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2014-03-24 20:22:44

PITTSBURGH, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced that it has received notification from the Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) that the company's FireHawk(®) M7XT Air Mask, which provides firefighters with respiratory protection in hazardous or life-threatening environments, has been certified as compliant to the 2013 Edition of the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) 1981 performance standard...

2014-03-21 20:22:06

As we mourn the victims of the Upper Manhattan pipeline explosion, Southern California residents are comforted by the expertise of the team at Fire Protection Group, Inc. LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this month, people around the globe were shaken and saddened by news of a gas explosion that leveled two upper Manhattan buildings, causing the death of 8 people and injuring more than 70 others. As trusted providers of safety equipment like fire sprinklers and...

2014-03-20 23:04:25

iOS users who would like to experience the rigours of being a fireman as a real day job, can do so by playing the simulation game “Firefighter Simulator 3D” from Ovilex Soft. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The player can choose between 7 fire trucks, each with realistic control and damage, and use them within a variety of different missions. Missions are split into different geographic locations including cities, countryside, mountains, desert or snow. Additionally, when a...

2014-03-18 23:04:52

Inland Empire manufacturer Phenix Technology, Inc. expands firefighter helmet sales overseas with the help of the Riverside County Office of Foreign Trade. Recently Export Magazine talked with Chief Operations Officer, Angel Sanchez, Jr., about how the Riverside-based small business received the expertise it needed to expand in Asia, Australia, Africa and Latin America. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 They’ve already made a name for themselves in the U.S. So, Phenix Technology,...

2014-03-06 23:32:04

In it's 6th and largest acquisition to date, Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. has purchase LEOAffairs.com, along with TeacherAffairs.com and FireAffairs.com. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Bright Mountain Holdings, Inc. has purchased the website, LEOAffairs.com, in its 6th and largest acquisition. The purchase of LEO Affairs expands Bright Mountain’s fast growing network of websites for public safety (law enforcement, firefighters and EMS) and the military. “The acquisition...

2014-02-25 16:30:24

ORLAND PARK, Ill., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 26 years since the Village of Long Grove enacted fire sprinkler requirements for new construction homes, Illinois now has 92 communities with such requirements. Many of those communities' officials attended a special meeting at Lewis University's Oak Brook campus this February. Local fire and building officials discussed their home fire sprinkler requirements and shared information about why those requirements play an important...

2014-02-24 20:23:32

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Firefighters who died of heart attacks and other vascular problems such as stroke while on the job were most often doing vigorous physical activity right before the attack, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. "Knowing that these fatal heart attacks and other vascular events occur relatively frequently, fire...

2014-02-20 16:25:17

ORLAND PARK, Ill., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, a fiery explosion occurred during a demonstration in a cooking class at Northside College Prep High School in Chicago. The fire occurred when students ignited a gas burner to heat hot chocolate. According to Chicago Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford, the fire shot up to the ceiling and the school's fire sprinkler system quickly extinguished it. Although five students were injured in the explosion, it could have...

2014-02-19 23:27:32

All Hands Fire Equipment is announcing their new deal with Cairns Fire Helmets and Rescue Helmets. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Since 2001, All Hands Fire Equipment has been a supplier of fire and rescue equipment to First Responders in the United States. Consistent with a business model of offering premier products at competitive prices, All Hands Fire Equipment was recently named as an authorized dealer for one of the oldest and most recognized personal protective...

2014-02-19 23:00:07

Forty-two percent of those surveyed named older adults as the most at risk of fire danger. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Older adults are more vulnerable to a number of risks including fire, either at home or in assisted living facilities such as nursing homes. In a recent survey conducted by the Society for Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), people correctly identified adults age 65 and older as the most at-risk group. Forty-two percent of those surveyed named older adults as...


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