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ARFF: airports transition to environmentally friendly firefighting foams

In case of fire emergency at airport, every second counts. Aircraft Rescue Fire Firefighters (ARFF)…

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Two dead, 12 missing in landslide in southwestern China

At least two people were killed and 12 people went missing following a landslide in…

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Cyclone Gulab kills two as it slams into eastern India

Two fishermen were reported dead after a cyclone packing strong winds and rains barrelled into…

An ARFF (Aircraft Rescue & Firefighting) vehicle shown in action. (Photo by William Greenwood)
Fire Department Service Announcement

International entities using PFAS-free firefighting foams, Bulletin #37 International entities Location Year Auckland Airport Auckland,…

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Fire Prevention Week is 3–9 October 2021! This year’s theme is: Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for 99…

Free Webinar: Modernise your fire protection system with an advanced clean agent

Thursday, 14 October 2021 | 10:00am Singapore Time, GMT +08:00 Speakers: Jimmy Chin, 3M Novec…

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Performance-based smoke detection reduces cost and enhances safety

For special architectural features such as atria and large open spaces, advanced smoke detection technology…

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County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service invest in Dräger mechanical cleaning systems to protect firefighter health

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS) has implemented Dräger’s Cleaning Solution as…

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Bronto F61RPX for the Royal Dutch Navy

Korps Marinebrandweer, the fire brigade of the Royal Dutch Navy in Den Helder, Netherlands, has…

Bullard introduces lightweight UST-LW Fire Helmet

Updated Fire Helmet Weighs 300 grams Less Than Traditional Model Bullard, the 123-year-old company known…

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Power meets multifunctionality: Magirus presents the brand-new Wolf R1 tactical robot

Following the successful 2014 launch of the AirCore TAF35 firefighting robot and the 2020 launch…

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China’s Henan province witnesses torrential rains

China’s Henan province witnessed torrential rains, resulting in a level IV emergency response to floods…

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At least three killed, dozens injured as shallow quake hits China’s Sichuan province

At least three people were killed and dozens injured when a shallow earthquake struck south-western…

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E2S shows in-depth warning signal capabilities at ADIPEC

E2S Warning Signals design and manufacture alarm horn sounders, Xenon strobe and LED warning beacons…

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Emergency lighting compliance ensured at Leeds General Infirmary

Following an extensive overhaul of the hospital’s emergency lighting system, LuxIntelligent panels from fire and…

FDNY adds 25 names to Memorial Wall for deaths related to World Trade Center illnesses

The FDNY added the names of 25 members who died of illnesses related to their…

Fire Department Service Announcement

Bulletin #36, monitoring PFAS exposure in fire service personnel There is growing awareness and concern…

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Festival of Rescue to astonish crowds on Newcastle and Gateshead quaysides

On 17 and 18 of September spectators on both the Newcastle and Gateshead quaysides will…

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Baldwin Boxall designs residential tower emergency communication solution

Following the Grenfell Tower incident resulting in the tragic loss of life in 2017, and…

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Think disasters are isolated? Think again, warns the UN

Given the ever-increasing frequency of severe weather events, human-made catastrophes and epidemics, piecemeal and fragmented…

The fire at Tangerang Prison killed 41 inmates on 8 September 2021. (Photo: Handout / Indonesian Ministry of Law and Human Rights)
Fire in overcrowded Indonesian prison kills 41

A fire roared through an overcrowded Indonesian prison block in the early hours of Wednesday, 8…

AFAC21 goes virtual

This October for the first time in the event’s 26-year history, AFAC will take place…

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