Apparatus

Designing apparatus for austerity should not only include spec’ing out a combination piece that can perform suppression and rescue functions, for example. It should ensure that the equipment used most often is easily accessible and deployable by one person.
Apparatus

What committee would purchase a half-million dollar fire apparatus without first sitting in it, driving it, and attempting to get in and out of it—when wearing full turnout gear? Equally inexplicable is not having the active firefighters do the same.
Chassis Components

Allegro Industries low- and high-pressure respirator systems include the Supplied Air Shield. Available in a low-pressure or high-pressure model, the Supplied Air Shield offers a visor made of Nylon plastic, polycarbonate lens, and a polypropylene chin guard for added strength, while the shroud is cotton for comfort. The Full Mask Supplied Air Respirator, available as...
Associations

Inside every firefighter beats the heart of a Champion. Those with the passion to rise to the occasion. Darley now offers a head-to-toe solution for your turnout gear needs at a special package price. Package includes Nomex® turnout gear coat and pants, Fire-Dex® 911™ helmet, Darley gold gauntlet gloves, Nomex® hood, Hellfire™ structural firefighting boots,...
Chassis Components

Ziamatic Corp. (Zico) QUIC-MOUNT Horizontal Extrication Tool Holder, model QM-ET-H2, consists of four separate components, two cast aluminum curved blocks, and two steel angled brackets that can be mounted in a wide array of configurations to accommodate virtually any cutter, spreader, or combination tool. Mounting to nearly any flat surface, the QM-ET-H2 is suitable for...
Associations

National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) Chairman Philip C. Stittleburg has been elected to his first term as Chair of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Board of Directors. He has served as First Vice Chair of the NFPA for the past two years. The election results were announced today at the 2012 NFPA Conference and...