Fortieth anniversary celebration.(Product guide)

2005 marks the 40th birthday of the launch of Angus Duraline Fire Hose and the company consider it a "sufficiently major anniversary for us to acknowledge it in a modest way."

Consequently, along with the Duraline 40th mobile phone holder issued in the June issue of FIRE, a spokesperson told us: "We are planning a number of articles and events throughout the year to celebrate what has become an icon in firefighting equipment--the Duraline Fire Hose."

Angus Fire has begun to collect testimonials about Duraline. Whether it is the part played by Duraline in a major fire incident or the alternative uses it is put to such as dragging a horse out of a drainage ditch, "there is no doubt Duraline has become a trusted weapon in the armoury of the firefighter," claims the company. …

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