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  • ESS Releases Rollbar High-Impact Sunglass

    Press Release
    Posted: July 10th, 2013

    The aggressively styled Rollbar, by Eye Safety Systems, delivers advancements in fit, form, and function by providing users with quicker lens exchanges, enhanced lens retention, and improved integration with headborne devices.

  • EZ LIFT Rescue Systems Announces Former Stryker CEO Joins Board of Directors

    Press Release
    Posted: May 16th, 2013

    Park City, Utah – EZ LIFT Rescue Systems Inc. (EZ LIFT), an emerging leader in back saving EMS products, announced today that Park City resident, Stephen P. MacMillan, former Chairman and CEO of Stryker, has joined the company’s Board of Directors and become an investor in the company. The EZ LIFT Rescue System is a patented, easy to implement, solution to the lift problem that allows first responders to lift patients from a safe position – just below the knees rather than from the...

  • Rain Cools Colo. Wildfires While Others Grow

    Associated Press
    Posted: July 5th, 2012

    More than a dozen wildfires in the West continued chewing through bone-dry pine and brush as firefighters working through the holiday kept a nervous eye for fireworks and other hazards.

  • On The Job: Utah

    Posted: November 30th, 2011

    On Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, a two-alarm fire destroyed the Provo Latter-Day Saints Tabernacle, considered a “historic treasure,” in Provo, UT. Investigators determined the fire was unintentional and likely was caused by a heat source placed too close to combustible materials. The loss was estimated at $15 million.

  • Three Utah Firefighters Injured Testing Newly-Acquired Truck

    Posted: November 17th, 2011

    Two Farmington firefighters have been released but one remained hospitalized Thursday morning after their fire truck rolled down an embankment during a training exercise the previous night, according to The Salt Lake Tribune.The incident occurred around 9 p.m. Wednesday as the firefighters took turns driving the department's newly-acquired truck along the rugged Fire Break Road in the foothills east of Farmington and Centerville.

  • Services Set for Utah Fire Marshal

    Posted: August 30th, 2011

    A South Davis Metro Fire Agency marshal died on Sunday from injuries he sustained during a training exercise on Friday, according to The Deseret News.Fire Marshal Steve Cox, 55, was participating in the fitness test when he complained of breathing issues and was treated at the scene.He was transported to Lakeview Hospital and later became...