Industry News

  • Industry News 9/13

    SMEAL FIRE APPARATUS CO. has announced the retirement of Delwin Smeal, company president, effective Sept. 1. He has worked for the company for 47 years, including the past 20 as president. “Del has given his whole adult life to our company and our...

    Article • September 1st, 2013

  • Spartan Introduces New Multi-Function Pumper/Aerial

    Spartan ERV, a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc. has announced the availability of its MPA (Multi-Function Pumper / Aerial) 65-foot, a new emergency-response apparatus that redefines the price/performance equation for best value. The MPA 65’ is...

    Product • August 28th, 2013

  • NFFF Host Firefighter Appreciation Day at Dover Speedway

    Emmitsburg, Maryland – What could be better than a great day of NASCAR racing at the Monster Mile? How about a great day of racing with family, friends and firefighters at the Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. Show your support for your...

    Press Release • August 27th, 2013

  • Quickstop Offers New Tool To Shut Down Sprinklers

    Quickstop, a California-based tool maker, has developed a commercial spinkler device that can stop the flow of water quickly minimizing water damage. The new tool, called Talon, works like specially modified locking pliers and works on half inch and...

    Product • August 26th, 2013

  • The Fire Store Now Offering Boston Leather Products

    Coatesville, PA – TheFireStore.com , the leading online source for firefighting professionals, has partnered with Boston Leather to offer exclusive new red leather versions of the most popular leather suspenders and leather radio straps and combo kits...

    Product • August 26th, 2013

  • Onspot Tire Chain Co. Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    Onspot of North America, the maker of automatic tire chains for apparatus and emergency vehicles, is marking its 25th anniversary this year and wishes to thank its customers for their support. The company was founded in 1988 in Connecticut and...

    Press Release • August 22nd, 2013

  • Firehouse's Harry Carter Made President of IFE USA Branch

    Firehouse Magazine Contributing Editor Dr. Harry R. Carter was installed as President of the United States of America Branch of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) of Great Britain on Saturday August 17, 2013 at the association's annual meeting in...

    Press Release • August 22nd, 2013

  • Pierce Re-Introduces Extreme Wildland Tanker at FRI

    CHICAGO -- Pierce reintroduced its Hawk Extreme Wildland Tanker at the Fire Rescue international trade show in Chicago. The all-wheel drive, all-terrain vehicle has three drive axles with interaxle differential lock, an Oshkosh Model 3000 transfer case...

    Product • August 22nd, 2013

  • Cummins Marks Production of 1.5M Engines Built at Jamestown Plant

    JAMESTOWN, Ny.- Cummins Inc. celebrates the production of the 1.5 millionth engine at its Jamestown Engine Plant (JEP) in Jamestown, New York. The JEP, established in 1974, is one of the top five heavy-duty diesel engine producers worldwide with...

    Press Release • August 22nd, 2013

  • Ga. Technical College Develops BA Fire Degree Program

    Firefighters throughout the state have a ladder that leads to career advancement through a new academic program developed by Albany State University and the Technical College System of Georgia. The collaborative agreement between ASU and TCSG, the first...

    Press Release • August 21st, 2013

  • NVFC Announces Sept. 1 Scholarship Deadline

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has partnered with Columbia Southern University (CSU) to offer NVFC members a two-year scholarship to CSU. Two scholarships will be awarded in 2013. If you are not an NVFC member, you can join at...

    Press Release • August 21st, 2013

  • SafetyPad Makers Announce Partnership With INDMEX

    OPEN Incorporated, makers of the SafetyPAD® suite of technology products for Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and INDMEX Aviation, a global provider of airport and surveillance solutions for Airport Authorities and Air Navigation Service Providers...

    Press Release • August 21st, 2013

  • SAFD Opens Services & Logistics Facility

    San Antonio Fire Department (SAFD) Opens Services & Logistics Facility

    Press Release • August 20th, 2013

  • Chicago Selects E-ONE For 5-Year Apparatus Contract

    Ocala, Fla. – The City of Chicago recently awarded E-ONE and Fire Service, Inc., the E-ONE dealer for Indiana, northern Illinois and western Ohio, with a five-year contract for airport pumpers. “We are thrilled the City of Chicago entrusted E-ONE...

    Press Release • August 16th, 2013

  • Albany State Univ., Technical College System of Ga. Create New Education Ladder for Firefighters

    The collaborative agreement between ASU and TCSG, the first of its kind in the state creates a bachelor's degree in Fire Services Administration.

    Press Release • August 14th, 2013