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2014-02-19 23:27:32

All Hands Fire Equipment is announcing their new deal with Cairns Fire Helmets and Rescue Helmets. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Since 2001, All Hands Fire Equipment has been a supplier of fire and rescue equipment to First Responders in the United States. Consistent with a business model of offering premier products at competitive prices, All Hands Fire Equipment was recently named as an authorized dealer for one of the oldest and most recognized personal protective...

2013-09-30 23:41:18

After much success at the Wildwood, NJ Fire Expo and Convention, All Hands Fire Equipment is extending their exclusive sale on the new Gemtor 543NYC Conversion Harness. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 During the weekend of September 13-14, the New Jersey Firemen’s Association held the annual New Jersey Fire Expo and Convention. The Fire Expo was held at the Wildwood Convention Center and included firefighter bail-out training and classes as well as a large expo with fire service...

2013-08-13 23:17:53

Evolve® Bunker Gear Laundry Becomes the First All-Natural Cleaning Solution Available to the Firefighting Industry, Outperforming Chemical Cleaners in Removing Soot, Toxins and Smoke Odors Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 It’s no secret that firefighters are exposed to numerous and dangerous toxins and intense smoke in the line of duty, creating toxic daily cleaning tasks for trucks, equipment and the safety bunker gear they wear. Today, Agaia Inc. is igniting the...

2013-04-29 23:03:32

The new Eagle Hook fire tool has just been released and has now been added to the wide variety of innovative fire tools available for firefighters at All Hands Fire Equipment. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 Firefighters use a wide variety of fire tools to carry out their mission of saving life and property from the threat of fire. These tools include power saws, flashlights, ventilation fans, fire hose, rope, nozzles and other dynamic fire equipment. Firefighters also commonly use...

2011-02-15 00:02:49

Recent injuries to New York City Firefighters have prompted Fire Officials to recommend alternative NFPA compliant fire gloves. Firefighters across the US and the world are being urged to review the latest safety findings on their PPE equipment, and particularly, Blaze Fighter Gloves. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) February 14, 2011 Firefighter gloves came to the forefront of concern in New York after six firefighters suffered second degree burns to their hands. These burns occurred while...

2009-09-23 11:48:00

MANCHESTER, N.H., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Velcro USA Inc., a company that has spent the last 50 years making lives easier with its innovative products, today announced its latest invention: an incredible new fabric called VELCRO(R) brand EVAPTEX(TM). EVAPTEX(TM) fabric is a woven high-performance breathable textile that wicks water away from the skin and allows for air to circulate through while keeping the fabric temperature-neutral for the wearer. "In response to feedback from the...

2007-10-23 06:00:53

By Wilson, Adrian Brands such as Kevlar, Nomex and Tyvek have historically linked the DuPont name with protective clothing required across a range of industries. Today the company continues to develop products in response to market needs, reports Adrian Wilson. Nomex, DuPont's heat-resistant fibre which is employed in a wide range of protective apparel, is 40 years old this year. It was introduced in both nonwoven and woven forms in 1967 after scientist Wilfred Sweeny found a way to make a...

2007-02-07 09:01:11

By Linda N. Weller, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Feb. 7--ALTON -- Monday's frigid, single-digit temperatures weren't fit for man or beast, but they were perfect for suited-up Alton firefighters finally getting to train in ice rescue techniques -- in the water. "This is an impromptu training; when we get ice, we use it," said instructor Capt. Matt Fischer. "It's a great opportunity for us," Alton Fire Chief John Sowders said. "We do a lot of training, and we've trained in regular water, but...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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