Industry News

  • DuPont Launches Next-Generation Multi-Hazard Protection

    As part of its focus on protecting people, DuPont announced the launch of DuPont™ Nomex® MHP fabrics, the latest breakthrough in flame resistant innovations. Nomex® MHP offers inherent, multi-hazard protection that can help keep wearers safe from...

    Product • October 2nd, 2013

  • Scuttlebutt 10-13

    Dr. Carter Named President of USA Branch of IFE Firehouse Magazine Contributing Editor Dr. Harry R. Carter was installed as President of the United States of America Branch of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) of Great Britain on August 17 at...

    Article • October 1st, 2013

  • Industry News 10/13

    UNITED PLASTIC FABRICATING INC. (UPF) Vice President of Sales and Marketing Bill Bruns will retire effective Oct. 31. “It’s going to be different around UPF, it’s going to be different without Bruns in the fire industry as well,” said Joe...

    Article • October 1st, 2013

  • For the Record 10-13

    College Campus Fire Safety Each year college and university students, on- and off-campus, experience hundreds of fire-related emergencies nationwide. There are several specific causes for fires on college campuses, including cooking, intentionally set...

    Article • October 1st, 2013

  • New Products 10/13

    Thermal Imaging Camera MSA has introduced the Evolution 6000 thermal imaging camera, designed to make thermal imager use easier, faster, lighter and more intuitive. New and enhanced features of the advanced and rugged thermal imaging camera include...

    Article • October 1st, 2013

  • NVFC Seeks Photos For Inclusion in Its 2014 Calendar

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and Scott Safety are teaming up to produce a 2014 calendar and are looking for great photos. Help illustrate key health and safety messages by submitting photos from your fire, EMS, or rescue department...

    Press Release • September 27th, 2013

  • KME Announces Apparatus Orders in Hawaii

    Kovatch Mobile Equipment (KME) has recently received apparatus orders from two entities in Hawaii. Through KME’s dealer, Hawaii Specialty Vehicles LLC, the company has an order from the City and County of Honolulu for five custom pumpers and a...

    Press Release • September 27th, 2013

  • Airspace Redesigns CO And Flammable Gas Detectors

    The newly redesigned Airspace products offer 25 percent longer battery life and additional efficiency by using motion switch technology. A backlight has been added for the LCD readout and more alarm lights have been added. Retained in the new models...

    Product • September 27th, 2013

  • Pelican Products Offers New Hard Case for iPads

    TORRANCE, CA – Some in the media are calling 2013 the Year of the Tablet. With that in mind, Pelican Products, Inc. has introduced the Pelican ProGear™ i1065 HardBack™ Case to offer an extremely rugged, yet versatile case to protect and display...

    Product • September 27th, 2013

  • Kussmaul Offers Programmable Power Distribution System

    The PDS-100 P/N 390-5711-0 is a 6-circuit programmable power distribution system which is a quick and easy way to connect, protect and program power to emergency vehicle accessories. The unit provides 6 dedicated fused circuits configured in 3 load...

    Product • September 26th, 2013

  • Anne Arundel, Md., Receives New Large Structure Ventilator

    The Anne Arundel County Fire Department, located in central Maryland, has received a new RAMFAN VX700 Large Structure Ventilator, manufactured by Euramco Safety, Inc., of Spring Valley, California. "We are excited to utilize such new innovations and...

    Press Release • September 24th, 2013

  • Alluviam Releases New CBRNE/HME Database

    Setting the standard for CBRNE/HME decision support, Alluviam is proud to release version 17 of HazMasterG3 – now with an expanded database of 165,000+ materials and tradenames. With proprietary tools and unique capabilities to answer “so what...

    Product • September 24th, 2013

  • HAIX Introduces New USAR Boot

    HAIX®, a leading manufacturer of innovative and high quality fire fighting, rescue, law enforcement, hunting, and forestry footwear would like to introduce the all new Special Fighter USAR, a quad certified, multi-use boot for use in the most demanding...

    Product • September 24th, 2013

  • Industry Software Education Partners Offer Tuition Grants

    American Public University (APU) and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) today announced a partnership to support the continuing education needs of SIIA member companies and their employees, reflecting the organizations’ shared...

    Press Release • September 24th, 2013

  • Health & Safety Institute Hosts Innovation Conference

    For emergency response and safety trainers looking to grow their independent business, or ensure that their organization is in compliance with OSHA emergency response standards, Health & Safety Institute (HSI) presents Evolution Through Innovation, our...

    Press Release • September 24th, 2013