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AED Brands
AED Brands is company with it's HQ in Kennesaw GA. The local rep for NC / SC is James Krege and he can help your community with AEDS needs, CPR training and Program Management tools.

We are an authorized distributor for Zoll, Physio/ Heartsine, Philips and Defibtech products and listed on the NC State AED contract for most products as well.

While our contract prohibits us from selling AEDs directly into Fire/ EMS, WE CAN SELL Physio accessories / equipment that Fire / EMS may need.

Contact us and give us a chance to compete for your business.

James Krege
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Air Methods
Junius Frederick 803 413-8218 jfrederick@airmethods.com

An industry leader and trusted name

Air Methods has built its reputation on a commitment to quality patient care and safety in aviation operations. Since 1980, we have been dedicated to air medical transport and have grown to become the most experienced air medical operator in the industry. Transcending three decades, we continue to maintain our industry-leading position.

While we call Centennial Airport in Englewood, Colorado home, our operations expand from Alaska to Key West. Currently, we have more than 300 bases of operations that serve 48 states. We operate eight maintenance centers of excellence throughout the nation and a national communications center.
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Amerik Medical Billing
Revenue Cycle Management Specializing in;

Government based and contracted 911 EMS Systems
Private Ambulance Services
Hospital Medical Transportation
Air Medical Providers
Fire Department Incidents
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Atlantic Emergency Solutions
Your authorized and premier provider of fire apparatus and emergency vehicles and equipment.

We represent Pierce, Road Rescue, Wheeled Coach, Frontline Amblances, Bear-Kat brush trucks and more!

www.atlanticemergency.com 800.442.9700
Biomedical Alternatives
Biomedical Alternatives provides preventive maintenance/performance verification inspections and calibrations along with other necessary services and repairs for AEDs, monitor/defibrillators, infusion pumps, and suction pumps for the EMS and Fire Communities.

Chris Ruleman
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Since 1985 the CAROLINA FIRE-RESCUE-EMS JOURNAL has been dedicated to covering news and events, providing vital information and resources while serving as an open forum for Carolina's Emergency Service Community.

The JOURNAL provides timely knowledge and resource information that keeps Carolina's Emergency Services best equipped to meet today's challenges. The latest technology, training, leadership development, current issues, and available equipment resources are presented in an "Act Now" user freiendly format.
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Chesterfield Insurers, Inc
Chesterfield Insurers is a specialist in designing insurance plans for fire departments and rescue squads.

Kevin Duck 757 650-3129 kevin@chesterfieldinsurers.com

EMS Performance Improvement Center
Who We Are

The EMS Performance Improvement Center is a satellite office housed within the Emergency Medicine Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The center is research oriented and funded through contracts, subcontracts, grants and agreements. Although the EMS Performance Improvement Center operates as an independent off-site entity in regards to routine and non-routine matters, it is linked for the purposes of state-wide coordination with the UNC Health Care System, Department of Emergency Medicine, and the lead facilities in multiple states including, the North Carolina Office of EMS (NCOEMS), the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC), the West Virginia Office of EMS (WVOEMS) and the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH). Through these venues, all counties within the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia and Mississippi are linked to the EMSPIC seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day, in a variety of cutting-edge IT programs aimed towards comprehensive pre-hospitalization trauma and disaster services, coordination, policy-making, regulation, and research.

The EMSPIC develops, maintains and supports several inter-connected and extremely complex web based state-wide applications. These include

Prehospital Medical Information System (PreMIS)
Credentialing Information System (CIS)
State Medical Asset Resource Tracking Tool (SMARTT)
EMS Performance Improvement Toolkits
PreMIS, CIS, SMARTT, and the EMS Toolkits together are coined the EMS Data System. The North Carolina EMS Data System is fully implemented and operational within North Carolina and is currently in use by over 700 NC EMS agencies and 40,000 EMS personnel. Within North Carolina, the PreMIS system collects an estimated 1,000,000 EMS call reports per year, containing well over 200 data elements per record. In 2008 the EMSPIC initiated contracts to implement an EMS Data System within the states of South Carolina and West Virginia and by January 2010, the EMS Data System was fully implemented within these states and is in use by over 100,000 EMS personnel. It collects over 2,000,000 EMS records annually through daily data submission by every EMS agency encompassing these three states.

Contact EMSPIC

EMS Performance Improvement Center
Southern Village
100 Market Street, 2nd Floor
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Phone: 1-919-843-0201 Toll-Free: 1-866-773-6477 (1-866-premis7)
Fax: 1-919-843-0195


Via I-40: Take exit 273, NC-54 towards Chapel Hill. Merge onto US-15/501 South, toward Carrboro and Pittsboro. Take the ramp toward Carrboro and Pittsboro that is US-15/501 South - NC-86 North. Turn LEFT onto NC-86/US-15, which is also South Columbia St. Continue South towards Pittsboro. Continue through the light at Culbreth Road. Turn right at the second entrance to Southern Village, the light at Market Street. For adjacent parking, turn into the first driveway on your right. After turning into the driveway, the PreMIS offices are the first building on the right, 100 Market Street. The office itself is on the second floor of the building.

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EMS Shirts


QUESTIONS: 1-845-357-5705
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EXCEL Truck Group
Terry Keith tkeith@exceltg.com

Excel Truck Group Charlotte
4633 Equipment Drive
Charlotte, NC 28269
Toll Free: (888) 716-7656
Local Number: (704) 597-1110
Fax: (704) 597-7846

Formerly Charlotte Truck Center
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Go Unmanned
About Go Unmanned:

Go Unmanned is a division of Benchmark Tool & Supply, Inc. that began in 2014 with the purpose of providing UAVs to a diverse set of fields. Early on, they recognized that UAVs will have an immense impact on many different industries such as Emergency Services, Agriculture, Inspection and Construction. With different drone platforms and cameras designed for specific tasks, Go Unmanned has a solution for each unique field.

Maria Kolar
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Henry Schein Matrx Medical
Steve Ray 803 730-2094 steve.ray@henryschien.com

Matrx Medical is your complete source for emergency medical equipment and supplies.
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Jones & Bartlett Learning, a division of Ascend Learning, is a world-leading provider of instructional, assessment, and learning performance management solutions for the secondary, post secondary, and professional markets. We develop educational programs and services that improve learning outcomes and enhance student achievement by combining authoritative content written by respected authors with innovative, proven, and engaging technology applications that meet the diverse needs of today's instructors, students, and professionals.
Across a broad spectrum of fields ranging from health care and emergency services to computer information systems, our educational technology applications and instructional assessment and performance management solutions are revolutionizing how instructors teach and how students and professionals learn. With the most up to date, authoritative content available from academia and industry thought leaders, Jones & Bartlett Learning is leading the way for educators, students, and professionals to discover new educational and professional skill-development opportunities to enable personalized learning anytime, anywhere.
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LGFCU Financial Partners, LLC
LGFCU Commercial Lending, a division of LGFCU Financial Partners, LLC, offers large and small loans on land, buildings, trucks and equipment. Finance nearly anything your squad needs to make the community a better, safer place to live work and play.
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Local Government Federal Credit Union serves North Carolina's local government employees, elected/appointed officials, volunteers and their families. The $1.7 billion federally chartered credit union is a cooperative of more than 280,000 members associated with various facets of local government in North Carolina's 100 counties and 546 cities, towns and villages.

Local Government Federal Credit Union

919.755.0534 local | 800.344.4846 toll free | 919.609.3894 cell | 919.647.9317 fax
323 West Jones Street, Suite 600 | Raleigh, NC 27603
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Life's A Stitch (LAS) First Response
We perform screen printing, embroidery, and engraving to a wide array of first responder apparel and equipment from our production location in Mocksville, NC. We also have a retail location at 661-100 Wilkesboro Street that is open 10-6 M-F and 10-2 on Saturday. Retail can be reached at 336-753-1499 and production at 336-751-0404.

Prices on our site and catalog are for singles of an item and include embroidery. Feel free to contact us for agency purchases.

We are a full-line dealer for Game Sportswear, Charles River Apparel, Southeastern Shirt Corporation, and other manufacturers of equipment and clothing.
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MES (Municipal Emergency Services)
Established in 2001 Municipal Emergency Services has quickly grown to be the largest supplier of Globe Manufacturing personal protective equipment, Honeywell First Responder Products, Scott Air-Paks, Hurst, FireQuip Hose, 5.11 Tactical Station Wear and Dragon Fire Gloves to first responders in North America. With over 150+ sales representatives, 50+ mobile service technicians, and 15 in-house service centers strategically located around the United States we can assure that our customers are purchasing quality name brand equipment that remains functioning to the appropriate NFPA and manufacturer's specifications throughout the life of the product.

Our sales representatives have over 1,300+ years of combined experience in first responder service and 8,000+ hours of certified training which adds up to better product knowledge, service and training for our customers. We supply equipment for Firefighting, Law Enforcement, Hazmat, Confined Space, Urban Search and Rescue, and Emergency Medical Services to Municipal, Volunteer and Federal government sectors. MES is built on three distinct business platforms giving first responders the opportunity to fulfill their equipment needs through our 150+ strong first responder focused sales force, an extensive online store or through our Federal Government division which caters to the specific needs of military and WMD first responders.

MES supports its customers with a nationwide warehousing system that carries over $4 Million of Scott Air-Paks and accessories, 800 sets of turnout gear, 2000 pairs of boots not to mention numerous other products in stock to meet the immediate needs of our customers. MES has a turnkey leasing company that affords our customers the opportunity to secure alternative funding of equipment when grants or budgets are not available to them. With competitive finance rates our customers can also bundle services in with their equipment to assure that they meet the latest safety, NFPA, NIOSH, and OSHA requirements.

Headquartered in Southbury, CT, the company utilizes 150,000 plus square feet of warehouse space throughout the United States.
MES can be reached at 1-877- MESFire (1-877-637-3473).
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Mercury Medical
Mercury Medical is a comprehensive health care company specializing in anesthesia, respiratory and critical care products and services.
For more information, contact:
Vincent Madden @ vmadden@mercurymed.com 704-877-6409 or
Michael Vickers @ mvickers@mercurymed.com 919-521-2070
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Mountain Tek - Technical Rescue Equipment, Inc.
Supplying technical rescue gear for rope rescue, confined space, swiftwater rescue, tactical EMS and Law Enforcement and SAR. Bringing technical experience and competitive pricing to the rescue community. Visit us at www.mountaintek.com to view products or request a catalog. Our contact information is 877-692-8609 (via phone) or info@mountaintek.com (via e-mail).
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NC Firefighters Insurance Providers
Insurance Providers for Fire, Rescue, & EMS.

Joey Bright 252 532-4004 joeybright@hotmail.com
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Newton's Fire-Safety
Newton's Fire & Safety Equipment, Inc.
Serving you - the customer - by offering only the finest in fire, rescue, and safety products available. We invite you to learn more about how our team of professionals can make "The Difference" with your next important purchase!

North Carolina Community College System
The 58 colleges that make up the North Carolina Community College System provide workforce training for fire and rescue, EMS, and Emergency Management personnel across the state. Training and education meets state and national credentialing standards and/or local agency professional development needs. Most training is offered at no cost to the responder or the affiliated agency due to a waiver of registration fees authorized by the NC legislature and the State Board of Community Colleges.

Potential students are encouraged to contact their local college for more information. A list of colleges can be found at http://www.nccommunitycolleges.edu/about-us/main-campuses. In addition, a statewide calendar of selected classes can be found at www.nccommunitycolleges.edu by putting the initials "PSTC" in the search box for Public Safety Training Calendar.

If you have additional questions, the primary contact at the state Community College System Office in Raleigh is Kenny Weatherington at weatheringtonk@nccommunitycolleges.edu.
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Northwestern Emergency Vehicles
Northwestern Emergency Vehicles
Premier Full-Service Emergency Dealership In North Carolina,
South Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, and Tennessee
For Ambulances, Fire, And Rescue Vehicles. Contact us for more
information on the various products and services we have to offer!
Jim Stout
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Savvik Buying Group - NCEMSC
Julie Fontaine
Membership & Marketing Specialist
Savvik Buying Group
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Select Custom Apparatus Inc.
Robert Daugherty Phone: 800-326-3787
Email: robert.daugherty@selectcustomapparatus.com

Select Custom Apparatus, Inc. located at 6100 North Main Street; Falkland, North Carolina has been the dealer for Wheeled Coach Industries, Inc., an ISO 9001:2008 Company, for almost 30 years. Founded by Jamie Norville, Select Custom Apparatus, Inc., began as Norville's Emergency Supplies in 1987 selling Fire/EMT/Rescue supplies out of a modest modular office on the property we are currently located. In 1988, Jamie Norville was selected by Wheeled Coach Industries, Inc. to be the representative of its product line, hence the name was changed to Wheeled Coach of North Carolina offering a new line of ambulances and rescue vehicles to meet customer's needs.

As a Wheeled Coach dealer in North Carolina and South Carolina, we currently operate a state of the art repair facility capable of any repair to a Wheeled Coach product, including frame and chassis modification, not limited to collision repairs, custom, and restoration work. Our team of highly trained experts is with you from design, purchase and service throughout the life of your Wheeled Coach experience.

In 1998, the first building was erected on the property. This building currently houses the main offices of Select Custom Apparatus, Inc., and the parts department. In 2006, another 10,000 square foot building was erected behind the main office building.

Today this 10,000 square foot facility houses a 48 foot long by 16 foot wide by 14 foot tall Accu-Draft paint booth that was custom manufactured in Italy. This building is where the lion share of the remount process takes place. Additionally cabinet manufacturing, modification, custom wiring, custom paint and graphics are all performed here in a turnkey process for our customer's emergency vehicles.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our many customers. We are very proud to be serving our community, the Mid-Atlantic region and our nation's first responders with "Best in Class" products and services for over thirty years.
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Southeastern Emergency Equipment
Southeastern Emergency Equipment
Southeastern Emergency Equipment is the #1 source for the
tools, training, and ongoing support that gives you the power
to save a life.
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Southeastern Specialty Vehicles
Southeastern Specialty Vehicles
Supplier of Ambulances, Rescue Trucks & More! SSV produces
Ambulance Remounts, Rescue Vehicles and Specialty Vehicles.
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Spartan Fire and Emergency Apparatus
Spartan Fire & Emergency Apparatus Inc.
North and South Carolina Braun Custom Ambulance Dealer
381 Cleveland Crossing Drive, Suite 125
Garner NC 27529
Cell 336-978-2537
Toll Free – 866-582-2376

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Special Operations Aid & Rescue
Andrew Rowley 704 975-6737 andrew@soarescue.com
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Stryker EMS
Stryker - EMS Equipment
Provider of various EMS equipment and supplies, including
Power-Pro stretchers and Stair-Pro stair chairs. Our mission
is to provide breakthrough technology that reduces patient
and provider injuries.

email: tim.richardson@stryker.com
TLC Tri-State Laundry Companies
Janice Ayers

TS Rescue


TS Rescue is a new company, founded in 2011 out of Monroe, Georgia. Owned and Operated by Tim Shore a full time Firefighter for the Metro Atlanta area, he brings in over 22 years of experience in the Fire Rescue Services. In his years of service, Shore has acted as Battalion Chief of Operations and assigned to Research and Development where his priorities were to develop specifications and forecast safe and effective equipment for future needs.

The majority of this staff at TS Rescue have previous experience or are presently active-full time or volunteer fire fighters. They all offer a level of knowledge and understanding to the needs and responsibilities of every fire fighter and their departments.

TS Rescue offers a variety of Protective Equipment to include Performance Turnout Gear, Boots, Fire Helmets, Gloves, Extrication Gear, Hazarddous Material PPE and bags and straps. We also provide Rescue Tools, Struts, Airlift and Shore Bags, Fire Hose and the FLIR Thermal Imaging Camera.

TS Rescue, its staff and our domain are rapidly growing. We currently operate with Sales Representative in Georgia and South Carolina with plans to expand in the near future. We are a contracted dealer with Amkus Rescue Systems for the state of South Carolina and carry a wide variety of products to include but not limited to , Tools and Apparatus Equipment, Personal Protective Gear, Extrication Gear, Hazardous Material PPE, Thermal Imaging Cameras, and Public Safety Gear, bags and straps. Recently added to our product line is Ferrara Fire Apparatus. As a young company we pride ourselves on our customer service. Most orders are hand delivered, however larger orders are shipped directly, and to ensure quality assurance a representative will follow up to make sure your specifications and standards have been met . As we grow we continue to add items of request that we may not have on our site. Feel free to contact us, and we will find the resources to provide you and your department with what you need.

On behalf of TS Rescue, myself and my staff we look forward to doing business with you and supplying you with all your Emergency Rescue needs.
Sincerely, Tim Shore
The Benefits Agency
Allen Lomax 704 677-5090 alomax@tba-nc.com
Trinity EMS Billing and Consulting
Brandie Kennedy
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VFIS of North Carolina
VFIS is the largest provider of insurance, education and consulting services to Emergency Service Organizations.
Our continued commitment is to provide the most financially secure insurance products, as well as the risk management services necessary to protect property, manage your responsibility to others and especially to protect the life and well being of those that serve.
Please contact VFIS of NC., P.O. Box 12825, Raleigh, N.C., 800-726-1228, FAX 919-755-1125

Wally Hines Photography
Photography Fundraisers

Wally Hines 1 866-386-3749 wallyhinesphoto@atlanticbb.net
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Wells Fargo Advisors
Jimmy Hare, Branch Manager, Certified Retirement Counselor. 919-778-7712. 800-372-8753. With 23 years of investment experience, Jimmy Hare offers a distinctive blend of professional investment counsel and personal service. He helps his clients develop clear investment objectives and goals, and creates an individualized investment plan that is continuously monitored. Jimmy offers a hardworking, common sense approach to investing, especially for people who are retired or near retirement.
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Wireless Communications
Wireless Communications has grown into a trusted leader for public safety communications in the southeast region with 7 offices across North Carolina. We offer a broad portfolio of proven communications hardware and software to support our public safety and commercial clients. Among the major communications providers we represent are:
• Motorola Solutions – Wireless is a full line dealer and manufacturer’s representative for the leader in two-way communications systems. We hold the highest partner and service distinctions that Motorola awards.
• Nokia (Alcatel-Lucent) – Offering a wide spectrum of voice and data solutions, including microwave, fiber, MPLS IP networking, and packetized voice/data integration hardware
• Airbus – Analog and IP-based 911 switches, routers, and tandems, call management software, ALI database software for 911 PSAPs, and Next Generation solutions for 911 delivery
• GE-Microwave Data Systems (GE-MDS) – Wireless is a full line dealer and distributor. MDS radios to support SCADA, licensed and unlicensed point-to-point connectivity, and wide area mobile data systems.

Please contact Dave Walton at 704-597-5220 or dwalton@wirelessnc.com

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Andrea Jannarone 919 594-7668 ajannarone@zoll.com

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