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2013-10-14 23:24:54

Black mold reportedly shut down a fire station in Alachua County. And stating that the same problem could occur in houses, My Cleaning Products then offered mold removal tips to the public. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 The discovery of black mold in an Alachua County fire station led to its closure, said a report from wcjb.com. And stating that the same problem could also occur in residences, My Cleaning Products warned the public to look out for signs of mold presence. Moreover, it...

2013-09-19 23:01:07

A donation was made of specialized chairs to move patients safely and quickly and prevent injury to firefighters and paramedics. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 One hundred "back savers," specialized chairs, were donated by the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation to the LAFD. The chairs are specially designed to enable firefighters and paramedics to transport patients who weigh up to 500 pounds in buildings without elevators, in narrow hallways and on steep hills....

2013-08-16 23:21:07

LAFD Foundation replaces outdated flashlights with top-of-the-line Pelican lights. This will increase safety and efficiency of firefighters and paramedics serving the City of Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 The Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation awarded 3,000 state-of-the-art Pelican flashlights to all members of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Pelican worked with members of the department to design a light that will meet the varied needs of firefighters and...

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 06:22:07

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."...

2012-06-05 23:02:20

FireWhat has thus far pulled in $6.4 million for fire departments and communities throughout northern California. The company is seeking to expand its reach and create grant opportunities for all. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 FireWhat, a small start-up in northern California, has recruited a team of highly talented grantwriters, led by Sam Lanier, a fulltime CALFIRE captain in Napa County and a former Grant Administrator for FEMA. The company is made up of firefighters with a deep...

2012-05-30 06:25:32

BOSTON, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Mutual Insurance, one of the nation's leading home and auto insurers, today is celebrating America's firefighters by announcing the recipients of its National Firemark Award. Lieutenants Paul McAllister and Christopher Seelenbrandt of West Warwick, R.I., are recipients of the Liberty Mutual Firemark Award for Heroism; and Lieutenant Robert Hendrigan of Brockton, Mass., has earned the Liberty Mutual Firemark Award for Community Service and Public...

2011-10-31 07:30:00

CELINA, Texas, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With fire departments laying off firefighters across North America, Firehouse Shirt Club finds a way to give back to the industry it honors. It is common in the fire service for firefighters to swap station T-shirts from other fire departments. Most fire departments generally have more than one station. Firefighters locally and nationally often compete with one another over which department has the best T-shirt that represents their station....

2011-10-10 10:07:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Child rescued from house fire. Crews contain wildfire. Driver pulled from crash. We see these news headlines all the time. And the common theme behind each is a band of heroes who put their lives on the line to protect their community - fire and rescue teams. At a moment's notice, they must be prepared to walk into dangerous situations, often using outdated equipment or without the specialized gear they need. Many are unpaid volunteers. (Logo:...

2011-09-07 10:00:00

San Diego firefighter donated his time and services to designing a permanent 9/11 memorial inscribed with the names of the 430 emergency first responders who lost their lives. Standing over four feet tall, two aluminum columns, etched with the names, and a steel beam from the Twin Towers will be located in front of Fire Station 21 in Pacific Beach. San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders will be in attendance. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 A firefighter with the San Diego Fire-Rescue...