Duffy Supply – Industrial, Gas, Firefighting Supply

Duffy Supply has its roots in the proud tradition of firefighting equipment supply. In 1974 our parent company, Howell Rescue Systems, was founded on the belief that fire departments needed better equipment, better service, and the best training. Those three tenants are what the company was built on, and has helped Howell Rescue Systems become […]

Extrication Preparedness: Hand Tools

Motor Vehicle Fire Rescue Crash Kit

When you are called for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment, a bumch of things run through your mind. What time of day is it? Where is the incident? How many occupants? what kind of vehicle? How is the car orientated? How are we going to position the apparatus? What tools and equipment will I […]

Leatherhead Tools Now Available at HowellRescueSupply.com

Leatherhead Tools

HowellRescueSupply.com is proud to be selling Leatherhead Tools. Leatherhead Tools is an American manufacturer of high quality tools serving firefighters, rescue personnel, law enforcement, SWAT teams and the United States military. Tradesmen using high-carbon U.S. steel and age-old forging methods build our tools. We utilize the latest technology in fiberglass manufacturing to add features like […]

How to Clean for Covid-19

Ecolab Neutral 1 Gallon Concentrate

With many small businesses opening up throughout the United States after stay at home orders have been lifted, many individuals are wondering how exactly they should effectively disinfect their company’s surfaces that customers will interact with daily. The below steps are needed to disinfect effectively: Wear Disposable gloves to clean and disinfect Clean surfaces using […]

Do Draeger tubes expire?

Draeger Tubes have a shelf life of 2 years. To see your Draeger tubes expiration date, check the box your tubes were shipped in, because the expiration dates are stamped on the sides of the boxes when they are shipping out. The Natural Gas Draeger Tube is the only exception to the two year shelf […]

What is high angle rope rescue?

A rope rescue scenario is considered high angle when efforts are made to secure and rescue a patient on terrain where the slope is greater than 60 degrees or more. This type of sloped terrain necessitates hoisting patients from one secure level to another through the use of pulleys, ropes, harnesses, belay devices, team coordination, […]

How does a gas sensor work?

In order to identify, detect, measure, and confirm the presence of gases in an industrial setting, a gas sensor is needed. Based on the volume and concentration of a gas in an area, the sensor will produce what is called a “corresponding potential difference,” which changes the level of resistance of the material inside the […]