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2014-06-26 20:21:02

The 2014 fire season in Southern California will be historically long and intense, underlining the importance of Global Fire Technologies, Inc.'s preventive efforts LOS ANGELES, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a desert climate like ours, defense against uncontrolled fire is always a top priority. That's why, for preventative fire monitoring, inspection and fire alarm installation, Tujunga and Greater Los Angeles-based property owners and building managers regularly turn to Global...

2014-06-19 16:21:23

England Logistics to Ship 70 Purpose-Built Fire Apparatus to Peru SALT LAKE CITY, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- England Logistics, a non-asset based third-party logistics company, announced the launch of one of its largest ocean projects in a collaborative effort with Spartan ERV (Emergency Response Vehicles), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR). The 70 emergency response apparatus will be transferred from the Port of Baltimore to Cuerpo General de Bomberos...

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LAFD Foundation replaces outdated flashlights with top-of-the-line Pelican lights.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...

2012-06-05 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...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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