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Washington Fire Company of Conshohocken thanks ASTM.

Press Release Summary:

Nov 10, 2014 - ASTM International has made a $7,000 donation to the Washington Fire Company No. 1 of Conshohocken to help replace and upgrade important lifesaving equipment. New items include FoxFury NOMAD 360 portable scene light, battery operated RHYNO windshield cutter®, and battery operated Hurst Jaws of Life® – eDRAULIC™ 2.0 cutter tool. This state-of the-art equipment will make it easier to extract victims in case of an accident, and transport them to hospital in fastest time possible.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

Original Press Release

Washington Fire Company of Conshohocken Thanks ASTM International for Recent Donations

Press release date: Oct 08, 2014

Contributions Help Company Replace and Upgrade Necessary Equipment

ASTM International has made a $7,000 donation to the Washington Fire Company No. 1 of Conshohocken to help replace and upgrade important lifesaving equipment.

The new items includes a FoxFury NOMAD 360 portable scene light, a battery operated RHYNO windshield cutter®, and a battery operated Hurst Jaws of Life® – eDRAULIC™ 2.0 cutter tool.  Individually, these tools are faster, more powerful and easier to transport than existing equipment currently in use by the fire company. This state-of the-art equipment will make it easier to extract victims in the case of an accident, and transport them to a hospital in the fastest time possible.

ASTM International’s Jim S. Thomas, Assistant Vice President, Sales and Marketing (second from left) and Bob Bendig, director, general services (far right) are seen here with some of the new equipment purchased with ASTM’s donations and representatives from Washington Fire Company 1, from left to right: Lieutenant Chris Savage, Firefighter Ron Januzelli, Trustee Emeritus Frank Carlin, Assistant Chief Joseph Costello Jr., President and Deputy Chief Andrew Carlin, Fire Marshall Bob Zinni and Firefighter Beth Januzelli (front row).

ASTM Staff Contact:
Leah Hepler
Phone: 610-832-9754
lhepler@astm.org

ASTM PR Contact:
Barbara Schindler
Phone: 610-832-9603
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