The Central Alexander (Taylorsville) Fire Department has received a Federal grant which will help the agency replace its nearly three dozen firefighter air packs
The Kentucky Department of Forestry has awarded grants to Corydon Civil Defense, Smith Mills Volunteer Fire Department, Niagara Volunteer Fire Department, Robards Volunteer Fire Department and the Spottsville Volunteer Fire Department.
More and more women are entering the fire service, and personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturers have responded by developing firefighting turnout gear specially designed for them.
Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department (IFD) Chief Ernest Malone recently unveiled "Project Washout," a comprehensive, in-house, fire gear maintenance, management, and repair program.
The Vision C5 face piece incorporates the latest technology to enhance situational intelligence while providing a customizable solution to meet the changing needs of today’s firefighter.
Manistee County Firefighters Association will receive about $44,685 for 22 sets of turnout gear
Southwest PPE, LLC, the turn-out gear cleaning and repair establishment, has acquired a second facility in Las Vegas from Marken.
Kenny Thompson, a Groveland businessman and Clermont firefighter/engineer, saw that agencies all over the country were facing shipping delays on bulk PPE orders, reports Daily Commercial. Thompson also works daily with buyers who have access to suppliers from around the world with the ability to ship bulk PPE items. He realized that, through his connections,...
A metro-Atlanta fire department is using a special disinfectant to help protect its firefighters against COVID-19, reports CBS 46. The department has used HOCL, a mixture of salt, water, vinegar and electro-chemical activation, during and after medical calls that involve person-to-person contact with the community. The department started using the solution in April.
HAIX® announced that the company has introduced a new boot dedicated to wildland firefighting: the wildland certified Missoula 2.1.