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  • St. Petersburg Fire & Rescue Haunted House an Overwhelming Success

    More than 1,300 frightened people can’t be wrong. That’s how many people made their way through this multi-roomed haunted firehouse. 200-300 more were too frightened to make their way through, but enjoyed hot dogs, cokes, popcorn and Halloween candy...

    Press Release • October 28th, 2009

  • Mesa Fire Department Volunteer Corps Wins Fire Corps Award of Excellence

    Fire Corps awarded the 2009 Award of Excellence to the Mesa (AZ) Fire Department Volunteer Corps. Sponsored by the International Fire Service Training Association and the Oklahoma State University Fire Protection Publications, the Fire Corps Award of...

    Press Release • October 27th, 2009

  • FDM Software Provides the Missing Link between Fire Departments

    North Vancouver, BC - On October 1st, 2009, Surrey Fire Services went live with FDM Software's eLink, software that links BC Ambulance Service (BCAS) to FDM Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), used by the majority of Fire Dispatch Communication Centers in...

    Press Release • October 27th, 2009

  • LifeGuard30. Your Medical Records. Mobile.

    LifeGuard30™, the newest life saving tool available to the public, can provide emergency medical information when your patient's need it most. View your patient's emergency medical information in the palm of your hands with LifeGuard30™. Learn...

    Press Release • October 26th, 2009

  • Kochek Introduces New Self-Leveling Floating Strainer

    Putnam, Connecticut, October 14, 2009 - Kochek Company has introduced a revolutionary new all-aluminum strainer designed with a unique self-leveling float system that makes drafting possible under almost any condition. The high intake ratio allows for...

    Press Release • October 23rd, 2009

  • E-ONE Delivers HP 78 to Stennis Space Center

    Ocala, FL (October 20, 2009) - Jacobs FOSC Fire Protection at the Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, Miss., recently ordered and took delivery of a new E-ONE HP 78 aerial ladder. With three rocket engine test stands, multiple high angle...

    Press Release • October 21st, 2009

  • The Leary Firefighters Foundation Readies Team LFF

    October 14, 2009 - New York - The Leary Firefighters Foundation, founded by actor Denis Leary, announced today its inaugural TEAM LFF running in the ING New York City Marathon on November 1, 2009 is comprised of both civilians and first-responders...

    Press Release • October 20th, 2009

  • PIERCE FIRE TRUCK CAB LIFTED

    APPLETON, Wis. (October 15, 2009) - Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, today participated in a cab-raising event with the Chicago Fire Department to benefit the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. A custom...

    Press Release • October 19th, 2009

  • LoggerHead Tools Receives 2009 Breakthrough Innovation Award for Bionic Hydrant Wrench®

    NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2009 - LoggerHead Tools received a 2009 Breakthrough Innovation Award from Popular Mechanics magazine on October 8th at the Hearst Tower in New York City for its newly designed Bionic Hydrant Wrench™. LoggerHead, a past Popular...

    Press Release • October 19th, 2009

  • Black Diamond Footwear Appoints New President

    NEWTON, MA. (October 19, 2009) - The Black Diamond Group, a leading company of performance protective footwear, announces the appointment of Rob Mills as president. Mills comes to Black Diamond from his previous post as Vice President Sales at Rocky...

    Press Release • October 19th, 2009

  • STREAMLIGHT APPOINTS MICHAEL DINEEN V.P. SALES & MARKETING

    For Immediate Release Contact: Mary Ellen Giangiulio Melissa Nichols Streamlight, Inc. M. NICHOLS Communications 800-523-7488 phone 800-220-7007 fax 610-640-4528 phone 610-631-0600 phone 610-631-0712 fax...

    Press Release • October 19th, 2009

  • CHANGE YOUR CLOCK CHANGE YOUR BATTERY

    ENERGIZER AND THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE CHIEFS REMIND FAMILIES TO CHANGE YOUR CLOCK CHANGE YOUR BATTERY® NOVEMBER 1 For more information contact: Erin Greenman (314.704.1983) Samantha Fisher (314.727.5700, x101...

    Press Release • October 16th, 2009

  • Physio-Control Receives Market Approval from Health Canada for LIFEPAK® 15 Monitor/Defibrillator

    Physio-Control Receives Market Approval from Health Canada for LIFEPAK® 15 Monitor/Defibrillator REDMOND, WASH. – Sept. 22, 2009 – Physio-Control, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Medtronic, Inc., (NYSE: MDT) announced today it...

    Press Release • October 15th, 2009

  • KME's New Wildland Product Group Awarded Three Major Contracts

    KME Fire Apparatus recently announced that it has made major efforts in reaching out to the wildland fire community. The company believes that such efforts are a good fit with its existing product lines and will only help in sustaining the growth that the...

    Press Release • October 14th, 2009

  • NFPA and Johns Hopkins to study how best to teach children about fire safety

    October 13, 2009 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Center for Injury Research and Policy at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) announced a joint project titled Strengthening the Impact of Fire and...

    Press Release • October 14th, 2009