The support we have received for this issue has been astounding and has meant that this is nearly the biggest we’ve ever published. The fact AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ is going ahead in August has been a huge contributing factor to this. We once again have our Show Special for AFAC powered by INTERSCHUTZ with a Show Preview of what will be happening at this industry-leading event as well as our usual Exhibitor Showcase. Our AFAC21 special covers a huge 64 pages of this issue, so please be sure to check it out, especially if you are attending. You can also visit the Asia Pacific Fire – AFAC powered by INTERSCHUTZ online exhibitor showcase here.

Interesting articles of note in this issue include Bushfire-fighting future state – how do we get to artificial intelligence, data and cloud?; What you need to know about automatic fire sprinkler systems; Training during and after the pandemic: what some feel may be the new norm and Transformation of the Civil Defence Academy to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Other informative articles include Fire safety engineering approaches to bushfire evacuation; Firefighting PPE in the mining industry; Wildfires are changing; firefighting tools needed a change too – meet the brand-new Tactical Unit from Vallfirest and much, much more.

We sincerely hope you enjoy reading this bumper issue of Asia Pacific Fire Magazine.

If you have any comments or questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

The perfect structural fire combination: the new AS 4967:2019 MSA Bristol EOS ensemble paired with the premium Pacific Helmets Jet Style F15 helmet.

Image courtesy of MSA Bristol/Pacific Helmets

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