Industry News

  • IAFC Relaunches Near Miss Reporting System

    The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) is relaunching the Near Miss Reporting System to provide a more interactive user experience and a renewed focus on training that turns lessons learned into action. A grant from the Federal Emergency...

    Press Release • January 31st, 2014

  • BullEx Introduces Battery-Operated Smoke Generator

    BullEx is excited to announce the release of its latest innovation, the SG1000. BullEx Smoke Generators are known industry wide for withstanding the tough demands of firefighter training. Now, they have expanded their range of generators to include a...

    Press Release • January 30th, 2014

  • Lind Equipment Offers New Battery-Powered Scene Light

     Lind Equipment proudly introduces its newest addition to its Beacon Light line of LED floodlights, the LE965LEDC. The LE965LEDC is a 30W rechargeable battery operated LED floodlight that provides equivalent light to a 300-watt quartz halogen for four...

    Press Release • January 27th, 2014

  • CentreLearn Solutions Names New COO

    CentreLearn Solutions, LLC, the leading provider of online continuing education for EMS and Fire Rescue personnel through its online training system, recently named Sue Auman as Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Auman has served as the CentreLearn...

    Press Release • January 27th, 2014

  • Wash. Community Improves Responses With Opticom

    Transportation personnel in Bellevue, Wash., have been empowered to improve emergency response without leaving their desks. The city is transitioning to an Opticom® Multimode Traffic Signal Priority control system, which includes Opticom® Central...

    Press Release • January 27th, 2014

  • IAFC, NVFC Announce Theme For Health, Safety Week

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) have announced that the theme for the 2014 International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week is Train Like You Fight. Fire departments are encouraged to...

    Press Release • January 27th, 2014

  • Gore Remediation Program, New GORE-SEAM® Tape Certifications Address FD Needs

    Following its November Product Safety Alert, W. L. Gore & Associates has worked with fire departments, dealers, and manufacturers throughout North America to assess and reseal the seams of turnouts with Gore moisture barriers.

    Press Release • January 22nd, 2014

  • 60 Schools to Experience "The Safety Detectives in Hot Pursuit"

    The live performance, “The Safety Detectives in Hot Pursuit” is presented to schools free of charge and aligns with educational standards to teach children about important fire and electrical safety concepts in an interactive manner.

    Press Release • January 22nd, 2014

  • Midwest Fire Hires Johnson as New Vice President

    Darcie Johnson has been named vice president of accounting and business manager for Midwest Fire in Luverne.

    Press Release • January 21st, 2014

  • Ansell Introduces Hands-Free Lighting for Trellchem Suits

    Ansell announces the launch of the TRELLCHEM® Hands-Free Visor Light System that offers hazmat respondersa built-in hands-free LED lighting solution.

    Press Release • January 21st, 2014

  • Harrison Hydraulic Names Allaband Northeastern Region Manager

    Tim Allaband has been added to Harrison Hydraulic Solutions as the Northeastern Region Manager.

    Press Release • January 21st, 2014

  • Petzl Names New Technical Institute Manager

    Clearfield, UT- Petzl America, the North American headquarters of verticality equipment and hands-free lighting company Petzl, announces the appointment of Oliver McLeod to the new Petzl Technical Institute Manager position. In this role, McLeod will...

    Press Release • January 17th, 2014

  • Nominations Sought For Senator Sarbanes Award

    The Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) and National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) are accepting nominations for the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Safety Leadership Award. Presented annually at the CFSI National Fire and Emergency...

    Press Release • January 17th, 2014

  • Havis Has New Docking Station for Windows 8 Tablets

    After its introduction in October, Havis Inc., an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, announced that the Docking Station for the Getac F110 Rugged Tablet is now available for order. This latest docking solution will improve productivity by providing...

    Press Release • January 15th, 2014

  • Fire-Dex Makes On-Line Gear Configurator Available

    Fire-Dex has released a new, state of the art, rebuild of their original online custom gear configurator. FireWriter2 has been built with the latest in web technology. Together with its interactive design and intuitive features, FireWriter2 is...

    Press Release • January 15th, 2014