    Scott Safety Plays Host to National Junior Firefighter Academy The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), in partnership with Scott Safety and Tyco International, hosted a National Junior Firefighter Academy on Scott Safety’s campus on Saturday...

    Article • February 1st, 2014

  • Industry News 2/14

    PIERCE MANUFACTURING INC. has announced its 2014 regional training schedule for Pierce dealers and customers. The company is offering a wide range of apparatus maintenance and troubleshooting classes – featuring a new mobile training unit – at...

    Article • February 1st, 2014

  • New Products 2/14

    Ram Tool Bracket ZIAMATIC CORP. (ZICO) presents the QUIC-MOUNT Horizontal Ram Bracket, Model QM-RB-1, an inexpensive alternative to custom box fabrication. The heavy-duty, aluminum QM-RB-is designed to safely and securely store one hydraulic or...

    Article • February 1st, 2014

  • Thorogood's New Structural Boot Available at is excited to introduce you to the NEW 14-Inch Knockdown Elite Structural Bunker Boot by Thorogood. The Knockdown Elite represents industry leading technology incorporated into quality components and built to protect you and your feet...

    Press Release • January 31st, 2014

  • IAFC Relaunches Near Miss Reporting System

    The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) is relaunching the Near Miss Reporting System to provide a more interactive user experience and a renewed focus on training that turns lessons learned into action. A grant from the Federal Emergency...

    Press Release • January 31st, 2014

  • BullEx Introduces Battery-Operated Smoke Generator

    BullEx is excited to announce the release of its latest innovation, the SG1000. BullEx Smoke Generators are known industry wide for withstanding the tough demands of firefighter training. Now, they have expanded their range of generators to include a...

    Press Release • January 30th, 2014

  • Lind Equipment Offers New Battery-Powered Scene Light

     Lind Equipment proudly introduces its newest addition to its Beacon Light line of LED floodlights, the LE965LEDC. The LE965LEDC is a 30W rechargeable battery operated LED floodlight that provides equivalent light to a 300-watt quartz halogen for four...

    Press Release • January 27th, 2014

  • CentreLearn Solutions Names New COO

    CentreLearn Solutions, LLC, the leading provider of online continuing education for EMS and Fire Rescue personnel through its online training system, recently named Sue Auman as Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Auman has served as the CentreLearn...

    Press Release • January 27th, 2014

  • Wash. Community Improves Responses With Opticom

    Transportation personnel in Bellevue, Wash., have been empowered to improve emergency response without leaving their desks. The city is transitioning to an Opticom® Multimode Traffic Signal Priority control system, which includes Opticom® Central...

    Press Release • January 27th, 2014

  • IAFC, NVFC Announce Theme For Health, Safety Week

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) have announced that the theme for the 2014 International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week is Train Like You Fight. Fire departments are encouraged to...

    Press Release • January 27th, 2014

  • Gore Remediation Program, New GORE-SEAM® Tape Certifications Address FD Needs

    Following its November Product Safety Alert, W. L. Gore & Associates has worked with fire departments, dealers, and manufacturers throughout North America to assess and reseal the seams of turnouts with Gore moisture barriers.

    Press Release • January 22nd, 2014

  • 60 Schools to Experience "The Safety Detectives in Hot Pursuit"

    The live performance, “The Safety Detectives in Hot Pursuit” is presented to schools free of charge and aligns with educational standards to teach children about important fire and electrical safety concepts in an interactive manner.

    Press Release • January 22nd, 2014

  • Midwest Fire Hires Johnson as New Vice President

    Darcie Johnson has been named vice president of accounting and business manager for Midwest Fire in Luverne.

    Press Release • January 21st, 2014