Atmospheric Monitoring

Smiths Detection has released HazMatID Elite, a next-generation handheld device that HazMat response teams use to detect and identify explosives, chemical warfare agents, toxic industrials and narcotics.  Emergency response teams have begun adding the Elite to their capabilities, with the first order made by the New Jersey State Police earlier this year. The Elite, which...
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By now hopefully you’ve noticed that there’s been quite a bit going on at FireApparatus.com. We now offer a new deliveries section, the ability to submit both new delivery photos and other photos to be used on our Web site and print editions, fire apparatus and equipment videos culled from around the Web, and now...
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Georgia-Pacific’s Bucket Brigade™ grant program rewards this dedication to serve by supporting local fire departments. This year, $165,000 in grants were recently awarded to 25 U.S. fire departments to purchase fire equipment necessary to protect the lives and property of residents, and keep firefighters safe. “We have tremendous respect and appreciation for firefighters who put...
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PITTSBURGH, PA – MSA announces the industry-first CO/NO2 XCell Sensor for ALTAIR 4X Multigas Detectors. This sensor is ideal for monitoring for diesel emissions. The new CO/NO2 XCell Sensor provides a range of 0-2000 ppm CO and 0-50 ppm NO2, 1 ppm and 0.1 ppm resolution respectively. Sensor’s fast response time allows users to bump...
Aerials

NESQUEHONING, PA—KME added Safe Industries to the KME sales representative network. Safe Industries’ home office is located in Piedmont, South Carolina, just south of the Greenville/Spartanburg area, and will handle sales and service for KME products in both North Carolina and South Carolina. Safe Industries was founded in 2005 by Al Willimon. After serving in...
Atmospheric Monitoring

On August 1, Tempest celebrated its 25th anniversary. The family-owned company manufactures positive-pressure power blowers and is a proponent of positive-pressure ventilation and attack, a tactic now used by fire departments around the world to ventilate heat, toxic gases, and smoke away from firefighters and potential victims. Twenty-five years ago, the company was a small...