Industry News

  • Fire-Dex Makes On-Line Gear Configurator Available

    Fire-Dex has released a new, state of the art, rebuild of their original online custom gear configurator. FireWriter2 has been built with the latest in web technology. Together with its interactive design and intuitive features, FireWriter2 is...

    Press Release • January 15th, 2014

  • Nominations Sought For Annual NVFC Awards by Feb. 4

    There are just three weeks left to nominate an outstanding member of the fire service for one of four prestigious awards from the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC). Recognize the achievements of a longtime volunteer firefighter, a fire...

    Press Release • January 15th, 2014

  • New Streamlight Handlight Boasts 1,100 Lumens

    Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, introduced the ProTac HL® 3, a high lumen (HL) light that delivers 1,100 lumens of bright white light. Designed for operations requiring...

    Press Release • January 15th, 2014

  • Kimtek Skids Fit New Yamaha Viking UTVs

    In its new lineup of larger side-by-side utility vehicles, Yamaha Motor Corporation has introduced the 2014 Yamaha Viking, a new UTV model that readily accommodates the Kimtek® MEDLITE Transport skid units. The Viking FI 4X4 and the FI 4X4 EPS UTVs...

    Press Release • January 15th, 2014

  • Witmer Offers On-Line Custom Badge Portal

    PublicSafetyBadges.com is Now Open All Day, All Night, All the Time. This 24-hour portal provides access to custom manufactured badges by Smith & Warren as well as Blackinton, the top names in high-quality crafted badges for every public safety...

    Press Release • January 14th, 2014

  • W.L. Gore Offers New Waterproof, Windproof Fabric

    The light and fast GORE-TEX® fabric from W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. is an extremely breathable, lightweight fabric that provides durable waterproof and windproof protection with improved next-to-skin comfort. The new technology significantly...

    Press Release • January 14th, 2014

  • Nautilus Introduces New FIREpower Fitness Program

    Med-Fit Systems, the manufacturer of the iconic Nautilus® commercial fitness equipment, blazes into the new year with the introduction of FIREpower by Natuilus® programming for firefighters. In an era of tight budgets and space constraints, FIREpower...

    Press Release • January 14th, 2014

  • Globe, DuPont NVFC Wrap Up Turnout Gear Giveaway

    Globe, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) partnered in 2013 to give away 51 sets of gear to 14 volunteer fire departments in need across the U.S. The Globe Gear Giveaway Program provides struggling volunteer departments with...

    Press Release • January 14th, 2014

  • Advanced Fire Systems Adopts New Global Brand

    Advanced Fire Systems Inc (AFSI), has rebranded as Advanced with new corporate and product identities, ensuring a consistent brand in all of the international territories in which it operates. Since the opening of its USA HQ in 2007, Advanced has...

    Press Release • January 9th, 2014

  • Continental Offers Highly Programmable Gear Washer

    Oshkosh, Wis.--Continental ExpressWash™ Washers properly clean firefighter protective gear according to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and gear manufacturer guidelines. Because ExpressWash Washers are highly programmable, they not only...

    Press Release • January 9th, 2014

  • Zico Introduces New Premixed Fuel Can Holder

    YARDLEY, PA – Prevent cans from rolling, falling, leaking, or puncturing with Zico's new QUIC-MOUNT Premixed Can Holder, Model QM-PMH-1. The heavy-duty, steel and aluminum design keep cylindrical cans up to 32 oz. (3-3/8" dia.) secured and...

    Press Release • January 9th, 2014

  • VectorLearning Acquires TargetSolutions

    Tampa – VectorLearning, a leader in online education and training for a broad range of industries through its RedVector, CiNet, and CiNet-RedVector brands, recently acquired San Diego, CA-based TargetSolutions, a pioneer in web-based training...

    Press Release • January 7th, 2014

  • Trident Emergency Products Launches New Web Site

    Trident Emergency Products, manufacturing world class apparatus plumbing and hardware equipment for over 12 years, has launched a new website/shopping cart with expanded information on their full product line. You can view and purchase improved...

    Press Release • January 7th, 2014

  • Collapse Detection Device Introduced by Leader

    On the 22nd December 2010, a routine operation took a dramatic turn for firefighters in Chicago, Illinois. Two of them died and 14 others were seriously injured after the collapse of a burning building. To prevent such an accident, a simple and...

    Press Release • January 6th, 2014

  • LODDs 1/14

    Three U.S. firefighters recently died in the line of duty. One career firefighter and two volunteer firefighters died in three separate incidents. All three deaths were health related. LIEUTENANT JAMES C. GOODMAN, JR. , 52, of the Nedrow, NY...

    Article • January 6th, 2014