Industry News

  • Scuttlebutt 4/14

    Extreme Run to Benefit Fallen Heroes On May 17 and 18, runners from around the country will gather in Santa Barbara, CA, to take part in the American Hotshots Extreme Run, a 10+ mile obstacle course in the heart of California’s Wine Country. The...

    Article • April 1st, 2014

  • Product Showcase 4/14

    Foam Systems & Accessories   ACAF Systems The next generation of foam firefighting is proven reliable in the most hazardous industrial environments.  Engineered to meet and exceed the most stringent firefighting industry standards, ACAF...

    Article • April 1st, 2014

  • Black Helmet Launches Line of Apparatus

    Black Helmet™, renowned maker of casual wear, accessories and equipment for firefighters, is making a major shift with the launch of it’s latest brand, Black Helmet Apparatus.

    Press Release • March 31st, 2014

  • Spartan Names New VP of Emergency Response Cab Sales

    Michael Bowman is Spartan Chassis' new vice president of sales for the Emergency Response cab and chassis division.

    Press Release • March 31st, 2014

  • 'Hook Up The Hose' Launches First Public Service Announcement

    Spreading the word in a positive way has always been the motto for the Hook Up The Hose team. So why not make a video that portrays just that? Ryan, Kerry and Joe are very happy to present the first ever Hook Up The Hose public service announcement...

    Press Release • March 28th, 2014

  • Codan Radio Communications Announces Upgrades to Smart Radio

    Codan Radio Communications, a division of Codan Limited (ASX-CDA), has announced a further capabilities upgrade to their Envoy HF smart radio. Launched in 2012, the Envoy continues to reinvent High Frequency (HF) radio as the most reliable...

    Press Release • March 27th, 2014

  • Firefighters Shave Heads For Good Cause

    Local firefighters shaved their heads to support Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation and St.  Baldrick’s  Foundation on March 7. The Truckee Meadows and Incline Fire Fighters Associations partnered with the Northern Nevada Children’s...

    Article • March 26th, 2014

  • Cummins Announces Diesel Engine Fuel-Efficiency Improvements

    Cummins Inc. confirmed its commitment to customers in the heavy-duty truck market with the announcements of fuel-efficiency improvements, a new engine rating and Connected Diagnostics. Cummins flagship ISX15 and its entire lineup of on-highway...

    Press Release • March 26th, 2014

  • Hytera Debuts New Portable Radios at Trade Show

    Miramar, FL…Several new Hytera TETRA and DMR portables are scheduled to make their first commercial appearances at the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) to be held March 26-27 in Las Vegas, NV. All share one unifying feature…they...

    Press Release • March 25th, 2014

  • Globe to Introduce New Gear at FDIC

    Globe Manufacturing Company will demonstrate new turnout gear that is lighter and more flexible at FDIC. The nation’s largest training conference and exhibition is being held April 7-12 at the Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil Stadium in...

    Press Release • March 25th, 2014

  • Air Vacuum Corp. Celebrates 20th Anniversary

    Dover, NH - The Air Vacuum Corporation (AVC) is celebrating its twentieth year of manufacturing and installing its AIRVAC 911® Engine Exhaust Removal Systems within Firehouses and EMS facilities. In 1994, the AIRVAC 911® product revolutionized the...

    Press Release • March 25th, 2014

  • Scott Gets Latest NPFA Approvals For Air Packs

    Scott Safety is pleased to announce that the Air-Pak X3 SCBA and Air-Pak 75 SCBA have received approvals to the 2013 Edition of NFPA 1981 and 1982, and will begin shipping immediately. Announced at FDIC last year, the Air-Pak X3 meets the stringent...

    Press Release • March 25th, 2014

  • Louisiana Woman Wins Columbia Southern University Scholarship

    Jill Callihan of Franklinton, La., will be able to move a step closer to her dream job thanks to Columbia Southern University (CSU) awarding her a Hero Behind the Hero Scholarship. “My future career goal is rather specific and direct, but one I...

    Press Release • March 9th, 2014

  • Globe, DuPont and NVFC Give Away More Gear

    In 2014, Globe, Dupont and the National Volunteer Fire Council will give away a total of 52 sets of gear to 13 all volunteer departments.

    Press Release • March 9th, 2014

  • Streamlight Helps Recycle More Than 10,000 Pounds of Batteries

    Streamlight®, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance flashlights, announced that the company and several of its U.S. distribution partners recycled nearly 3,500 pounds of rechargeable batteries during the fourth quarter of 2013, with a year-to-date...

    Press Release • March 8th, 2014