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Watch KBOI Boise’s story on the FAC’s donation of a FARS system to the Meridian, ID Fire Department Training Center.

October 27, 2021

KBOI, the CBS station in Boise ID, came out to cover the Meridian Fire Department’s demo of their new firefighter air replenishment system (FARS). Meridian is the first city in…

Watch Q13 Fox coverage of our FARS demo in Bellevue, WA

October 26, 2021

Q13 News in Seattle covered our recent FARS demo at the Bellevue (WA) Fire Department Public Training Center on October 12, 2021. Great to see local media bringing this important…

Firefighter Air Coalition donates a firefighter air replenishment system to Round Rock TX training facility

September 29, 2021

Watch local TV news coverage of the Firefighter Air Coalition’s donation of a firefighter air replenishment system (FARS) to the Round Rock TX training facility.

New equipment to help Round Rock firefighters train for high-rise blazes

September 21, 2021

Rebeccah Macias, Austin American-Statesman Round Rock may not have many high-rise buildings yet, but the Fire Department is getting prepared for when it does. The city’s five-story fire training center was…

Frisco Enterprise

Frisco firefighters made Texas history while fighting a high-rise fire

August 27, 2021

  By Audrey Henvey   The high-rise building fire first came in as a water-flow alarm, an alert that water in the building’s sprinkler system was moving, and the Frisco…

The Dallas Morning News

New equipment makes fighting fires safer, more efficient in Plano, department says

August 26, 2021

Plano’s new Fire Training Center will be equipped with a Firefighter Air Replenishment System that will help firefighters better prepare for work in the field. By Teri Webster 12:13 PM on…

Breaking News August 10, 2021

Frisco Fire Department is First in Texas to Use Innovative Life-Saving Breathing Air Replenishment System in a Working High-Rise Fire

August 10, 2021

“A game-changer for firefighter safety.” FRISCO, TEXAS — The Frisco (TX) Fire Department made history recently, becoming the first fire department in Texas to use a Firefighter Air Replenishment System…

Breaking News July 29, 2021

North Central Texas Council of Governments Recommends Regional Adoption of Code Requiring Life-Saving Breathing Air Replenishment System for Firefighters

July 29, 2021

“A game-changer for firefighter safety … And Texas is leading the way.” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   ARLINGTON, TEXAS — The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is recommending its…