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All smiles for the Pier’s emergency services and armed forces weekend

More than 1,000 people from the emergency services and armed forces – including their family members – enjoyed a pre-Christmas treat courtesy of the Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare. The seafront attraction offered free unlimited ride wristbands over the weekend for…

New Lake Assault Boats Patrol Craft to be Featured at International Work Boat Show

Vessel comes off impressive demo tour on frigid waters near the Canadian border. SUPERIOR, Wis. (November 20, 2019) – A brand-new patrol craft from Lake Assault Boats will be on display at the International Work Boat Show, booth #3877, on December…

Awards for Hampshire staff at 14th annual Celebrating Success

A viral safety campaign, raising the bar for diversity, and a huge charity drive scooped a plethora of awards at this year’s Celebrating Success.  The 14th annual event was held at Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Eastleigh yesterday (21/11/19). …

Measles Epidemic Erupts in Samoa

Emergency services are stretched to the limit dealing with a measles outbreak in Samoa. Measles, one of the most contagious diseases known has killed 22 people, all the deaths, except one, were of children younger than five years old. The…

Indonesian peat fires may burn forever

The toxic haze that engulfed Southeast Asia for months throughout the second half of 2019 was not the first time air pollution has scarred the region. And it might not be the last, if Indonesia’s pulp industry does not undertake…

Johnson Controls announces VdS and LPCB approval on GRINNELL G-Fire One-Bolt Coupling

Single-bolt design makes pipe installation faster and easier Johnson Controls announces VdS and LPCB Approval for  the GRINNELL G-Fire One-Bolt Coupling with a revolutionary single-bolt design that eliminates alternate tightening and helps contractors perform quicker, more consistent installations with dependable product performance.…

Johnson Controls unveils new FireClass Addressable Fire Alarm Panels

Advanced panels give system designers and end users more flexibility and ease of use Johnson Controls introduces two new FireClass Addressable Fire Alarm Panels, the FC702 and FC708, to its wide range of fire detection solutions. Featuring ergonomically engineered 8.4-inch Thin-Film-Transistor (TFT)…

Lind Equipment Launches Beacon Infinity Floodlight

Lind Equipment, a five-time award-winning company announces the official launch of the Beacon Infinity Floodlight. The Beacon Infinity Light replaces all flashlights, task lights, floodlights, wide-area lights, and much more in a single unit. Versatile, durable, and completed with a…

British Red Cross calls for change in law to improve response when UK emergencies or disasters strike

The British Red Cross is calling for the law to be updated to give individuals and communities more say in how they are treated and the support they get in an emergency. Currently emergency services, government bodies and councils, who…

Enhanced Simplex ES Net life safety network provides centralized management with greater freedom, efficiency and speed

Expanded network capacity and multi-loop, multi-topology architecture provides scalability and resiliency with support for supplemental traffic The latest enhancements to the Simplex ES Net IP-based fire and life safety network from Johnson Controls optimizes system design and installation flexibility while increasing network…

Fire Service College approved to deliver NFPA accredited training outside of UK

The Fire Service College (FSC) – the Home of Firefighter Development, has become the first centre outside of North America to achieve Pro Board approval to deliver training in overseas territories to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards. The NFPA…

Bushfires Still Raging in New South Wales

Bushfires are still raging in Australia, particularly along the east coast of New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland. The leader of the rural fire service told media that this could be “the most dangerous bushfire week this nation has ever seen,” and…

Shocking video of an Arc Flash highlights lack of awareness around potential killer

In a shocking online video this week, a Russian worker repairing a transformer is seen experiencing a potentially fatal Arc Flash. Carrying out the repairs in an electricity substation, the operative managed to escape with only minor injuries to his arm, however…

Emergency leaders for climate action

For the first time, 23 former Australian Fire and Emergency Leaders with more than 600 years of combined experience have banded together to call for stronger action on climate change, warning that worsening extreme weather is threatening Australian lives. Their…

Hemisphere Series Video

A versatile, lightweight, and quick to deploy portable monitor that gives the user the ability to quickly establish water flow in locations that ground monitors cannot. Since the HEMISPHERE doesn’t rely on gravity for stability, it can be pointed horizontal…

Oxon Tech / Greeve Systems and Brandwidth progress to Phase 2 of GovTech Catalyst challenge

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) is pleased to announce that it is progressing into Phase 2 of its GovTech Catalyst challenge. Phase 1 of the GovTech Catalyst challenge involved 5 companies who were each awarded up…

A fourth person has died in a week of massive bushfires on the Australian east coast

As of last Friday, fire crews are still battling over 120 fires in NSW and Queensland and locals in Western Australia have now been warned of extremely dangerous conditions. A man’s body was found in northern New South Wales on…

New PDF edition of the LPC Sprinkler Rules launched by the Fire Protection Association

The Fire Protection Association has launched a new PDF edition of the LPC Sprinkler Rules manual which can be used on iPads and tablet devices, as well as on laptops and computers. The PDF edition reproduces the entire contents of…

EU funded project LASH FIRE aims to improve ro-ro ship fire safety

Project partners from 13 EU Member States investigate cost-efficient measures to mitigate the risk from ro-ro space fires. The European Commission invests M€ 12 to solve this international maritime fire safety challenge. Comprehensive consortium to update fire legislation The project…

Thornton Tomasetti Completes Restoration and Reconstruction of Historic Cast Iron Fire Watchtower in Harlem

Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, has completed the restoration and reconstruction of the Harlem Fire Watchtower in Marcus Garvey Park, which was unveiled to the public by the New York City Parks Department on October 26th. It is a…

Kentec expands Business Development team to further customer support

Kentec Electronics, a life safety control systems manufacturer, has appointed Brett Boyd as a Business Development Manager to further the company’s customer support capabilities and help drive the Kentec Installation Partner (KIP) scheme. Brett will be responsible for Kentec customers…

CMC™ and HARKEN INDUSTRIAL™ Announce the launch of the CLUTCH™ MULTI-PURPOSE TOOL

“More Is Possible” Santa Barbara, CA, October 25, 2019 – CMC and Harken Industrial are excited to announce the launch of the much anticipated CLUTCH, the latest evolution in rescue and rope access hardware, intuitively designed for ease of operation…

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