News & Updates
8/21/2015
10 Custom Pumpers Delivered to Detroit
Smeal Delivers First Ten Custom Pumpers to Detroit Fire Department

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Associations

Colorado Division of Fire Safety - The mission of the Division of Fire Safety is to develop solutions to fire safety-related problems in order to reduce the incidence of fire, fire-related civilian deaths, injuries, and property losses, and the subsequent effects of fire on the political, social, medical, legal and economic systems in Colorado.
Colorado Fire Mechanics Association - Our mission is to establish a professional development and training program that will lead to the certification by a certifying agency of fire apparatus mechanics based on a system utilizing academy instruction and supervised, structured testing.
Colorado State Fire Chief's Association - The Colorado State Fire Chiefs’ Association is dedicated to providing leadership, education, and support to the Chief Officers of Colorado fire departments in order to reduce the loss of life and property and to protect Colorado’s citizens and institutions from all types of emergencies. The Association strives to have a public that is educated on what to do before, during and after an emergency in order to protect themselves, their families, their homes, and their businesses.
Colorado State Fire Fighter's Association - Our purpose is to promote fire fighting and training programs, devise ways and means by which to improve fire fighting services, develop greater cooperation between various fire service agencies, host an annual convention and fire service school and interact with various state, federal and local agencies affecting fire and EMS training programs.
FAMA ~ Fire Apparatus Manufacturer's Association - The Fire Apparatus Manufacturers' Association (FAMA) is a non-profit trade association organized in 1946. Members of FAMA are committed to enhancing the quality of the fire apparatus industry and emergency service community through the manufacture and sale of safe, efficient fire apparatus and equipment.
Fire Marshal's Association of Colorado - Our mission is to promote and support fire and life safety through education, legislation and code development.
Mile High Hook & Ladder - Mile High Hook & Ladder (Colorado Fire Buffs)is the Denver chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus in America, commonly known as SPAAMFAA.

Manufacturers

Smeal Fire Apparatus, Inc. - Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. is known throughout the United States and Canada as today's premier manufacturer of aerial ladders, platform aerials and pumpers. Since 1964, when the first 42' aerial device was placed into service, we have been proud to be part of the fire/rescue industry by producing the finest apparatus available to get the job done safely and efficiently.

Spartan Chassis, Inc. - Spartan Chassis manufactures fire truck chassis. From the Gladiator series to the Mountain Star, Spartan provides the most up-to-date features, ensuring to have something to fit everyone's needs. With Spartan's cabs and chassis', you can be sure to get the job done with efficiency and class.

Danko Emergency Equipment - Danko Emergency Equipment manufactures many types of vehicles including; Tankers Tanker/Pumpers, Quick Attacks, Rescue Trucks, Brush Trucks, Slip-on Units, Wildland Vehicles, Airport Units and other Specialty Vehicles. Since 1974 Danko has provided quality products and services at very competitive prices.

Publications

Fire Apparatus Magazine - Fire Apparatus, The Magazine of Emergency Equipment, is devoted to keeping its readers apprised of the latest developments in the fire apparatus and emergency services equipment industry.
Fire Chief Magazine - Established in 1956, FIRE CHIEF is the magazine for "Every Department, Every Leader." Articles by fire officers from across the country and overseas cover a wide variety of areas that are important to today's fire chief. FIRE CHIEF's features examine issues that are of particular importance to the chief officers who lead and manage fire departments. In the course of any given year, specific feature topics might include training, safety and health, communications, fire investigation, finance and budgeting, professional development, incident command, hazmat response, vehicle maintenance and other crucial areas.
Fire Engineering Magazine - For over 122 years, Fire Engineering magazine has provided training, education, and management information for fire and emergency services personnel worldwide. Articles are written by experts in the fire service and focus on lessons-learned. Feature articles cover real-life situations such as collapse void search, confined space rescue, high-angle rescue, and extrication.
Firehouse Magazine - Firehouse.com is the leading Web site for Fire, Rescue, EMS and Safety professionals. Updated minute by minute with news and information on the industry, our loyal readership grows daily. Professionals in the industry count on us for the highest quality content and information. They also enjoy information on training, health, apparatus, shopping, an online buyer's guide and more.
Fire Rescue Magazine - We are innovative, committed to the highest level of customer service and product quality, and focused on the needs of our customers. We dedicate ourselves to being the world’s leading provider of information for emergency services and to ensuring the financial health of the company.
Fire Trader - Fire Trader has been providing quality, reasonably-priced advertising for the fire service since 1999. We also offer a complete line of fire equipment and related products at great prices. Mailed directly to over 36,000 fire departments and related businesses every month, Fire Trader is a leader in fire service advertising as well as being a one-stop source for all of your fire service equipment needs.

Wildfire Academies

Colorado Wildland Fire Academy - Our Mission: Promote safety and integrate the efforts of local, State, Federal, Tribal, private-sector, and non-governmental emergency response organizations by utilizing the Incident Command System and facilitating a national approach to domestic incident management by providing both the cognitive and hands-on incident management knowledge, instructed by the nations brightest authorities.
Colorado Firecamp - Colorado Firecamp was founded on the simple promise of “keeping quality in qualification” of wildland firefighters. Through training, we prepare firefighters to be ready, willing and able to do their job and return home safely when it's done. And through advocacy, we seek to change the wildland fire service, to keep the promises — repeatedly made and repeatedly broken — after every firefighter fatality.
Arizona Wildfire Academy - The safety record of our firefighters across the state is outstanding and we expect this to continue through training participation at all levels. The Academy provides the best instructors in their fields to promote and teach what you need to become the best you can be. At the Academy, you will experience how an incident is run by an Incident Management Team in a fire camp environment. You will meet new friends and will grow both professionally and personally.
Wyoming Fire Academy - The WY Fire Academy offers classes throughout the year in our state of the art facilities. The Academy features a live fire multi-station training course & classroom facilities. Check the State Forestry and WY State Fire Marshal buttons for upcoming classes and activities.
National Wildland Fire Training - Our mission is to simplify the training communications system with an objective of improving service to the customer and reduce duplication in training administrative services. To this end, this national training web site was developed to provide a central location for customers to find training course information from all geographic areas. Links to other pertinent training sites are also available on this site.
Rocky Mountain Wildland Fire Training - The Rocky Mountain region section of the National Fire Training site.

Fun Stuff

Fire Fighter Close Calls - A website dedicated to providing information on what not to do in the fire service.
Fireman Game - Click this link, and become an on-screen fireman! The object is to get the patient to the ambulance without letting her fall to the ground! (At first, it goes pretty slow, but the longer you hang in there, the more fun it gets!)
Fireman Jokes - Click here for some fireman jokes!
Live Fire Radio - Listen to live dispatch from FDNY.
Smokey Bear - Fun and learning with Smokey Bear.
Sparky the Fire Dog - Play games and learn with Sparky the Fire Dog!