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2013-09-25 23:26:53

CommandCom is the future of fire communications and reduces the limitations of headsets in fire apparatus. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Setcom® Corporation, a leading manufacturer of intercom systems and headsets for fire service vehicles, today released its latest innovation for fire apparatus communications: CommandCom. CommandCom is an advanced Setcom microphone and speaker system that is fully integrated into an H.O. Bostrom headrest. The newly released system uses...

2013-09-18 23:20:17

New fire prevention product stops stove fires before they start. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Fire Avert by Active Fire Prevention was recently featured on CBS affiliate KUTV2. The news story highlighted Fire Avert’s support of local Salt Lake City resident Virginia Cannon who recently suffered a stove fire after leaving food cooking on an unattended stove. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), stove fires start about every 3.5 minutes across the...

2013-09-05 23:28:59

The Leary Firefighters Foundation will use the Social Wishlist from Axle Digital as a tool to increase sales of promotional items to fund raise for firefighters and departments. The Social Wishlist is the latest tool in the arsenal for fundraisers in charitable organizations and foundations. New York, NY and San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 “The Wishlist is a cool new way for foundations like ours to expand how they use social media,” said Denis Leary, founder of The Leary...

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,...


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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