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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.

EmiControls, Magirus Expand Research into Nozzle Technology, Fire Suppression

Thu, Jun 25, 2015

Since its founding in 2011, EmiControls, the company that emerged from the TechnoAlpin Group, has specialized in dust suppression, harmful gas and odor control in various areas, and the extinguishing of fires presenting specific challenges.

Pierce Expands Dealer Territories in New York, Pennsylvania

Tue, Jun 23, 2015

Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced an expansion of the dealer territories for Churchville Fire Equipment, headquartered in Churchville, New York; Firematic Supply Company of Long Island, New York; and Glick Fire Equipment, based in Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania.

TheFireStore Awarded Breathing Apparatus Contract from Baltimore County

Thu, Jun 18, 2015

TheFireStore announced that it has entered into an agreement to supply Baltimore County (MD) with new and cutting-edge G1 Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), manufactured by MSA.

Firefighters Flock to Interschutz 2015 in Hannover, Germany

Mon, Jun 15, 2015

On Saturday, June 13, the gates closed on what proved to be a record-breaking INTERSCHUTZ, the massive fire prevention, disaster relief and safety & security sectors that took place in Hannover, Germany.

True North Hires Designer Paul Gleason of Mystery Ranch

Mon, Jun 8, 2015

True North announces that designer Paul Gleason has joined their organization to assist with the expansion of the company’s best-selling line of Wildland packs and bags.

Hurst Jaws of Life Introduces StrongArm

Mon, Jun 8, 2015

Hurst Jaws of Life, Inc., an industry leading global manufacturer of rescue tools, has introduced StrongArm™, a versatile, multipurpose tool that fills a critical need for fire, technical rescue, FEMA and Urban Search & Rescue (US&R) task forces.

Oshkosh Displays All-New Oshkosh XP Fire Apparatus at Interschutz 2015

Mon, Jun 8, 2015

Oshkosh Fire & Emergency Group is unveiling the new Oshkosh® XP fire apparatus at Interschutz 2015 on June 8-13 at Messegelände, D-Hannover in Hannover, Germany.

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Coxreels Introduces Three-Way Brake for 1600 Series

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