TNT Rescue Systems has developed a new cutter with over 118,000 pounds of useable cutting force. TNT announces its new line of auto extrication cutters, the SLC-24 and the SLC-27. The new cutters are designed specifically with the new car materials and designs in mind, according to the maker. Useable cut forces have been increased...
The MSA Orion Pplus detector keeps firefighters and first responders safe by combining the features of the company's Orion Multigas detector features with a range of infrared (IR) and toxic sensor options.
Deschutes River Manufacturing recently demonstrated its power fire hose rollers for 400 industrial firefighters from across the U.S. at the Texas Engineering Extension Service's Brayton Fire Training Field in College Station, Texas.
H.O.Bostrom has developed a new seat for use in Ford F series model trucks. The seating mounts directly to the existing factory seat hardware. Packages are available for two and three person crews in the back seating area. New SCBA seats from H.O.Bostrom fit all Ford model trucks from F250 up to F750, including the...
In regards to the issue of fire departments equipping their new pumpers with super-sized pumps, I believe some departments have lost focus on the basic functional and hydraulic fundamentals of pumping apparatus.
The United States Army National Guard has purchased and received delivery of custom configured RAE Systems' AreaRAE, wireless, Rapid Deployment Kits (RDKs).
While attending this year's Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Md., I was saddened and frustrated to see family members grieving for loved ones that could have been saved if safety rules had been followed.
Since September 11, fire department missions have changed and the emphasis on terrorism response and homeland security has taken center stage.
This month's issue will review the Project HEROES (Homeland Emergency Response Operational and Equipment Systems) turnout gear by Total Fire Group/Morning Pride Manufacturing.
Danko Emergency Equipment has developed what it calls "The Ultimate All-Terrain Wildland Attack Vehicle."