Fire Industry News and Events

Thanksgiving Safety

Thanksgiving is the leading day for home fires involving cooking equipment, with three times the average number. As you start preparing your large family feast, remember, by following a few simple safety tips you can enjoy time with your loved ones and keep yourself and your family safer from fire.

Read Story

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

New Kestrel Fire Weather Meters!

Every firefighter knows that wind, temperature and humidity drive fire behavior. Kestrel Weather Meters have been the trusted belt weather kit replacement for over 20 years. The 2016 Fire Line includes models with built-in calculation of Probability of Ignition (PIG) and Fine Dead Fuel Moisture (FDFM), features requested by wildland fire fighters.

Read Story

Thursday, November 10, 2016

NEW True North Gear Frontline Packs!

True North Introduces New FRONTLINE Series of Wildland Fire Packs, featuring two innovative load-bearing packs created from scratch and offering tremendous advances in functionality while retaining durability. Also new to the product line is the Trap Door, a wildland hose pack created from scratch and offering innovative new deployment features.

Read Story

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Fire Prevention Month 2016 - Free Fire Extinguisher Training

October is Fire Prevention Month. As a service to the Eugene/Springfield community, National Fire Fighter Corp. will be providing free fire extinguisher training on two days. The trainings will be held at 1574 W 6th Ave in Eugene on Thursday 10/27 and Friday 10/28 from 11am-2pm. Free lunch will be provided each day. In addition to the free hands-on training, discounts on fire suppression products will be offered, for both office and home. The first line of defense against a small fire is a...

Read Story

Monday, September 26, 2016

Car Fire Safety

Cars can catch fire for many reasons. Mechanical or electrical issues are the most common cause. A car can also catch fire as the result of a bad crash. If you see smoke or flames or smell burning rubber or plastic, respond immediately. What to do if your car is on fire...

Read Story

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Residential Fire Prevention

When it comes to protecting homes from fire loss, you can never be too cautious. With loved ones, assets, memories, etc. in harm’s way, it’s better to be safe rather than sorry! Here are some tips for preventing residential fires to keep your home and family safe from fire.

Read Story

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The Deadliest Forest Fires of All Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

The world's forests are beacons of unspoilt natural beauty, but thousands of acres of forestation have been destroyed because of fire, with many blazes originating innocuously and tragically evolving to claim hundreds of lives.

Read Story

Friday, April 8, 2016

Make Your Own Home Fire Escape Plan

Your ability to get out depends on advance warning from smoke alarms and advance planning. Use this escape planning grid from NFPA to create your own escape plan.​

Read Story

Friday, March 25, 2016