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  • Globe Awards Gear in NVFC 2013 Giveaway Program

    Press Release
    Posted: September 4th, 2013

    Globe, in partnership with DuPont and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), has made the first two awards in the 2013 Globe Gear Giveaway program. East Glacier Park (Mont.) Volunteer Fire Department and Happy Jack (Ariz.) Fire Services will each receive four sets of new, state-of-the-art Globe gear. Through the 2013 Globe Gear Giveaway program, Globe and DuPont are providing up to 52 sets of gear to volunteer fire departments in need. The program is administered through the NVFC and...

  • N.H. Company Introduces AIR Responder For Water, Ice Rescues

    Press Release
    Posted: May 7th, 2013

    After seeing media accounts of rescue personnel walking gingerly on, or often sprawled across icy bodies of water to get to a victim, the founders of WISE Technology of Gilford, New Hampshire thought, “There has to be a better way!” After years of study and prototypes the Amphibious Ice Rescue Responder was born. Known simply as the AIR...

  • Globe Demos Latest Gear and Previews New Technology at FDIC 2013

    Press Release
    Posted: April 12th, 2013

    Globe Manufacturing Company will unveil new life-saving gear and preview its firefighter physiological and location monitoring system at FDIC. The world’s largest firefighter training conference and exhibition is being held April 22-27 at the Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Globe’s booth (#2209) is located in Hall D at the Indiana Convention Center. At FDIC, Globe will unveil the PBI Lightweight Gold™ System and G-XTREME®. These new materials are light and...

  • AIRVAC Exhaust Removal System Selected For N.J. Airport Fire Station

    Press Release
    Posted: April 12th, 2013

    The Air Vacuum Corporation has been selected to supply their AIRVAC 911 exhaust removal system for the new Atlantic City International Airport. The South Jersey Transportation Authority announced that the construction of a new 45,000 square foot fire/rescue station will feature multiple apparatus bays, living quarters and administrative offices. The department will have the latest equipment and facilities including the AIRVAC 911 exhaust removal system. The health and safety of...

  • Hot Shots 4/13

    Posted: April 1st, 2013

    LOS ANGELES, CA, JAN. 29, 2013 – Los Angeles Fire Department firefighters responding to a reported structure fire in North Hollywood found heavy smoke pouring out of the front door. Laying two supply lines, firefighters entered the structure, found two rooms well involved and initiated an attack. The fire was knocked down in just 15 minutes...

  • With No Engines, N.H. Town Relies on Mutual Aid

    Posted: January 28th, 2013

    Mechanical challenges have left Gilford (N.H.) without a front-line engine and the ability to fight any fires. The community now has to rely solely on mutual departments for coverage.