Industry News

  • KME Adds Dealer For DC, Northern Va. W.Va. Area

    Nesquehoning, PA – KME is pleased to announce that Matheny Motors ( www.mathenymotors.com ) has joined KME’s sales and service network.   Matheny Dealer is now KME’s dealer in Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia. Matheny...

    Press Release • February 24th, 2014

  • NFFF Hosts Responder Fundraiser at Calif. Speedway

    The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is hosting the Annual First Responder Appreciation Event at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif on March 23. In addition to the NFFF, proceeds from the purchase of tickets go to the California Fire...

    Press Release • February 24th, 2014

  • LION Enters Agreement to Assist Firefighters in Developing Countries

    CHICAGO — LION and the International Fire Relief Mission have entered a new partnership to provide gear, tools and training to firefighters and emergency personnel in underserved communities around the world. The agreement, signed at LION’s Chicago...

    Press Release • February 24th, 2014

  • Ferrara Adds Dealer in North Carolina

    Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc., America’s premier custom fire apparatus manufacturer, has named First Choice Fire & Safety as its dealer in North Carolina. First Choice, with President Mike Bordeaux and sales representative David English, has...

    Press Release • February 24th, 2014

  • Pierce Announces 'Storm' Road Show Across Mexico

    Oshkosh Airport Products Group, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), introduced the all-new Oshkosh® Storm aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) vehicle. The Oshkosh Storm is engineered to provide a powerful, yet cost- effective, ARFF...

    Press Release • February 24th, 2014

  • Cummins Supports Next Phase of Emission Standards

    Cummins Inc. has announced its support for the development of a second phase of greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles. "Cummins supports standards that deliver environmental benefits and...

    Press Release • February 23rd, 2014

  • IAFC Receives Grant From Motorola Solutions

    Fairfax, Va. – The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) today announced it has received a grant as part of the Motorola Solutions Foundation's Public Safety and Security Institute; the Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable arm of...

    Press Release • February 22nd, 2014

  • KME Adds New York Dealer to Network

    Nesquehoning, PA – KME is pleased to announce that Proliner Rescue Vehicle Sales & Service of Medford, New York (www.prolinerrescue.com) has joined KME’s sales and service network. Proliner will represent KME in Nassau and Suffolk counties with...

    Press Release • February 22nd, 2014

  • NFFF Partners With NY Islanders For Fundraiser

    The New York Islanders are teaming up with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to help fire heroes' families raise funds for the foundation. Tickets are going fast for the NFFF awareness night which is scheduled for Saturday, April 5 for a 7...

    Press Release • February 22nd, 2014

  • Ferrara Fire Introduces New Cinder Cab And Chassis

    Holden, LA – Ferrara Fire Apparatus, America’s premier manufacturer of custom fire apparatus, has made a major new product announcement with the launch of its newest custom chassis, the Ferrara Cinder. The Cinder is manufactured at Ferrara’s...

    Press Release • February 16th, 2014

  • Pierce Mfg. Partners with IAFC on Chief of the Year Award

    Pierce Manufacturing, a long-time supporter in recognizing excellence among fire service leaders, has partnered with the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) to present the IAFC Fire Chief of the Year award. This prestigious honor will...

    Press Release • February 16th, 2014

  • Sumter County, FL, Starts Using SafetyPAD Reporting System

    OPEN Incorporated, makers of the SafetyPAD® suite of software products for Fire and Emergency Medical Services, announced its implementation with Sumter County Fire & EMS. The agency will use SafetyPAD to enhance the accuracy of information...

    Press Release • February 13th, 2014

  • PSTrax Offers New Way of Automating Apparatus, Equipment Checks

    Golden, CO— PSTrax is offering a “tech trauma-free” zone for fire departments that have deployed the service to automate their apparatus and equipment checks. PSTrax replaces labor-intensive paper logbooks with a cloud-based service that is...

    Press Release • February 13th, 2014

  • TV Producers Seek Firehouse For New Reality Show

    A media production company is casting a docu-series for a major cable network that would follow the lives and interpersonal relationships of American firefighters. The company is looking for a one distinctive firehouse that has a brotherhood...

    Press Release • February 12th, 2014

  • Harrison Hydraulic Solutions Introduces New Skid Unit

    Harrison Hydraulic Solutions introduces the new IHT-SKID system with LiveDrive 4x4 Plus, for smaller Fire Apparatus. IHT-SKID enables the end user to power many options on a very small truck, such as a generator, light tower, rescue tools, 150 or 250...

    Press Release • February 11th, 2014