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FEMA Grants Nearly $210,000 to NY Fire Department

Fri, Jul 25, 2014

FEMA has approved a $209,562 grant request from the Weedsport (NY) Fire Department.

Sutphen Voluntarily Removing Five-Section Aerial Devices from Service

Tue, Jul 22, 2014

The Company states that it will be contacting customers with the affected units personally to inform them of the events that have occurred and the steps that are being taken to get the units back in to service in a timely manner.

Construction Concerns: Foamed-in-Place Insulation

Mon, Jul 21, 2014

In this new Construction Concerns, Gregory Havel examines this type of insulation that is being used more frequently than it has in the past.

Zico Introduces New Spray Can Holder

Fri, Jul 18, 2014

Keep your compartments organized with Zico's new QUIC-MOUNT Spray Can Holder, Model QM-PMH-2. The heavy-duty, steel and aluminum design keep cylindrical cans up to 2-3/4" dia. secured where you need them most.

Idaho Firefighters Escape Wildfire; Apparatus Destroyed

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

Firefighters in Idaho had a near miss when a wildfire overran a Richfield Fire Department apparatus.

Tactical Safety: A High Level of Risk

Wed, Jul 16, 2014

Why do fire departments resist change? Ray McCormack on new ideas and leaders who aren't focused on proficient firefighting operations and understanding the fireground.

Midwest Fire Gains U.S. Forest Service Approval on Two Fire Apparatus

Tue, Jul 15, 2014

Midwest Fire Equipment and Repair Company, (Midwest Fire) announced this week that the company has received notification from the United States Forest Service that two of their fire apparatus have qualified to be approved by their vendor qualifications.

Spotlight on San Francisco (CA) Fire Department's Handmade Ladders

Fri, Jul 11, 2014

Gizmodo recently took a look at the San Francisco (CA) Fire Department's handmade wooden ladders, some of which have been in use for more than a century.

City to Pay $495k to Seattle Firefighter with Damaged Hearing

Wed, Jul 9, 2014

The City of Seattle has agreed to pay $495,000 to a veteran firefighter whose hearing was permanently damaged when a siren was activated inside a fire station while he was four feet from the engine.

Avon Protection's Deltairt Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus Research and Design Team Receives Award

Wed, Jul 9, 2014

Deltair(tm), a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) designed for the fire service industry, has been recognized with the GOLD Industrial Designers Society of America, International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) for research relating to the Deltair product development. Started in 1980, the prestigious design industry IDEA program recognizes excellence in industrial design.

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FEMA Grants Nearly $210,000 to NY Fire Department

July 25, 2014

FEMA has approved a $209,562 grant request from the Weedsport (NY) Fire Department.

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