Editors Comment

How do we capture innovation in the Fire Service?

By my assessment firefighters are one of the most innovative groups of people you will…

Will there be a firefighter in the future?

I was talking to an RAAF pilot recently about how technology with drones has changed…

Why are we always playing catch up after a disaster?

Sitting in another meeting dealing with the aftermath of another fire that has killed many.…

We are all in this together as firefighters

In this world of mass media, we can get caught up in our own importance,…

We should make the most of trade exhibitions

Both customer and client are there to exchange information. Just make sure it’s the correct…

If you’re unfit and overweight you’re a liability as a firefighter

Have a look around at the crew you are working with, be it career or…

Flame simulation.
Training is the key to everything in emergency services

Regular readers will have noticed that the last two issues of Asia Pacific Fire have…

Why won’t the Fire Service buy my product?

How many times have I heard suppliers say this, in frustration, when clearly they have…

Has diversity failed? We need to try harder!

‘Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result’ is a…

Assistance across borders

The Asia Pacific Fire Magazine covers the most disaster prone area in the world, we…

Let’s not forget the Pacific

The Pacific islands are a large part of our readership and present a marketing opportunity…

Embrace the Younger Generation

No matter what age you are there is always a younger generation behind you. Too…

Unsung Heroes in Fire Safety

Often we don’t sit back and think about our industry, what journey have we been…

It’s Time to Face up to the Fact that Climate Change is Upon us

Climate change is the biggest single issue confronting fire services and disaster management agencies. I…

A new face at Asia Pacific Fire
A new face at Asia Pacific Fire

This is my first edition of Asia Pacific Fire and I look forward to many…

Tomorrow’s Paradigm

This is the last editorial I will be writing for Asia Pacific Fire. After five…

Be Prepared

When I was a student I had to write a paper on Risk and Uncertainty.…

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