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Explosion in Japanese restaurant kills 1 and injures 17

Local media reports one person died, and 17 others injured in an explosion at a…

ECOPOL F, a new eco friendly and efficient Class A foam concentrate for wildland fires

Wildland fire incidents Managing wildland fires is more important than ever because over the last…

Five scary statistics of fire safety in factories

Fires in the workplace have the potential to injure employees, damage worksites, and completely disrupt…

Overwatch Imaging TK-9 Earthwatch Airborne Sensor integrated with Northrop Grumman Firebird aircraft

Automated wide-area multispectral search sensor with adaptable AI software increases mission flexibility of the innovative…

First Arriving partners with iSpyFire to bring new alerting capabilities to First Responders through its digital dashboards

New Integration Can Improve Response Times with Pre-Alert Crew Notifications First Arriving, a leader in providing…

Bristol’s Stock Styles Take Action

Bristol Uniforms’ new stock styles for structural PPE are proving popular with fire and rescue…

New Australasian cyclone modelling significantly improves cyclone predictions

Cyclones have been notoriously hard to predict, but a new Australia-New Zealand, forecast model could…

Revolutionize Your Fire Ground Operations with TFT’s New Dual Feature SHO-FLOW® App

TFT’s new SHO-FLOW app is the fire service’s first dual featured application that operates as…

New research funding will improve resilience to natural hazards

The Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre welcomes today’s announcement from the Australian Government…

Floods in all parts of Asia displace millions and kill thousands

This year’s monsoon season is causing havoc across Asia, here is a summary. India and…

Russian Helicopters to offer South Korea modernization of Ka-32 helicopter fleet

The Ka-32 upgrade program includes equipping the helicopter with a ‘glass cockpit’, more powerful VK-2500PS-02…

The bushfire threatens Tathra.
Understanding bushfire risk, warnings and responses – lessons from the 2018 Reedy Swamp fire

Research into the 2018 Reedy Swamp fire finds that many people consider bushfire preparation as…

Bullard Thermal Imaging Camera for Fire Service: Best Image Quality in the Market.
Thermal imagers: choose wisely

With the ever-growing development of new technologies for the fire service, many fire departments are…

Fire protection work is an essential service that needs to be continued even during the pandemic.
Dealing with the challenges of conducting fire-protection work in Australia during COVID-19

We are living in unprecedented times, with COVID-19 gripping communities across the globe. Shutdowns, restrictions…

Pete and Peat. Different State same challenges; Water & Access

Thankfully Pete had nothing to do with the peat fires in Victoria earlier this year.…

DQE Debuts New Mass Decontamination System

Every community needs to plan and prepare for the risks of HazMat, CBRN, and mass…

Huge blast at Chinese fireworks factory injures six

Powerful explosions rocked a fireworks factory in south-west China on Wednesday night (July 8), leaving…

Victorian Emergency Management Conference announces new dates

One of Australia’s largest emergency management events for the last 20 years, EMC will be…

Xtreme Mask, the latest advance in respiratory protection for wildfires

A multipurpose device that offers complete protection of the face and respiratory tract against particles,…

At least 20 people dead in Japans floods

Floods and landslides on the Japanese South Island of Kyushu has the death toll rising…

Three firefighters and a police officer killed in Japanese warehouse fire

According to the Shizuoka Prefectural Police Headquarters, a fire broke out at 1:30am on the…

Over 170 killed in Myanmar jade mine disaster

The tragic death toll occurred on Thursday in the northern town of Hpakant collapsed in…

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