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  • Sperian Fire Awarded Major SCBA Contract in Palm Beach County, Florida

    Palm Beach County Fire Rescue has awarded a major contract for nearly 600 self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBAs) and related equipment to Sperian Fire and its exclusive South Florida distributor, Safety Solutions International.

    Press Release • August 18th, 2009

  • SMOKE TRAINER - SID - Enhanced Position & Accountability Light

    Anaheim, Calif. - SMOKE TRAINER announces their newly developed Smoke Identification Light or SID that provides fire departments and incident commanders with a cost effective product that will improve visibility and accountability of...

    Press Release • August 17th, 2009

  • TACOM ORDERS 51 PIERCE PUMPER RESCUE VEHICLES FOR DEPLOYMENT IN AFGHANISTAN

    Appleton, Wis. (August 13, 2009) - Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, today announced it has received a major order from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) for 51 Pierce® pumper rescue vehicles...

    Press Release • August 14th, 2009

  • RAE Systems Hires Marketing Executive Bill Jackson as V.P. of Global Marketing

    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- August 11, 2009 -- RAE Systems Inc. (NYSE AMEX: RAE), a leader in delivering innovative sensor solutions to serve industrial, energy, environmental, and government safety markets worldwide, hired William (Bill) Jackson, 50, as vice...

    Press Release • August 11th, 2009

  • BullEx Offers Hands-on Fire Prevention Training for the Community

    Albany, NY, Aug 5, 2009 - BullEx Digital Safety offers local fire departments new, interactive tools to enhance annual Fire Prevention Open Houses or Safety Days. Fire Departments can now rent a smart BullEx Fire Safety Trailer to add realistic fire...

    Press Release • August 7th, 2009

  • Pierce Introduces Master Technician Program

    Appleton, Wis. (March 19, 2009) - Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, today introduced its new Pierce Master Technician Program as a component of the company's aftermarket "Service Brigade" initiative. The Pierce Master...

    Press Release • August 5th, 2009

  • 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