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TiaLinx, Inc. Launches Eagle10 Family of Breathing Detection Systems for First Responders

Tue, Sep 9, 2014

TiaLinx, Inc., a developer of remotely controlled aerial and ground robots integrated with breathing detectors, announced the launch of its Eagle10 breathing and heartbeat detection system.

Endorsements from National Fire Protection Association Forum

Mon, Sep 8, 2014

Fire chiefs from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom participated in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Urban Fire Forum (UFF) in Quincy, Mass. September 4-7, 2014.

FE Talk: Smoke Toxicity

Mon, Sep 8, 2014

In this Google Hangout, Fire Engineering Editor in Chief Bobby Halton discusses smoke toxicity with Rob Schnepp, Peter McBride, and Allen Rom of Fire-Dex.

Construction Concerns: Firewall Penetrations

Mon, Sep 8, 2014

In any building, fire-rated partitions must be penetrated by pipes, electrical conduits, cables, and other utilities so that the building can function, writes Gregory Havel.

PRODUCTS/SERVICES/MEDIA

Mon, Sep 8, 2014

Collection of new products for the fire service industry.

Oncall™ Live Video System and Wearable HD Cameras From Fire Cam Offer Protection and Accountability for Police Officers and Firefighters

Sat, Sep 6, 2014

NFPA announces theme for Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 5-11

Fri, Sep 5, 2014

The theme for Fire Prevention Week 2014, October 5-11, will be "Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!"

Colorado Volunteer Fire Departments Struggling with Staff Shortage

Tue, Sep 2, 2014

Volunteer firefighters protect about half of Colorado's residents, with solely volunteer departments being responsible for about 70 percent of the state's land surface, and they are significantly understaffed.

NFPA Leadership Team Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to Raise Funds

Tue, Sep 2, 2014

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) took on the Ice Bucket Challenge today to help raise funds for the ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Association.

NFPA Announces Launch of Online Smoke Alarm Pledge

Tue, Sep 2, 2014

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) today announced the launch of an online smoke alarm pledge in partnership with LEGOLAND® Florida Resort and LEGOLAND® California Resort.

GexCon Heralds Next Generation of Fire Risk Modelling with Release of FLACS-Fire

Tue, Sep 2, 2014

GexCon, in the sophisticated and user-friendly dispersion, explosion and fire modelling software industry, announces the release of a landmark software package, FLACS-Fire.

Tyco SimplexGrinnell Receives Innovator of the Year Award from Axeda

Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Tyco SimplexGrinnell, a Tyco business and longtime in the industry of fire and life safety, has received the Internet of Things (IoT) Innovator of the Year Award for 2014 from Axeda Corporation.  

Prominent East Lake Shore Drive Building Subscribes to RealView LLC's CommandScope Pre-Plan Program

Tue, Aug 26, 2014

The 209 East Lake Shore Drive building, a prominent, 20-story luxury residential building, is being life safety pre-planned with RealView LLC's all-digital CommandScopeTM.

The New FLIR PathFindIR II Night Vision Camera

Tue, Aug 26, 2014

The PathfinderIR II allows first responders to see potential hazards up to four times further away than with a vehicle’s headlights alone.

Construction Concerns: Roofing Materials Tests

Mon, Aug 25, 2014

In his new Construction Concerns, Gregory Havel discusses the ins and outs of roofing materials that firefighters may encounter.  

NFA Seeks Students for New Two-Day Pilot

Sat, Aug 23, 2014

The National Fire Academy is recruiting students for the pilot of its newly developed 2-day course Building Organizational Support for Community Risk Reduction.

Training Bulletin: Electric Vehicles

Fri, Aug 22, 2014

Electric vehicles are becoming more popular every year. Alex Langbell has a training bulletin on hazards firefighters should look for when dealing with incidents involving these vehicles.

Freeze Protection of Piping

Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Preventing the freezing of piping outside of a building's heated interior spaces can be a significant challenge.

Doing More with Less: A Sign of the Times

Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Rich Bliven-Organizational changes in one Kentucky department have affected staffing levels, which in turn has had a ripple effect on how the department conducts business operationally and administratively.

Why Fight It? Implementing a Health and Fitness Program

Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Implementing such a program ensures you are doing everything you can to provide the best service to your community and take care of your own, writes Jacob McAfee.

Municipal Emergency Services and TECGEN Brand Introduce Newest in Dual-Certified PPE

Fri, Aug 15, 2014

INVISTA’s TECGEN® brand has teamed up with Municipal Emergency Services (MES) to introduce its newest in dual-certified PPE, TECGEN® Rescue80.

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