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2013-09-05 23:22:28

Firefighters from around the country will be in Missoula, Montana to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. This is a unique and great event for the entire family to come and enjoy. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to the area this weekend. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of...

2013-08-31 23:01:52

Attorney Dave Karasic of Patents Etcetera and Inventor Bobby Grantham announce the solicitation for bids to license the manufacture and marketing the Grantham MechVent™, the innovative pre-entry firefighting attack tool shown on Canadian Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet show. Bedford, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Boston area patent attorney Dave Karasic, founder and Chief Counsel of Patents Etcetera, a Boston area intellectual property and product promotion firm, and inventor...

2013-08-30 23:28:25

Fire containment bags can prevent catastrophes resulting from exploding Lithium Ion batteries. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 All Hands Fire Equipment, a leading provider of fire safety equipment, offers a solution that could be ideal in reducing the risk of fire and explosions associated with lithium ion battery explosions -- particularly on aircrafts. There has been an increase in fires and explosions resulting from overheating lithium ion batteries, which are found in laptops,...

2013-08-29 23:19:16

Boone County (MO) Fire Protection District (BCFPD) has begun utilizing new mobile technology that locates and dispatches its volunteer firefighters and EMTs to nearby incidents in order to reduce fire department response times. The system, developed by NowForce, locates and dispatches nearby potential responders, thereby shortening the time between when a 9-1-1 call is placed and when a fire/rescue unit arrives. Columbia, MO and Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Closest available...

2013-08-28 23:21:10

Firefighters from around the country will be in Pendleton, Oregon to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. This is a unique and great event for the entire family to come and enjoy. (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to the area this weekend. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of firefighters,...

2013-08-27 20:21:41

Fire Protection Group, Inc. administrator says Yosemite "Rim" fire is a good reminder that anything can happen during fire season LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It is difficult to imagine California without Yosemite National Park. At more than 761,000 acres, Yosemite represents possibly the most beautiful amalgam of magnificence and splendor California has to offer. But as a raging wildfire continues to threaten the safety of homes and businesses in the foothills of the...

2013-08-26 12:26:04

They work together to design a system to protect homes in forest fires COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Roy Dalton, a CIVILIAN firefighter stationed at the US Air Force Academy, and Herman DeBoard, a Disabled American Veteran who served in the US Air Force in the first Gulf War, have invented a new fire deterrent system for the exterior of a home. After filing a patent on the invention, the two assembled a team of experts including more firefighters and Veterans...

2013-08-21 23:21:19

Firefighters from around the country will be in Everett, Washington to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. This is a unique and great event for the entire family to come and enjoy. (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 The Snohomish County Sports Commission and Everett Fire Local 46 along with the Snohomish County Tourism Promotion Area and City of Everett are proud to announce the Scott...

2013-08-20 23:26:53

USA Today's Happily Ever After interviews romance author Delilah Devlin on firefighter romance and her new anthology. (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Delilah Devlin, editor of the newly released romance collection Smokin' Hot Firemen, was recently featured on USA Today's Happily Ever After. Joyce Lamb interviewed Devlin on the near-universal appeal of firemen as romantic figures. The prolific author and editor elaborated on the figure of the firefighter: "Take that same raw...

2013-08-16 23:17:13

Firefighters from around the country will be in Hermosa Beach, California to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. This is a unique and great event for the entire family to come and enjoy. (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 The Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to the area in a few weeks. The event is...