Industry News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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