Industry News

  • ReconRobotics Introduces Throwable, Mobile Search and Rescue Device

    EDINA, Minn. - (October 5, 2009) ReconRobotics, Inc. today announced the introduction of the Recon Scout® Rescue, a miniature reconnaissance device that will allow search-and-rescue personnel to conduct immediate visual reconnaissance of confined spaces...

    Press Release • October 6th, 2009

  • Euramco Safety Receives ATEX Certification

    Wayne Allen, President of Euramco Safety, announced the ATEX Certification and said the company was pleased their RAMFAN line of Hazardous Location Blowers will bear the EX mark issued by UL, attesting to its compliance with International Hazardous...

    Press Release • October 6th, 2009

  • The National Volunteer Fire Council Announces Winners of National Junior Firefighter Program Grants

    GREENBELT, MD (September 30, 2009) - The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), in partnership with the Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation, has selected 10 outstanding junior firefighter programs and Explorer Posts from departments...

    Press Release • September 28th, 2009

  • Raising the Bar: Sustainable to Resilient -- What it means to Public Safety

    The Global Center for Preparedness (GCP), based at Florida Institute of Technology, is organized to integrate the preparation for and the response to natural and man-made disasters as well as promoting a sustainable and resilient infrastructure in order...

    Press Release • September 22nd, 2009

  • NFPA announces free online game to help children learn important fire facts

    September 22, 2009 -- The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recently launched a new Sparky the Fire Dog® game to help children learn about the importance of fire safety. The game, "Crack the Code", is now available free online at...

    Press Release • September 22nd, 2009

  • Loose and Tight Fit 5.11® Undergear™

    Although 5.11® undershirts stay behind the scenes most of the time, they're front and center when it comes to comfort and performance. For work, casual and workout wear, choose from Loose Fit 5.11 Undergear™ or Tight Fit 5.11 Undergear™. Both feature...

    Press Release • September 21st, 2009

  • State of Karnataka, India, Selects ESRI Technology for Disaster Management Portal

    Redlands, California - The state of Karnataka, located in the southern part of India, has been a pioneer in setting up a disaster-monitoring station through its Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC). The center, which has been in...

    Press Release • September 21st, 2009

  • Streamlight Introduces Pink Nano Light®

    Eagleville, PA, September 17, 2009 - Streamlight® Inc. a leading provider of high-performance flashlights, announced it has introduced the pink key-chain Nano Light®, designed to help make a difference in the fight against breast cancer. Streamlight...

    Press Release • September 17th, 2009

  • Zephyr Technology™ Announces New Capability for Real-Time Physiological Monitoring

    August 28, 2009, Annapolis, MD - They put themselves in harms way to protect us. Now, a new product from Zephyr Technology™, is helping to protect firefighters and first responders in the line of duty by monitoring their vital signs in real-time...

    Press Release • September 16th, 2009

  • Fireman's Fund Insurance Company & Holmatro Announce Nationwide Partnership

    NOVATO, Calif. (Sept. 2, 2009) - Fireman's Fund Insurance Company and Holmatro®, a leading manufacturer of extrication and rescue gear, announced a new, nationwide agreement to support local fire departments.

    Press Release • September 3rd, 2009

  • Introducing CLSE's Plan Review & Acceptance of Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems

    DALLAS - 9/2/2009 - The Center for Life Safety Education (CLSE) has launched its new two-part Plan Review and Acceptance of Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems program online at . The informative, low-cost seminar series, presented by...

    Press Release • September 2nd, 2009

  • FAMA Awards Scholarship to Oklahoma State University Student

    Lynnfield, Mass -- August 31, 2009 - The Fire Apparatus Manufacturers' Association has awarded its 2009 Phillip L. Turner Fire Protection Scholarship to Oklahoma State University student Benjamin Eschner. Eschner, a sophomore from Chicago majoring...

    Press Release • September 2nd, 2009

  • 5-Star Crash Course Extrication Training DVD Highlighted on Volvo Safety Blog

    Champion Rescue Tools' latest addition to their free 5-Star Extrication Training Programs for fire fighters was highlighted on Volvo Cars of North America's safety Blog last week (August 26th blog post):

    Press Release • September 2nd, 2009

  • Yamhill County Fire Investigation Team to Bolster Fire Investigation Efforts with FM Global Grant

    (McMinnville, Oregon) - The Yamhill County Fire Investigation Team received a $2000 fire prevention grant recently from FM Global, a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses based in Johnston, R.I. FM Global representatives...

    Press Release • September 2nd, 2009

  • 5.11's 6-point Breakaway Hi-Vis Vest is 207-2006 and 107-2004 ANSI/ISEA Certified

    5.11® recently introduced the innovative new, six-point Breakaway Hi-Vis Vest. It's ANSI/ISEA class II compliant with both 207-2006 and 107-2004 federal regulations for first responders and operators. The independently certified vest meets all...

    Press Release • September 2nd, 2009