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Breathing Apparatus Focus of Probe into Connecticut Firefighter Death

Wed, Oct 29, 2014

Investigators working to determine how Hartford firefighter Kevin Bell died in a house fire last month have turned some of their attention to his breathing apparatus, examining whether it was working properly and whether his air tank was full when he entered the burning building.

Spartan Motors Announces Closure of Ocala (FL) Facility

Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) ("Spartan" or the "Company") today announced further details of its Emergency Response strategic plan.

Japan Donates Retired Fire Apparatus to Ebola-Hit West Africa

Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Retired emergency vehicles, including ambulances, donated by prefectural governments were readied Tuesday for a new mission -- helping two West African countries fight the deadly Ebola outbreak.

Galls and 5.11 Tactical Announce Winner of €"Chase for the Nascar Sprint Cup" Sweepstakes

Mon, Oct 27, 2014

Galls, LLC, a North America distributor of uniforms and equipment to the public safety market, and vendor partner 5.11 Tactical, the premier tactical brand and creator of purpose-built gear for first responders and the official Tactical Apparel & Gear Supplier of NASCAR, today announced the grand prize winner of their joint promotion "Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup" sweepstakes. 

Code 3 101

Mon, Oct 27, 2014

Any time you drive a fire apparatus, with red lights flashing and a siren blaring, you must use an overabundance of caution and care, writes Demetrius A. Kastros.

Ocala Fire Rescue Presents New Engine

Sat, Oct 25, 2014

Anticipation and excitement had grown at Ocala Fire Rescue as the delivery date, for two fire engines ordered last year, approached.

In Case You Missed It: Major Fire Service Stories This Week

Fri, Oct 24, 2014

Among other news, at least two high-profile fires claimed the lives of several children as well as adults this week.

Apparatus Deliveries

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

New apparatus deliveries.

SKIDCAR System Inc Receives 2014 Z-Man Achievement Award from ALERT International

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

SKIDCAR System, Inc. company President, Dane Pitarresi, was proud to receive the 2014 Z-Man Achievement Award from ALERT International.

Combined Fire Attack

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Arturo Arnalich-A Madrid department shows how a combination of gas cooling, transitional attack, and positive-pressure attack can result in a safer, more efficient, and more effective firefighting operation than employing each tactic by itself. But assessing the fire scene, timing, and coordination are keys to success.

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Breathing Apparatus Focus of Probe into Connecticut Firefighter Death

October 29, 2014 Investigators working to determine how Hartford firefighter Kevin Bell died in a house fire last month have turned so...

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October 2014
Volume 167, Issue 10
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