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  • Ventry Offers New Two-Headed Power And Light System

    Press Release
    Posted: January 2nd, 2014

    LENTRY System has introduced the new 2-Headed XT LENTRY® Power and Light System by Ventry Solutions, Inc. For portable power and light, this system has two high-output halogen lights on a single telescoping pole, a Honda EU2000i generator, and patented all-terrain LENTRY Legs. The 2-Headed XT Polelight—meaning the lights and extra tall...

  • Chicago Paramedics Gain "Third Eye" Tools & Technologies:

    Posted: December 1st, 2013

    I t was a warm summer day on the Saturday before Father’s Day in June 2012. Veteran Chicago, IL, Fire Department (CFD) Paramedic Anne Gradolf responded to a call for an ambulance on the city’s southeast side. The boyfriend of a young woman who was sick with severe flu-like symptoms placed the call. At the scene, Gradolf noticed both the woman...

  • Ventry Offers Flat-Free Tires For Vent Fans

    Posted: October 2nd, 2013

    Flat-Free Wheels Now Optional on VENTRY Fans VENTRY® Fans are now available with the option of Medium Flat-Free Wheels and Skids. For one-handed transport, this option includes a handle that moves straight up and down from the center of the fan. It also includes two powder-coated steel Stair Skids which allow for easy maneuvering of the fan over...

  • OSHA Levies Fines in Idaho Forestry Firefighter LODD

    Firehouse.com News
    Posted: February 14th, 2013

    The fire management company has been cited for violations and fined by OSHA following a probe after the death of a U.S. Forest Service firefighter in Idaho last summer.

  • Rekindles 1/13

    Posted: January 1st, 2013

    PRINCETON, NJ: JAN. 1, 1913 – Alexander Hall, the oldest building of Princeton Theological Seminary, was damaged by an afternoon fire. Flames broke out on the fourth floor and spread. Firefighting was delayed as the town’s fire engine was involved in a collision on its way to the fire. After a two-hour battle, the fourth floor and belfry of the structure, built in 1815, were destroyed.   NEW ROCHELLE, NY: JAN. 12, 1913 – The plant of the Thanhouser Film Co., including the studio...

  • Command Post: On the Road, Again

    Posted: October 1st, 2012

    Let me start by saying that my son-in-law recently told me about attending a Bob Dylan concert. We discussed the man’s music and the lyrics of a number of his songs. I spoke of one of my favorite lines from his work that tells us “The Times They Are A-Changin’ ” – a snippet of musical history that will always remain right and...

  • On the Road Again for the 2013 FIRE Act Roadtrip

    Posted: September 15th, 2012

    Let me start by saying that my son-in-law made it to a Bob Dylan concert back in September.  We discussed the man's music and the lyrics of a number of his songs.  I spoke of one of my favorite lines from his work which tells us that, "… the times they are a changing." My friends this little snippet of musical history will always remain right...