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  • Glendale Fire Department Receives $25,000 Grant Donation

      GLENDALE, CA. Wednesday, December 9, 2009 Fire Chief Scoggins from the Glendale fire department will accept the Heritage Grant donation presented by the Firemen’s Fund Insurance Company. Selected by the Dewitt Stern of California, the Glendale...

    Press Release • December 9th, 2009

  • FDNY Chooses Lion’s MT94 CBRN Suit to Improve Safety, Ensure Mission-Specific Protection

      DAYTON, OHIO – December 8, 2009 – Fire departments around the world are evaluating their operational readiness to respond to hazmat incidents. The Fire Department City of New York (FDNY), the largest fire department in the United States, has taken...

    Press Release • December 8th, 2009

  • Asera Health Care Donates for Smoke Alarms

      Asera Health Care presented St. Petersburg Fire & Rescue with a $500 check on Monday, December 7th., for the HomeSAFE Program. The presentation took place at the Master Fire Station, with Chief James Large and Mayor Rick Baker in attendance. The...

    Press Release • December 7th, 2009

  • U.S. ARMY ORDERS 15 CONTENDER BY PIERCE CUSTOM PUMPERS

    Appleton, Wis. (December 7, 2009) – Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, today announced an order from the United States Army for 15 Contender® by Pierce® custom pumper fire trucks. The vehicles will be deployed in spring...

    Press Release • December 7th, 2009

  • Village of Stillwater Benefits from Generosity of Colonie Fire Department

      STILLWATER - Last week, the Boght Community Fire District came to the rescue of the Village of Stillwater Fire Department after learning the village needed to replace a 29-year-old fire engine that was damaged beyond repair during a mill fire in Valley...

    Press Release • December 7th, 2009

  • CT Red Cross Disaster Exercise Demonstrates First of Its Kind Regional Communications Interoperability

    Farmington, CT. Believed to be the first of its kind, the Connecticut Chapter of the American Red Cross spearheaded and demonstrated regional interoperable emergency communications and collaboration capabilities involving neighboring out-of-state Red...

    Press Release • December 3rd, 2009

  • IPMobileNet Business to be Acquired by RF Technology Pty Ltd and DX Radio

    IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, November 2009 – RF Technology Pty Ltd, DX Radio Systems Inc. and IPMobileNet LLC, today announced that the companies have signed a definitive agreement under which RF Technology and DX Radio have acquired the business of IPMobileNet...

    Press Release • December 3rd, 2009

  • E-ONE is Giving Away a Second Tradition ES Commercial Pumper

    Ocala, FL (December 2, 2009) – Following an overwhelming response to the 2009 contest, E-ONE is offering fire departments another opportunity to “Tell Us Your Story” for a chance at winning a new Tradition ES commercial pumper, valued at $170,000.

    Press Release • December 2nd, 2009

  • ONESuit® Pro Hazmat Suit Gains EN Certification

      Merrimack, NH (November 24, 2009) – Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is pleased to announce that its ONESuit® Pro hazmat suit has earned the highest level of certification recognized within the EU and Asia. The British Standards Institute has...

    Press Release • December 1st, 2009

  • KME Awarded Contract for 23 Pumpers by City of Los Angeles

    Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania — KME Fire Apparatus has recently received an award for 23 pumpers by the City of Los Angeles Fire Department. This is in addition to two (2) water tenders currently in production for the LAFD.

    Press Release • November 30th, 2009

  • September 11th Anniversary Benefit Fund

    After much planning and effort a September 11th Commemorative Coin has been struck to coincide with the 10 year anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center. This coin is a fundraising project undertaken by FDNY Battalion Chief John Salka and a...

    Press Release • November 25th, 2009

  • Ocala Fire Rescue Recognizes Heroes

      (OCALA, FL) On Saturday November 21st, Ocala Fire Rescue honored civilian and uniformed heroes during their annual Award & Recognition ceremony. In total, seventeen Ocala firefighters, two Ocala police officers, a sheriff's deputy and two civilians...

    Press Release • November 24th, 2009

  • Paws of Life Foundation Announces Online K9 Handler Academy

    AMES, Iowa, Nov. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Canine handlers have a challenging job and training is of great importance. That's why the Paws of Life Foundation and Iowa State University Extension for Continuing Education and Professional...

    Press Release • November 23rd, 2009

  • IPMobileNet Business to be Acquired by RF Technology Pty Ltd and DX Radio

    IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, November 2009 – RF Technology Pty Ltd, DX Radio Systems Inc. and  IPMobileNet LLC, today announced that the companies have signed a definitive agreement under which RF Technology and DX Radio have acquired the business of...

    Press Release • November 20th, 2009

  • Spartan Motors Announces Agreement to Acquire Utilimaster Corporation

    CHARLOTTE, Michigan, Nov. 19, 2009 – Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Utilimaster Corporation from John Hancock Life Insurance Company, a unit of Manulife Financial Corporation, a leading...

    Press Release • November 19th, 2009