Industry News

  • Pierce Re-Introduces Extreme Wildland Tanker at FRI

    CHICAGO -- Pierce reintroduced its Hawk Extreme Wildland Tanker at the Fire Rescue international trade show in Chicago. The all-wheel drive, all-terrain vehicle has three drive axles with interaxle differential lock, an Oshkosh Model 3000 transfer case...

    Product • August 22nd, 2013

  • Cummins Marks Production of 1.5M Engines Built at Jamestown Plant

    JAMESTOWN, Ny.- Cummins Inc. celebrates the production of the 1.5 millionth engine at its Jamestown Engine Plant (JEP) in Jamestown, New York. The JEP, established in 1974, is one of the top five heavy-duty diesel engine producers worldwide with...

    Press Release • August 22nd, 2013

  • Ga. Technical College Develops BA Fire Degree Program

    Firefighters throughout the state have a ladder that leads to career advancement through a new academic program developed by Albany State University and the Technical College System of Georgia. The collaborative agreement between ASU and TCSG, the first...

    Press Release • August 21st, 2013

  • NVFC Announces Sept. 1 Scholarship Deadline

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has partnered with Columbia Southern University (CSU) to offer NVFC members a two-year scholarship to CSU. Two scholarships will be awarded in 2013. If you are not an NVFC member, you can join at...

    Press Release • August 21st, 2013

  • SafetyPad Makers Announce Partnership With INDMEX

    OPEN Incorporated, makers of the SafetyPAD® suite of technology products for Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and INDMEX Aviation, a global provider of airport and surveillance solutions for Airport Authorities and Air Navigation Service Providers...

    Press Release • August 21st, 2013

  • SAFD Opens Services & Logistics Facility

    San Antonio Fire Department (SAFD) Opens Services & Logistics Facility

    Press Release • August 20th, 2013

  • Chicago Selects E-ONE For 5-Year Apparatus Contract

    Ocala, Fla. – The City of Chicago recently awarded E-ONE and Fire Service, Inc., the E-ONE dealer for Indiana, northern Illinois and western Ohio, with a five-year contract for airport pumpers. “We are thrilled the City of Chicago entrusted E-ONE...

    Press Release • August 16th, 2013

  • Albany State Univ., Technical College System of Ga. Create New Education Ladder for Firefighters

    The collaborative agreement between ASU and TCSG, the first of its kind in the state creates a bachelor's degree in Fire Services Administration.

    Press Release • August 14th, 2013

  • Honeywell Donates PPE to Aid in Calgary Rebuilding from Floods

    Honeywell announced today a donation of more than $50,000 in equipment to the City of High River, Alberta, Canada, to aid in the cleanup and rebuilding efforts in areas devastated by last month's heavy rains and continued flooding.

    Press Release • August 14th, 2013

  • New PECO Brush Blazer is Industry’s Only Mid-Sized Brush Cutter

    New PECO Inc. announced their new TBB-3002 Brush Blazer.

    Press Release • August 14th, 2013

  • Oshkosh Delivers 1,000th Striker ARFF to Vegas

    Oshkosh Airport Products Group, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, delivered its 1,000th Oshkosh® Striker® Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle. Striker number 1,000 was placed into service at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas...

    Press Release • August 12th, 2013

  • Fire Station Security ... A Whole New Ballgame

    When you think of security at your fire or EMS stations, your thoughts usually encompass door locks, alarm and video systems, secured drugs or petty cash storage. But emergency service organizations also handle and store something with sometimes far...

    Article • August 8th, 2013

  • New Critical Care Pocket Guide Now Available

    The most popular pocket reference in emergency nursing - now in a new edition. The Emergency & Critical Care Pocket Guide has been an essential resource for physicians, paramedics, and nurses for over a decade. The Pocket Guide consolidates the...

    Product • August 7th, 2013

  • E-ONE Receives First Order for ProTech Safety Package

    ProTech™, the unique new safety technology package developed by E-ONE, has received significant interest and activity since its debut during the 2013 FDIC. The Bryn Mawr (Pa.) Fire Company is the first department to order two new fire trucks featuring...

    Press Release • August 7th, 2013

  • Avon Protection Offers Revolutionary SCBA

    Avon’s new Deltair self-contained breathing apparatus was debuted at Firehouse Expo this year. Highlights of this new SCBA design include a tactical switch that allows firefighters to instantly switch from ambient air to cylinder air. That’s an...

    Product • August 7th, 2013