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  • Champion Rescue Tools to Release Free Extrication Training DVD at FRI Conference in Dallas

    Upland, CA, July 30, 2009 - Champion Rescue Tools, the leader in next-generation, hydraulic rescue tools able to quickly cut apart the safest, 5-star crash-rated vehicles, and Volvo Cars of North America continue to demonstrate their mission to keep...

    Press Release • August 5th, 2009

  • Mark VI Control Now Available on X-Series Washer-Extractors

    Pellerin Milnor's has integrated the Mark VI microprocessor control on the X-Series product line with the "W" control. This secure and intuitive control includes 100 formulas (98 are programmable depending on the customers' needs). The full-screen...

    Press Release • August 5th, 2009

  • U.S. Navy Orders Pierce Aerials and Contender by Pierce Brush Trucks

    Appleton, Wis. (July 30, 2009) - Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, today announced an order from the United States Navy for eight Pierce® fire apparatus. The order includes two 100-foot aerial platforms built on Pierce...

    Press Release • July 31st, 2009

  • National Junior Firefighter Program Department Grant Applications Due August 15

    There is still time to apply for a 2009 National Junior Firefighter Program grant. Ten $5,000 grants, made possible by the Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins® Community Foundation, will be awarded to departments nationwide whose junior firefighter program...

    Press Release • July 30th, 2009

  • Task Force Tips Slates Grand Opening Celebrations

    VALPARAISO, IN - Distribution partners and Firefighters are invited to join with Task Force Tips on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at 9 a.m. when the doors of the company's new World headquarters will officially open for business. The building (at...

    Press Release • July 29th, 2009

  • Home Safety Council® President Receives National Honor

    WASHINGTON, DC (July, 2009) – The International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) has selected Home Safety Council President, Meri-K Appy to receive its 2009 Everett E. Hudiburg Award for leadership in the training of fire service professionals...

    Press Release • July 27th, 2009

  • ESS Introduces Low-Profile FirePro™ Goggles™

    June 23, 2009 -- Sun Valley, ID USA Eye Safety Systems, Inc. (ESS), a leading manufacturer in ballistic eye protection for military and public safety professionals, today announced the introduction of the ESS FirePro™ Series, a new product line...

    Press Release • July 27th, 2009

  • PURE Polaris to Offer Fire and Rescue Accessories

    Minneapolis, July 27, 2009 - PURE Polaris today announced it is working with RKO Enterprises to offer a Fire and Rescue solution for Polaris RANGER Side-by-Side vehicles. Fire and Rescue units across the U.S. and around the world rely on...

    Press Release • July 27th, 2009

  • Flame Management International Names Executive Fire Officer as Chief Technical Officer

    Former Primedia VP and Executive Fire Officer John Linstrom has been named Chief Technical Officer (CTO) for Flame Management International, Inc.of Dallas, Texas. In an announcement made today, Flame Management CEO Jan Folmar said, "John brings over 30...

    Press Release • July 21st, 2009

  • Smart Solutions for Fall Protection

    Franklin, PA, USA - The Smart Policy MillerGuide from Miller Fall Protection is packed with tips to assist in preparing and implementing an effective and safe fall protection program. Designed as a quick reference guide, the MillerGuide provides insight...

    Press Release • July 21st, 2009

  • 15th Annual Fire & Life Safety Education Conference

    The 15th annual Fire and Life Safety Education Conference will be held Wednesday and Thursday , September 23-24, 2009 at the Devens Common Center/ SpringHill Suites by Marriott. The costs are the same as 2008. The conference boasts an interesting...

    Press Release • July 16th, 2009

  • South Korea Incheon International Airport Orders Oshkosh Strikers

    South Korea Incheon International Airport Orders Oshkosh Strikers World’s “Best Airport” adds Oshkosh to its ARFF fleet OSHKOSH, WIS. (July 15, 2009) – Oshkosh Airport Products Group, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE...

    Press Release • July 16th, 2009

  • NFPA 1600 available through iPhone application

    July 15, 2009 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced today the availability of an iPhone application for the latest edition of NFPA 1600, Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs , which has...

    Press Release • July 16th, 2009

  • NVFC Lifetime Achievement Award Nominations Due August 3

    Nominate an outstanding volunteer firefighter for the 2009 National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) Lifetime Achievement Award. Sponsored by Scott Health & Safety, this prestigious national award annually recognizes an individual whose remarkable...

    Press Release • July 15th, 2009

  • Microsoft and ESRI Launch Fusion Core Solution

    Redlands, California - Microsoft Corp. and ESRI launched Fusion Core Solution, a public safety and homeland security solution architecture, at the ESRI International User Conference in San Diego, California. Formerly referred to as FusionX, Fusion Core...

    Press Release • July 13th, 2009