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American LaFrance files for Chapter 11
Jan. 28, 2008, Summerville, SC – American LaFrance announced today that it has filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. bankruptcy code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
The company announced that it will request approval of $50 million in debtor-in-possession financing from its pre-bankruptcy lenders. The company will continue to operate its manufacturing facilities and provide repair services as a debtor-in-possession.
Vancouver FD expands fleet
Jan. 25, 2008, There's nothing firefighters like more than shiny new fire trucks. And as the Vancouver Province reports, yesterday they trotted out nine new ones, part of an 18-vehicle, $12-million purchase that represents the first new additions to Vancouver's fire fleet in 11 years. READ MORE
Residents return home
Jan. 24, 2008, Riverton, N.S. _ Clients are returning to a Nova Scotia's Riverview Adult Residential Centre.
IAFC joins call for sprinklers
Jan. 23, 2008, Quincy, MA - The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) is bringing the strength of its diverse network of chief fire officers to the nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC). IAFC, which represents fire service leaders from around the world, has joined HFSC's board, which oversees the coalition's strategic planning and program development.
Heating system malfunctions forces residents out
Jan. 22, 2008, Riverton, N.S. - The Nova Scotia Fire Marshal's Office is expected to decide later today if a Pictou County adult care facility is safe to re-open.
Family escapes burning home
Jan. 22, 2008, Glace Bay, N.S. _ A family of five escaped from their burning home in Cape Breton today.
Fire sweeps through 14 buildings in Massachusetts
Jan. 21, 2008, Lawrence, Mass. - A seven-alarm fire in a town north of Boston has engulfed 14 buildings, including some apartments.
Fire damages Winnipeg mint
Jan. 21, 2008, Winnipeg - Fire crews have put out a fire at the Royal Canadian Mint in Winnipeg.
Blaze at Canfor mill causes damage
Jan. 15, 2008, A fire in Prince George has caused significant damage at the Canfor pulp mill.
Charleston FD releases progress report
Jan. 11, 2008, Charleston, S.C. - The Charleston Fire Department presented a progress report Thursday to the panel reviewing what happened before and during last year’s fatal furniture store fire, Firehouse.com reports. READ MORE