NEW YORK, NY – Fire departments across the country regularly struggle with limited budgets and ongoing needs for equipment, but few face the severity of the crisis the Detroit (MI) Fire Department works with every day. That’s why Momentous Insurance Brokerage is partnering with Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company to donate $25,000 to the Detroit Fire...
In areas where visibility is extremely limited, the UCF 9000 provides an image that is ultra clear, giving users more information to make better tactical decisions.
After researching wood vs. aluminum fire service ground ladders, the next logical step was to compare steel vs. aluminum aerial ladders.
Medina, OH—Fire-Dex has redesigned its FX gear. The FX-R coat has less fabric, weighs less, and allows for a better range of motion. The new, patent-pending OmniDex Cut has moved the shoulder seams inward to allow the wearer to move with less restriction. The OmniDex Cut has also changed the placement of the sleeve attachment...
OCALA, FL – A two vehicle collision at the intersection of South Pine Avenue and Southwest 17th Street resulted in a one vehicle coming to rest on its roof. On arrival firefighters faced multiple challenges. Firefighters used hydraulic extrication tools to gain access and safely remove one injured occupant from the rolled over vehicle. The...
The department also used the grant to purchase new testing equipment to help standardize tests that ensure the SCBA fits properly.
I remember seeing a DVD called Iron Men, Wooden Ladders, a documentary about the great Toronto fire of 1904.
The revision cycle for National Fire Protection Association 1983, Standard on Life Safety Rope and Equipment for Emergency Services, is complete and the 2012 edition was issued by the NFPA Standards Council in December.
Depending on the body of water-lake, river, canal, or drainage channel-boats, aerials, or a combination of the two may be used by fire departments to make a water rescue.
Advances in large-area search rope.