Fire Department

Last month we recommended that "anyone contemplating a new apparatus purchase within the next couple of years might find it worthwhile to drop by the Pierce exhibit" at the International Association of Fire Chiefs annual convention and trade show being held in Dallas.
Fire Department

The Baltimore Fire Department is using a Draeger mobile on-site self-contained breathing air (SCBA) and personal protective equipment (PPE) service trailer that supports training excercises and provides mutual aid to surrounding communities and/or remote areas.
Associations

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.
Fire Department

Ten departments in Pennsylvania and several in the Chicago area are using new software to retrieve critical data and information from the station while en route to and while at emergency scenes.
Fire Department

Believing it was time for a new industry standard for hydraulic rescue tools, Hurst Jaws Of Life has introduced a new one-step coaxial coupler that the company claims is the answer to interoperability among rescue tools.