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Oshkosh Airport Products and Pierce Manufacturing introduce the Volterra platform of electric vehicles

Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) Fire & Emergency segment, including Oshkosh Airport Products, Pierce Manufacturing and Frontline…

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Philippine villagers escaping Taal volcano fear evacuation centres could spark Covid-19 outbreak

Thousands of people were being evacuated from villages around a rumbling volcano near the Philippine…

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Rescuers search for survivors in a landslide that hit a Japanese tourist resort

Two women were confirmed dead after torrents of mud crashed through part of the hot-spring…

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Set the standard for certification and performance with Howe Green

Howe Green’s durable 7500 Series and 1050 Series Floor Access Covers are independently tested to…

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Customized to the max – CobraMax from Elkhart Brass

Max out your Cobra EXM2 monitor with CobraMax! Featuring all the power and performance of…

Combatting donor syndrome: a conversation with GESA’s Global South Advisory Council

Each year, millions of dollars of gear and equipment are donated by organizations and governments…

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Mann McGowan appoint Falcon Acoustics & Passive Fire Solutions as Indian distributor

Mann McGowan is pleased to announce a partnership with Falcon Acoustics & Passive Fire Solutions…

The new Z-Class is introduced at the AFOA conference, held at Venari Group Headquarters in Brighouse, West Yorkshire. (Ziegler)
The new Z-Class presented at AFOA conference

On 29 June, the latest Airport Fire Officers Association (AFOA) conference was held at Venari…

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Trelleborg launches new lightweight fire-resistant material

Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation launches its new lightweight fire-resistant material as part of its ongoing…

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Eaton system solution eliminates boom bounce on aerial fire trucks

Booms on aerial fire trucks are subject to oscillation, also known as boom bounce, due…

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Households must replace optical smoke alarms every 12 years, finds BRE study

Households should replace optical smoke alarms every 12 years unless manufacturers recommend otherwise, according to…

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MSA Safety establishes philanthropic programme to help protect firefighters in developing countries

MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of…

Book Review: Catastrophe and Systemic Change

The Grenfell Tower tragedy was the worst residential fire in London since the Second World…

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Chubb Launches Chubb visiON+ Global Remote and Connected Services Offering

Chubb has announced the launch of Chubb visiON+ for its customers worldwide, a range of…

Thomas Hilse, Chief Executive Officer of Magirus. (Magrius)
Magirus announces senior management change

Effective 1 July 2021, Thomas Hilse is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Magirus, the global…

Wildfires are changing, firefighting tools needed a change too. Meet the brand-new Tactical Unit from Vallfirest

Fueled by the climate crisis, wildland fires are becoming faster, more unpredictable and more devastating.…

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Why active fire protection must play a role in sustainability

In a post-Covid world, governments are being urged by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) to…

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Pressure is building along one of the most active fault lines in the world and New Zealand is in a race to be ready

The Alpine Fault runs along the country’s South Island and it has a history of…

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Sixteen boats set ablaze in Hong Kong typhon shelter

A fire engulfed 16 vessels in a Hong Kong typhoon shelter early on Sunday (27…

Local and international fire and emergency management sector to convene at pivotal AFAC21 conference

Leading emergency services professionals and subject matter experts will meet in Sydney on 17-20 August…

NFPA completes election of Board of Director officers and director

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) completed the election of its current slate of directors, including one…

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Dräger launches PSS AirBoss, the next generation in SCBA

Dräger, an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology, has launched the…

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