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.
Recently, there has been an increasing emphasis on prevention in EMS training materials.
Since September 11, fire department missions have changed and the emphasis on terrorism response and homeland security has taken center stage.
Since 2005, Ford has offered a fire suppression system in its Crown Victoria police interceptor.
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.
American Rescue Technology has developed what it claims is the most powerful extrication cutter in the world, the Genesis C231, with a maximum cutting force of 231,000 pounds.
When the Beloit Fire Department, Beloit, Wis., went shopping for a new heavy rescue, they found just what they were looking for from Hackney Emergency Vehicles.
Anyone responsible for acquiring goods or services for the fire department has experienced forms of marketing.
Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Magazine has joined in a strategic alliance with the Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA) to improve communication of FDSOA objectives and programs among its membership and to encourage fire departments nationwide to develop safety officer programs and standards as recommended by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and endorsed by the Association.
At the Fire Rescue International exhibition in Dallas, Scott Health & Safety introduced a new wireless communications system and voice amplifier for self contained breathing air (SCBA) facemasks that are compliant with 2007 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards.