Industry News

  • Pelican™ Names Scott Nicholson Senior Director of Worldwide Quality

    TORRANCE, CA – November 17, 2009 – Fresh off integrating Hardigg Industries under its corporate umbrella, Pelican™ Products, a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases has promoted...

    Press Release • November 18th, 2009

  • Pelican™ Names Paul Britton As Technical Sales Manager

    TORRANCE, CA – November 17, 2009 – Pelican™ Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases, has hired Paul Britton in the newly created position of Technical Sales Manager.

    Press Release • November 18th, 2009

  • KME Awarded Contracts for Pumpers, TDA’s and Tender by Los Angeles County

    Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania -- KME Fire Apparatus has recently received awards for 15 pumpers, 4 tractor drawn aerials and a tender by the Los Angeles County Fire Department. This award adds 20 additional KME’s to the LACoFD fleet.

    Press Release • November 17th, 2009

  • KME Kovatch Press Release-LA County Nov 2009.pdf

    Document • November 17th, 2009

  • KME Awarded Contracts by Los Angeles County

     Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania— KME Fire Apparatus has recently received awards for 15 pumpers, 4 tractor drawn aerials and a tender by the Los Angeles County Fire Department. This award adds 20 additional KME’s to the LACoFD fleet.

    Press Release • November 17th, 2009

  • New Free Mental Health Topics for First Responders Program Available

    The Firefighters Support Foundation’s (FSF) newest free training program is a three-video set on three topics of mental health for first responders. The training videos in this program are: Helping First Responders, their Colleagues, and their...

    Press Release • November 17th, 2009

  • DONORS GIVE $185,000 TO SPARK MATCHING CONTRIBUTIONS FOR THE FIRE MUSEUM OF MARYLAND.

    At a time when most history museums are cut out of the state budget, two donors gave the Fire Museum of Maryland a combined donation of $185,000. The donations will help replenish its endowment and help the museum to conserve the third largest...

    Press Release • November 16th, 2009

  • Owens Community College Dedicates New $3.2 Million Emergency Preparedness Training and Operations Center

    PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH - Thousands of first responders will now have the opportunity to heighten their emergency preparedness skills in the latest experiential training and educational resource center around as Owens Community College’s Center for...

    Press Release • November 16th, 2009

  • ESRI Presents Free Online Seminar for Mobile GIS

    Redlands, California—To help users evaluate ESRI’s mobile geographic information system (GIS) solutions, the company is conducting a free live training seminar this month that will demonstrate the technology’s versatility and power. Introduction...

    Press Release • November 12th, 2009

  • Call For Nominations: Higgins & Langley Memorial Awards in Swiftwater Rescue

    Call For Nominations: Higgins & Langley Memorial Awards in Swiftwater Rescue The Higgins & Langley Memorial and Education Fund, working in conjunction with the Swiftwater Rescue Committee of the National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR), is...

    Press Release • November 12th, 2009

  • Idaho Adds Five Star Extrication Academy to State’s Certified Firefighting Curriculum

    Upland, CA, November 6, 2009 – Champion Rescue Tools, the leader in new vehicle construction hydraulic rescue tool technology, and Volvo Cars of North America proudly announce that the State of Idaho’s Emergency Services Training has approved their...

    Press Release • November 6th, 2009

  • GeoComm tested GeoLynx Spatial Router at NG9-1-1 Industry Collaboration Event

    St. Cloud, MN: GeoComm recently tested their new GeoLynx Spatial Router NG9-1-1 Location Validation and Routing software at the inaugural Next Generation 9-1-1 Industry Collaboration Event (ICE) hosted by NENA at Texas A&M University’s Internet2...

    Press Release • November 6th, 2009

  • Oregon Company Announces Partnership Amidst High First Responder Divorce Rates

    Beaverton, Ore. November 4, 2009 -- A local apparel manufacturer announced a new partnership today with an Oregon-based non-profit to help strengthen family ties for first responders. The locally-based apparel company, Airtime Gear LLC. , announced...

    Press Release • November 6th, 2009

  • Mirkhah Honored for Accomplishments in Fire Service

    Azarang "Ozzie" Mirkhah, Fire Protection Engineer for the Las Vegas Department of Fire and Rescue, was the recipient of the Fire Service Award during today's Awards Luncheon. The Fire Service Award is given to an individual for their service, professional...

    Press Release • November 6th, 2009

  • Now Available: NVFC Junior Membership Level

    Junior firefighters can now take advantage of the many great benefits of being a member of the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC). The NVFC is offering a new membership option especially designed for junior firefighters. A year-long Junior...

    Press Release • November 4th, 2009