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2013-08-16 23:21:07

LAFD Foundation replaces outdated flashlights with top-of-the-line Pelican lights. This will increase safety and efficiency of firefighters and paramedics serving the City of Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 The Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation awarded 3,000 state-of-the-art Pelican flashlights to all members of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Pelican worked with members of the department to design a light that will meet the varied needs of firefighters and...

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...

2013-08-13 23:17:53

Evolve® Bunker Gear Laundry Becomes the First All-Natural Cleaning Solution Available to the Firefighting Industry, Outperforming Chemical Cleaners in Removing Soot, Toxins and Smoke Odors Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 It’s no secret that firefighters are exposed to numerous and dangerous toxins and intense smoke in the line of duty, creating toxic daily cleaning tasks for trucks, equipment and the safety bunker gear they wear. Today, Agaia Inc. is igniting the...

2013-08-09 23:02:10

The fast-moving Silver Fire in Southern California continues to grow and threaten communities, reminding us of the importance of preparing for wildfire. The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) urges residents in wildfire-prone regions around the country to prepare their homes and businesses before a wildfire threatens. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 The fast-moving Silver Fire in Southern California continues to grow and threaten communities, reminding us of...

2013-08-08 23:19:12

Firefighters from around the country will be in Lexington, KY to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; 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 08, 2013 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to Lexington, Kentucky this weekend. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of firefighters,...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.