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CMC Shares A Pro Tip On How To Pass A Knot On Lower Through The CLUTCH Using An AZTEK

The AZTEK is an extremely versatile tool to complete a knot pass through a system. The AZTEK can be used for a knot pass on a raise or lower and can be used on a Twin Tension Rope System (TTRS) or a Dedicated Main/Dedicated Belay (DMDB). In the video, the team demonstrates how to perform a knot pass using an AZTEK on a TTRS lowering system with dual CLUTCHes. AZTEK piggyback haul system The AZTEK is what is referred to as a piggyback haul system. A piggyback haul system or “pig rig&rdqu...

Potter Acquires Three Mainstay Fire Alarm Product Lines To Strengthen Their Position Life Safety Products

Potter announces the acquisition of three mainstay product lines in the fire alarm industry: Harrington Fire Alarm, Evax Systems, and CPG Signals. The acquisition of these three product lines will not only strengthen Potter’s position in life safety products, but will also broaden the range of products and services available to customers in order to meet all their fire protection needs. By incorporating the technologies of these products, Potter will expand its fire system and voice produ...

Ferrara™ Equips Birmingham Fire & Rescue With 12 New Units

Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc., a subsidiary of REV Group® and a foremost manufacturer of custom-built, heavy-duty fire apparatus, announces the purchase order for a fleet of 12 new units to Birmingham Fire & Rescue Service in Alabama. “Birmingham Fire & Rescue Service is dedicated to providing rapid, reliable, and professional emergency services to the citizens and stakeholders of Birmingham,” said Cory D. Moon, Fire Chief, Birmingham Fire & Rescue Service. “G...

FEMA Provides Assistance For Eligible Wildfire Survivors In Tehama And Trinity Counties

Federal disaster assistance is now available for wildfire survivors with uninsured and underinsured damage to their primary residence in Tehama and Trinity counties. Funds assistance Assistance may include funds for temporary housing while one is unable to live in the home, such as rental assistance or reimbursement for hotel costs; funds to support the repair or replacement of owner-occupied homes that serve as the household’s primary residence. Including privately-owned access routes,...

Rosenbauer's FLIR Thermal Imaging Cameras Are More Than Sight

Thermal imaging cameras are indispensable for modern firefighting operations. They are used for situational awareness, in search and rescue operations, or to locate the seat of the fire, to name just a few of the many applications. The cameras are an indispensable tool, especially for inside fire attacks, as they provide SCBA crews with a good view even in zero visibility. They see what is not visible to the human eye, namely the heat radiation from objects and people. It is like having a sixth...

Durham And Darlington Fire And Rescue Service Invest In Dräger Mechanical Cleaning Systems To Protect Firefighter Health

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS) has implemented Dräger’s Cleaning Solution as part of its new state-of-the-art decontamination facility, designed to ensure optimal cleaning and disinfection of firefighter equipment. The initiative will not only help protect firefighters from harmful carcinogens and germs, but the innovative nature of the new decontamination and cleaning regime will also help improve the useful working life of the equipment the firefighte...

WeMaintain Hires Fire Division Head

WeMaintain has hired a UK Fire Division Head, signaling PropTech’s further move into the fire alarm and suppression market.  The hire follows WeMaintain’s acquisition of the fire systems maintenance company Shokly in a stunning year for the start-up, marked by $36m in Series B funding, contracts to supply elevator and escalator solutions to KeolisAmyDocklands (DLR), Workspace and British Land, and praise from French President Emmanuel Macron.    Integrating IoT...

Apollo Fire Detectors Sponsor The Women In Fire Safety Awards

Apollo Fire Detectors is the Headline Sponsor for The Women in Fire Safety Awards on 4th November. New to 2021, the awards have been set up to honor the outstanding achievements and contributions of women within the fire safety community. These awards will also be supported by some key industry names such as IFSM, the FPA, and the ASFP. The purpose of the awards is to address a historical gender imbalance and champion a more progressive industry to continuously motivate and promote women who e...

ASSA ABLOY Unveils New ‘Fire Doorsets’ Practice Guide, In Support Of Fire Door Safety Week 2021 Campaign

To help support the Fire Door Safety Week 2021 campaign, ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland has announced the launch of a new best practice guide - ‘Fire Doorsets’ guide, on how to specify, install, maintain and inspect fire-certified doorsets in residential and commercial buildings. ‘Fire Doorsets’ guide The ‘Fire Doorsets’ best practice guide has been compiled, based on the knowledge and expertise of ASSA ABLOY’s FDIS-trained inspectors, a...

Pierce Manufacturing Completes Ownership Interest In Boise Mobile Equipment

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that it has completed the purchase of an ownership interest in Boise Mobile Equipment (BME). This investment will facilitate greater collaboration between Pierce and BME within the wildland market. Furthermore, Pierce will support BME as the business moves from a factory-direct model to an independent dealer distribution model, with a focus on the West Coast, which will provide new and existing BME customers with comprehensive...

Oshkosh Airport Products ‘Road Rally’ Sets Off For Next Wave Of Events

Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation Company, announced the next stops in the 2021 Road Rally featuring the revolutionary new Striker® Volterra™ ARFF hybrid electric vehicle (HEV). After the completion of stops along the Western Coast of the U.S., the Road Rally now sets off for locations in the Central and Southeast regions of the country. The events offer aircraft rescue and fire fighting crews at airports a hands-on and immersive experience to learn about the new...

Masimo Launches Single-Patient-Use Rainbow® SuperSensor™

Masimo announced the CE marking and commercial launch in Europe of the single-patient-use adhesive rainbow® SuperSensor™, compatible for use with both Masimo and third-party monitors with Masimo rainbow® technology inside. In an industry first, the comprehensive, convenient, and multi-purpose SuperSensor uses 12 LEDs to simultaneously offer 12 blood constituent parameters noninvasively and continuously: SET® oxygen saturation (SpO2), total hemoglobin, SpHb®, carboxyhemoglo...

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