Industry News

  • NFFF Seal of Excellence Awarded to R.I. Association of Fire Chiefs

    Emmitsburg, MD – When the Rhode Island legislators passed a bill exempting emergency vehicle drivers from wearing seatbelts, the Rhode Island Fire Chiefs Association (RIFCA) stood up for safety. The association sent Governor Lincoln Chaffee a clear...

    Press Release • December 30th, 2013

  • Pierce Announce Mobile Training Unit Schedule

    Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, has announced its 2014 regional training schedule for Pierce dealers and customers. The company is offering a wide range of apparatus maintenance and troubleshooting classes...

    Press Release • December 30th, 2013

  • Reelcraft Releases New Hand Crank Hose Reel

    Reelcraft’s new Series CH37000 hand crank hose reels are ideal for industrial applications requiring longer lengths of 1 inch I.D. hose. This new reel design helps to eliminate possible bearing misalignment due to heavy vibration in mobile...

    Press Release • December 30th, 2013

  • Air Evac Chooses New Missouri Location For Operations

    The Missouri based air ambulance company, Air Evac Lifeteam. has announced an agreement that will bring their newest location to Moberly, Missouri. The agreement brings an undisclosed investment that will create fifteen new highly skilled positions in the...

    Press Release • December 19th, 2013

  • Fire-Dex Announces Key Promotions in Company

    Fire-Dex is pleased to announce the promotion of Denise Bradley to Quality Compliance Coordinator, and in her place Joe Luic has been promoted to Buyer. Denise will be responsible for all NFPA compliance and 3rd party testing labs, ISO document...

    Press Release • December 17th, 2013

  • Elkhart Brass Extends Special Cobra Monitor Offer

    Elkhart Brass has extended its $1,000 credit offer with the purchase of the new Cobra EXM monitor. Customers who purchase and register a Cobra EXM monitor by October 6, 2014 are eligible to receive $1,000 credit toward future Elkhart Brass orders...

    Press Release • December 17th, 2013

  • Seven Pierce Arrow XT Pumpers Delivered to Memphis

    Pierce Manufacturing has placed seven Pierce Arrow XT custom pumpers into service at the Memphis Division of Fire Services.

    Press Release • December 12th, 2013

  • BURN Documentary, Leary Foundation Donates $115K to Detroit FD

    Commissioner Donald Austin announced that the Detroit Fire Department will receive a donation of $115,000 from the documentary “BURN” through The Leary Firefighters Foundation.

    Press Release • December 12th, 2013

  • Fire Research Corporation (FRC) Acquires FoamPro

    Fire Research Corporation is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of FoamPro.

    Press Release • December 12th, 2013

  • Lucian Deaton joins NFPA'S Wildland Fire Operations Division

    December 11, 2013 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has named Lucian Deaton senior project manager of its Wildland Fire Operations Division. Based in NFPA’s field office in Denver, Colorado, Deaton will manage the Division’s...

    Press Release • December 11th, 2013

  • Santa Finds Smokin’ Hot Gift Options at TheFireStore.com

    TheFireStore.com is known for selling Everything But the Truck™ and their reputation caught the attention of Santa who stopped by to learn about the hottest gifts for firefighters . Naughty or nice, these IN-STOCK gift ideas are sure to fit any...

    Press Release • December 9th, 2013

  • VIEVU Announces VIEVU², Prosumer Wearable Wi-Fi Video Camera

    SEATTLE, WA – November 18, 2013  —  VIEVU  the industry leader in  body worn video  ( BWV ) today announced  VIEVU²  the first wearable Wi-Fi video camera designed for  "Prosumers" and other professional workforce  users. Rugged...

    Press Release • December 9th, 2013

  • Sunseeker Partners With Spirit to Promote Fire Blanket Funding

    To boost fundraising efforts, SunSeeker has partnered with Spirit USA to offer discount cards to generous contributors The SunSeeker Fire Blanket, a revolutionary new fire blanket, is currently in development and seeking donations for prototype testing...

    Press Release • December 4th, 2013

  • Globe and NVFC Announce Turnout Gear Awards

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and DuPont, has announced the fourth round of recipients in the 2013 Globe Gear Giveaway Program. Green Valley Volunteer Fire Department (Huntington, WV) and Golden City Fire & Rescue (Booneville, AR) will each...

    Press Release • December 4th, 2013

  • 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