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E2s D112 Rugged Metal Enclosure Fire System Horn Sounders Gain Vds Approval

Tue, Dec 16, 2014

E2S Warning Signals has gained VdS approval and CPR compliance to directive 3015/2011/EU for its AlertAlarm D112 alarm horn sounder by testing to EN54-3. 

Ferguson (MO) Firefighters Said Governor Did Not Protect Them

Thu, Dec 11, 2014

The flames burned for hours on the night of November 24th. it was the night Prosecutor Bob McCulloch announced the grand jury decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.

How Technology Can Stop Massive Fires from Destroying Cities

Tue, Dec 9, 2014

NBC News details how technology and sheer manpower can prevent fires from destroying cities

NFPA Appoints Michele Steinberg New Manager of Wildland Fire Operations Division

Tue, Dec 9, 2014

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has named Michele Steinberg manager of its Wildland Fire Operations Division, and announced that Thomas Welle and Faith Berry have also joined the Division staff as senior project manager and associate project manager, respectively.

Kidde Fire, Fenwal Protection, Chemetron Fire Systems to Unite Under One Brand

Tue, Dec 9, 2014

Kidde Fire Systems recently announced the unification of Fenwal Protection Systems and Chemetron Fire Systems into one brand, the newly expanded Kidde Fire Systems.

NVFC Asks Congress for Funding for Programs that Support Emergency Services

Mon, Dec 8, 2014

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) joined other national fire service organizations in asking Congress to include full-year funding for programs at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that support the fire and emergency service in the Fiscal Year 2015 budget.

New Product for Fire Market Introduced by DEUS Rescue

Sun, Dec 7, 2014

DEUS Rescue, a provider of innovative vertical rescue solutions, announced its new Fire Escape Anchor developed specifically for use by firefighters and other emergency personnel in at-height escape and rescue scenarios.

New App Helps Fire Prevention Efforts

Sat, Dec 6, 2014

Provides video clips and other useful tools for home safety visits.

Tree Burning Demonstration Provides Holiday Safety Lessons

Thu, Dec 4, 2014

Nassau County Firefighters Museum & Education Center of Garden City joined with other Nassau County volunteer firefighters to conduct a live residential fire of Christmas trees to emphasize the importance of vigilant hydrating of all natural Christmas trees.

US Fire Pump Introduces High-Velocity Fire Pump

Thu, Dec 4, 2014

This USFP High Velocity Fire Pump is designed for industrial fire pump applications and high-volume water supply using 600-hp or larger engines that are now available.

Ontario Firefighters Launch Carbon Monoxide Safety Video

Wed, Dec 3, 2014

The Perth East and West Perth (ON) Fire Departments are excited to launch an attention-grabbing Carbon Monoxide (CO) safety video, "The Wake Up Call."

Company/Association News

Mon, Dec 1, 2014

Company/Association News from around the fire service industry.

Deadly Cocoanut Grove Nightclub Fire Marks Anniversary

Sat, Nov 29, 2014

Nearly 500 lives were lost in the 1942 fire that engulfed the popular Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston in what remains one of the highest fire-related death tolls in American history.

Sea-Fire Systems Top Choice for Metalcraft Fireboats

Wed, Nov 26, 2014

Metalcraft Marine's Firestorm high-speed, aluminum fireboat represents a new generation in vessel technology.

Ocala Fire Rescue Provides Tips for Safe and Happy Thanksgiving

Wed, Nov 26, 2014

According to the National Fire Protection Association, Thanksgiving Day is the leading day for home fires involving cooking equipment. Fortunately, most of these fires are preventable by taking easy precautions.

Learn About Home Safety Visit Programs Via Webinar

Tue, Nov 25, 2014

The Washington State Fire Marshals, the Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association and Vision 20/20 will introduce a suite of new free, downloadable, tools that you can use in doing home safety visits in your community during a webinar to be held on December 9.

Lake Assault Boats Opens New Headquarters

Sat, Nov 22, 2014

Lake Assault Boats, an award-winning manufacturer of mission-specific boats for fire protection, law enforcement, public safety and research agencies, as well as commercial marine industries, has expanded to a new headquarters on the grounds of a legendary Great Lakes shipyard. 

NFPA's New Children Videos Highlight Family Projects to Reduce Wildfire Risk

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Three new children's videos, focusing on the importance of wildfire safety, have been released by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and are now available on its wildfire "information for youth and families" webpage.

Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada Share Christmas Tree Safety PSA

Wed, Nov 19, 2014

The Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada (PFFN) recently shared a public service announcement on Christmas Tree Safety produced this year.

FCIA Releases Firestop Containment Worker Education Program and Manual

Sun, Nov 16, 2014

The Firestop Contractors International Association (FCIA) is dedicated to the education and promotion of the importance of Life Safety Firestop Systems and Effective Compartmentation to interested parties all over the world. The first step to widespread implementation begins with the education of the specialized Firestop Containment Workers performing this work.

NFPA Releases Report on 2013 Firefighter Injuries

Fri, Nov 14, 2014

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) released the latest edition of its U.S. Firefighter Injury Report, which highlights data on injuries sustained by firefighters on duty.

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NFPA Receives Grant from State Farm for 2015 Year of Living Less Dangerously from Wildfire Campaign

February 26, 2015 To help communities prepare for and reduce their risk of wildfire damage, the National Fire Protection Associati...

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