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  • Smokey Bear Joins the H.E.A.T Team in Minnesota

    ST. PAUL - With the assistance of the MN FAIR Plan, the Regions Hospital Foundation and the MN Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR) have had the opportunity to develop a campfire safety program to reduce burn injuries and the potential for...

    Press Release • May 28th, 2010

  • Oshkosh Joins Commerce Secretary Locke in China and Indonesia for Clean Energy Trade Mission

    OSHKOSH, WIS. (May 24, 2010) – The Fire and Emergency segment of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), is participating in the first Cabinet-level trade mission of President Obama's administration to China and Indonesia. The May 15-25 trade mission is...

    Press Release • May 24th, 2010

  • Metro Chiefs Meet in Memphis

    May 21, 2010 – The Metropolitan "Metro" Fire Chiefs Association, a section of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) held its 2010 annual conference in Memphis, Tennessee, May 14-20...

    Press Release • May 24th, 2010

  • Sperian Introduces Escape Belt & Rappelling System for the Warrior SCBA

    Smithfield, RI, May 20, 2010 – Sperian Respiratory Protection, working with Fire Innovations LLC, has obtained NFPA and NIOSH certifications on an escape belt and rappelling system integrated on to the Warrior SCBA. The integration of the...

    Press Release • May 20th, 2010

  • Hale to Recognize Pennsylvania Fire Commissioner at FIRE EXPO 2010

    For his support and commitment to Hale's new Safe Firefighter of the Month program, Hale will present Pennsylvania Fire Commissioner Ed Mann with an award at FIRE EXPO 2010 this Sunday in Harrisburg, Pa. The award presentation will occur at 11 a.m. in...

    Press Release • May 19th, 2010

  • Burbank Receives Major Grant for Extrication Gear Upgrade

    BURBANK, Calif. (May 12, 2010) – Just weeks ago, Burbank firefighters from Station 11 responded to a major vehicle crash and saved a man's life. The reason – they had the newest extrication tools designed to quickly cut through today's modern...

    Press Release • May 19th, 2010

  • Pierce Reaches a Milestone with Sales to Pearl, Miss, Fire Department

    May 18, 2010 Appleton, Wis. – Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) Company and North America's leading fire and rescue apparatus manufacturer, today announced it has sold three Pierce Ultimate Configuration (PUC) fire...

    Press Release • May 19th, 2010

  • ESRI Provides Around-the-clock Support for Oil Disaster

    Redlands, California – May 11, 2010 – ESRI is providing a number of support activities for the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Working closely with dozens of agencies and the geographic information system (GIS) community, ESRI has...

    Press Release • May 12th, 2010

  • Now available ‘manufacturer direct’ Navy Blue, Class A Dress and Honor Guard Uniforms

    Seattle, WA – April 21, 2010   After 35 years perfecting the art of manufacturing and selling black, Fire Service Dress Uniforms by mail, the Lighthouse Uniform Company has expanded its product line and is now manufacturing navy blue.   The same...

    Press Release • May 6th, 2010

  • North Carolina Firefighter Wins Ford F-150 by Swiping Debit Card

    RALEIGH, NC (5/6/10) – A Monroe firefighter got the surprise of a lifetime this week when the executive director of the N.C. State Firemen’s Association (NCSFA) personally delivered to him the prize for winning their "Swipe the Card, Win the Truck...

    Press Release • May 6th, 2010

  • RAE Systems Mobilizes to Support Gulf Spill Clean-Up Efforts

    SAN JOSE, Calif. – May 4, 2010 – RAE Systems Inc. (NYSE AMEX: RAE),a leader in delivering innovative sensor solutions to serve industrial, energy, environmental, and government safety markets worldwide, has mobilized personnel to assist private...

    Press Release • May 6th, 2010

  • Buffalo Signs Multi-year Contract with Crimson Fire

    Brandon, S.D., May 5, 2010 – The city of Buffalo has signed a multi-year contract to purchase as four new fire trucks from Crimson Fire, Inc. The Brandon, S.D.-based manufacturer of custom fire trucks and other rescue vehicles said that it has...

    Press Release • May 6th, 2010

  • Pelican Introduces the Compact and Powerful 9410 LED Lantern

    TORRANCE, CA – May 3, 2010 – Pelican Products has introduced the rugged 9410 LED Lantern as their most powerful hand held lighting tool ever. Engineered with an array of four next-generation LEDs, the 9410 LED Lantern shines a...

    Press Release • May 5th, 2010

  • San Antonio Orders Seven Pierce Quantum Fire Trucks

    Appleton, Wis. (May 3, 2010) – Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, today announced a new order from the San Antonio Fire Department in San Antonio, Texas, for seven Pierce® Quantum® chassis-based vehicles. This new...

    Press Release • May 3rd, 2010

  • Badger Announces Launch of High Flow, Commercial Fire Extinguisher Line

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, April 30, 2010 –   Non-residential fires in the United States accounted for 112,000 fires, more than 3.8 billion dollars worth of damage, and 120 deaths, according to the latest annual data from the U.S. Fire...

    Press Release • April 30th, 2010