Profiles

High-quality leather is the basis of every HAIX firefighter boot. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
HAIX – Made in Europe – Manufacturing good firefighter boots starts in the pasture

European regulations are sometimes surprisingly lax. The individual parts of a shoe or boot can…

Particulate blocking hoods in use with a European fire brigade. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
ALPEX – Innovative materials for particulate-blocking hoods 

ALPEX manufactures a range of laminates textiles made with Nomex Nano Flex barrier produced by…

PNED aspirating smoke detector.
Partrix Fire GmbH – Next-generation aspirating smoke detectors based on innovative technology help detect more subtle fire threats

Partrix Fire is a fire-protection company specialising in developing aspirating smoke detectors (ASDs). Its core…

Hose Master drew serious interest at AFAC 19 Melbourne. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Esteri Group – A Nordic provider of strong tools for important work

Most of the old, successful companies of today had a humble start in the beginning.…

Join us! If you are a company, consultant, trainer, or other business with a connection to the global Emergency Services world, please join us! The GESAction LinkedIn group is http://bit.ly/GESAForum Images supplied by Author / Contributor
GESA – Global Emergency Services Action 

As members of the Emergency Services (ES) community, whether practitioners, consultants, or manufacturing companies, we…

Rescue teams need lightweight, breathable water and pathogen proof garments. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Can one suit protect firefighters from all risks?

The revolution in protective clothing has been unrelenting over recent years, driven by incredible technical…

The research program at Natural Hazards Research Australia is highly collaborative and flexible, based on partner needs. Image courtesy of Nathan Maddock, Natural Hazards Research Australia
Introducing Natural Hazards Research Australia

A new chapter in Australia’s national natural hazards research began in July last year, with…

The MAN-based Rosenbauer AT 4x4 delivered to Whangarei Airport (WRE), on the North Island of New Zealand. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Rosenbauer AT 4×4: the solution for airports

The Whangarei Airport (WRE), located on the North Island of New Zealand, is a new…

HAIX Group – From concept to finished firefighter boots

Team development instead of quiet tinkering As with every HAIX boot, the development of a…

Fire hose kit ready to connect to a water pump.
Crusader Hose – At-the-ready for bush fire season

With the official start of bushfire season in many states already in place, it’s time…

Next generation structural firefighting PPC garment by Workwear Group Uniforms.
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 GORE® Particulate Hood GEN 2 combines effective particulate protection with high levels of comfort for a more natural feel.
Critical protection from GORE particulate hoods

The fire industry has become increasingly aware in recent years of the potential risks to…

The Port Hills fire in Christchurch 2017.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand – a young organisation with a 150-year history

One hot Monday afternoon in February 2017, two wildfires several kilometres apart broke out on…

Just one of the numerous real life, real fire complex training props at Brayton Fire Field, Texas.
The Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI)

Since the early 1900s, the A&M University Campus in Texas USA has been providing emergency…

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.
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,…

HAIX Group – Why MADE IN EUROPE means so much to HAIX

Firefighters may know where their boots will take them, but do they know where they…

Seam integrity is critical to firefighter protection

When it comes to specifying protective clothing for firefighters there should never be any compromise…

Fire Dog by Reel-Tech typical heavy and medium pumper truck mount shown. Fire Dog can be custom supplied for all applications including top, cabinet, and trailer-mounted firefighting applications.
Reel-Tech – Safer hose reel design improves crewhealth and safety and reduces injury

For more than 20 years, Reel-Tech have proudly represented US-based longstanding fire-hose reel manufacturer Hannay…

South Australia CFS have been wearing ECO-DRY Shield since 2019.
ECO-DRY Shield – The wildland protection of choice for South Australia

Australia is one of the most wildfire-prone countries in the world. Bushfires are a regular…

The compact size of Esteri CAFS by OS leaves sufficient space in the compartment.
Esteri CAFS by One Seven® – A match merciless to fire

Esteri CAFS by One Seven® combines a traditional vehicle pump and an efficient CAF system…

Hose reel system truck-mounted ready for deployment.
Crusader Hose – Reliable fire management equipment you can rely on

When supply lines are needed to transfer water closer to the fire from long distances,…

NSW Rural Fire Service Appliance fitted with Centurion3000 Vehicle Roller Doors, ARION 9.2m Double Extension Rescue Ladder with RapidStow MAX equipment gantry and an ARION 4.5m Folding Roof Ladder with RapidStow equipment gantry.
Centurion Fire Rescue Equipment – Reliable, world-class equipment for emergency services

For more than two decades, Centurion Fire Rescue Equipment has been providing fire and rescue…

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