AFG21 Application Period Is Open

Since 2001, the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program has been funding equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training and other resources for fire departments and EMS organizations across the country..

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You Are Your Own Hazmat Incident

Decontamination used to be a word used after a hazmat incident, when everyone was moving slowly around in brightly-colored encapsulated suits. Suits that, if broken down into their chemical parts, would likely be as.

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The New Darley Equipment Catalog Is In Your Mailbox

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How to Procure Your Fire Apparatus

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How Reyco Granning Revolutionized Suspensions

Last week, we shared Fire and Rescue Business Development Manager Bob Albano’s insights into Hendrickson’s efforts in ensuring suspensions available in the marketplace are durable and of the highest quality possible -.

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How Hendrickson Ensures Suspension Products Survive

The process of ensuring that products available in the fire apparatus marketplace are fully optimized for their intended use and are of the best possible quality is a fulfilling yet tricky one - just ask Bob Albano, the.

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The Tyre Guy

  Thousands of fire apparatus accidents occur every year due to neglect towards and errors in tire maintenance, yet checking your tires is a critical element of fire apparatus care that can easily save lives. At FDSOA’s.

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FDSOA and the Layers of Safety: Eric Valliere

FDSOA’s Annual Fire Apparatus Conference looked a little different this year given it was held on Zoom rather than in person like the previous years, but that did not stop the organization from striving towards their.

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Long Term Consequences of COVID to First Responders: A Warning Flag

This past year has one of seemingly unprecedented challenges for the American fire service in confronting a global pandemic crisis of the COVID-19 virus.

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Isolate Smoke and Fire within Seconds with the Car Fire Blanket

With the increased number of electric vehicles on the road today and projections for the majority of cars having lithium ion and other special batteries in the near future, first responders are faced with new challenges.

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