Industry News

  • 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

  • Dallas Fire-Rescue selects Emergency Technologies' Visual Fire

    Raleigh, NC (May 27, 2010) - Emergency Technologies, Inc. (ETI) has been selected by the eighth largest US city,  The City of Dallas, Texas to provide a Fire Records Management System (Fire RMS). ETI, together with Unisys Corporation, will...

    Press Release • May 28th, 2010

  • Smokey Bear Joins the H.E.A.T Team in Minnesota

    ST. PAUL - With the assistance of the MN FAIR Plan, the Regions Hospital Foundation and the MN Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR) have had the opportunity to develop a campfire safety program to reduce burn injuries and the potential for...

    Press Release • May 28th, 2010

  • Oshkosh Joins Commerce Secretary Locke in China and Indonesia for Clean Energy Trade Mission

    OSHKOSH, WIS. (May 24, 2010) – The Fire and Emergency segment of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), is participating in the first Cabinet-level trade mission of President Obama's administration to China and Indonesia. The May 15-25 trade mission is...

    Press Release • May 24th, 2010

  • Metro Chiefs Meet in Memphis

    May 21, 2010 – The Metropolitan "Metro" Fire Chiefs Association, a section of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) held its 2010 annual conference in Memphis, Tennessee, May 14-20...

    Press Release • May 24th, 2010

  • Sperian Introduces Escape Belt & Rappelling System for the Warrior SCBA

    Smithfield, RI, May 20, 2010 – Sperian Respiratory Protection, working with Fire Innovations LLC, has obtained NFPA and NIOSH certifications on an escape belt and rappelling system integrated on to the Warrior SCBA. The integration of the...

    Press Release • May 20th, 2010