Industry News

  • Scuttlebutt 7/14

    New Disney Animated Feature Highlights Wildland Fires The Walt Disney Company is set to release an animated film that pays tribute to those brave souls who battle wildland fires. “Planes: Fire & Rescue” is a comedy-adventure about second chances...

    Article • July 1st, 2014

  • Industry News

    SMEAL FIRE APPARATUS CO. has acquired the assets of LTI, including LTI ladders, platforms and tractor-drawn aerials, Squrt and TeleSqurt boom-ladders and Snorkel articulating aerial platforms. The acquisition enhances Smeal’s product offering to the...

    Article • July 1st, 2014

  • For the Record 7/14

    LVFR Receives EMS Award Las Vegas Fire & Rescue (LVFR) has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline ® EMS Bronze Award that recognizes its commitment and success in implementing specific quality improvement measures for the...

    Article • July 1st, 2014

  • Husky Gets Patents For Folding Tank Improvements

    Husky Portable Containment is pleased to announce it has been award two U.S. patents for improvements to its folding water tanks.

    Press Release • June 25th, 2014

  • Dixie Chopper Offers Lawnmower Rebates to Firefighters

    Dixie Chopper is honoring local Hometown Heroes by offering a $250 mail-in rebate on any new (up to two) Dixie Chopper lawn mowers now through July 31.

    Press Release • June 25th, 2014

  • Retired Vegas Capt. Gets IAFF Leadership Award

    Retired Las Vegas Fire Capt. Dean Fletcher has received the IAFF local leadership award.

    Press Release • June 25th, 2014

  • HME Gets Order for 12 Type III Apparatus From Cal Fire

    California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection gets a dozen Type III wildland apparatus built by HME.

    Press Release • June 25th, 2014

  • Curtiss-Wright Appoints Turkish Distributor

    Curtiss-Wright Corporation’s (NYSE: CW) Industrial division announced the strengthening of its global distribution network with the appointment of Turkish distributor Rekarma A.S.

    Press Release • June 25th, 2014

  • Rosenbauer Gets Big Orders From Miami-Dade

    Miami-Dade is upgrading its fleet and ordered 31 pumpers, four ARFFs and a Quick Response vehicle.

    Press Release • June 23rd, 2014

  • CentreLearn Solutions Volunteers at Can-Am Police-Fire Games

    CentreLearn Solutions, LLC, the leading provider of online continuing education for EMS and Fire-Rescue personnel through its online training system, is a sponsor for the rapidly approaching 2014 York Can-Am Police-Fire Games.

    Press Release • June 17th, 2014

  • Action Training System Announces Training Giveaway Winners

    Action Training Systems (ATS) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have announced the 50 winners of the 2014 ATS/NVFC $250K Training Giveaway.

    Press Release • June 17th, 2014

  • Ventry Proves Safety By Sticking Pike Pole Into Fan

    Ventry proved the safety of the company's fan blades by impaling a fan with a pike pole.

    Press Release • June 17th, 2014

  • Striker ARFFs Serve Calgary International Airport

    Two Oshkosh Strikers have been placed in service at the Calgary International Airport.

    Press Release • June 17th, 2014

  • FASNY Scholarship Awarded to High School Senior

    Daniel Chinitz of Dix Hills, NY, has been awarded a FASNY Scholarship for his service to his community and school.

    Press Release • June 17th, 2014

  • Hale Announces The Hiring a New Customer and Technical Service Manager

    Hale Products, Inc. is pleased to announce the hiring of Christine Tarro as Customer Service Manager – North America. Christine has over 24 years of experience working in the customer service field. She brings a broad range of knowledge, best in...

    Press Release • June 13th, 2014