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Amazon removes balcony barbecues from sale over fire risk fears

Retail giant Amazon has removed a number of barbecues specifically designed for use on balconies from sale over serious safety concerns highlighted by London Fire Brigade. The Brigade’s Deputy Commissioner Richard Mills wrote to the firm and other companies that…

A combination of Covid-19 and a wetter dry season sees fewer forest fires, in Indonesia this year

JAKARTA – Indonesia will likely have fewer land and forest fires this year because the dry season will be wetter in most parts of the country compared with last year, the head of Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) said on Thursday (Aug…

A massive landslide in Nepal has killed 18 and there are 21 still missing

Eighteen bodies have been recovered at Jugal Rural Municipality in Sindhupalchowk district while 21 people are still missing, after a massive landslide. The disaster struck early morning on Friday (Aug 14), the falling hill damaged 37 houses in the Lidi…

Johnson Controls introduces TYCO® Residential Concealed Sidewall Sprinkler

Dependable, concealed fire sprinkler for aesthetically sensitive residential buildings Johnson Controls, the global leader for safe, smart and sustainable buildings, continues its mission to create new harmonies between people and buildings by launching the company’s first residential concealed sidewall fire…

Bathard – Mark Bathard: All change at MDM

The Directors of MDM Publishing Ltd, publishers of International Fire Fighter (IFF) magazine, have recently announced some personnel changes within the company’s magazine division. After 17 years at the helm of IFF, Mark Bathard, the company’s longest-serving employee, will be…

TracPlus and Airborne Mission Systems Launch AFDAU-T1 to Simplify Collecting and Reporting Operational Data for Aerial Firefighters

Global real-time tracking and communications leader, TracPlus, partners with Sydney-based engineering firm to launch the world’s first automatic bucket calibration and digital data collection tool – automating the collection and reporting of aerial firefighting data for NAFC contracts. TracPlus Global…

Hino gives Australian fire fighters and outback workers a safer and easier to drive with an Allison Automatic

Hino aims to make the lives of Australia’s bushfire fighters safer and more comfortable by launching a new version of its 4×4 500 Series GT model, with Allison fully automatic transmission now fitted as standard equipment.   Hino’s newly revised GT 1528…

Hochiki Europe explains intrinsically safe systems in latest webinar

Leading life-safety manufacturer, Hochiki Europe, is continuing its successful series of webinars, with an online session focusing on demystifying Intrinsically Safe (I.S.) systems. The webinar will take place on Thursday 20th August at 11am and is free-to-attend for those looking…

Successful tests point the way to ‘industry changing' fire door breakthrough

A series of successful fire insulation tests concluded this week suggest that an ‘industry-changing’ fire safety breakthrough is on the horizon for the UK’s construction and infrastructure sectors. Rhino Doors, the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of bespoke and CPNI-rated…

ASFP releases new advice on compatibility between pipes and acoustic or firestopping seals

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has produced a new Advisory Note on the Compatibility between Pipes and Acoustic or Firestopping Seals which provides recommendations to ensure that all components perform as required. The new advice highlights two significant compatibility…

New report on Fire and Rescue Services approach to critical broadband migration highlights key issues

Presentation of UK-based research relevant to a global audience of first responders and critical operators The University of Leeds has published a significant research report entitled Information and Communication Technologies in the Fire and Rescue Services in England. The report…

The Fire Industry Association IoT Survey

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) is eager to learn who in the fire industry is working on the Internet of Things, how they are working to implement it, what barriers they are facing and finally how the FIA can help…

New NFPA digital content on demand platform, NFPA LiNK, to provide seamless, situation-based code information and insights across any device

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) conducted a virtual product reveal today to introduce NFPA LiNK™, a new digital content on demand platform that will allow the 124-year old organization to provide the up-to-date code information and situational context that…

Fire: A Very Short Introduction

Fire is rarely out of the headlines, from large natural wildfires raging across the Australian or Californian countrysides to the burning of buildings such as the disasters of Grenfell Tower and Notre Dame. Fire on these scales can represent a…

Two deadly fires in India’s Covid-19 hospitals kill 11 and 8 respectively while injuring many more

Deadly fire one, at coronavirus facility in south India At least 11 coronavirus patients were killed early on Saturday (08 Aug) by a fire at a southern Indian hotel being used as a COVID-19 hospital. The blaze at Hotel Swarna…

Firefighting foam action in Wisconsin

Water contamination issues from PFAS are creating pressure on the fire service to make changes in toxic AFFF products. PFAS contamination of drinking water is threatening people’s health in many communities worldwide. Firefighters have been and continue to be placed…

Rescuers shaken by Air India Express disaster at Kozhikode airport

Indian authorities had practised for years to deal with a jet overshooting the “table-top” runway at Kozhikode airport, but locals were not prepared for the real thing. The Air India Express plane crashed off the runway and down a 10m…

A comprehensive approach to Façade Fire Mitigation – Free webinar series

International experts from Intertek, Warringtonfire, Siderise, BRE, Design Confidence, RICS, Saint Gobain, WSP and many more are joining hands for a virtual best practice approach to Façade Fire Mitigation. Presented in a series of four Modules the initiative is supported…

Fire Protection Solutions for the EN54 World – a free webinar from FireStream

On 7 th September 2020 fire protection solutions manufacturer, Advanced, is presenting a free webinar on the versatile features and benefits of its EN54-approved range of fire system products.  Axis EN: The high-performing fire system approved to EN54 will be…

Patol appoints new Sales Director

The next stage in the development of Patol as the leading specialist in industrial fire safety equipment and systems has been announced with the appointment of Iain Cumner as Sales Director. 52-year-old Iain joins the business with extensive experience in…

Two Arizona Animal Rescue Organizations deploying PHOS-CHEK ® Fire Retardant as defense against nearby wildfires

A novel approach to proactive protection seen as ‘next step’ in creating defensible Space for animals that must Shelter-in-Place Perimeter Solutions announced that two of central Arizona’s best-known animal rescue organizations are employing a new approach to protecting their facilities…

Mavili Free Global Webinars Started!

Mavili Elektronik A.Ş., which has been developing products and services in the field of fire and gas detection systems since 1987. It has rolled up its sleeves to organize online training sessions in English on fire and gas detection systems,…

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