2015

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…

Secutech returns for its 20th edition
Secutech returns for its 20th edition

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the next Secutech is scheduled to run from 12 – 14…

Clean-up underway in Kurnell after ‘unprecedented’ storm delivers 213kph winds

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology said the destructive winds hit around 10:30am (AEDT) on 16th December,…

New Zealand’s northern most fire, started by stupidity.

The fire that started on the northern most tip of New Zealand’s northern island put…

Santa Commanders continue preparations for Santa’s visit

Airservices preparations for Santa’s visit to Australia on 24 December—one of the busiest nights of…

Coroner finds AusNet Services could have prevented one of the 2009 Australian fires.
Coroner finds AusNet Services could have prevented one of the 2009 Australian fires.

In handing down his findings into the 2009 Marysville fire, where 40 people were killed,…

Phoenix software to assist in bushfire modelling

A computer program (called Phoenix) that predicts the movement of bushfires is set to help…

MSA Safety
Fighting the toxic environment of fire with ISO standards

There are few events as traumatic as a fire. This is especially true if someone…

Firefighter recruits ready for their next chapter at airports

Eighteen new aviation rescue firefighters will start work next week at airports around the country…

HOPE Technik boosts urban fire-fighting capabilities with newest Red Rhino unveiled at Home Team Festival 2015

It was a proud moment for HOPE Technik as the fifth generation Red Rhino, or…

New technology to stop bushfires starting from power lines
New technology to stop bushfires starting from power lines

High-voltage power lines have been the source of many deadly bushfires, as a result of…

Russian Fire Safety Certificate renewed for E2S Warning Signals’ key products
Russian Fire Safety Certificate renewed for E2S Warning Signals’ key products

E2S Warning Signals, the world’s leading independent manufacturer of audible and visual warning devices, recently…

Mine fire kills 21 in North Eastern China.

A late Friday (20th November) fire at a coal mine in Heilongjiang province China killed…

Advanced Customers are (Very) Happy Customers

Global fire systems business Advanced’s recent customer survey has underlined its position as an industry leader in…

Easy 2000 – New mobile large flow fan

THE MOST POWERFUL LARGE FLOW FAN IN ITS CATEGORY! POWERFUL, MOBILE AND LIGHTWEIGHT The EASY…

Head-to-TOE Marine Firefighters PPE
Head-to-TOE Marine Firefighters PPE

Bristol’s marine firefighter PPE, its Fleet Suit, has been expanded with the addition of compatible…

E2S Warning Signals launches two new product families at MARINTEC 2015, Shanghai
E2S Warning Signals launches two new product families at MARINTEC 2015, Shanghai

E2S Warning Signals will be attending MARINTEC China, held in Shanghai from the 1st to…

The Bullard Eclipse® LDX Thermal Imager offers the newest state-of-the-art infrared engine technology with the highest image quality and performance for the fire service. Image courtesy of Bullard.
Thermal Imagers – Seeing through the Smoke

There is little doubt that thermal imagers (TIs) save lives. Lifting the veil of thick…

Cradlepoint enables First Responders to cut WAN Wires and break new ground with 4G LTE Connectivity
Cradlepoint enables First Responders to cut WAN Wires and break new ground with 4G LTE Connectivity

Vehicle fleets and micro branches use dual-modem cellular WAN solutions for 4G LTE primary and…

Beetroot leak prompts emergency response to Melbourne Airport
Beetroot leak prompts emergency response to Melbourne Airport

There are a few red faces after a leaking beetroot tin was mistaken for an…

Australian fire retardant protects US military

Australian chemical maker Alexium has secured a contract, following two years of negotiations, to apply…

Six children among 15 killed in Philippines market fire

The blaze started by what appears to be an electrical fault has claimed the lives of…

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