New York State HIRE Contract for Hazardous Incident Response Equipment (H.I.R.E.)
New York State HIRE Contract for Hazardous Incident Response Equipment (H.I.R.E.) is a multi-state cooperative purchasing agreement. New York State is the lead state and administers this contract through the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO). In addition to New York, the following states also participate in this contract (as of May 1, 2009): Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota and Virginia. H.I.R.E. was designed to provide best pricing for state and local public safety agencies.