Issue 82 – July 2022

Purpose-built PPV battery packs are designed for long runtimes and rugged, wet on-scene conditions, compared to short runtime and dry environments for power-tool batteries.
Why is it critical to specify purpose-built battery packs for firefighting PPV fans?

Since we launched the original RAMFAN EX50Li in 2017, we’ve been writing a story that…

MD Esa Peltola at the Vema factory presenting the wide range of aerial platforms. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Nordic Rescue Group – Valuing good customer relations and high-quality products

A wind of change is blowing through Nordic Rescue Group, a corporation specializing in rescue…

Areas of NSW were inundated with flooding between February and April, 2022. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
A rainy, fatal summer: how the 2021–22 La Niña season stacks up with previous seasons

Some 41 people have drowned (including three missing presumed dead (mpd)) over the 2021–22 La…

Next generation structural firefighting PPC garment by Workwear Group Uniforms. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Workwear Group Uniforms – Protecting those who serve to protect

As one of Australia’s leading uniform providers, Workwear Group Uniforms have years of experience servicing…

The Australian Fire Danger Rating System will replace the current pictured rating system. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Changing the way we predict and respond to fire nationally

Nova Systems Geospatial (formerly Geoplex) has worked closely with AFAC and NSW RFS to tackle…

Full Body Suit • Portable, non-invasive and easy to apply core body-cooling system designed for heat stroke treatment. • Rapidly reduces core body temperature at an average rate of 7.2*C/hour. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
ZOLL Medical – Exclusive distribution agreement for unique CarbonCool portable body cooling solution

ZOLL Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei company that manufactures medical devices and related software solutions,…

The washing unit pressurises the hose, recognizes pressure drops and marks spots where there are holes. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Hose Master – One important tool in creating a Clean Fire Station

Technical solutions are available to support the ‘Clean Fire Station’ operating principle. The Hose Master…

A mix of keynote speakers and panels explored the challenges and future of the fire protection industry.
Fire Australia 2022 – Planning for the future

Fire Australia 2022 is over for another year. For the first time, we sought the…

FT4250 Airbus Supa Puma. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Innovative design sees Helitak gain additional approvals

Now widely used all over the world, Helitak have continued to build on their original…

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