Industry News

  • Family’s tragic fire loss turns into educational experience

    Mt Pleasant, PA (July 15, 2010) - The Bell family watched in horror as their home was completely destroyed by fire a little more than one year ago. Instead of living in fear, the family took steps to eliminate this from ever happening again by having a...

    Press Release • July 16th, 2010

  • Coxreels New Wand Holder for 1125 Series Reels

    Coxreels® announces the addition of a wand holder for the industry preferred 1125 Series hand crank and motorized reels. This accessory is constructed of strong, lightweight aluminum, with aoth black powder coating finish for superior corrosion...

    Press Release • July 16th, 2010

  • E-ONE Invests in New York Facility, Launches Stainless Steel Product Line

    Ocala, FL (July 14, 2010) – Market-leading fire apparatus manufacturer, E-ONE, Inc., opens a new 75,000 square foot facility in Hamburg, New York.  The facility will specialize in manufacturing stainless steel apparatus, refurbishment, technical...

    Press Release • July 15th, 2010

  • Pelican Products Supports Los Angeles "Amazon Five" on Charity Mission

    TORRANCE, CA -  July 8, 2010  – Pelican Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases, recently donated equipment Protector Cases to protect the photography and lighting...

    Press Release • July 9th, 2010

  • Havis Recommended Equipment Mounting Packages

    Havis announces "recommended equipment mounting packages" for the most popular vehicle applications. By bundling all of the necessary parts into one SKU Havis simplified the ordering process.  Easy to order, easy to install, and work in...

    Press Release • July 9th, 2010

  • Hale Names June 2010 Safe Firefighter of the Month Winner

    CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (July 8, 2010) – When Delbert Lewis received a phone call from Hale notifying him that he had been named Safe Firefighter of the Month for June 2010, he was a bit surprised.

    Press Release • July 8th, 2010

  • Pierce Delivers Seven Fire Trucks to Lima, Peru

    Appleton, Wis. (July 6, 2010) – Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced today that it has sold and delivered seven Pierce® fire trucks to the General Volunteer Fire Department in Lima, Peru. The vehicles have been...

    Press Release • July 8th, 2010

  • New Municipal and Wildland Firefighting Tools Catalog Available from Council Tool

    LAKE WACCAMAW, NC – July 2010 – Council Tool's new municipal and wildland firefighting tools catalog is now available.

    Press Release • July 8th, 2010

  • MSA Workman® Tripod Combines Ease of Use with Durability and Versatility

    Pittsburgh, Pa., December 2009 - Quick and easy set-up, increased durability, greater stability, and improved portability - all in one product!  The MSA Workman Tripod makes confined space entry with vertical descent safe and easy. New features...

    Press Release • July 8th, 2010

  • NFPA Issues Safety Alert Regarding Antifreeze in Residential Sprinklers

    July 6, 2010 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) today issued a safety alert recommending that residential fire sprinkler systems containing antifreeze should be drained and the antifreeze replaced with water. The alert follows a...

    Press Release • July 8th, 2010

  • Mic Keeper Systems Meets IAFC’s Portable Radio Recommendations

    Ventura, Calif.  [July 7, 2010] – After a string of firefighter injuries and deaths related to radio communication in the 2000s, the International Association of Fire Chiefs formed a special subcommittee to look into the issues. The result was a...

    Press Release • July 8th, 2010

  • MSA's ExtendAire II System offers integrated rescue hose

    Pittsburgh, Pa., July 2010 – MSA's ExtendAire II is an emergency breathing supply system (EBSS) option that uses intermediate pressure air to provide firefighters with another level of emergency air. This system allows firefighters to quickly and...

    Press Release • July 8th, 2010

  • True North Announces The Titan Wildland Fire Pack

    True North is proud to introduce their newest Wildland Fire Pack – The Titan.  The Titan is the small pack with BIG performance. It features True North's patented load-trapping system for pulling the weight into your body so the shelter can't bounce...

    Press Release • July 8th, 2010

  • New and Improved Hale Fyr Pak Portable Pump Delivers Water to Remote Locations

    CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (July 6, 2010) – Hale has improved its Fyr Pak™, an ergonomically designed, backpack-mounted water pump as an ideal pump package for fighting wild land and forest fires. This portable centrifugal pump is mounted on a padded...

    Press Release • July 6th, 2010

  • Pelican Launches 2490 Recoil LED Traffic Wand

    TORRANCE, CA – July 1, 2010 – To prevent FOD (Foreign Object Damage) in an aviation or military environment, Pelican Products has introduced the 2490 Recoil™ LED (With Traffic Wand) as a secure, tough and versatile traffic wand. 

    Press Release • July 6th, 2010