By FireRescue1 Staff
MONROE, N.C. — Protective equipment and safety device manufacturer Scott Safety will soon launch its $12.5 million partnership with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
The company will support the fire department and its 5,600 firefighters through equipment and in-service training.
“We’re looking forward to equipping Cal Fire with the tools they need for success,” Scott Safety global director of sales Trent Smith said. “Our focus now is on delivering the highest level of quality equipment, training and customer service, offering Cal Fire peace of mind and comfort in getting the job done.”
Scott Safety will provide 2,400 Air-Pak X3 SCBAs to 237 California fire stations as part of the partnership. Cal Fire will also have easy access to Scott Safety’s innovation through their distribution partner, ALLSTAR Fire Equipment.
“The members of Cal Fire carry out a critical mission of protecting people and property throughout the state of California,” Scott Safety President Mike Ryan said. “Scott Safety is ready to begin supporting this mission with world-class support and durable, cutting-edge protection.”