Fire Department

The deaths of six Worcester (Mass.) firefighters in an inferno at a vacant six-story warehouse on Dec. 3, 1999, generated a pledge from faculty in the electrical and computer engineering department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute to apply their expertise to develop a system to find firefighters in similar hazardous situations.
Boots

Lion Apparel, a world provider of firefighter protective clothing, has acquired National Safety Clean Inc., one of the industry's leading cleaning and repair services.
Boots

Fire-Dex, a manufacturer of quality protective firefighting clothing and emergency response apparel, announced a record year in 2006, marking the eighth consecutive year of double-digit growth.