Streamlight, a leading manufacturer of flashlights for professionals in the fire and rescue services, has developed a helmet kit featuring its 4AA ProPolymer Luxeon flashlight.
Thirty years ago, Mark Cummins saw the potential for a new firefighting technology - one that added a foaming agent and compressed air to the water in the hoseline.
The Oklahoma Department of Homeland Security has taken delivery on eight Foster ARU-320T technical rescue trailers for disaster management.
The fire service is often notoriously slow to adopt changes, but 15 years after Class A foam started to appear as a factory option on new fire apparatus, the majority of new pumpers being delivered today are equipped with foam proportioners and Class A foam concentrate tanks.
A battalion chief extinguishing an attic fire suddenly runs out of air from his self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
When it comes to the topic of mid-mount aerials versus rear-mount aerials, I want to be right up front and say I prefer a rear-mount.
If the best advice for maintaining today's CAF systems sounds a little simple, that's because it is. It boils down to three words: run the system.
Public Safety Equipment (PSE), the parent company of Code 3, Inc., has been purchased by Stirling Square Capital Partners (SSCP).
ConocoPhillips is the second largest refiner and the third largest integrated energy company in the United States, and it prides itself on its safe operations and preparedness activities for potential emergency response situations.
There has been a lot said in the last five years regarding firefighter deaths and injury, and that's great. It seems that firefighters, officers and chiefs are all re-focusing on minimizing firefighter injury and, of course, death.