Latest Fire apparatus Stories

2014-07-09 23:13:52

Recently, while fighting a commercial building fire, an aerial ladder from a Colton City fire truck made contact with a 12,000-volt power line injuring three firefighters. Dwight Cromie, of Energy Independence Magazine, spoke with Battalion Chief Kevin Valentin, who was on the scene that night, about the incident. Colton, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 “Remember what CJ said,” they yelled. “Remember CJ’s rules.” Shouting those words in an electrical emergency is not a specific...

2014-07-08 23:09:42

Money Back Offer Announced for America’s Top 100 Most Dangerous Cities Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Cities who made the FBI’s Top 100 Most Dangerous Cities list this year may have something to celebrate after all. Drone manufacturer Olaeris has announced a bold proposal offering to significantly reduce crime in these cities and cut all 911 response times by 50-80%. The company is offering a money back guarantee to prove they can deliver on that promise. Olaeris has developed the...

2014-05-20 16:21:42

DUBLIN, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gpgpcr/fire_apparatus) has announced the addition of the "Fire Apparatus Manufacturing in North America" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report examines the business of the manufacture of fire apparatus in North America. Product types examined include aerial ladders, aerial platforms, pumpers, tankers, rescue trucks, wildland/brush trucks,...

2014-04-09 23:30:18

Goodtime Medical announces the addition of The Fire Hydrant Pediatric Stand-on Scale. The Fire Hydrant pediatric scale will have your little patients happy to weigh and measure. Wright City, MO (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Goodtime Medical announces the addition of The Fire Hydrant Pediatric Stand-on Scale. The Fire Hydrant pediatric scale will have your little patients happy to weigh and measure. This pediatric scale will easily match the Frankie Fire Engine and Fire Truck exam tables and...

2014-04-02 23:26:32

ADASHI Systems Reveals Google Glass Prototype for Hazmat and First Response at FDIC, the largest firefighter conference in the world. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 On April 10, 2014, fire and hazmat software developer ADASHI Systems will reveal a Google Glass prototype at FDIC, the largest firefighter conference in the world. Used in conjunction with the ADASHI first response and incident command software, firefighters wearing the Glass can view critical data such as building...

2014-02-06 04:21:03

Event to Kick-off with Hands-On Training (H.O.T.) Courses INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 30,000 firefighters from around the world are expected to attend FDIC 2014 this spring at the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, making it the largest FDIC ever held in its 86-year history. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110627/DA26630LOGO) Held April 7-12, the six-day event will commence with an intense curriculum of Hands-On Training...

2013-11-21 23:33:50

New York Vehicle Accident Lawyer Adnan Munawar, of Munawar & Andrews-Santillo, weighs-in fire truck crash in Newburgh, NY that resulted in injuries to five firefighters New York, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 United Press International reported that five firefighters were injured after their truck flipped over on the New York State Thruway (Five firefighters injured in engine rollover accident, November 3, 2013). Authorities said that the fire truck swerved to avoid hitting an...

2013-11-05 23:34:41

After record floods damaged the Colorado communities of Lyons and Kersey, each town benefited from the use of an Endless Pool in a unique way. (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Unprecedented flooding in Colorado made this fall a challenging one for thousands of local residents. Roadways were destroyed and water caused irreparable damage to the state. About an hour apart, the towns of Lyons and Kersey were each affected by the record floods. In two unique ways, local fire departments were able to...

2013-09-25 23:26:53

CommandCom is the future of fire communications and reduces the limitations of headsets in fire apparatus. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Setcom® Corporation, a leading manufacturer of intercom systems and headsets for fire service vehicles, today released its latest innovation for fire apparatus communications: CommandCom. CommandCom is an advanced Setcom microphone and speaker system that is fully integrated into an H.O. Bostrom headrest. The newly released system uses...

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