KBR Announces Donation to Houston Fire Department
HOUSTON Ð (May 5, 2016) Ð KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has made a $100,000 donation to the Houston Fire Department towards the purchase of Blitzfire nozzles, an innovative piece of safety equipment for firefighters.
The Blitzfire is designed to assist firefighters in deploying an aggressive fire attack, while allowing firefighters to remove themselves from harm's way. Houston fire department trucks throughout the city will be outfitted with the nozzle.
KBR's commitment to the safety of Houston firefighters also means enhanced safety for all of the citizens they serve.
"KBR is pleased to build upon our longstanding relationship with and support for the City of Houston and Houston Fire Department," said Stuart Bradie, President and CEO of KBR, Inc.
"At KBR, we believe that Zero Harm is achievable and that is also our goal for Houston firefighters with the help of these new tools. We are immensely grateful to our firefighters and all first responders for their essential service to our community," Bradie continued.
"This equipment is not only vital to the safety of our members, by placing them out of the immediate hazard zone, but also helps us to better protect the citizens and their property," said Interim Fire Chief Rodney West. "We are extremely grateful for KBR Inc. and the Houston Fire Fighters Foundation's continued support."
"A great city has great partners," Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said. "A great partner of the city of Houston is KBR and not just for the contribution being made today, but for contributions throughout the years. Today KBR is stepping up again."
For decades, KBR has been a major part of Houston's economic landscape, building important infrastructure and providing jobs and services to the citizens of Houston. KBR is proud of its long history in Houston and its many contributions to the city including philanthropic and community support.
Stuart Bradie, President and CEO of KBR, announced a $100,000 donation from KBR to help the Houston Fire Department purchase safety equipment.
Front row left to right: Houston Firefighters Foundation Chairman Lee Vela, Interim Fire Chief Rodney West, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, and KBR President and CEO Stuart Bradie.
About KBR, Inc.
KBR, Inc. is a global technology, engineering, procurement and construction company serving the hydrocarbons and government services industries, employing approximately 22,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries across three distinct global businesses:Technology & Consulting, including proprietary technology in refining, ethylene, ammonia and fertilizers, and gasification; and niche consulting and know-how through subsidiaries Granherne, Energo and GVAEngineering & Construction, including Offshore Oil & Gas; Onshore Oil & Gas; LNG/GTL; Refining; Petrochemicals; Chemicals; differentiated EPC, and Industrial ServicesGovernment Services, including program management and long term annuity contracts
KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added consulting services, integrated EPC delivery and Long Term Industrial Services to ensure consistent project delivery with predictable results.
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