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Business, Technology, Safety

Perimeter Solutions Acquires Idaho-Based Fire Response and Transportation Firms

Perimeter Solutions, a St. Louis company that produces fire retardants and provides services to firefighting agencies, has purchased a group of companies in Post Falls, Idaho, that includes First Response Fire Rescue, River City Fabrication and H&S Transport.

Transport Topics
March 27, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Investigating Thermal Event Causes Is Crucial, Experts Say

No fleet or truck driver wants to experience a thermal event, but if a fire occurs, those in the industry said it is crucial to find out why it happened.

Mindy Long | Contributing Writer
November 9, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Top 100

Thwarting Thermal Events

Thermal Events The aftermath of a truck fire. (Washington State Department of Transportation/Flickr)

Fires in tractor-trailers, often referred to as thermal events, can result in significant damage to equipment as well as cargo, but despite an ongoing focus on preventing them, the number of incidents doesn’t appear to be dropping.

Mindy Long | Contributing Writer
November 9, 2018