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  • Elkhart Brass Joins Forces With Darch Fire

    Press Release
    Posted: September 9th, 2013

    Elkhart Brass, a global leader in innovative firefighting and fire protection equipment, is joining forces with Darch Fire Incorporated, a premier supplier and service provider for first response equipment and apparatuses, to offer a comprehensive customer support solution for the municipal fire industry in Canada. “Elkhart Brass is dedicated to enhancing its overall customer service experience,” said Eric Combs, Elkhart Brass marketing director. “By partnering with Darch Fire...

  • Onspot Tire Chain Co. Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    Press Release
    Posted: August 22nd, 2013

    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 acknowledges its OEMs, dealers and end user customers for the company's success now and in the future. The Onspot automatic tire chain system was invented in Sweden in 1977 and Onspot of North America imported the product for the first four years. In...

  • Elkhart Offers $1,000 Credit With Monitor Purchase

    Press Release
    Posted: August 6th, 2013

    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 single firefighter, deliver 500 GPM on a fire, and safely stay right where you need it…even without an operator. Customers who order the R.A.M package between August 1 and October 31st are eligible to receive a $500 credit toward future Elkhart...

  • Onspot Releases New 'Liquid Spring' for Ford F-450

    Posted: July 18th, 2013

    Onspot of North America is pleased to announce the availability of an automatic tire chain kit designed to be compatible with Liquid Spring suspension that has been released for the Ford F-450 ambulance chassis. Working together, the two companies have arrived at a solution that gives EMS responders a great ride and instant traction on snow and...

  • Elkhart Cuts High-Rise Fire Response Time By More Than Half With HEROPipe

    Press Release
    Posted: May 30th, 2013

    Elkhart Brass cuts high-rise fire response time by more than half with the HEROPipe (Highrise Emergency Response Offensive) System. The world’s first lightweight, safe and simple, floor-below, high-rise master stream system can contain a high-rise fire within the first 30 minutes, saving lives and reducing property loss by 90 percent...

  • TFT Introduces Revolutionary FlipTip Nozzle

    Press Release
    Posted: May 7th, 2013

    VALPARAISO, INDIANA – Task Force Tips new FlipTip nozzle, a revolutionary product that changes use with a simple flip of its twist-lock pivoting tip, was a big hit with firefighters even before it started shipping out. “Last fall when I was out showing a prototype (of the FlipTip) to fire departments, they were like ‘This is great. I’ll...

  • TFT Offers Brand New Monitor Design

    Press Release
    Posted: May 7th, 2013

    VALPARAISO, INDIANA: TFT’s new Hemisphere initial attack monitor outmaneuvers and out performs any other monitor on the market today. It offers a full hemisphere (360 degrees) field of attack, as well as an easy-to-use monitor base mount that attaches quickly and safely to a beam, a railing, a tank lip, a concrete barrier, or even a common...

  • FDIC 2013 Opens With Keynote Address, Dedication

    Firehouse.com News
    Posted: April 25th, 2013

    Sacramento Battalion Chief Anthony Kastros delivered the keynote address at the opening of FDIC in Indianapolis encouraging firefighters to make their own marks in the fire service.