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  • New Deliveries 4/13

    Posted: April 1st, 2013

    THE ST. PETE BEACH, FL, FIRE DEPARTMENT has taken delivery of an E-ONE Sidestacker 78-foot aerial built on an E-ONE Cyclone II chassis. Components include a 450-hp Cummins ISL engine, Allison EVS3000 transmission, 1,500-gpm Waterous CSU150 pump, 480-gallon water tank, 20-gallon foam tank, ALS compartment and eight-kilowatt Smart Power HR-8...

  • 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...

  • S.C. Study May Change The Way Firefighters Do Business

    Posted: January 28th, 2013

    Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are spear-heading the project studying the effects of firefighting techniques with the help of career and volunteer firefighters.

  • For the Record 11/12

    Posted: November 1st, 2012

    Marion Body Works President Dies in Crash James M. Simpson, 51, the president and chief executive officer of Marion Body Works, was killed in a motor vehicle crash on Oct. 4. Simpson had been president and chief executive officer of the WI-based maker of fire and rescue apparatus for the past several years, sharing the control of the family...

  • S.C. Firefighter Accidentally Shoots Self Outside Station

    Posted: October 22nd, 2012

    A firefighter with Midway Fire Rescue was wounded after he accidentally shot himself in the leg while handling a pistol he own in the parking lot of Station 82 in Pawleys Island on Friday afternoon.

  • Industry News 9/12

    Posted: September 1st, 2012

    COLUMBIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY has announced that the winner of the CSU/Arizona Fire Chiefs Association (AFCA) annual scholarship is Battalion Chief Frank Ricci of the Casa Grande, AZ, Fire Department. Ricci won the scholarship based on his entry in an essay contest sponsored by the university and the association. The scholarship covers tuition for up to 24 months for one specific online degree program with CSU. Ricci, who has worked in the fire service since 1992, said his decision to be a...

  • S.C. Firefighter Arrested for Conducting Traffic Stop

    The Herald (Rock Hill, S.C.)
    Posted: August 17th, 2012

    Bethel Firefighter David Charles Williams was arrested early Thursday after deputies say he illegally conducted a traffic stop on a driver he said was speeding.


    Posted: July 1st, 2012

    GOOSE CREEK, SC, DEC. 14, 2011 – Two adults, an elderly bedridden woman and her adult son, were at home when smoke detectors sounded. The son went next door to call 911. When City of Goose Creek Fire Department units were dispatched, smoke was visible a mile away. Engine 1 and 2, the rescue and a medic unit were dispatched and two additional...