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2013-04-25 16:33:04

As firefighting organizations gear up for a long fire season after a dry winter, property owners need to keep their guard up LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring and summer the services of George Saadian's Fire Protection Group, Inc. might be more needed than ever. News reports are detailing how the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is adding to its roster of firefighters in preparations for an expected heavier than usual season of brush and...

2013-04-19 23:00:51

FoxFury Lighting Solutions will exhibit its LED fire helmet lights, portable scene lights and right angle firefighter flashlights at FDIC 2013, the world's largest firefighter training conference and exhibition, next week in Indianapolis, IN. FoxFury will unveil its newest light as well as have two special guests (Eddy Weiss of Chasing4Life and Ryan Pennington of Views from the Jumpseat) in booth #5457. Vista, CA (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 FoxFury Lighting Solutions will exhibit its LED fire...

2013-04-15 12:27:16

Company to Host Disaster Recovery and Hazmat Exercises in Dallas Metro Area NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon's elite Major Emergency Response Incident Team, called MERIT, is celebrating 20 years of service as it continues to protect thousands of miles of the company's communications network assets during natural disasters or hazardous materials incidents. This week, the 30-member MERIT team, which includes eight of the original members, is assembling in the Dallas...

2013-04-12 23:02:27

With new Firefighter Tools becoming available regularly, All Hands Fire Equipment is now announcing the release of the new Sterling Lightning Hook and Lightning GT Hook for the Fire Industry. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) April 12, 2013 Firefighters rely on a wide variety of personal protective gear and other equipment to ensure their safety and enhance their ability to operate effectively on the job. One crucial part of the firefighter´s arsenal is the personal escape system. Firefighter escape...

2013-04-12 16:22:21

RADNOR, Pa., April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PVR Partners, L.P. ("PVR") (NYSE: PVR) sponsored Gas Pipeline Emergencies Training today for first responders and public safety officials in Wyoming and Luzerne Counties, Pennsylvania. More than 45 people participated in today's program, which was hosted by the Kunkle Fire Company and included a tour of PVR's dehydration facility in Monroe Township. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130412/PH94103) (Logo:...

2013-04-10 16:27:15

-Firefighters from historic stations accept 16 new mattresses for fire station bunkroom- ATLANTA, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Simmons Bedding Company ("Simmons") launched its Firehouse Recharge Atlanta initiative, a campaign to donate 275 beds to the 30 stations that comprise the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department (AFRD). Firehouse Recharge Atlanta kicked off at Stations 25 and 30 in South Atlanta, where Simmons outfitted the stations' sleeping quarters with a total of 16...

2013-04-04 23:00:18

FoxFury Lighting Solutions today announces the release of the new Command 20 Fire Tilt firefighter helmet light. This 72 lumen wide angle LED headlamp fits fire and rescue helmets, features an adjustable tilt and provides panoramic vision. Vista, CA (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 FoxFury Lighting Solutions today announces the release of the new Command 20 Fire Tilt firefighter helmet light. This 72 lumen wide angle LED headlamp fits fire and rescue helmets, features an adjustable tilt and provides...

2013-04-01 08:26:24

Online Supplier Expands Inventory to Include Firefighter, Rescue & Turnout Gear, Duty Wear, EMS Supplies & Wildland Fire Gear PLAINS, Kan., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kansas-based internet retailer of firefighting gear and more, Envision Solutions LLC, has significantly increased its inventory at www.Fire-Gear.net. The online store offers competitively priced brand names including Cairns, 5.11 Tactical, Under Armour, Fire-Dex, Bullard, Shelby, Ringer and many more. Company...

Firefighters Get A Little Help From Tactile Sensory Helmet
2013-03-30 05:42:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online UK researchers have developed a prototype sensory helmet that could help firefighters and other rescue workers find their way through dark or smoke-filled conditions while performing their life-saving duties. The specially-adapted “tactile helmet” was developed by researchers at the University of Sheffield Centre for Robotics (SCentRo) and was inspired by the study of touch-related sensing of rodents who use their...

2013-03-25 23:01:55

As firefighter escape systems and new fire fighting equipment continue to evolve, there are more new and improved products available all the time. All Hands Fire Equipment is now announcing the release of the new Gemtor 546NYC Harness. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 Firefighters use a huge array of tools to meet the demands of their difficult job. Thousands of different variations and equipment options exist for the many tools firefighters use to perform their duties. They range from...