Fire Rescue International (FRI) 2009 news

Chief Jeff Johnson Is Named President And Chairman Of The IAFC Board

Chief Jeff Johnson has been named President and Chairman of the Board of the IAFC New appointee will act as association's primary spokesperson The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) has installed Chief Jeffrey D. Johnson, EFO, CFO, MIFireE, fire chief and chief executive officer of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue in Oregon, as IAFC president and chairman of the board for 2009-2010. The installation took place on August 28 during the IAFC's Fire Rescue Interna...

FAMA Awards Scholarship To Oklahoma State University Student

The 2009 Phillip L. Turner Fire Protection Scholarship has been awarded to student Benjamin Eschner OSU student was nominated as "outstanding rookie" by his peers The Fire Apparatus Manufacturers' Association (FAMA) has awarded the 2009 Phillip L. Turner Fire Protection Scholarship to Oklahoma State University student Benjamin Eschner. Eschner, a sophomore from Chicago majoring in fire protection and safety technology, will receive a $3,000 scholarship in recognition o...

Kelvin Cochran Sworn In As U.S. Fire Administrator By Secretary Napolitano, FEMA Administrator Fugate

The new U.S. Fire Administrator, Kelvin Cochran is officially sworn in by DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano Experienced former Atlanta Fire Chief now officially in office U.S. Fire Administrator Kelvin Cochran was sworn into office today by U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate at the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) 2009 Fire Rescue International conference in Dallas, Texas. Cochran will oversee and...

Crimson Fire Displays Four Innovative Vehicles At FRI

Crimson Fire's booth at Fire Rescue International Leading manufacturer shows apparatus, offers special promotion Crimson Fire, Inc. is displaying some of its most innovative fire apparatus at Fire Rescue International 2009 in Dallas. The Brandon, S.D.-based manufacturer of custom fire trucks and other rescue vehicles will showcase four apparatus and offer departments a special, limited-time promotion at booth #1225 at the show, which is sponsored by the Internationa...

IAFC Announces 2009 Winner Of The Fire Service Award For Excellence

The Fire Service Award for Excellence was presented to Dallas Fire-Rescue Program to increase firefighter health awareness takes prize The 2009 winner of the Fire Service Award for Excellence is the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department's Wellness-Fitness Program. Presented every year at the IAFC's annual conference, Fire Rescue International, and co-sponsored by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and U.S. Safety Fire Technologies, this award recognizes the very be...

Secretary Napolitano Addresses Fire Rescue International 2009

Secretary Napolitano addressed first responders and emergency managers at Fire Rescue International DHS Secretary highlighted need for emergency preparedness Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano delivered remarks today to 2,500 first responders and emergency managers at the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) 2009 Fire Rescue International conference in Dallas, Texas, stressing preparedness as a shared responsibility between all level...

New VFIS Safe Trailer Program On Display At FRI 2009

VFIS will showcase their new trailer safety program" at FRI 2009 New program incorporates practical evaluation VFIS developed its "Emergency Services Trailer Operations and Safety Program" to educate responders on safe trailer operations. This hands-on course includes information on trailers; the tow vehicle; brake requirements; tow hitch, ball, and coupler assembly; inspecting the vehicle; loading the trailer; and driving with a trailer. After classroom discussion,...

Nederman Introduces Pneumatic Track System (PTS) At FRI 2009

Nederman, Inc. will show products including the PTS at FRI 2009 New PTS system fits most types of vehicle Nederman USA introduces the Pneumatic Track System (PTS) for stations where the vehicles used vary from time to time. The system is based on a nozzle expanded by compressed air, fixing and sealing the nozzle tightly around the tail pipe. The Pneumatic Track System is supplied with a choice of two different sized nozzles to fit the most common types of tail pipes...

Miami-Dade Firefighter Receives Highest Honor For Dramatic Marina Rescue

Firefighter Nicholas DiGiacomo will receive the International Benjamin Franklin Fire Service Award at FRI International award will be presented at Fire Rescue International (FRI) 2009 Firefighter Nicholas DiGiacomo of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue is this year's recipient of the International Benjamin Franklin Fire Service Award for Valor, co-sponsored by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and Motorola, Inc. The award will be presented at the 136th Annual Fire Res...

R-O-M Corporation Introduces Extreme Cargo Tray Series

R-O-M Corporation will exhibit at Fire Rescue International (FRI) 2009 Custom-designed tray that is lightweight, rugged and ideal for rapid access to stored equipment R-O-M Corporation, a leading manufacturer of products that offer complete compartment access solutions, has added the R-O-M Extreme Cargo Tray series to its growing product line. R-O-M Corporation will be exhibiting at Fire Rescue International (FRI) 2009, booth #1707. Working closely with engineers from le...

New Fire Solution To Be Unveiled At FRI

Incident Response Technologies will unveil Rhodium FIRE Command at FRI New software solution will be on show at FRI, booth #5615 Incident Response Technologies (IRT), a company that specializes in producing affordable software solutions for public safety agencies, will be unveiling a new solution designed to increase safety and accountability for firefighters at emergency scenes. Rhodium™ FIRE Command contains several components key to the safety and efficiency of em...

MagneGrip’s New Exhaust Removal System Will Show At FRI

MagneGrip will exhibit its new Flexhose Track System at FRI 2009 New system suitable for compact applications MagneGrip provides more solutions for eliminating vehicle exhaust emissions in firehouses than any other company. MagneGrip's new Flexhose Track System is a 100 percent effective source-capture system for firehouses with back-in bays that have low ceilings or narrow spaces between vehicles. MagneGrip has a solution for every firehouse application. See all of...

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