“By evaluating the performance of currently-fielded investigator PPE and decontamination methods, as well as the modern and anticipated issues related to firefighting foam operations, we will not only inform the fire service but the standards development process.”
An Albany Fire Department ladder truck was stolen and recovered in Schenectady
Manufacturers of structural firefighting helmets are tweaking current models and designing new ones that add protection for greater safety and make them more comfortable to wear for long durations.
The membrane within Gore-Tex fabric has billions of pores that are smaller than water droplets, leading to waterproof but breathable raincoats, shoes and other clothing.
The latest recipients of MSA’s and DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway are the Florahome-Grandin (FL) Volunteer Fire Department and Garden Homes (IL) Fire Protection District.
Donations can be directed to specific departments.
The Rindge Fire Department has received $11,000 in federal grants to assist for COVID-19 relief.
Dräger, an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology, recently announced the opening of a new production facility in Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania, that will manufacture and distribute N95 respiratory protection masks.
Departments can utilize this software to help manage inspections, training, qualification, service, and maintenance, including cleaning and decontamination of personnel, equipment, and PPE.
The Parkersburg Fire Department says the stations are taking the necessary precautions to keep firefighters safe