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Newtex Introduces Z-Flex Air – Breathable Aluminized Fabrics for Firefighting and Industrial Operations

Newtex is proud to introduce Z-Flex® Air™, the first line of breathable aluminized fabrics designed to keep firefighters and industrial operators c...

Georgia Hotel Fire Sends 10 to Hospital, Including Firefighter

Fire investigators believe someone may have started the fire in a hotel room, sending nearly 50 people fleeing the hotel Saturday night.

Olive Township (MI) Hydrant Issue During Fire May Change Procedures

Construction Concerns: Types of Gypsum Drywall Board

Gregory Havel's new Construction Concerns looks at this type of building construction material that was made popular popular during the building bo...

Two Indianapolis Firefighters Injured After Fall Through Roof

Two firefighters were injured after falling through a roof while battling a fire in a vacant residence last night in Indianapolis, Indiana.

New HyperSpike® Loudspeakers Expand Edwards' Overall Mass Notification Solutions

Edwards Fire Safety, in the emergency communication, mass notification and life safety system (ECS/MNS/LSS) solutions industry, introduces its new&...

DuPont Protection Technologies Announces Launch of DuPont SafeSPEC for Nomex

DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont) today announced the launch of the latest version of DuPont SafeSPEC, its suite of online interactive produc...

CSB Releases New Safety Video Entitled "Shock to the System" Detailing 2010 Ammonia Release

Today the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released its latest safety video detailing key lessons from the release of 32,000 pounds of anhy...

Multiple-Alarm Fire at Selkirk (NY) Industrial Park

The Selkirk (NY) Fire Department along with two dozen other fire departmenst responded to a recent fire at the Bethlehem Industrial Park.

Three Injured and One Missing in Newark Industrial Warehouse Fire

Three people were injured, and one was missing, after a fire broke out late Monday afternoon at a warehouse reportedly used by a chemical company i...

Two Foot Explosion Proof LED Light Fixture Released by Larson Electronics

With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry, Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high gr...

COMPANY/ASSOCIATION NEWS

Company/Association News from around the fire service industry.

Carbon Monoxide a Risk with Secondary Heat Sources

Things like kerosene heaters, gas-fueled generators and other backup heat sources can be huge difference makers during the inclement currently weat...

Rigid Industries LED Lighting Announces Acquisition by Truck-Lite Co., LLC

Rigid Industries® LED Lighting, in forward projecting LED lighting via its patented optic systems and torture-tested housing industry, announced it...

PRODUCTS/SERVICES/MEDIA

Collection of new products for the fire service industry.

Gold Award for Avon Protection's Deltair SCBA Research and Design Team

Avon's Deltair™ has been recognized with a GOLD Industrial Designers Society of America, International Design Excellence Award, for research relati...

CSB Names Poor Design and Failure to Test Dust Collection System Among Causes of U.S. Ink New Jersey

East Rutherford, New Jersey, January 15, 2015—The flash fire that burned seven workers, one seriously, at a U.S. Ink plant in New Jersey in 2012 re...

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SUBURBAN FIREFIGHTING

Big Storms, Big Emergencies

In this course, discuss the reason unusual conditions lead to unusual problems during big storms and discover how to preplan with your local utilit...

SURVIVAL ZONE

Training Minutes: Radio Tips

Communications are essential on the fireground. In this new Training Minutes video, Nick Martin provides some information and tips on wearing your ...

First Due Battalion Chief

Firefighting and Preserving the Fire Scene: Finding the Balance

The company officers and firefighters all play a huge role in every fire investigation, Danny Sheridan and Steve Chasteen write.

FDIC International

Jonathan Hall: The Hazards of Knee Walls

Jonathan Hall discusses that a knee wall can have a large void space behind it which conceals a tremendous volume of fire.  

Dunn's Dispatch

Dunn's Dispatch: Rekindle Fires

Preventing a rekindle is a team responsibility. Vincent Dunn discusses the implications of a rekindle and the importance of overhaul operations.

Engine

What Would You Do? Car Accident, Wires Down

This firefighter training simulation from Skip Coleman involves a multi-car accident that causes a power line to fall on top of another vehicle.

RIT

Training Minutes: Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) Operations

Watch a set of Training Minutes videos dealing with the Mayday, down firefighter removal, and the actions of the rapid intervention team (RIT)

Wildland Firefighting

Yarnell Hill Fire Lawsuits Settled with Families

Arizona will pay a total of $670,000 to the families of the 19 hotshots who died fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire and will implement new wildland fir...

Wildland Firefighting

Yarnell Hill Fire Lawsuits Settled with Families

Arizona will pay a total of $670,000 to the families of the 19 hotshots who died fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire and will implement new wildland fir...

HAZMAT

Free Training Materials for Transportation Rail Incidents

A firefighter has been taken to a Flagstaff hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation after a mobile home fire in Doney Park.

PREINCIDENT INTELLIGENCE

All-Seasons Intelligence

Embracing a year-round approach to preincident preparedness will improve the readiness of a fire department to protect the permanent and transient ...

Top News

Newtex Introduces Z-Flex Air – Breathable Aluminized Fabrics for Firefighting and Industrial Operations

June 22, 2015 Newtex is proud to introduce Z-Flex® Air™, the first line of breathable aluminized fabrics designed to keep firefight...

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