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Australian Fire Service Medal

Asia Pacific Fire Magazine would like to congratulate this year’s recipients of the Australian Fire…

Donations – An Essential Guide, Part 3

By Chris Gannon, writing for GESA (Global Emergency Services Action) To see Parts 1+2 of…

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EVA joins Lohmar Volunteer Firefighters

At the SAFETY TOUR in the outdoor area of INTERSCHUTZ, the Lohmar Volunteer Fire Department…

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Recovering evidence with technology

On a spring afternoon a call comes in to the police station citing an armed…

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Promat launches new fire-rated walk-on glass flooring system

Fire-resistant glazing specialist Promat UK has developed SYSTEMGLAS Stratum, a new load-bearing walk-on-floor system designed…

Fire Department Service Announcement

Bulletin #58, Pre-Test! Independent third-party firefighting foam testing – currently available:               NFPA 18              …

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Experiencing means understanding: WAGNER shows live at FeuerTrutz 2022 how fire protection with oxygen reduction works

At FeuerTrutz 2022 in Nuremberg on 29 and 30 June, WAGNER will be presenting its…

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At least 10 people killed in India factory explosion

At least 10 people have been killed and 22 injured in a chemicals explosion, yesterday…

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Firefighters still working to put out deadly Bangladesh container blaze

Firefighters worked for a second day on Sunday (5, June) to extinguish a massive blaze…

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Kentec celebrates the success of the KIP partner scheme on its third birthday at Firex

Kentec Electronics, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, is celebrating the third anniversary of…

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Fire on yacht in Singapore marina extinguished in about an hour, no injuries reported: SCDF

A yacht that had caught fire on Monday, 30 May while berthed at the Keppel…

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Up to 6,100 in Tokyo predicted to die in worst-case quake scenario

Up to around 6,100 people would die in the event a major earthquake hits the…

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Rosenbauer equips Swiss Air Force’s fire training centre with simulators

Rosenbauer is in the process of implementing a PANTHER training system for the Swiss Air…

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Creative start-ups for and from the blue light scene

With a wealth of ideas, companies are constantly developing new, interesting services and products in…

Asking the difficult questions: time for answers

Focusing on learnings from the recent QLD and NSW floods, this panel discussion delves deeper…

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Popularity of Ascendant 100ft Heavy-Duty Aerial Tower pushes Pierce past 300th sale

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced the sale of the 300th Ascendant…

Jeff Emery, President of Global Fire Safety. (Perimeter Solutions)
Perimeter Solutions names industry veteran Jeff Emery President of Global Fire Safety

Perimeter Solutions (NYSE: PRM), a leading global manufacturer of high-quality firefighting products and lubricant additives,…

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Fire Department Service Announcement

Bulletin #57, Prop 65 Awareness As fire departments are working through obtaining a ‘clean’ foam,…

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Sales team expansion to drive Middle East & African growth

Fire protection solutions company Advanced has appointed Sasi Kumar to accelerate growth in the Middle…

The Fire Fighter, America's Fireboat. (The Fireboat Fire Fighter Museum)
America’s Fireboat, Fire Fighter, to make a splash in Boston Harbor with water cannon display in conjunction with NFPA’s 125th Anniversary and Conference & Expo

Fire-protection industry leader Telgian will celebrate The Fireboat Fire Fighter Museum by docking the historic…

Cumnock on call (retained) firefighters and Emergency One employees Jimmy Mullen (top left), Charlotte Kelly and Jamie Moore, along with SFRS DACO Stewart Nicholson and Emergency One Managing Director Michael Madsen. (E1)
First electric-powered fire appliance for Scotland rolls into production

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has commissioned its first electric powered fire appliance. The…

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Blast at South Korean oil refinery kills one worker, injures nine

One person died in a blast at South Korea’s S-Oil Corp’s Onsan refinery in Ulsan,…

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