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FireRescue1 and Masimo Launch to Simplify Grants Process for Fire and EMS Professionals

Web site to be most comprehensive database and resource for fire/EMS grants online

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -, a leading online resource for fire-rescue personnel, and Masimo Corporation, innovator of noninvasive pulse oximetry, have announced the launch of, an unparalleled resource for grants information, resources and expertise to the first responder community.

The mission of is to provide members of the first responder community with a comprehensive resource for grants information and assistance. will feature the most extensive fire grants database ever created, with a library of information covering not only federal programs, but also state, local and corporate opportunities.

“Grants are a critical source of funding for fire and EMS departments across the country. Unfortunately, there are few comprehensive resources that provide first responders with thorough information about available grants and the tools to create successful applications,” said Alexander Ford, CEO of FireRescue1. “ will fill this gap and become the go-to destination for those searching for available grants as well as guidance on how to secure them. The aim of is fully in line with FireRescue1’s mission to provide fire and EMS professionals with the widest possible array of resources to help them do their jobs better and more safely.” features a searchable grants database, as well as a wide range of grants news, announcements and tips. The site also features a comprehensive listing of reference materials and links. The site is designed to provide resources to those with varying levels of grants experience, from first-timers to grants veterans.

As it expands, will also offer users an increasing number of grants assistance tools such as: research guidance, a grants discussion forum, case studies and insightful expert columns.

FireRescue1 is dedicated to serving the fire community by providing firefighters with the most complete range of information and resources available. In a profession where lives depend on thorough knowledge and training, it is vital that fire professionals have a single, comprehensive resource to keep them informed about the most current fire news and technology and help them easily locate timely research and analysis.

FireRescue1 is operated by the Praetorian Group, the proven leader in online public safety resources. The experience and resources of the Praetorian Group has yielded a trusted and reliable online environment for the exchange of information between firefighters and departments from across the Unites States and around the world.

About Masimo
Founded in 1989, Masimo Corporation, the innovator of motion and low perfusion tolerant pulse oximetry, is a privately held medical technology company that develops, licenses and markets advanced medical signal processing technologies and products for the noninvasive monitoring of patient vital signs.

Masimo Signal Extraction Technology pulse oximetry, Masimo SET®, represents a fundamental departure from conventional pulse oximetry technologies. Over 60 independent published studies have demonstrated that Masimo SET substantially overcomes the limitations of conventional pulse oximeters in accurately measuring arterial blood oxygen saturation levels and pulse rates in the presence of patient movement and low perfusion. To date, Masimo has licensed its Signal Extraction pulse oximetry technology to over 35 international patient monitoring systems providers, which make up over 60% of the world’s pulse oximeter shipments.