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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...

2014-02-11 23:22:07

Action Training Systems and NVFC Team Up for $250K Training GiveawayVolunteer departments can apply for one of 50 training packages. Poulsbo, WA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Action Training Systems (ATS) has teamed up with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to provide 50 online training packages to all-volunteer or mostly-volunteer departments, for a total of nearly $250,000 worth of training. Through the ATS/NVFC $250K Training Giveaway, eligible departments can apply for a training...

2014-02-07 23:21:56

NY and NJ fire equipment company partners with All Hands Working on Redline Classic hockey game. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 On February 9th, 2014 the annual Redline Classic Hockey game takes place in Atlantic City, NJ. All Hands Fire Equipment has partnered with the All Hands Working charity and Leary Foundation to raise funds to purchase exercise equipment for firefighters. Donald Colarusso, CEO and founder of All Hands Fire commented, “We are thrilled to be able to...

2014-01-30 23:29:26

NY and NJ fire equipment and emergency preparedness supplier and trainer offers sage winter preparedness advice. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 With the 2013 / 2014 winter season being the coldest in recent history for many areas as well as the fact that there have been a number of city power companies struggling with power outages that have taken days to get power back online, All Hands Fire Equipment, leading NJ fire safety equipment company, shares some tips for emergency...


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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