The war has been going on for years. On one side are the automakers, who want to build the safest, strongest vehicles they can, and on the other are fire and rescue personnel, who sometimes have to cut and pry those cars open in a hurry.
Mifflinburg (Pa.) Fire Chief John Heiges was not aware that a wireless headset had been developed for apparatus intercom systems until he got to Denver last August for the Fire Rescue International trade show.
Eagle Compressors Inc. said it has a new product, the AirReel, a high-pressure breathing air reel.
The Altair 5 Multigas Detector is described by its maker, MSA, as the first portable five-gas detector with MotionAlert and InstantAlert features.
Each year we present the Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment magazine recognition awards for the best new apparatus and equipment introduced during the year.
Sperian Respiratory Protection is accusing Draeger Safety, Inc., of patent infringement with Draeger's PSS7000 self-contained breathing apparatus.
Streamlight has introduced a new Survivor LED right-angle light which incorporates C4 LED technology resulting in extreme brightness.
For the past couple of months, we've been discussing Vehicle Data Recorders (VDRs), also known as black boxes.
Sperian Fire has been awarded a contract for more than 900 sets of its Ultramotion turnout gear by the Albuquerque (N.M.) Fire Department.
Larry Davis Jr., a noted fire service leader, author, instructor and good friend, passed away at his home on Aug. 3 in Corpus Christi, Texas, at age 63 after a seven-month battle with lung cancer.