Industry News

  • 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

  • Fire Command Simulator A-Vision Partners with SimsUshare

    Fire Command Simulator A-Vision Fire Command has partnered with SimsUshare and CommandSim, to deliver a great tool. The software allows users to play "What If...." in a safe, controlled, environment. SimsUShare is a fire and safety training...

    Press Release • November 12th, 2013

  • Pryme Offers Accessories For Dual-Band Radios

    The Pryme WXRSM Heavy Duty Waterproof Speaker Mic is designed to enhance the dependability and usefulness of dual-band radios. The WXRSM is extremely durable, yet sleek enough to wear on multiple locations on the uniform. Small, yet noticeable features...

    Press Release • November 8th, 2013

  • Fire Service Vet Takes Helm at E-ONE as President/CEO

    Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV) announced the appointment of Dan Peters as President and CEO of E-ONE, Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of first responder apparatus. Peters replaces Kent Tyler who has been appointed to the position of President...

    Press Release • November 8th, 2013

  • DeKalb County, Ga. Orders Nine Pierce Pumpers

    Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, has received an order for nine Pierce® Arrow XT™ custom pumpers from the DeKalb County Fire and Rescue Department in Georgia. This is the department’s first purchase of Pierce...

    Press Release • November 8th, 2013

  • Streamlight Helmet Light Sales to Benefit NFFF

    Streamlight®, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting to the fire service industry, has introduced a bright red version of its Vantage® helmet-mounted tactical light, featuring the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) logo...

    Press Release • November 8th, 2013

  • NFPA Offers Free Mobile App For News and Safety Issues

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is pleased to announce the release of its new mobile application “NFPA News” for use with the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android operating systems. The free app, now available for download on iTunes...

    Press Release • November 8th, 2013

  • Scott Safety Recognized as 'Carolina Star'

    The N.C. Department of Labor certified Scott Safety as a participant in the Carolina Star Program. State Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry attended a ceremony at the company’s Monroe facility on Oct. 28 to present company officials with the Carolina...

    Press Release • November 7th, 2013

  • Trident Case Offers Lock Down Device For Smart Phones

    For first responders, finding the fastest route to an emergency is crucial. Mobile applications such as Google Maps provide optimal driving routes, live traffic updates, and estimated arrival times. To simultaneously protect and secure mobile devices...

    Press Release • November 6th, 2013

  • NFFF Offers 'Stress First Aid' Program Through Grants

    Emmitsburg,MD – Stress and anxiety in the workplace and in our personal lives are common problem for firefighters and EMS responders—they can be job-killers and destroy our families. The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s Stress First...

    Press Release • November 5th, 2013

  • Program Keeps Students Studying Abroad Fire Safe

    St. Louis, MO -- A new program called Passport to Fire Safety aims to improve the safety of U.S. students studying abroad by equipping students with portable fire safety products such as smoke alarms, carbon monoxide (CO) alarms and escape ladders. The...

    Press Release • November 5th, 2013

  • Mujjo Introduces New Touchscreen Leather Glove For Women

    By the end of November, Mujjo will have on the market the first touchscreen compatible gloves specifically designed for women. The company is making them available in response to numerous requests for a female version of the popular glove. The new...

    Press Release • November 5th, 2013