Donations from ASTM International have recently allowed the Washington Fire Co. No. 1 in Conshohocken, Pa., to purchase five new water rescue safety suits, which include helmets, vests, boots, rope bags and gloves. Washington Fire Co. Captain Mike Maxwell is shown wearing one of the new suits. Shown from left to right: Chris Savage, Washington Co. firefighter; Robert Bendig, director, general services, ASTM; Captain Maxwell; Kenneth Pearson, senior vice president, operations, ASTM; and Robert Dronitsky, lieutenant, Washington Fire Co.
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