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Johnson Controls launches Chemguard 3×3 Non-Fluorinated Foam concentrate for Class B fuel fire suppression

Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings and architect of OpenBlue connected solutions, launches Chemguard NFF 3×3 UL201 Foam Concentrate. This new, patent-pending, Non-Fluorinated Foam (NFF) technology provides fast, effective fire suppression on most Class B…

Exciting new rescue film called SILO releases on 7 May

Film distributor Oscilloscope is releasing a new film called SILO on 7 May, and you can view the trailer today. It’s a powerful drama about a teenager who becomes trapped inside a grain silo, and how his town bands together…

Link Instruments named ultrasonic instruments manufacturer of the year

Precision equipment manufacturer Link Instruments has won the title of ultrasonic instruments manufacturer of the year in the Corporate LiveWire Innovation & Excellence Awards for 2021. The judging took into account a variety of factors such as service, innovation, experience,…

GESA’s Global South Advisory Council – building our understanding of the way to better global emergency services

As part of GESA’s mission to increase flow of information between industry leaders in the Global North and Emergency Services (ES) practitioner leaders in the Global South, a GESA Advisory Council (AC) meeting was held on 13 March, with members…

FLIR Vue TZ20 dual thermal camera drone payload available now

The FLIR Vue TZ20, the first high-resolution, dual thermal sensor gimbal purpose-built for the DJI Matrice 200 Series and Matrice 300 airframes is now available in United Kingdom. Featuring both a narrow-field-of-view and a wide-field-of-view 640×512 resolution FLIR Boson thermal…

The first ever IoT-enabled firefighter helmet provides ‘superpowers’ through augmented reality

Rackspace Technology, a leading end-to-end multi cloud technology solutions company, has announced it has worked with Qwake Technologies, a provider of revolutionary visual communication technology for firefighters, to accelerate Qwake’s cloud native approach. The company’s product allows firefighters to more…

Global Fire Equipment (GFE) awarded EN 54-13 2017/2019 approval, demonstrating compatibility and connectivity of its systems

Leading fire-detection equipment manufacturer, Global Fire Equipment (GFE), has been awarded EN 54-13:2017+A1:2019 system compatibility approval, demonstrating the company’s ongoing commitment to offering its customers best-in-class fire detection and alarm solutions. An international third-party accredited laboratory awarded GFE the EN…

Managing Airport Rescue & Fire Fighting (ARFF) services through the Covid-19 pandemic

AFOA recently held a webinar on managing airport rescue and firefighting services through the Covid-19 pandemic, which was attended by over 100 delegates including airport fire officers and emergency planners from across the UK. The information-sharing exercise highlighted the importance…

TFT releases new BLITZTAC portable monitor

Task Force Tips revolutionized portable monitors over 20 years ago with the introduction of its innovative BLITZFIRE. Today, the BLITZTAC joins TFT’s product offering with features that include: Safety of your crew. Unlike competitors’ models, the BLITZTAC has a standard…

Scientists at MMU prove De-Wipe removes harmful toxins

In 2019, De-Wipe announced the positive results of a scientific study conducted by leading professors at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) which indicated them as the only eco-friendly after-fire wipe proven to remove from skin the most harmful cancer-causing dioxins and…

MDM Publishing and Fire Safe Europe join forces to enhance European fire safety

The Directors of Fire Safe Europe and MDM Publishing Ltd are delighted to announce an agreement that will see the MDM portfolio of print magazines and associated websites become global media partners of Fire Safe Europe. The partnership will enable…

Upcoming webinars from the Association of Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP)

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has announced a programme of free passive fire protection (PFP) webinars. Some events are open to all and others to members only. Just click on the links below for further details and to…

Cast-iron protection: C-TEC’s new CAST fire system safeguarding South African business park

A vast multi-functional business park in South Africa’s Cape Town is the latest prestigious site to be protected by C-TEC’s revolutionary CAST fire-alarm system. Owned by Inospace, a rapidly expanding operator of serviced business parks, the Textile Exchange is a…

Distinction Doors launches new fire-door system

Distinction Doors is proud to introduce a totally new and fully compliant FD30 composite fire-door system, through new brand, fds (fire door systems).  The new system, Neuma fds has consistently proven fire resistance with 44 individual test specimens subject to…

FireHawk alarms selected again for new UK Fire & Rescue Services framework

FireHawk Alarms, the fire safety alarm brand of FireBlitz have been awarded on to the new Smoke alarms and Associated Products framework run by the West Midlands Fire & Rescue Authority (WMFRA) (subject to contract). FireHawk Alarms have a long…

Advanced fire protection of mining vehicles

In the mining industry, safety has always been a crucial issue – not least when it comes to fire. Therefore, it is not at all surprising that Dafo, with 100 years of industry experience, is investing heavily in fire safety…

MDM Publishing and Firefighter Hub join forces to advance ‘All things firefighting’

The Directors of MDM Publishing Ltd and Firefighter Hub are delighted to announce an agreement that will see the MDM portfolio of print magazines and associated websites become global media partners of Firefighter Hub. The partnership will enable both organisations…

Hydrosense protects new Dublin Airport control tower

Vimpex’s Hydrosense Water Leak Detection System has been installed in Dublin Airport’s new Visual Control Tower (VCT) to protect the new state-of-the-art facility from water ingress, which could seriously damage electrical, communication and computer networks. The 87m-high tower is Ireland’s…

New advanced LNG training facility at RelyOn Nutec is now open!

For the last four months, RelyOn Nutec has been working hard on completing the building of a new LNG training facility at their Rotterdam training centre. They opened their first LNG facility in 2014, and with the move to their…

MetalCraft Marine delivers high-performance Firestorm 36 MkII to Vietnam

The Fire Department of Quang Ninh Province (Canh Sat PCCC) in Northern Vietnam ordered their first MetalCraft Marine (MCM) high-performance fireboat – for the island of Tuan Chau, in Ha-Long Bay. The Firestorm 36 MkII arrived in Vietnam in December…

MEP Miapetra Kumpula-Natri calls for EU and national policy on energy-efficient renovations to improve fire safety

MEP Miapetra Kumpula-Natri (S&D, Finland) joined Fire Safe Europe in asking EU and national policymakers to ensure the surge of energy-efficient renovations in the EU also improves fire safety. Speaking at an event organised jointly with Fire Safe Europe and…

Potter announces coil supervisory switch

Potter Electric Signal Company, LLC of St. Louis, Missouri USA, has announced the release of the CoilKeeper Supervisory Switch, which will grant users improved coil monitoring on pre-action/deluge system solenoids on their fire-suppression systems. Recent changes to NFPA 13 2019…

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