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Opening Up

Mon, Jul 27, 2015

I'm sure someone told you early in your career not to bring the job home with you: "It's better that they don't know what you're doing." Sure, many of us have brought home tales from the streets, but I'm sure we sugarcoat the stories for our loved ones.

Oshkosh Announces Enhancements to Oshkosh Snozzle High-Reach Extendable Turret for Fire Apparatus

Mon, Jul 27, 2015

Available on the Oshkosh Striker vehicle’s full range of 4x4, 6x6 and 8 x8 models, the Snozzle HRET features 50- or 65-foot lengths and can be equipped with a penetrating nozzle and color or forward-looking infrared cameras.

Irving (TX) Fire Truck Involved in Fatal Accident

Sun, Jul 26, 2015

Three firefighters are injured, two people are in custody and the driver of a semi truck is dead after a three-part-crash Sunday morning.

Utah Firefighter and Boy Burned at Fireworks Accident at Fire Station

Sat, Jul 25, 2015

A fireworks explosion on Thursday hurt three people and set a Piute County town's fire station ablaze.

International Truck Announces Open Performance Testing Event for All Makes and Models

Sat, Jul 25, 2015

Earlier this week, International Truck invited each of its Class 8 competitors to participate in an open performance testing to compare fuel economy and drivability of their new trucks. 

Trio of LTC and Smeal Aerials Headed to Ewing Township (NJ)

Thu, Jul 23, 2015

Ladder Tower Co. (LTC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Smeal Fire Apparatus Co., announced today that Ewing Township, New Jersey, has ordered for its three fire departments three different aerials: a 54-foot Squrt(r) Articulating Water Tower, a 65-foot TeleSqurt(r) Telescoping Boom-Ladder and a SmealTM 100-foot rear mount platform.

Throw Back to Basics: Air Bags

Thu, Jul 23, 2015

Brian Zaitz offers this new drill on air bags which, while not routinely used for extrication, are a critical tool in the extrication cache.

Rosenbauer ARFF Receives Six Truck Order

Thu, Jul 16, 2015

Rosenbauer America recently received an order for six Panther ARFF units to help equip the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in California.

Washington Firefighter Redesigns Fire Ax, Unveils BADAXX

Thu, Jul 16, 2015

A Washington state firefighter's work on redesigning the traditional fire ax resulted in the creation of the BADAXX.

Fire-Dex Welcomes New Additions to Sales Team

Wed, Jul 15, 2015

Fire-Dex, a quality manufacturer of protective firefighting clothing and gear, announced the addition of Jessica Baumgartner and Jordan Paris as Regional Sales Managers. 

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