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Exova Warringtonfire Extends Smoke and Toxicity Testing Capabilities

Sat, Dec 13, 2014

Exova Warringtonfire, the specialist fire and security testing and certification provider, has extended its smoke and toxicity testing capabilities with an investment in a second burn chamber and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR) at its Warrington laboratory.

Mother of Fallen Boston Firefighter on Mission to Reduce Cancer

Tue, Nov 25, 2014

Grieving mother of deceased firefighter Michael Kennedy, who perished in a Back Bay inferno earlier this year, urged city councilors Monday to support a simple method she said would curb cancer in the Boston Fire Department.

NAFA's FLEETSolutions Magazine Dives Head-First into Winter Weather

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

On the morning of November 19, the citizens of Buffalo, New York woke to find their region had been hit with snow piled taller than most human beings.

Video: Firefighters Deal with Multiple Cliffside Park (NJ) Fires

Wed, Nov 19, 2014

High winds sent embers flying from a Cliffside Park (NJ) fire last night, starting another fire and forcing the evacuation of several buildings.

Fairfield (CA) Firefighters Adds Bulletproof Vests to Safety Equipment

Mon, Nov 17, 2014

Fairfield is joining a growing number of fire departments in giving more protection to firefighters as their role in handling shooting incidents increases.

 

RescueSim User Conference Gathers Safety Professionals from Around the Globe

Sat, Nov 15, 2014

The RescueSim User Conference 2014 saw a successful gathering of industry, defence and emergency response professionals from around the globe engaging in animated group discussions, interactive workshops and best practice presentations during a packed day programme.  

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.

Baltimore Fire Safety Officer Found Dead at Fire Scene

Wed, Nov 12, 2014

A fire safety officer with the Baltimore City (MD) Fire Department was found dead near the scene of an earlier fire, according to news report.

TheFireStore Elevates Service to All Public Safety Officials

Tue, Nov 11, 2014

Witmer Public Safety Group, Inc., a distributor of public safety equipment and supplies announced the acquisition of Heroes Apparel of Richmond, VA. With this acquisition Witmer Public Safety Group continues to fulfill their motto of Equipping HeroesTM - by expanding their footprint into Virginia. 

 

Allegro Offers Comprehensive Line of Respirator Accessories

Wed, Nov 5, 2014

Allegro Industries offers a line of cleaning, storage and testing accessories available for respirator users.

Guardian SSI Brings Student Cooking Safety Information to Campus Fire Forum 2014

Wed, Nov 5, 2014

Guardian Safety Solutions International, Inc. (GSSI), in the development and manufacturing of residential range top fire protection systems industries, will exhibit at the Campus Fire Forum 2014, November 10 - 13, at the Wyndham Hotel, Orlando. 

Kidde and Country Music Star Chris Young Partner to Shine a 'Spotlight on Fire Safety'

Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Grammy nominated singer Chris Young and Kidde Fire Safety are partnering to shine a "Spotlight on Fire Safety." 

Illinois Fire Safety Alliance Partners with Project Paradigm

Mon, Oct 27, 2014

Youth across the country are taking a stand against America's #1 disaster threat: home fires. 

Chicago Firefighters Battle Fire in Two Structures

Mon, Oct 27, 2014

Chicago firefighters responded to a still and box alarm yesterday at Jackson and Cicero in the city.

USFA Coffee Break Training: Refuse, Recycling and Laundry Chute Construction

Sun, Oct 26, 2014

Detroit Firefighter Recovering After Fall

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

A Detroit firefighter is stable after falling from an aerial bucket Wednesday morning during firefighting operations at the Fisher Body Plant.

Fire Photographer Spotlight: Ron Jeffers

Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Fire photographers have been documenting firefighters in all corners of the country. Among those operating in North Jersey is Ron Jeffers, who has been contributing covers and photos to Fire Engineering for almost 40 years.

Detroit Firefighter Injured in Fall on the Fireground

Wed, Oct 22, 2014

A Detroit firefighter was injured Wednesday morning after falling from an aerial bucket, according to a news report.

James Golinveaux Receives 2014 Henry S Parmelee Award

Tue, Oct 21, 2014

In recognition of his work to advance the fire sprinkler industry, James Golinveaux, senior fellow of water suppression products, Tyco Fire Protection Products, was presented the American Fire Sprinkler Association's (AFSA) highest honor, the Henry S. Parmelee Award.

Detroit Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Fire at Vacant Apartment Building

Mon, Oct 20, 2014

On Friday, October 17, 2014, at about 1500 hours, Detroit 5th Battalion companies responded to a reported building fire at W. Chicago & Nardin Dr.

500 Fire Service Personnel Attend 73rd Annual Fire Prevention Week Luncheon

Mon, Oct 13, 2014

The Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) recently hosted the 73rd Annual Fire Prevention Week Luncheon to highlight and honor leaders in fire safety and burn prevention in the state of Illinois.

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