Braun Industries, Inc., manufacturer of quality, handcrafted ambulances, unveiled its 5,000th production unit during the Fire-Rescue International Conference in Denver last month.
Since September's theme for the magazine is rescue, it is time to show some of the best rescue trucks that I have seen, offer suggestions on specifications and then give a short summary of the good things I saw at the FRI conference.
Emergency medical services and the gear we use have developed significantly over the past 30 years – the span of my career.
The new FoamFill foam tank refill system from Waterous allows operators to quickly refill foam tanks while foam systems are in operation.
In the realm of aerials, the University Place (Wash.) Fire Department leaped ahead nearly 25 years when it accepted delivery of an E-ONE Cyclone II, 100-foot rear-mount ladder this summer.
Now that two investigative reports have been released about the nine Charleston firefighters who lost their lives at a sofa store on June 18, 2007, many questions have been answered.
Scott Health & Safety has received approval from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for use of the Scott AV-2000 facepiece as a air-purifying respirator (APR) for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) contamination.
Sperian Fire announced it is offering what it believes to be North America's best and most comprehensive self-contained breathing apparatus warranty on its new Warrior.
The events of Sept. 11, 2001 turned the world of emergency response on its head.
Rodney Furgison has been named a territory sales manager for Kochek Company with responsibilities for dealer management and support in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky.