Industry News

  • Idea Bank Starts Fire Prevention DVD Giveaway

    Participants can register now for The Idea Bank's fire prevention DVD A DAY Giveaway. The daily drawings start July 1st and will continue through December 31st. Eligibility is open to public educators who reside in the United States or Canada and who...

    Press Release • June 18th, 2010

  • Pellerin Milnor Updates Laundry Planning Files for Customers

    Pellerin Milnor Corporation announces new laundry planning files for prospective customers for all industries, including: healthcare, hospitality, athletics, rental, corrections, firefighter and architecture. These comprehensive and complimentary booklets...

    Press Release • June 17th, 2010

  • NFPA Receives Grant to Develop Electric Vehicle Training Program

    June 16, 2010 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has received a grant to develop a safety training program to help emergency first responders prepare for the growing number of electric vehicles on the road in the United States. The...

    Press Release • June 16th, 2010

  • Bullard Launches New Distributor Locator for Eclipse

    Bullard has launched a NEW Distributor Locator for the Eclipse Risk Free Trial Offer (RFTO) program. By visiting you can quickly and easily locate an Eclipse distributor in your area and take advantage of this unique...

    Press Release • June 16th, 2010

  • Hale Unveils High-volume Booster Pump Kit

    CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (June 15, 2010) – Hale, a pioneer in the fire and rescue equipment industry, has launched SideKick™, a 500/750 high-volume booster pump kit. This is the latest addition to Hale's extensive line of industry leading pumps and...

    Press Release • June 15th, 2010

  • MSA Releases FAQ on New ANSI/ISEA Z87.1 Standard Update

    Pittsburgh, Pa., June 2010 – A white paper covering frequently asked questions about the new ANSI/ISEA Z87.1 standard for occupational and educational personal face and eye protection is now available from MSA. The FAQ covers issues such as why the...

    Press Release • June 14th, 2010

  • Waterway Hose Testing Expands Service to Texas

    Waterway, the country's largest fire-hose testing Company is now able to serve Fire Departments, plants and refineries in Texas. Based close to Dallas/Fort Worth, the new franchise is being run by two career firefighters, Bryant Askew, Plano Fire...

    Press Release • June 10th, 2010

  • Chris Ferrara Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

    Holden, LA – Chris Ferrara, founder and President/CEO of Ferrara Fire Apparatus, recently was presented the first annual Lifetime Achievement Award from the Fire and Life Safety Council of the Louisiana Fire Service.  The award was presented by...

    Press Release • June 9th, 2010

  • Ferrara Displaying Two New Apparatus at Interschutz

    Holden, LA – Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc., America's premier custom fire apparatus manufacturer, is displaying two new fire apparatus at Interschutz in Leipzig, Germany.  The vehicles are a Ferrara Strong Arm built for the People's Republic of...

    Press Release • June 9th, 2010

  • EVT Students Produce Rebuilt Midship Pump for Florida Fire Company

    CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (June 4, 2010) – Fire companies across the United States struggle to get the funds needed to keep their aging fire apparatus in peak performance condition. Recently, Hale found a way to help while teaching a hands-on course on pump...

    Press Release • June 4th, 2010

  • Pierce Multi-purpose Industrial Firefighting Vehicles on Duty in Qatar

    Appleton, Wis. (June 3, 2010) – Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced today that it has delivered and placed into service three industrial firefighting vehicles at the Qatar Chemical Company Ltd. (Q-Chem...

    Press Release • June 4th, 2010

  • Squids 3100 Black Tool Lanyard Released

    Ergodyne's Squids® 3100 Black Tool Lanyard just got even tougher. With more than double the weight rating, the updated tool lanyard now has a maximum safe working capacity of 10lbs (4.6kg).

    Press Release • June 3rd, 2010

  • Halpert Promoted to as Glendale Fire Marshal

    Congratulations to Jeff Halpert on his promotion to Fire Marshal for the Glendale Fire Department, effective June 1, 2010. There was a promotional ceremony for Jeff today, June 1st at 0800 hours, in the Community Room at Fire Station 21.

    Press Release • June 2nd, 2010

  • Rescue 42, Inc. Introduces the VAULT to Fire and Rescue Departments

    (Chico, CA) – Rescue 42, Inc. debuted its latest product line, the VAULT™, at FDIC 2010 in Indianapolis, IN, to high praise for its innovative design and functionality.

    Press Release • June 1st, 2010

  • Scott Donates Essential Safety Equipment to Haitian First Responder

    June 1, 2010 – Scott Health & Safety today announced the donation of more than $600,000 worth of safety equipment to Haitian first responders, replacing badly needed supplies destroyed during the January 12 earthquake in Haiti.

    Press Release • June 1st, 2010