Fire-Dex announced the hire of a new Regional Sales Manager, Kelly Varwig. Varwig, who will focus on building and strengthening customer relationships throughout the state of Texas, began his career as a Firefighter/Paramedic in 1988 while attending the University of Northern Colorado. His diverse and advanced experience as a City of Euless Shift Continue reading

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    Darley Announces Mike Adams as Western U.S. Dealer Development and Municipal Sales Manager Darley’s Dealer Development and Municipal Sales team was designed in 2017 to build Darley’s regional customer outreach and service as the Darley Pump brand continues to gain market share and increase demand throughout the North American Fire Industry. Chippewa Falls, Continue reading

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    NEW Pacific North Sales Manager Curtis is pleased to announce that PJ Kurpinsky has been promoted to the newly created position of Pacific North Sales Manager.  PJ will be responsible for training and developing the Pacific North Outside Sales Team to continue to build on their current success.  PJ began his career with Continue reading

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    Author: Jeffrey D. Johnson, CEO, Western Fire Chiefs Association Warren Buffett is known for saying “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.” For reasons beyond anything in a fire chief’s control, we find ourselves amidst a pandemic and headed for what’s likely to be a substantial financial Continue reading

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10 Key Facts About the Fire Service & Industry The American fire service, as first responders, serve as the first line of defense in the event of a fire, natural disaster, pandemic, terrorist attack, or other emergency. Here, FAMA and FEMSA members present 10 vital facts about the American fire service. As America’s first responders Continue reading

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Medina, Ohio – July 22, 2020 – Fire-Dex, a family-owned global manufacturer of personal protective equipment (PPE) for firefighters and first responders, is the receiver of the Family Business Achievement Award from Smart Business. This award recognizes organizations that demonstrate best practices in keeping the business within the family. Fire-Dex will be recognized at The Continue reading

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  For the very first time in history, the FEMSA/FAMA Annual/Fall Conference was held in Canada! And it was a huge success! Warm weather and sunshine welcomed us while we met in Toronto, Ontario on October 7-11 at the Toronto Marriott Eaton Centre. Thank you to the 204 members and guests who found their passports Continue reading

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  Community Risk Reduction (CRR) has become a “buzz” phrase in the fire service in the last decade, and many people still misconstrue what it means. The technical definition reads: “a process to identify and prioritize local risks, followed by the integrated and strategic investment of resources (emergency response and prevention) to reduce their occurrence Continue reading

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    Western Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA) has formed a new cooperative procure- ment partnership with Sourcewell. WFCA looks forward to developing new opportunities and offerings with Source- well while continuing to support fire chiefs’ associations nationwide.

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