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Does bushfire smoke affect babies in the womb?

Last summer was a terrible bushfire season,” Dr Steve Robson, Buttress’s obstetrician-gynaecologist told Al Jazeera.…

Wildfires raze dozens of homes in New Zealand

WELLINGTON: Wildfires have destroyed up to 50 homes in New Zealand, authorities announced on Monday (Oct…

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Free Webinar: Leveraging Technology for Safe, Efficient and Effective Response

While we are not meeting in person in Philadelphia this month, the INTERSCHUTZ USA team…

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Wash away the risk: The new solution for a healthier ‘shower within the hour’

The firefighters’ mantra ‘shower within the hour’ is one of the best practices for preventing…

Three dead after large fire at Huawei research facility in China

140 firefighters have put out a fire in an, under-construction, building in the southern city…

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Innovative, safe and immediately available: Magirus rounds off its product range in forest fire-fighting and off-road

At a press conference in Ulm on 24th and 25th September 2020, Magirus demonstrates its…

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Flame resistant or fire retardant? Which FR is right for your team?

The letters ‘FR’ have many meanings – flame resistant, flame retardant, fire resistant, fire retardant,…

The innovative Rosenbauer ‘CAPA’ (L24C-FA) of ACT Fire and Rescue.
Rosenbauer – Capabilities reimagined

The modern operating environment is increasingly more complex than ever before and will continue to…

With no obvious fire brigade, and the inability to simply evaculate occupants, a unique and innovative passive fire design was adopted at the Scott Base Research Station in Antarctica.
Future-proofing Scott Base Research Station, Antarctica

High value properties, such as scientific research centres, always require careful planning to design the…

Firefighters from FRNSW in new XFlex PPE.
Fit for action

Roger Startin, Joint Managing Director of Bristol Uniforms, looks at the importance of high-quality, well-fitting…

Hazard reduction burning in the Blue Mountains, May 2018.
Science shows how to best burn the bush to reduce bushfire risk

New research into the complexities of prescribed burning across varied landscapes and weather conditions is…

Holmatro Pentheon Rescue Tools: Speed Comparison Test Video

Holmatro’s new Pentheon rescue tools are faster than all other rescue tools on the market,…

Australian and British bomb specialist killed in Solomon Islands blast

An unexploded World War II bombs blast yesterday (20 Sept) in the Solomons capital Honiara…

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Singapore Civil Defence Force treats injured worker 10 storeys up on a construction crane

Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) specialised rescuer team, Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (DART), attended…

Game-changing technology in Holmatro Pentheon Series

Holmatro has launched a series of high-tech cordless rescue tools, designed to outperform all other…

Three killed in wild Australian windstorm

A four-year-old boy and two other – have been killed by falling trees during a…

Philippines 6.6 magnitude earthquake kills one, damages COVID-19 quarantine centre

A shallow quake struck southeast of Masbate Island in the Bicol region on Tuesday (Aug…

Supervised Latching Solenoid Actuator with Pin-State Indicator

TLX Technologies custom designs electromagnetic products for clients’ unique applications. Their cutting-edge designs include latching,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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