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Departments in Maine and Missouri are Latest Winners in Globe Gear Giveaway

Mon, Sep 22, 2014

Globe, DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont), and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are pleased to announce two more recipients in the 2014 Globe Gear Giveaway. The Jamestown (MO) Rural Fire Protection District and the Strong (ME) Fire Department will each receive four sets of new Globe turnout gear.

Locution Systems Inc Commissioned to Provide PrimeAlert Fire Station Alerting System to Torrance (CA)

Mon, Sep 22, 2014

Locution Systems, Inc. (www.locution.com), the provider of the PrimeAlert™ Fire Station Alerting System for fire and EMS departments, today announced that the City of Torrance, California has chosen to deploy Locution Systems PrimeAlert™ Fire Station Alerting System for the Torrance Fire Department.

Howe and Howe Tech Launches Extreme Bulldog 4x4 Wildland Firefighting Brush Truck

Mon, Sep 22, 2014

You simply get more “bang for your buck” with a Bulldog 4X4 Fire truck.

Spartan ERV Reports 20 Unit Order for Sao Paulo, Brazil

Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Spartan ERV (Emergency Response Vehicles), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR), announced that it has been awarded by the Sao Paulo (Brazil) Fire Department an order for 20 units.

Funeral Arrangements Set for Fallen North Carolina Firefighter

Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Funeral arrangements have been set for a North Carolina firefighter who was killed in an fire apparatus accident this week.

One North Carolina Firefighter Killed and Another Injured After Fire Apparatus Overturns

Tue, Sep 16, 2014

A firefighter was killed and another was injured Tuesday afternoon after the fire truck they were in overturned in Franklin County (NC).

XRT Power Systems Announces Hydraulic Tool Power

Tue, Sep 16, 2014

XRT Power Systems has your solution for hydraulic tool power for the increasingly popular 
F-550 diesel 4x4 fire rescue trucks.

Four Smeal Fire Apparatus with SG-09® GREEN POWER Technology

Smeal Delivers Green Power Fire Apparatus to Markham, Ontario

Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Smeal’s Exclusive SG-09 GREEN POWER Technology is an idle-reduction system that reduces fuel consumption, emissions and maintenance costs.

Not So Amusing: Amusement Park Fires

Fri, Sep 12, 2014

2014 marks the 30th anniversary of the deadly Haunted Castle fire at the Great Adventure amusement park in Jackson, New Jersey, which killed eight teens and injured a dozen others. The “castle” was in reality a series of interconnected truck trailers. In the latest From the Fire Engineering Vault feature, we look at this and other amusement park fires covered in the magazine. What common factors do you see in these fires?  

Tennessee Firefighters Battle Flames at Own Fire Station

Thu, Sep 11, 2014

No one was injured when fire struck the firehouse of the Bruceton (TN) Fire Department yesterday morning, according to a news report.

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Departments in Maine and Missouri are Latest Winners in Globe Gear Giveaway

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