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Pierce Will Show New Apparatus At FDIC

Following up on successful launches of the Velocity cab and chassis and the PUC pumper, Pierce Manufacturing plans to unveil several new products at this year's Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) trade show in Indianapolis.

Weinbrenner Patents Fire Boot

Weinbrenner Shoe Co. recently received federal patent registration for a unique internal metatarsal guard in its Thorogood I-MET boots. The guard is American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) 75 approved and completely integrated with the safety toe cap.

Akron Brass Celebrates 90th Anniversary

Akron Brass is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, enjoying its position as a world leader in products for the fire and emergency medical services.

French Fire Brigade Buys 80 ZOLL AutoPulse Pumps

A French Fire Brigade has purchased 80 ZOLL AutoPulse, non-invasive cardiac support pumps for each of its rescue vehicles.

A Big Change NFPA 1911 Affecting In-Service Apparatus

Much has been written about change in the fire service, and many more have talked about change in the fire service.

Tenders And Coordination Critical In Rural ISO Rating Improvement

Before 1994, Colleton County had 16 poorly-funded volunteer fire departments operating independently with surplus antique-class trucks and no public water system.

NFPA Considers Standard For Emergency Escape Filters

The manufacturer of a new emergency escape filter for air masks has begun production while hoping for third-party support for its product and creation of an industry standard.

E-One To Emphasize Improved Safety Features at FDIC

At the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) this year, E-ONE will feature several products that improve firefighter safety and control.

Orange County Buys 16 E-One Pumpers

The Orange County (Calif.) Fire Authority made some significant changes to its pumper fleet in its latest order, a $5.76 million contract for 16 E-ONE Cyclone II pumpers.

Mako Compressors Is Poised To Go Global

Mako Compressors recently received certifications that will allow the Ocala, Fla.-based company to market its U.S.-made compressed air breathing products internationally.

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