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2014-06-05 16:26:20

Kidde Fire Safety's exhibit at AT&T U-Verse Fan Fair X offers activities for all ages NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the support of country music stars Kix Brooks and Craig Morgan, Kidde Fire Safety is empowering country music fans at this year's CMA Music Festival to be fire safe. From June 5-8, Kidde representatives and local firefighters invite visitors to participate in activities including recording and sharing a video tribute; engaging with Disney's Planes: Fire...

2014-05-31 23:08:38

Fires in Kitchens Still a Common but Preventable Problem Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 All Hands Fire Equipment, a leading provider of NY and NJ fire safety equipment and training, offers tips to minimize the chances of kitchen fires. “Smart risk management is the best way to prevent for kitchen fires,” says AllHandsFire.com CEO Donald Colarusso, a safety trainer and firefighter with over 2 decades of experience. “The following tips could help you and your family dramatically...

2014-05-28 23:14:34

All Hands Fire Equipment serves up ten smart safety tips as summer approaches. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 NY and NJ fire equipment company All Hands Fire Equipment is a family-run company with a passion for safety. As summer approaches, the company’s CEO Donald Colarusso, an experienced firefighter and safety trainer, wants to share some important safety advice, “Based on years as a firefighter, fire chief, and safety trainer, the start of summer season is a great time to review...

2014-05-27 08:20:30

KASK America Supports Detroit Firefighters and Rescue Workers CONCORD, N.C., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KASK, is a leading provider of safety and recreational helmets and proponent of supporting the community in which they live and work. Thursday night, at the homecoming event of the Leary Foundation funded film Burn, KASK presented the Detroit Fire Department with 24 search and rescue helmets. "We have always felt that access to quality safety equipment should be a priority for...

2014-05-22 16:24:37

DETROIT, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denis Leary and The Leary Firefighters Foundation (LFF) presented more than $260,000 in new equipment today to the Detroit Fire Department with proceeds from award winning Detroit firefighter documentary BURN. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140522/90646 Leary executive produced the highly acclaimed film BURN along with Leary Firefighters Foundation Board Member Jim Serpico. BURN was directed and produced by Tom Putnam and Detroit native...

2014-05-21 23:14:08

3 out of 4 US firefighters are volunteers. Support for Firefighters, Inc. was created to provide safety equipment, benefits for the families of firefighters killed in the line of duty, and to fund research into the treatment of burn victims. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Dallas ultra marathon and endurance athlete Jeff Venable will run across America to raise awareness and funds for firefighters this summer. Chief Venable retired from the Dallas Fire Department in 2013 and felt...

2014-05-16 20:20:26

The Ranchero Road bridge fire might tragically end the hopes of prosperity for residents of Hesperia, serving as a reminder of the importance of FPG, Inc.'s fire prevention. LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In early May, the torch of a construction worker sparked a fire on the temporary wooden frame of a new bridge to the desert town of Hesperia north of San Bernardino. The situation led to the closing of the freeway while firefighters worked to douse the flames--and many...

2014-05-16 12:30:30

FCC Filings Submitted by Groups Representing 911, Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, EMS, Public Safety, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, and Public Health WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unified front of the nation's leading public safety and public health organizations submitted comments this week in support of a proposed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule to help emergency responders more quickly and accurately find 911 callers using wireless phones from indoor locations....

2014-05-16 12:27:01

Funds from Bar Louie's one-year anniversary events to go to Bexar County Emergency Scene Rehab SAN ANTONIO, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bar Louie, a neighborhood bar and eatery located at the Villages at Stone Oak, held four days of fundraising events from May 1 through May 4 in honor of its one-year anniversary. During the four-day span, Bar Louie agreed to donate all net sales as well as any money raised at its firefighter date auction to the Bexar County Emergency Scene Rehab....

2014-05-14 20:21:51

George Saadian and his team at Fire Protection Group, Inc. are an invaluable resource during record heat and drought in Southern California. LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This is proving to be a record year for fire danger in Southern California - and Fire Protection Group, Inc. lead engineer George Saadian has taken note. After suffering a drought last year, the winter months brought little relief, with the first quarter of 2014 - a period that usually provides the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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