ASTM International has provided the Washington Fire Company No. 1 of Conshohocken, Pa., with three full sets of personal protective equipment, the primary gear local firemen use when responding to incidents. In front of the company's still-functioning antique engine are, from left: Robert Bendig, director of general services, ASTM International; Michael Maxwell, captain, Washington Fire Company No. 1; and James S. Thomas, assistant vice president, sales and marketing, ASTM International.

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