Industry News

  • Incident Response Technologies Partners With TriTech

    Denver, CO – Denver-based Incident Response Technologies, Inc. (IRT) has partnered with industry-leading TriTech Software Systems (TriTech) to integrate IRT’s Rhodium™ Incident Management Suite into computer-aided dispatch emergency services which...

    Press Release • November 22nd, 2013

  • Memphis FD Reaches African-American Goal in Ranks

    The Memphis Fire Department achieved a significant milestone in its history and nationally this month when it reached its first target of 25 percent of all firefighter/paramedics being black. In the United States, blacks only make up 7.7 percent of all...

    Press Release • November 22nd, 2013

  • DHS Offers First Responder Data Sharing App

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced the release of a major sharing service update to its First Responder Support Tools (FiRST) mobile application (app) first released in 2011...

    Press Release • November 21st, 2013

  • OneStep Earns CERS Vendor Compliance Certification

    OneStep Systems is pleased to announce that it has completed developing and passing the Tier II (2) CERS Vendor Compliance Certification. This Vendor Certification helps OneStep's clients needing to be CERS Compliant to process their HAZMAT inspections as...

    Press Release • November 21st, 2013

  • NVFC Seeks Papers For June Training in S.C.

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a Training Summit on June 20-21, 2014, in Myrtle Beach, SC. The NVFC is now accepting proposals from qualified instructors and speakers for presentations to...

    Press Release • November 21st, 2013

  • 5.11 Tactical Becomes Newest Official Partner Of NASCAR

    NASCAR and 5.11 Tactical announced at the NASCAR Fuel for Business Council Meeting in Miami a multi-year partnership that will designate the California-based company as the Official Tactical Apparel & Gear Supplier of NASCAR. As part of the new...

    Press Release • November 21st, 2013

  • Fire Blanket Crowdfunding Campaign Gains Attention in the Heart of Wildfire Country

     A better, safer fire shelter for firefighters is in development, one donation at a time. The SunSeeker Fire Blanket, a new fire shelter, is currently running a crowdfunding campaign to develop a prototype to bring the NASA-based technology to...

    Press Release • November 18th, 2013

  • Fire Equipment Manufacturers' Association Releases Educational Videos

    Supporting the association’s mission to save lives and protect property through fire safety education, the Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association has released an educational video on the features and benefits of standpipe rack hoses. This...

    Press Release • November 15th, 2013

  • Program to Help Vets Find Fire Service Jobs Available

    Hope For The Warriors® ( www.hopeforthewarriors.org ) proudly partners with Leadership Under Fire with the launch of the Paddy Brown Program to help former service members transition to the fire and rescue service. Hope For The Warriors® is a...

    Press Release • November 14th, 2013

  • Fire 20/20 Offers Free Diversity Recruitment Videos

    Is your department struggling with recruiting diverse firefighters and emergency responders? Nonprofit FIRE 20/20 has just released two, free Why I Chose Fire™: Next Generation diversity recruitment videos designed to encourage qualified, inclusive...

    Press Release • November 14th, 2013

  • Cardioviva Announces Heart Health Champions

    What do a former motorcycle dealership owner and MBA candidate, a marine scientist, and an emergency management consultant have in common? While their day jobs might be vastly different, they are all volunteer firefighters who have just been named...

    Press Release • November 14th, 2013

  • Upslope Technologies Seeks Responder Info

    The team at Upslope Technologies, a Colorado-based company seeking to develop better software products for the firefighting community, is seeking input from volunteer firefighters to help identify the essential features of these new products. The...

    Press Release • November 12th, 2013

  • Apollo Safety Expands Fire Service Products, Training

    Apollo Safety, a veteran-owned, Fall River, Mass.-based company specializing in safety products and services, recently announced an expansion of its fire department services division. That expansion will include extended offerings as it pertains to gas...

    Press Release • November 12th, 2013

  • NVFC, Ballistic Case Donate More Phone Cases

    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 dedication, this holiday season Ballistic Cases...

    Press Release • November 12th, 2013

  • W.L. Gore Issues Safety Alert For Turnout Gear

    There have been isolated incidents of seam-tape separation utilizing both Gore and non-Gore moisture barriers in products stored in its original packaging for three or more years.

    Press Release • November 12th, 2013