Fire Industry News for April 2015

Streamlight donates to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

The company also contributed $10,000 for renewal of its “Bronze Helmet” NFFF sponsorship Streamlight®, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting for first responders, donated $30,000 to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF), including $20,000 in proceeds from sales of the company’s specially marked NFFF Red Nano Light® and Red Vantage® helmet light. Streamlight earmarks $1.00 and $3.00, respectively, from the sale of e...

Pierce showcases its 11 fire and emergency apparatus at FDIC 2015 in Indianapolis

Pierce booth to provide a wide range of the industry’s finest apparatus, as well as the latest innovative technologies Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, and the leading North American manufacturer of fire and emergency vehicles, is showcasing 11 fire and emergency apparatus at Lucas Oil Stadium during the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Ind. The display features two important new product introductions – the gam...

HAIX to demonstrate its firefighter boot range at INTERSCHUTZ 2015

HAIX will demonstrate its new Fire Eagle, Fire Hero 2 & Black Eagle range Extra light and extra safe firefighter boot in a sports design that meets all relevant safety standards. With its new Fire Eagle, HAIX demonstrates once more its leadership when it comes to firefighter boots. With its innovative flexible sole and low height, this fashionable boot has been designed for maximum comfort. Professional rescuers appreciate the lightweight construction of the new Fire E...

Chubb Fire & Security wins International Safety Award from the British Safety Council

The award is in recognition of Chubb’s commitment to keeping its workers and workplaces healthy and safe during 2014 Chubb Fire & Security Ltd. has won an International Safety Award from the British Safety Council in recognition of its commitment to keeping its workers and workplaces healthy and safe during the 2014 calendar year. Chubb is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. International Safety Awards Now in their 5...

Artemis TDL & University of Wolverhampton launches Fire and Rescue BSc (Hons) degree for firefighting career

The course is run by experts in the field who have multiple years’ experience in Fire Service roles People who are interested in pursuing a career in the fire and rescue service are invited to an open day. The University of Wolverhampton has launched a BSc (Hons) Fire and Rescue degree in London to meet demand, and the course covers everything required for a firefighting career. An Open Day will take place on Saturday, 9 May 2015 at Harrow Fire Station, from 10am unt...

Fike Safety Technology’s fire detection solutions installed at UK’s sports bar

40 devices including Multipoint ASD detectors, call points, sounders and beacons, were installed in the bar Corey’s Sports Bar, a newly refurbished nightspot in Tamworth, UK, has invested in a fire detection solution from Fike Safety Technology (FST). Located in the town centre, the new bar opened at the end of 2014 and offers local residents the latest sports, music, entertainment and food - 7 days a week. FST approved systems integrator, Justice Fire & Security...

Pierce introduces its Ascendant heavy-duty 107-foot steel aerial ladder at FDIC 2015

The Ascendant aerial ladder features weight optimised design structure, high-strength steel as well as custom tubing Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, recently unveiled the Pierce® Ascendant™ heavy-duty aerial ladder, a highly-manoeuvrable 107-foot steel aerial device that rides on a single rear axle configuration. Available on a wide range of Pierce custom chassis, the Pierce Ascendant – with five patents pending – redefines the perfo...

HIAL donates life saving fire equipment to poorer countries

HIAL has donated over 50 breathing apparatus sets and cylinders as well as personal protective clothing Fire fighters in poorer countries are set to receive life saving firefighting equipment thanks to a donation from Dundee Airport operator HIAL. A large consignment of old but working firefighting equipment, personal protective equipment and breathing apparatus kits has been donated to Scottish charity International Fire & Rescue Association (IFRA) by HIAL’s 11 air...

Magirus Camiva opens its new site in Chambéry, France

It will focus on turntable ladders but also on fire engines, forest fire vehicles, and special vehicles Magirus Camiva has just opened its new site in Chambéry. With a surface of 12,200 sqm, 4,465 of which are covered, Magirus Camiva's new site is becoming the brand's new centre of excellence in France. It will focus on turntable ladders but also on fire engines, forest fire vehicles, and special vehicles. Designed to equip over a hundred vehicles per year, the Cham...

Holamtro launches new 5000 series spreaders

The most important factor in the development of this series was weight reduction Lighter than ever and no concessions on performance: Holmatro introduces its new 5000 series spreaders. The most important factor in the development of this series was weight reduction, without compromising spreading force and spreading distance. This has been achieved through a combination of new materials, component integration and innovative design. The result? Five new spreaders with an outsta...

FoxFury Lighting showcases portable lighting tools at FDIC

All FoxFury lights are completely submersible and can be deployed in all weather conditions FoxFury Lighting Solutions is returning to Indianapolis for FDIC (Fire Department Instructors Conference) to display its portable lighting tools for firefighters. FoxFury features helmet lights, right angle lights and portable scene lights in booth #5157. FoxFury produces application-specific lighting tools for when seconds count and lives are on the line. The company unveils its newe...

Sprue FireAngel selected to support new initiative of Home Safety Campaigns

Sprue’s FireAngle smoke and carbon monoxide alarm products have been used by UK Fire and Rescue Services The government recently announced plans to introduce new legislation to make it mandatory for smoke alarms and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms to be installed in private rented properties. Sprue’s FireAngel branded smoke and carbon monoxide alarm products have been used for many years by the UK Fire and Rescue Services as part of their Home Safety Campaigns and we...

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