DAYTON, OH—LION is taking action to increase the protection of firefighters by testing its RedZone turnout gear with Underwriters Laboratories (UL) to NFPA 1971, Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting, requirements for protection from liquid and particulate contaminants. UL verification is an objective, science-based assessment. As verified by UL,...
Dinges Fire Company, based in Amboy, IL, is a growing emergency service distributor, committed to protecting America’s emergency responders with the best safety and protection equipment on the market.
Hazardous materials, big industrial incidents, and aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) often require specialized personal protective equipment (PPE) to deal with a situation safely and in the most expeditious manner.
Firefighting hoods have been around for years, protecting firefighters from heat in a fire situation, but recent innovations in hood design and fabrics have added protection from toxic carcinogenic particulates.
MSA, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have awarded new turnout gear to two additional departments through MSA’s Globe Gear Giveaway. A total of 13 departments will each receive four new sets of state-of-the-art turnouts in 2019 to help them increase the safety of their firefighters.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry is providing $95,000 of wildfire equipment to rural fire departments.
Engineered with an innovative blend of ergonomic features that add flexibility and lightweight strength to the garment, Pro Fit makes it easier for the firefighter to move about the fireground, helping reduce joint stress and fatigue.
The London Fire Department will soon receive a new fire truck and updated fire equipment.
PGI, a recognised leader in the manufacture of particulate blocking safety hoods and professional apparel, has appointed an established industry professional as its new Managing Director; to drive the company’s international strategy.
Wildland fire personnel use personal protective equipment (PPE) that is designed and constructed for their special needs, which are different in a number of respects from structural turnout gear, and which include durability, comfort, and protection.