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2013-03-20 20:20:44

Fire Protection Group, Inc. is ready to help protect both businesses and residents against fire dangers LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As we approach the fire season, Fire Protection Group, Inc. understands why owners of buildings may be more worried about their property than usual. According to a recent editorial in the Los Angeles Times, there has been growing controversy regarding a draft report on minimizing the dangers of wildfires from the California Department of...

2013-03-15 20:21:38

ORLAND PARK, Ill., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, March 14, Roselle fire crews, with assistance from Bloomingdale Fire Protection District firefighters and the nonprofit Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NIFSAB/NFSA), conducted an educational home fire sprinkler demonstration in a home acquired for structure burns for fire training. Simulated candle fires were set in two rooms of the home, which were similarly furnished with couches, chairs, desks and computer...

2013-03-11 20:21:49

The early arrival of wildfire season reminds Southern California to protect the home or business with Fire Protection Group LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The first two months of 2013 were uncharacteristically chilly, with occasional bouts of rain. In the last couple weeks, Los Angeles residents and those living in other Southern California counties have seen a rise in temperatures, with certain regions experiencing a dryer climate. Through perusing online weather...

2013-03-09 23:18:53

Firefighting equipment online retailer FeldFire.com is making Cosmas Boots available to firefighters everywhere Carroll, Iowa (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 In its continuing effort to provide the most extensive selection of state-of-the-art firefighting equipment and supplies available today, Feld Fire has expanded its line of specialty boots to include the Cosmas brand. Cosmas is a recognized leader in protective footwear and bases each of its designs on the input and experience of real-life...

2013-03-05 08:38:34

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Forte Holdings, the leading provider of healthcare software solutions, has signed on to be the primary sponsor of the 2013 Volunteer Firefighters Academy, an annual training program run by the El Dorado County Training Officers Association. The training officers association is made up of representatives from all the fire departments on the Western Slope of the county. Along with sharing training resources and information, the...

2013-03-01 08:20:44

CITGO Donates 28 Vehicles to Support Machinery Operations Certification LEMONT, Ill., March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northwest Homer Fire Department District, which serves the City of Lockport and the Villages of Homer Glen and Lemont, received a donation of 28 disabled vehicles from the CITGO Lemont Refinery for extrication training as part of its 2012 Vehicle Machinery Operations Certification. Through the Refinery's contribution, CITGO enabled 36 firefighters to practice...

2013-02-02 23:00:59

Superbowl weekend features one of the biggest celebrations of the year. The parties, large crowds and travel can present potential dangers. All Hands Fire Equipment is announcing Superbowl Safety Tips to help fans have a fun an safe weekend. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) February 02, 2013 One of the biggest party weekends of the year is Superbowl Sunday, a day when football fans across the country get together for food, fun, and to cheer on their favorite team. On February 3, 2013, the Baltimore...

2013-02-01 12:25:08

Ontario Government needs to focus on fire containment as well as sprinklers in proposed Fire Code and Building Code changes TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Mandatory sprinklers in Ontario retirement homes are a big step in the right direction but seniors also need the protection of more fire-resistant building material such as concrete block. This statement from construction and fire-safety representatives comes in response to proposed changes put forward by an Ontario Government task...

2013-01-17 12:25:16

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Livingston Town Proper: A Concert to Benefit the Fighters of the Pine Creek Fire," a special musical event organized and hosted by performing artist John Mayer, has raised more than $100,000 to help firefighters who battled summer 2012's devastating Pine Creek Fire, which destroyed more than 8500 acres of forest and farmland in and around the town of Livingston, outside of Bozeman, Montana. (Photo:...

2013-01-08 20:20:47

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fire and other dangers are always a major concern, especially in Southern California. Fire Protection Group, Inc. is here to help businesses and individuals minimize that danger with highly informed consultation and leading edge fire protection services. Still, two recent news items are prime examples of how the media can put their focus on issues that may or may not be exaggerated but are, at the very least, good reminders of the need for taking...