Fire Chief » Products http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:53:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 L.A. firefighter develops craft brew line http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/04/l-a-firefighter-develops-craft-brew-line/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/04/l-a-firefighter-develops-craft-brew-line/#comments Thu, 04 Dec 2014 23:10:43 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/04/l-a-firefighter-develops-craft-brew-line/
This premium line of micro-brewed beers was created by and for firefighters
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Myth-busting the new fire grant rules http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/myth-busting-the-new-fire-grant-rules/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/myth-busting-the-new-fire-grant-rules/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:25:58 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/myth-busting-the-new-fire-grant-rules/
News of new AFG rules are causing a great deal of undue fear in the fire service; here's what you need to know to not run afoul
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Wildland firefighter invents exterior sprinkler system http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/04/wildland-firefighter-invents-exterior-sprinkler-system/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/04/wildland-firefighter-invents-exterior-sprinkler-system/#comments Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:11:54 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/04/wildland-firefighter-invents-exterior-sprinkler-system/
The sprinkler gets water to a house's rooftop and surrounding areas where it's needed most during wildfire emergencies
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5 steps to buying fire department reporting software http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/28/5-steps-to-buying-fire-department-reporting-software/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/28/5-steps-to-buying-fire-department-reporting-software/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:49:27 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/28/5-steps-to-buying-fire-department-reporting-software/
As pressure to be more transparent and accountable mounts, fire departments will need reliable data-reporting software
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Texas college students engineer tools for firefighters http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/27/texas-college-students-engineer-tools-for-firefighters/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/27/texas-college-students-engineer-tools-for-firefighters/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:47:26 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/27/texas-college-students-engineer-tools-for-firefighters/
First place went to the "Motley Tool," a handheld gadget that combines five of the most commonly used tools used by hazmat crews
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How to keep your rigs from getting ripped off http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/22/how-to-keep-your-rigs-from-getting-ripped-off/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/22/how-to-keep-your-rigs-from-getting-ripped-off/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:04:45 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/22/how-to-keep-your-rigs-from-getting-ripped-off/
Whether on scene or at the station, fire trucks and ambulances are targets for thieves; here's how to keep them safer
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A cheaper option for fire department aerials http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/22/a-cheaper-option-for-fire-department-aerials/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/22/a-cheaper-option-for-fire-department-aerials/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:46:59 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/22/a-cheaper-option-for-fire-department-aerials/
With aerial fire apparatus selling for nearly $1 million an elevated platform is one way to do much of the same work for a fraction of the cost
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5 cool pink firefighting products to support Breast Cancer Awareness http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/14/5-cool-pink-firefighting-products-to-support-breast-cancer-awareness/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/14/5-cool-pink-firefighting-products-to-support-breast-cancer-awareness/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:00:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/14/5-cool-pink-firefighting-products-to-support-breast-cancer-awareness/
With everything from T-shirts to trucks, there is no sign of support too large or small
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Firefighter invents tool to conquer snowed-in hydrants http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/29/firefighter-invents-tool-to-conquer-snowed-in-hydrants/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/29/firefighter-invents-tool-to-conquer-snowed-in-hydrants/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:05:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/29/firefighter-invents-tool-to-conquer-snowed-in-hydrants/
On average, it takes 20 minutes to dig and move to the next hydrant; the Hydrant Snorkel eliminates this problem
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Where there’s smoke – there’s Chris Merrick http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/27/where-theres-smoke-theres-chris-merrick/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/27/where-theres-smoke-theres-chris-merrick/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:39:26 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/08/27/where-theres-smoke-theres-chris-merrick/
Chris' story reflects the character, commitment and passion surrounding the mission of 1 in one hundred million
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