Bronx, New York - Minerva Bunker Gear Cleaners, with the largest facility in the country devoted exclusively to Bunker Gear Care and Maintenance, announced today that it will assist the ongoing rescue effort in Haiti by offering a FREE Advanced Cleaning and Advanced Inspection of the USAR (Urban Search and Rescue) gear used by all of the firefighters and EMS personnel who volunteered their services to help the citizens of Haiti recover from the devastation wrought by the recent earthquake in that country.
In making the announcement, Joseph Xiras, President of Minerva Bunker Gear Cleaners, said, " We felt compelled, as supporters of firefighters and EMS personnel, that we wanted to do our part to try to help during this time of extreme need in Haiti. We consider it an honor and a privilege to offer our services".
An Advanced Cleaning and Advanced Inspection of Gear involves stain removal and cleaning using approved pre-spotters and detergents as per 1851 Standard - 2008 Edition, An Advanced Inspection, also per 1851 Standard - 2008 Edition, involves a Thermal Liner Light Test, a Hydrostatic Test for the Moisture Barrier, a Reflectivity Test for the Reflective Trim. A thorough report is also be produced utilizing the Advance Protective Tracking (APT) System developed by Honeywell.
Minerva Bunker Gear Cleaners is the exclusive cleaning and repair facility for the F.D.N.Y. and services more than 500 departments nationwide from small volunteer departments to large metropolitan departments. Minerva is third party verified and recognized by all of the major manufacturers.
Contact: Giorgio Palmisano
Director of Business Development
Minerva Bunker Gear Cleaners