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Fire Officer Development Training Class announced for Fall 2017

  All Hands Fire Training has announced a new program that is scheduled to be delivered starting in September – Fire Officer Development training. “For years we have been asked to put together an Officer’s Training Program, given our roster of diverse and experienced instructors”, said Donald Colarusso, President of All Hands Fire.  “A great …

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Gemtor Harness: Information about the most widely used fire-rescue harness available

Many of today’s firefighters are now equipped with a NFPA 1983 rated Class II rescue harness. Harnesses have become an essential tool for firefighters, facilitating the use of a Personal Escape System, use with various firefighter rescue maneuvers, positioning when working at height, and more. NFPA 1983, 3.3.40 defines a Life Safety Harness as, “An …

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Important Tips When Purchasing Firefighter Escape Systems

Firefighter Escape Systems continue to be a much sought after item for firefighters and fire departments. With many options and different configurations, those researching and purchasing these rope bailout systems need to do their research, ask the right questions and ensure that they are getting both what they want and what works for their present …

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Fairfield Fire Department receives Escape Systems and Bailout Training

Earlier this year, All Hands Fire Equipment and Training was awarded a contract by the City of Fairfield in Connecticut to equip and train the city’s fire department with Personal Escape Systems, Harnesses and Training. Fairfield Fire Department chose the Fire Innovations CORE descender with Sterling FireTech rope and the Sterling Lightning GT hook, along …

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Man vs. Machine Training held at All Hands Fire Training Center

On May 20, 2017, All Hands Fire Equipment & Training hosted Man vs. Machine Rescue training class. This is the same class that  is presented annually at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) and at fire department’s throughout the country. The Man vs. Machine class was presented in cooperation with P.L. Vulcan Training Concepts, based in …

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Firefighters attend Mayday Survival Training

All Hands Fire Equipment & Training presented Firefighter Survival Training at their indoor Training Center in Neptune City, New Jersey on April 19, 20 and 22, 2017. The sold out class was attended by firefighters from both Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Day #1 was a classroom session which covered Situational Awareness and actions a firefighter …

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Sterling FCX descender and training available from All Hands Fire Equipment & Training

BIDDEFORD, ME:  Sterling Rope has introduced their second generation escape system descender.  The FCX descender (Fast Control Xcape). The FCX auto locking descender is improved, with the key feature being an Anti-Panic handle. Other features include elevated side rails, improved design for rapid horizontal movement, cam provides superior braking and spring-loaded handle for improved operation. It …

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All Hands Fire 2017 Winter & Spring Training Classes Announced

“The upcoming schedule features our most popular courses, as well as some new programs”, said All Hands Fire Equipment President Donald Colarusso. The programs are held at their Neptune City training center located on 3rd Avenue & Memorial Drive. “We are building on the outstanding success that we saw in 2016, where many of our …

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All Hands Fire instructors attend very first Petzl EXO-AP Trainer Class

SALT LAKE CITY, UT: The new Petzl EXO-AP Firefighter Escape System was introduced to the fire service in April 2016.  This new bailout system for firefighters introduced improvements including its unique “Anti-Panic” (AP) feature, as well as being smaller and lighter in weight. All Hands Fire Equipment & Training, based in New Jersey, has been …

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New Petzl EXO-AP Escape Descender available from All Hands Fire Equipment

Introduced at this years Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Petzl released the new EXO-AP Personal Escape System. The EXO-AP (model #D30AB 015) is a new and re-designed version of the original EXO (model #D30015 B), which originally hit the fire service in 2006.  This new device is lighter in weight and smaller than it’s predecessor. …

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