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2014-03-21 23:27:34

Owners of the new Lake Mary Fit Body Boot Camp, Kerry Girona and Andrea Laing, to host Grand Opening Charity Event benefiting the local Fire Department. Lake Mary, FL (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Owners of the brand new Lake Mary Fit Body Boot Camp, Kerry Girona and Andrea Laing, are gearing up to host their March 29th Grand Opening Charity Event that benefits the local Fire Department. Starting at 11 a.m. and continuing until 2 p.m. at their 108 Commerce St. (Suite 103) studio in Lake Mary,...

2014-03-07 23:25:32

ImageTrend, Inc. to launch new statewide fire records system for Mississippi. The data collected using Fire Bridge™ will be available for analysis to improve fire safety and reduce fire suppression costs. Lakeville, MN (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 ImageTrend, Inc. announced it will soon launch a statewide fire incident reporting system for the State of Mississippi. The company’s powerful Fire Bridge software will be used to collect data on incidents submitted by its fire departments. The...

2013-12-10 16:23:35

Fire Rescue & Firefighter Nation Sales Force to merge with PennWell Fire Group (Fire Engineering and Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment) FAIRLAWN, N.J., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PennWell Corporation announced today a strategic restructure within its Fire Group's sales organization. The PennWell Fire Group previously consisted of Fire Engineering, the industry's long-standing magazine since 1877, and Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment. In September 2012, PennWell...

2013-08-14 08:28:05

Fire chiefs from Colorado, North Carolina to receive awards during national conference in Chicago CHICAGO, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fire Chief magazine, a part of Penton's Public Infrastructure Group, today named Volunteer Fire Chief Freddy L. Johnson Sr. of the Stoney Point Volunteer Fire Department in Fayetteville, N.C., and Career Fire Chief Randy Mirowski of the Loveland Fire Rescue Authority in Loveland, Colo., as the recipients of the 2013 Fire Chief of the Year Awards....

2013-06-19 12:21:10

DENVER, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On November 11, 2012, Firefighter Mark Haudenschild II, 26, was killed when the water tanker he was driving overturned while he was responding to a brush fire near Fort Wayne, Indiana. He left a wife and two young children. He was a volunteer with the Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department serving his community. Over the past several years, too many firefighters have been killed or injured in water tanker/ tender rollovers while...

2012-08-23 10:20:28

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While working to beat back a fire death rate well above the national average, fire departments across West Virginia also are struggling with limited budgets to support fire prevention education. Now they are asking the community for help. "Firefighters' first priority always is to save lives and prevent injury," said Deputy State Fire Marshal Carol Nolte. "And the best way to protect lives is to prevent fires in the first place. That's the...

2012-08-23 06:27:31

ST. CHARLES, Mo., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While working to beat back a fire death rate well above the national average, fire departments across Missouri also are struggling with limited budgets to support fire prevention education. Now they are asking the community for help. "Firefighters' first priority always is to save lives and prevent injury," said Chief Ernie Rhodes of the St. Charles Fire Department and current president of the Missouri Association of Fire Chiefs. "And...

2012-08-23 06:22:08

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While working to beat back a fire death rate well above the national average, fire departments across Tennessee also are struggling with limited budgets to support fire prevention education. Now they are asking the community for help. "Firefighters' first priority always is to save lives and prevent injury," said Gary West, assistant commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance. "And the best way to protect lives is to...

2012-08-23 06:22:07

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While working to beat back a fire death rate well above the national average, fire departments across Pennsylvania also are struggling with limited budgets to support fire prevention education. Now they are asking the community for help. "Firefighters work every day to save lives and protect property," said State Fire Commissioner Ed Mann. "A strong fire education program at the local level can help prevent fires and, ultimately, save lives."...

2012-08-23 06:22:05

THOMASVILLE, N.C., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While working to beat back a fire death rate well above the national average, fire departments across North Carolina also are struggling with limited budgets to support fire prevention education. Now they are asking the community for help. "Firefighters' first priority always is to save lives and prevent injury," said Dolly Hulin, state council chair of the North Carolina Fire and Life Safety Educators' Association. "And the best way to...