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Maple Heights (OH) Candy Warehouse Catches Fire

Fri, Nov 28, 2014

Firefighters from a dozen departments worked to keep a fire from reaching an ammonia room in an industrial complex Thanksgiving Day.

FoxFury Lighting Solutions Announces 12-Foot Tall FoxFury Transformer 360 Degree Scene Light

Tue, Nov 18, 2014

FoxFury Lighting Solutions is pleased to officially introduce its tallest and brightest portable scene light, the Nomad Transformer.

Larson Electronics Releases a Class 2 Division 1 150 Watt LED Light Fixture

Sat, Nov 8, 2014

A manufacturer and distributor of industrial lighting Larson Electronics announces the release of a Class 2 Division 1 explosion proof high bay light fixture that provides operators with a powerful and energy efficient alternative to traditional hazardous location luminaries.

Fire at Bitcoin Mine Destroys Equipment

Thu, Nov 6, 2014

Reports of a fire in a warehouse-style facility in Thailand have raised tough questions about the wisdom of hosting expensive bitcoin mining equipment in low-cost warehouse facilities.

FoxFury Lighting Solutions Finalizes Move to Oceanside and Adds New Toll-Free Phone Number

Thu, Nov 6, 2014

FoxFury Lighting Solutions has completed its move to its corporate headquarters in Oceanside, CA, which is in the Seagate Corporate Center. North American customers can also now call FoxFury toll-free at 844-FOXFURY (844-369-3879).

Rider Joins Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. as Regional Sales Manager

Wed, Nov 5, 2014

Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. today announced that David Rider has joined the company as the regional sales manager for the Midwest. In this position, Rider will be responsible for sales leadership throughout the Midwest region, active dealer support and industrial account development for Smeal's growing industrial apparatus line. Rider brings more than 30 years of progressive experience in sales leadership, product management and dealer support in the fire and public safety industries.

Streamlight Introduces Division 1 Haz-Lo Headlamp Models

Mon, Nov 3, 2014

Streamlight(r) Inc., a provider of high-performance lighting, introduced new Division 1 models for three of its signature headlamps, the Argo(r) HAZ-LO(r), the Septor(r) HAZ-LO(r), and the Trident(r) HAZ-LO(r). 

Three-Alarm Baltimore Warehouse Fire Spreads to Neighboring Buildings

Sun, Nov 2, 2014

Baltimore Fire crews battled a large fire Sunday afternoon as a plume of black smoke blew across the city into East Baltimore

CSB Releases Safety Bulletin in Wake of Several Serious Accidents During Educational Demonstrations

Sat, Nov 1, 2014

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a safety bulletin called "Key Lessons for Preventing Incidents from Flammable Chemicals in Educational Demonstrations" based on three recent serious incidents in Nevada, Colorado, and Illinois where children were burned while observing laboratory demonstrations involving flammable liquid methanol.

Bull Products' Customized Fire Points Launched

Fri, Oct 31, 2014

The company has introduced a full customising service for fire points, enabling companies to select precisely what they require on a compact stand or mobile trolley.

Four-Alarm Fire Levels Buffalo Building

Tue, Oct 28, 2014

An industrial building on Buffalo's East Side was destroyed in a four-alarm fire late Tuesday afternoon.

AIHA Urges White House and Federal Agencies to Provide Adequate Protections to Healthcare Workers for Ebola Concerns

Sun, Oct 19, 2014

As cases of Ebola begin to emerge in the United States, the American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) is urging the President and federal agencies to help the healthcare community emphasize personal protective equipment (PPE) and other safety precautions for healthcare workers. 

Streamlight Inc Debuts Double Clutch USB

Sat, Oct 18, 2014

Streamlight® Inc., a provider of high-performance lighting, introduced the Double Clutch™ USB, a compact, low-profile LED headlamp that is USB rechargeable, with optional battery back-up. 

Fire at Santa Fe Springs Warehouse Damages 5 Buildings

Sun, Oct 5, 2014

Five buildings were damaged Saturday after a four-alarm fire broke out at a Santa Fe Springs warehouse, sending plumes of smoke into the air and causing multiple small explosions and road closures.

Updates to Thermo Scientific FirstDefender RM/RMX Instruments Improve Chemical Identification Capabilities

Sat, Oct 4, 2014

Military and civilian first responders who use the Thermo Scientific FirstDefender RM/RMX instrument are now able to identify more than 12,000 substances, ranging from toxic industrial chemicals to explosives, precursors and white powders.

VectorLearning Acquires eLearning Provider CentreLearn Solutions

Mon, Sep 29, 2014

VectorLearning, in the online education and training for a broad range of industries through its RedVector, TargetSolutions, and CiNet-RedVector brands industry, announced it has acquired Pennsylvania-based CentreLearn Solutions, a pioneer in online education for emergency responders.

Niagra Falls Mill Fire Described as Out of Control

Sun, Sep 21, 2014

The Niagara Falls Fire Department was called to battle a large fire at Greenpac Mill in Niagara Falls on Saturday.

CSB Chairperson Warns Against Use of Methanol During Laboratory and Classroom Combustion Demonstrations

Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Last week a team of CSB investigators deployed to the Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum (The Discovery) in Reno, Nevada, where a flash fire on September 3 injured children and adults viewing a science demonstration.

Drone Video Captures Huge Bridgeport (CT) Fire

Mon, Sep 15, 2014

Keith Muratori of Firegroundimages used a drone to capture video footage at a multiple-alarm fire last week at an industrial site on Seaview Avenue in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Hale Products Announces Addition of Jon Kostyzak to Its Sales Team

Wed, Sep 10, 2014

Hale Products, Inc. announced the hiring of Jon Kostyzak as the company's West Coast Regional Sales Manager.

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.

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