Industry News

  • Spartan Motors Names New Human Resource VP

    Spartan Motors announced the appointment of Thomas Schultz as Vice President of Human Resources. Mr. Schultz will report to John Sztykiel, Spartan's Chief Executive Officer.

    Press Release • August 1st, 2014

  • True North, Polartec Partner to Make T-Shirts for Wildland Firefighter Foundation

    Polartec, the premium provider of innovative textile solutions, has collaborated with partner True North to produce and sell 2,000 limited edition, flame resistant t-shirts to raise money for the Wildland Firefighter Foundation.

    Press Release • August 1st, 2014

  • Hale Products Appoints New Senior Quality Manager

    Hale Products, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Dennis Blackshire to the role of Senior Quality Manager.

    Press Release • August 1st, 2014

  • Streamlight Helps Recycle Nearly Two Tons of Batteries

    Streamlight, Inc. announced the company and several of its U.S. distribution partners recycled nearly 4,000 pounds of rechargeable batteries during the second quarter of 2014.

    Press Release • August 1st, 2014

  • Timothy E. Sendelbach Named Firehouse Editor-in-Chief

    Cygnus Business Media is proud to announce the appointment of Timothy E. Sendelbach as the Editor-in-Chief of Firehouse Magazine, Firehouse World, Firehouse Expo and Firehouse.com.

    Press Release • August 1st, 2014

  • New Products 8/14

    Gas Leak Detector MSA has introduced the Gassonic Observer-i ultrasonic gas leak detector, designed with Artificial Neural Network (ANN) intelligence and real-time broadband acoustic sound-processing technology for a broader leak-detection range and...

    Article • August 1st, 2014

  • Scuttlebutt 8/14

    PVPFF Purchase Animal Oxygen Masks The Pahrump Valley Professional Fire Fighters (PVPFF), in partnership with the town of Pahrump Fire Department, recently purchased three animal oxygen masks, to assist in saving lives of pets trapped and suffering...

    Article • August 1st, 2014

  • Industry News 8/14

    PIERCE MANUFACTURING INC. has announced plans to host its second annual Pierce 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI, on Sept. 6, 2014, beginning at 9 A.M. Last year, Pierce’s inaugural stair climb at Lambeau Field – with nearly...

    Article • August 1st, 2014

  • Smeal Fire Names Two New Dealers For Tenn. And Va.

    Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. has announced two new authorized sales and service dealers for the company -- Atlantic Coast Fire Trucks for eastern Tennessee and RedStorm Fire & Rescue Apparatus Inc. for an eight-county area in southeastern Pennsylvania.

    Press Release • July 30th, 2014

  • TECGEN Gear Donated to Washington State Firefighters

    In response to the recent massive wildfire outbreak in Washington and Oregon States, INVISTA has donated five sets of TECGEN® protective gear to help firefighters with wildfire suppression efforts.

    Press Release • July 30th, 2014

  • NFFF Calls For Bells to Toll Across America in October

    Bells Will Toll for 4th Annual Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters National remembrance honors those who died in the line of duty.

    Press Release • July 29th, 2014

  • TargetSolution to Announce Training Officer Award at FRI

    This year’s conference will be especially memorable for the 2014 Training Officer Recognition Award ceremony, which is presented jointly by the IAFC’s Volunteer & Combination Officers Section and TargetSolutions.

    Press Release • July 29th, 2014

  • Pierce, Hurst to Giveaway $30K in Prizes at FRI in Dallas

    Pierce Manufacturing Inc., together with Hurst Jaws of Life Inc., are sponsoring the “Power to Protect” sweepstakes at Fire Rescue International.

    Press Release • July 29th, 2014

  • Company Seeks Crowd-Sourced Funding For New Fire Blanket

    Revolutionary fire blanket offers over 200 percent more fire protection to firefighters and homes.

    Press Release • July 28th, 2014

  • Aladtec Provides Employees With Scheduling Flexibility

    Maplewood (Minn.) Fire/EMS personnel use Aladtec to schedule themselves saving administrators up to 60 hours a month.

    Press Release • July 28th, 2014