Industry News

  • Fire-Dex Announces Marketing Dept. Promotion

    Fire-Dex is pleased to announce that Abby Lehman has been promoted to the newly created position of Assistant Marketing Communications Manager. In her new role, Lehman will be responsible for spearheading Fire-Dex's advances in communication both...

    Press Release • August 7th, 2013

  • Delwin Smeal to Retire From Family Apparatus Business

    Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. has announced Delwin Smeal, company president, plans to retire effective September 1, 2013. Delwin has worked for the company for 47 years including the past 20 as president of the organization. “Del has given his whole...

    Press Release • August 7th, 2013

  • ISG Launches New Personal Thermal Imager

    ISG Infrasys, the world leaders in firefighting thermal imaging, have launched the all-new X380; a powerful but small-format personal camera that delivers all the image clarity and features of a larger camera. The X380 offers super-clear clarity with...

    Product • August 7th, 2013

  • Braun Announces New Dealer in Michigan

    Braun Industries is proud to announce that Kodiak Emergency Vehicles will be joining their nationwide network of first-class ambulance dealers. Like Braun, the new dealership is a family-owned and operated business. Located in the heart of the state...

    Press Release • August 6th, 2013

  • Agaia Offers New, All-Natural Bunker Gear Cleaning Agent

    Fort Lauderdale, FL—August 6, 2013 — It’s no secret that firefighters are exposed to numerous and dangerous toxins and intense smoke in the line of duty creating toxic daily cleaning tasks for trucks, equipment and the safety bunker gear they...

    Product • August 6th, 2013

  • Streamlight Recycles 3,300 Pounds of Rechargable Batteries

    Streamlight®, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance flashlights, announced that the company and several of its U.S. distribution partners recycled almost 2,900 pounds of rechargeable batteries during the second quarter of 2013, with a year-to-date...

    Press Release • August 6th, 2013

  • Elbeco Inc. Develops New Line of Job Shirts

    Reading, PA—Elbeco Incorporated, an industry leading manufacturer of Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement and Postal uniforms announces the launch of its new Job Shirt. A “sneak-peek” was offered in mid-April at the 2013 FDIC, in Indianapolis, Indiana...

    Product • August 6th, 2013

  • Zetron Donates $5K to Families of Fallen Ariz. Hotshots

    Redmond, WA -- Zetron, a leading provider of mission-critical communication systems for public safety, transportation and utilities, is donating $5,127 to benefit the families of 19 firefighters who lost their lives June 30, 2013 battling the Yarnell Hill...

    Press Release • August 6th, 2013

  • RF Siren Systems Introduces Emergency Vehicle Crash Reduction Technology

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- Emergency vehicle crashes, injuries and fatalities continue to increase. Aside from thousands of injuries and fatalities, emergency vehicle accidents are costing society an estimated $7 Billion per year. RF Siren Systems has...

    Product • August 6th, 2013

  • Hannay Offers New Live Connection Power Reel

    Hannay Reels ECR1600 cable reel offers a live connection of power cable for direct wiring to a collector ring assembly with an electric rewind and switch and solenoid. The reel is designed for use on rescue vehicles for power tools, electric cable and...

    Product • August 6th, 2013

  • Sprinkler Coalition Receives Federal Grant

    FRANKFORT, IL – The nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) has received a fiscal year 2012 federal Fire Prevention and Safety Grant through the Grant Programs Directorate of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The Grant will fund...

    Press Release • August 6th, 2013

  • Elkhart Offers $1,000 Credit With Monitor Purchase

    Elkhart Brass is offering up to a $1,000 credit with the purchase of a Rapid Attack Monitor (R.A.M.) package which includes a truck storage mounting bracket and a Rapid Attack Nozzle (R.A.N) with built-in stream shaper. The R.A.M. can be set up by a...

    Press Release • August 6th, 2013

  • Akron Brass Appoints New District Sales Managers

    Akron Brass, a leader in high performance firefighting equipment, is pleased to announce the addition of three new District Sales Managers to its professional sales staff. With a strong commitment to their customers, the new hires bring years of fire...

    Press Release • August 6th, 2013

  • Ricochet Has New Line of Turnout Gear

    Ricochet, a Philadelphia-based company has been around for more than 20 years, primarily making EMS and rescue gear, having made a name for its self in New Jersey and long island. This year, the company moved into structural firefighting gear using...

    Product • August 6th, 2013

  • Fire Falcon Introduces New Demolition Tool

    A new a multi-purpose demolition device with retractable talons designed by a veteran firefighter with 38 years’ experience was recently released. Called the Fire Falcon, the device has a penetrating point on its head, like an arrow, and then has...

    Press Release • August 6th, 2013