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Fire-Dex Acquires TECGEN PPE Brand for Fire Service Market

Tue, Sep 1, 2015

Fire-Dex, a leading manufacturer of protective firefighting clothing, has acquired TECGEN PPE®, an innovative flame resistant fabric and garment technology from National Safety Apparel (NSA).

Finley Fire Equipment Purchases Bluegrass Fire Equipment

Mon, Aug 31, 2015

Finley Fire Equipment Co., Inc. announced today its purchase of Lexington, Kentucky-based Bluegrass Fire Equipment.

Paul Conway Fire Announces Chief Conway’s Scholarship Program

Fri, Aug 21, 2015

Celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year, Paul Conway Fire recently announced their latest initiative to help give back to those who protect and serve.

Euramco Safety Features RAMFAN GX350, GX200 PPV Fans

Fri, Aug 21, 2015

Euramco Safety, Inc. released details on two of its positive pressure ventilation fans (PPV), the RAMFAN GX350 and GX200.

VIKING Partners with Hainsworth to Secure Albuquerque Firefighter Gear Deal

Tue, Aug 18, 2015

VIKING garments incorporating TITAN 1220, a Hainsworth® Technology outershell, have been selected by firefighters in Albuquerque, the largest municipality in the state of New Mexico.

A firefighter uses the EZ Spanner tool.

EZ Spanner Available From TheFireStore

Tue, Aug 18, 2015

TheFireStore, the leading source for firefighting equipment and supplies, is excited to offer the only multi-function ratcheting fire hydrant, fire hose, and fittings wrench: Better Tools’ EZ Spanner.

Elkhart Brass Receives FM Approval for Spitfire Industrial Monitor and Nozzles

Mon, Aug 10, 2015

Elkhart Brass received Factory Mutual (FM) Approval for the Industrial Electric Spitfire Monitor and four different models of their X-Stream Industrial Nozzles.

Coxreels Introduces Three-Way Brake for 1600 Series

Fri, Jul 31, 2015

Coxreels 1600 Series features the most versatile symmetric reel design in the industry

Liberty Artworks 3D Carved Bulldog Front Holder Featured at TheFireStore

Tue, Jul 28, 2015

TheFireStore, the leading source for firefighting equipment and supplies, is set to feature Liberty Artworks’ 3D Carved Bulldog Front Holder, which depicts an excellently designed bronze bulldog, crouched and ready for action.

The Republic of Chile Chooses Armor AP + Glide Thermal Liner to Protect Firefighters

Tue, Jul 28, 2015

Armor AP and Glide, the high-performance fabric brands of Safety Components, Inc. have been selected as the fabrics of choice to protect firefighters within The Republic of Chile.

First Fire Department Winners Named in 2015 Globe Gear Giveaway

Mon, Jul 27, 2015

For the fourth year, Globe, DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont), and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have partnered to provide new, state-of-the-art turnout gear to fire departments in need.

SPOT Gen3 from Globalstar Selected to Track and Protect Spain's Forest Firefighters

Thu, Jul 16, 2015

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. (NYSE MKT: GSAT) and the leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, announced today that its SPOT Gen3TM safety device has been selected to track and protect teams of firefighters as they battle against forest fire and wildfires in the vast expanse of Castilla La Mancha in central Spain.

Texas Firefighters Employ Exit Device at Recent Fire

Thu, Jul 16, 2015

Lauralee Veitch of the Community Volunteer Fire Department in Houston, Texas, shared some photos of members operating at two recent fires.

Washington Firefighter Redesigns Fire Ax, Unveils BADAXX

Thu, Jul 16, 2015

A Washington state firefighter's work on redesigning the traditional fire ax resulted in the creation of the BADAXX.

Fire-Dex Welcomes New Additions to Sales Team

Wed, Jul 15, 2015

Fire-Dex, a quality manufacturer of protective firefighting clothing and gear, announced the addition of Jessica Baumgartner and Jordan Paris as Regional Sales Managers. 

Company Reimburses Maryland Fire Department for Wrecked Firefighter Gear

Mon, Jul 13, 2015

A business is replacing local firefighters' turnout gear after crews personal protective equipment (PPE) was wrecked fighting a fire in May at its facility south of Frederick, Maryland.

Video: Miami-Dade (FL) Firefighters Conduct Impact Glass Training

Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Robert Hernandez of Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Rescue shared GoPro video of firefighters conducting impact glass training at the department's training facilities.

CMC Rescue's Cobra-­D Uniform Rappel Belt

CMC Rescue Offers New Design of the Only Certified Uniform Rappel Belt Available

Tue, Jul 7, 2015

Standard uniform wear for firefighters, search and rescue, and SWAT personnel, CMC Rescue’s Cobra‐D Uniform Rappel Belt is the only NFPA‐certified product of its kind.

Firefighter Tools: EZ-Spanner Wrench

Better Tools, Inc. Announces Launch of EZ Spanner Ratcheting Fire Hydrant and Fittings Wrench

Mon, Jul 6, 2015

Better Tools, Inc. has announced the availability of their recently launched, patent pending, ratcheting fire hydrant and fittings wrench.

Bullard T3X Thermal Imager Joins X Factor Series

Wed, Jul 1, 2015

Bullard’s T3X offers firefighters an economic thermal imager equipped with the latest X Factor engine technology and image processing techniques.

TheFireStore Announces Expansion in New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Fri, Jun 26, 2015

TheFireStore, the leading source for firefighting equipment and supplies, recently announced that it is now MSA’s sole distributor to the 750 fire departments in the state of New Jersey.

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