TORONTO, Nov. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Snagger Tools is announcing a
crowdfunding campaign (igg.me/at/snaggertools) to make firefighting safer by distributing our innovative tool to Fire
Departments that need it most. The Snagger Tool is the Swiss Army knife
of firefighting; providing a quick and accessible solution to problems
firefighters face on the ground every day. The goal of the crowdfunding
campaign is to provide as many Snagger Tools to Fire Departments as
possible, with one being donated for every $85 raised.
What makes the Snagger Tool valuable is its ability to handle a variety
of tasks, from handling hoses on ladders to breaking tempered glass,
while being lightweight and readily available in a pocket at all times.
In doing so, the firefighter can be prepared for multiple challenges
that arise while lowering workplace injuries.
The initial prototype was developed in 2007 by Luke Geleynse, a
firefighter who saw the need to develop a safer way to handle 'charged'
hose, since the design has been refined and is now being crafted out of
non-conductive extruded aluminum. Luke explains his inspiration here
"Our goal was simple, as part of a busy volunteer Fire Department, we
wanted to equip our firefighters with tools that would help them do
their jobs more efficiently, and safely." Following the success of the
Snagger Tool within several departments, we want to raise awareness and
distribute the tool more widely.
While the Snagger Tool is a simple and cost-effective answer to many
challenges, Fire Departments are under budget constraints that prevent
them from making bulk purchases. The Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign will allow Snagger Tools to train
and equip many firefighters, helping to make a dangerous job safer. For
individuals or organizations interested in donating to the campaign,
you can decide which city, Fire Department or individual will receive
the tools you sponsored. To learn more about this initiative, or to
donate please visit igg.me/at/snaggertools and snaggertools.com.
About Snagger Tools
Snagger Tools was developed in 2007 to help make handling fire hoses
safer and more efficient. Since, the tool has been re-engineered to be
lightweight aluminum and has been tested by numerous firefighters in a
wide range of challenging situations. Snagger Tools has launched a
crowdfunding campaign (igg.me/at/snaggertools) to help raise awareness and equip firefighters across the continent
with this simple and effective tool.
SOURCE: Snagger Tools
For further information:
Media Co-ordinator: Sean Yates
Phone Number: 647.298.7272