Industry News

  • BURN Documentary, Leary Foundation Donates $115K to Detroit FD

    Commissioner Donald Austin announced that the Detroit Fire Department will receive a donation of $115,000 from the documentary “BURN” through The Leary Firefighters Foundation.

    Press Release • December 12th, 2013

  • Fire Research Corporation (FRC) Acquires FoamPro

    Fire Research Corporation is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of FoamPro.

    Press Release • December 12th, 2013

  • Lucian Deaton joins NFPA'S Wildland Fire Operations Division

    December 11, 2013 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has named Lucian Deaton senior project manager of its Wildland Fire Operations Division. Based in NFPA’s field office in Denver, Colorado, Deaton will manage the Division’s...

    Press Release • December 11th, 2013

  • Santa Finds Smokin’ Hot Gift Options at TheFireStore.com

    TheFireStore.com is known for selling Everything But the Truck™ and their reputation caught the attention of Santa who stopped by to learn about the hottest gifts for firefighters . Naughty or nice, these IN-STOCK gift ideas are sure to fit any...

    Press Release • December 9th, 2013

  • VIEVU Announces VIEVU², Prosumer Wearable Wi-Fi Video Camera

    SEATTLE, WA – November 18, 2013  —  VIEVU  the industry leader in  body worn video  ( BWV ) today announced  VIEVU²  the first wearable Wi-Fi video camera designed for  "Prosumers" and other professional workforce  users. Rugged...

    Press Release • December 9th, 2013

  • Sunseeker Partners With Spirit to Promote Fire Blanket Funding

    To boost fundraising efforts, SunSeeker has partnered with Spirit USA to offer discount cards to generous contributors The SunSeeker Fire Blanket, a revolutionary new fire blanket, is currently in development and seeking donations for prototype testing...

    Press Release • December 4th, 2013

  • Globe and NVFC Announce Turnout Gear Awards

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and DuPont, has announced the fourth round of recipients in the 2013 Globe Gear Giveaway Program. Green Valley Volunteer Fire Department (Huntington, WV) and Golden City Fire & Rescue (Booneville, AR) will each...

    Press Release • December 4th, 2013

  • Sears Partners With NVFC For Fire Service Fundraising

    Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOS) and its subsidiaries are partnering with the National Volunteer Fire Council to raise money for one local fire department for each of their stores’ communities as part of Sears Hometown and Outlet...

    Press Release • December 4th, 2013

  • Firehouse Partners with the Rural Firefighting Academy

    MELVILLE, NY --  FIREHOUSE, the nation’s leading fire service brand in print, online and with its live events, announced today a new strategic partnership with the Rural Firefighting Academy ( RFA ). This new alliance and learning initiative allows the...

    Press Release • December 3rd, 2013

  • New Products 12/13

    Extrication Tool Holder ZIAMATIC CORP. (ZICO) presents the QUIC-MOUNT Model QM-ETD-1, an adjustable upright mount for two extrication tools. The heavy-duty, aluminum unit features independently adjustable components, including tilt angle, enabling...

    Article • December 1st, 2013

  • Scuttlebutt 12/13

    LVFR Honors Fallen Firefighters Las Vegas Fire & Rescue (LVFR) Engineer John Banks created the sculpture at the center of Firefighters Memorial Park located at 1668 Redwood Street, just one block west of Fire Station 6. The sculpture, which features...

    Article • December 1st, 2013

  • Product Showcase 12/13: Gas Detectors

    Airspace Airspace announces a complete redesign of its innovative carbon monoxide and flammable gas detectors. Airspace products offer 25% longer battery life and additional efficiency by using motion switch technology. A backlight has been added for...

    Article • December 1st, 2013

  • For the Record 12/13

    Firehouse to Partner with RFA Firehouse, the nation’s leading fire service brand in print, online and with its live events, has announced a strategic partnership with the Rural Firefighting Academy (RFA). This new alliance and learning initiative...

    Article • December 1st, 2013

  • Industry News 12/13

    GORE ISSUES FIREFIGHTER PRODUCT SAFETY ALERT FOR FIRE-RELATED SEAM TAPE W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES INC. has issued a firefighter product safety alert, along with information about enrollment in a product remediation program. The alert is in response...

    Article • December 1st, 2013

  • E-ONE Adds New Michigan Dealer to Network

    E-ONE is excited to welcome West Shore Fire, a leading provider of first responder apparatus and equipment in Michigan, to its industry-leading dealer network. “West Shore Fire’s focus on offering the highest quality apparatus, equipment and...

    Press Release • November 27th, 2013