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Larson Electronics Releases Explosion Proof LED Light with 250’ Cord and Explosion Proof Plug

Wed, Aug 26, 2015

Longtime leader in commercial and industrial grade lighting equipment Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a 150 watt high bay LED light equipped with 250’ cord and an explosion proof plug.

Improved Fire Safety for Pneumatic Control Systems

Wed, Aug 26, 2015

Now FM-approved FireChek® thermal shutoffs with resettable memory shape alloy can be used to automatically shut down a pneumatic control system when a nearby fire occurs, or when the ambient temperature reaches 135, 150, or 165°F. The testability and reset ability of the FireChek makes it a preferred choice over emergency isolation valves that rely on fusible links or plastic burn-through tubing. 

Forty Foot Four Stage Mast Mounted on a Fourteen Foot Trailer Released by Larson Electronics

Thu, Aug 20, 2015

Industrial lighting specialist Larson Electronics has announced the release of a forty foot mast mounted to a single axle fourteen foot trailer that was designed to provide a safe and effective way for operators to quickly deploy lights, security cameras and other electrical equipment to elevations up to forty feet.

Tianjin Fires Create a Heavy Toll for Unsuspecting Firefighters

Mon, Aug 17, 2015

The young firefighters, their thin frames puffed up by insulated coveralls, some of them barely old enough to shave, rushed to the scene of a modest warehouse fire in the port city of Tianjin on Wednesday night with little idea of the danger that awaited them.

Washington Chlorine Accident Leaves Eight in Critical Condition

Thu, Aug 13, 2015

That’s how Spokane, Washington, Assistant Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer described crews arriving Wednesday knowing that dangerous levels of chlorine gas were in the air, people inside were in desperate need of help, and there was no hazardous materials team on their tail to make sure it was safe to go in.

Custom Composites Announces Executive Management Promotions and Building Acquisition

Thu, Aug 13, 2015

Custom Composites, an Oklahoma City-based fire apparatus tank manufacturer and new FAMA member, is proud to announce executive management promotions and a new building acquisition. 

Tyco Fire Protection Products Introduces Mobile App

Sun, Aug 2, 2015

Tyco Fire Protection Products (TFPP), in the total fire suppression solutions industry, has introduced a mobile app that streamlines the process of selecting a portable fire extinguisher.

Industrial Fire Burns at Sacramento Recycling Plant

Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Firefighters have a handle on an industrial fire that smoldered late into the night.

Thousands Go Home After Tennessee Train Fire Forced Evacuation

Fri, Jul 3, 2015

About 5,000 residents evacuated after the derailment of a freight train carrying flammable and toxic gas in eastern Tennessee were allowed home on Friday as investigators looked into the cause of the fiery accident.

Six Accused of Oakdale (LA) Arson Fires, Including Three Firefighters

Wed, Jul 1, 2015

Six Allen Parish residents, including three volunteer firefighters, have been charged in connection to Oakdale arson fires in May and early June, according to the Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office

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

Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Newtex is proud to introduce Z-Flex® Air™, the first line of breathable aluminized fabrics designed to keep firefighters and industrial operators cooler and more comfortable in extreme conditions and workspaces.

Georgia Hotel Fire Sends 10 to Hospital, Including Firefighter

Sun, Jun 21, 2015

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

Thu, Jun 11, 2015

Construction Concerns: Types of Gypsum Drywall Board

Wed, May 27, 2015

Gregory Havel's new Construction Concerns looks at this type of building construction material that was made popular popular during the building boom of and after World War II.

Two Indianapolis Firefighters Injured After Fall Through Roof

Mon, May 11, 2015

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

Wed, May 6, 2015

Edwards Fire Safety, in the emergency communication, mass notification and life safety system (ECS/MNS/LSS) solutions industry, introduces its new HyperSpike series high- and medium-power speaker arrays and portable loudspeaker systems.

DuPont Protection Technologies Announces Launch of DuPont SafeSPEC for Nomex

Mon, Mar 30, 2015

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

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

Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Today the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released its latest safety video detailing key lessons from the release of 32,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia that occurred at Millard Refrigerated Services Inc. on August 23, 2010. The accident resulted in over 150 exposures to offsite workers, thirty of which were hospitalized – four in an intensive care unit.  

Multiple-Alarm Fire at Selkirk (NY) Industrial Park

Tue, Mar 10, 2015

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

Mon, Mar 9, 2015

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 in Newark.

Two Foot Explosion Proof LED Light Fixture Released by Larson Electronics

Tue, Mar 3, 2015

With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry, Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a 30 watt explosion proof LED light fixture.

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Larson Electronics Releases Explosion Proof LED Light with 250’ Cord and Explosion Proof Plug

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