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  • Volunteer Fire Chief or Community Organizer?

    October 20, 2018 // 1 Comment

    One thing a majority of volunteer fire departments have in common these days is low turnout numbers. It’s been on a slow decline for decades. People just aren’t getting out of their houses like they used to. There are some socio-economic reasons why that is happening; these include television, the internet, low wages leading to multiple jobs, and lack of [...]
  • NBC Boston Investigates Fire Gear PFOA and Cancer

    September 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

    Station Pride has been following a wide-reaching situation with serious implications regarding Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFAS). These acids have been used in AFFF Firefighting foam and it’s been used to impart heat and stain resistance to our fire gear fabrics. The acids have been leaching into water tables and likely increasing [...]
  • Fire Maul- FireWrap Grip Kit reveiw-updated

    September 18, 2018 // 1 Comment

    So when I got my Fire Maul, I thought it was the coolest tool I’d ever held. Loved its weight, build and design. The head, the handle…but that grip!?!…. The Fire Maul FireWrap grip kits are a special, paint on-dry hard as nails-never have to remove and redo, grip kit. Comes with rubber o-rings that stretch to fit any tool handle. Once placed where you [...]