PPE

Kenny Thompson, a Groveland businessman and Clermont firefighter/engineer, saw that agencies all over the country were facing shipping delays on bulk PPE orders, reports Daily Commercial. Thompson also works daily with buyers who have access to suppliers from around the world with the ability to ship bulk PPE items. He realized that, through his connections,...
Apparatus

Marysville approved the purchase of new radios for its fire trucks and ambulances, reports Voice News. The radios for the fire trucks are from Digicom Global, which carries Kenwood equipment, for about $12,980, and for the ambulances from AMK Services, which specializes in Tait electronics, for about $4,880. The total of the two purchases is...
Equipment

Temple Terrace firefighters David Burton and Andy Muzzy make American flags from retired fire equipment, reports Fox 13 News. David Burton said firehouse had one and he liked it so much that when he got a job at Temple Terrace fire department he created one for its firehouse. A year later he created a few...