Industry News

  • Rainy days are no match for 5.11's waterproof Patrol Rain Pants

    Rain or shine, 5.11's new Patrol Rain Pants fit right over your station pants. Fully lined for easy on/off convenience, they're made of high-performance waterproof/breathable fabric for extreme weather. Included are a comfort-fit high waistband that...

    Press Release • October 9th, 2009

  • For Happier Holidays, Put a Sleek, Versatile 5.11® Scout™ Folder Under the Tree

    A great gift idea, the new Scout™ Folder from 5.11® is a well-balanced, durable choice. Created by award-winning knife designer Mikey Vellekamp of Blade-Tech, the Scout Folder is constructed of quality materials. Its 4mm thick AUS8 spear point blade is...

    Press Release • October 9th, 2009

  • Virginia Deploys Enterprise GIS for Crisis Management

    Redlands, California - The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) recently launched the Virginia Interoperability Picture for Emergency Response (VIPER) using enterprise geographic information system (GIS) software from ESRI. In addition to...

    Press Release • October 9th, 2009

  • Fred Allinson Receives 2009 NVFC Lifetime Achievement Award

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) bestowed its 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award to Fred G. Allinson, a volunteer firefighter from Washington State. With a distinguished record of service, including six years as NVFC Chairman and 39 years as a...

    Press Release • October 9th, 2009

  • Rescue 42, Inc. Releases the JackMate® Lift Jack Accessory

    (CHICO, CA) - Rescue 42, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of the JackMate® Lift Jack Accessory. The JackMate® is designed to replace a standard jack's limited capacity top clamp with a multipurpose attachment which is rated to the full...

    Press Release • October 8th, 2009

  • Shafer Enterprises LLC of Stockbridge, GA

    PRESS _ RELEASE Shafer Enterprises LLC Stockbridge, Georgia USA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 3rd, 2009 Shafer Enterprises LLC of Stockbridge, GA , manufacturer of COOL SHIRT® Personal Cooling Systems for racecar drivers...

    Press Release • October 8th, 2009

  • ReconRobotics Introduces Throwable, Mobile Search and Rescue Device

    EDINA, Minn. - (October 5, 2009) ReconRobotics, Inc. today announced the introduction of the Recon Scout® Rescue, a miniature reconnaissance device that will allow search-and-rescue personnel to conduct immediate visual reconnaissance of confined spaces...

    Press Release • October 6th, 2009

  • Euramco Safety Receives ATEX Certification

    Wayne Allen, President of Euramco Safety, announced the ATEX Certification and said the company was pleased their RAMFAN line of Hazardous Location Blowers will bear the EX mark issued by UL, attesting to its compliance with International Hazardous...

    Press Release • October 6th, 2009

  • The National Volunteer Fire Council Announces Winners of National Junior Firefighter Program Grants

    GREENBELT, MD (September 30, 2009) - The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), in partnership with the Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation, has selected 10 outstanding junior firefighter programs and Explorer Posts from departments...

    Press Release • September 28th, 2009

  • Raising the Bar: Sustainable to Resilient -- What it means to Public Safety

    The Global Center for Preparedness (GCP), based at Florida Institute of Technology, is organized to integrate the preparation for and the response to natural and man-made disasters as well as promoting a sustainable and resilient infrastructure in order...

    Press Release • September 22nd, 2009

  • NFPA announces free online game to help children learn important fire facts

    September 22, 2009 -- The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recently launched a new Sparky the Fire Dog® game to help children learn about the importance of fire safety. The game, "Crack the Code", is now available free online at...

    Press Release • September 22nd, 2009

  • Loose and Tight Fit 5.11® Undergear™

    Although 5.11® undershirts stay behind the scenes most of the time, they're front and center when it comes to comfort and performance. For work, casual and workout wear, choose from Loose Fit 5.11 Undergear™ or Tight Fit 5.11 Undergear™. Both feature...

    Press Release • September 21st, 2009

  • State of Karnataka, India, Selects ESRI Technology for Disaster Management Portal

    Redlands, California - The state of Karnataka, located in the southern part of India, has been a pioneer in setting up a disaster-monitoring station through its Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC). The center, which has been in...

    Press Release • September 21st, 2009

  • Streamlight Introduces Pink Nano Light®

    Eagleville, PA, September 17, 2009 - Streamlight® Inc. a leading provider of high-performance flashlights, announced it has introduced the pink key-chain Nano Light®, designed to help make a difference in the fight against breast cancer. Streamlight...

    Press Release • September 17th, 2009

  • Zephyr Technology™ Announces New Capability for Real-Time Physiological Monitoring

    August 28, 2009, Annapolis, MD - They put themselves in harms way to protect us. Now, a new product from Zephyr Technology™, is helping to protect firefighters and first responders in the line of duty by monitoring their vital signs in real-time...

    Press Release • September 16th, 2009