Inspirational TCCA Young Engineer winner set to attend the world’s largest conference for women engineers

TCCA’s Young Engineer of the Year, Angelene Koid from Motorola Solutions Penang research and development centre in Malaysia, is set to attend a major conference in the US as a result of her success…

Firefighter charity heroes get royal approval

Hampshire firefighters going the extra mile for charity have been rubbing shoulders with royalty. Adam Bundle and Stu Vince, watch managers at St Mary’s Fire Station, are preparing to row across the Atlantic Ocean for The Fire Fighters Charity and…

E-ONE Delivers Nine TITAN® 4X4 ARFFS to CORPAC S.A. in Peru

E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a leading manufacturer of fire apparatus, has announced the delivery of nine (9) new TITAN® 4×4 Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) vehicles to the Peruvian Corporation of Airports and Commercial Aviation (CORPAC S.A.).…

INTERSCHUTZ 2020 reaches a milestone of 1,000 exhibitors

With a full nine months yet to go before the opening of INTERSCHUTZ 2020, the 1,000th exhibitor – namely Audi – has already signed up. The world’s leading trade fair for fire brigades, rescue services, civil protection and safety/security is…

Woodway Engineering are excited to announce the appointment of Rob Almond as Managing Director

Based at Woodway’s head office and manufacturing facility on the outskirts of Coventry, Rob will be responsible for driving the strategic vision of the company moving forward. Joining Woodway from the Manufacturing Technology Centre, where he took on the role…

Technology and Learning at The Emergency Services Show

Discover emerging technologies and trial the latest kit at The Emergency Services Show, the perfect place to network with partner agencies, share learning and initiate collaboration in future operations. The free-to-attend event takes place at the NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday…

Thirty plus injured and one killed after train and truck collide in Japan’s Yokoham

One person died and at least 34 were injured after a truck and an express train carrying about 500 people collided in Japan’s second-largest city of Yokohama on Thursday (Sep 5).  Three of the train’s eight carriages were derailed, after…

Australian eastern states fight catastrophic, early fire season

Fire fighters are fighting over 100 fires across New South Wales and Queensland in what can only be described as extraordinary fire conditions. To have so many fires this early in the season and some of catastrophic intensity doesn’t bode…

OCV Control Valves Implements New Global Strategy & Organizational Restructuring Following 2018 Merger

For more than 65 years, OCV Control Valves has been a worldwide industry leader in designing and manufacturing hydraulically operated, diaphragm actuated, automatic control valves. In April 2018, OCV Control Valves, a family-owned company, was acquired by and began operating…

ReSet your thinking: A solution for areas sensitive to broken glass

Specially designed for use within harsh environments: STI’s range of IP67 rated Waterproof Call Points and Push Buttons are ideal for areas where ingress is an issue. The Waterproof ReSet Call Points (WRP2) are a unique IP67 rated Call Point…

Kentec releases integration-friendly gas suppression system

Kentec, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has launched the Elite XT+, a new multi-addressable extinguishant control panel designed to be easily integrated as part of a wider fire safety solution. It features intelligent functionality to make it easier…

Schueco Jansen announces Range of Unlatched, Non-Rebated, Single-Acting Steel Fire Doors

A comprehensive range of unlatched, non-rebated, single-acting fire doors is now available from leading European steel specialist Schueco Jansen. These systems offer a solution for every application, including screens and partition walls. All the systems have a sleek modern look…

Kansas Search & Rescue Task Force Team Returns to Kansas

Kansas first responders released from North Carolina Hurricane Dorian deployment and headed home The Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team comprised of members from multiple Kansas agencies was released from its deployment in North Carolina Saturday morning and is now…

SFRS aiming to equip every Scottish fire station with oxygen masks for pets

A MAJOR drive is underway to ensure every firefighter in Scotland is equipped to save the lives of family pets caught up in devastating house fires. Firefighters have always worked to resuscitate animals suffering from severe smoke inhalation – including…

What3words helps Brigade control locate bin fire

Would you know exactly what road you’re on at any given time? What3words app helps pinpoint everyone’s exact location and downloading it can help speed up our response especially if people don’t know where they are. We’re urging people to download…

Kansas Search & Rescue Task Force Team Now Moves to North Carolina

Kansas first responders released from Florida deployment this morning, now traveling to North Carolina to assist with developing Hurricane Dorian response The Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team comprised of members from multiple Kansas agencies has been released from its…

FLIR announces its most affordable Thermal Imaging Camera for First Responders

FLIR K1 Gives First Responders the Power to See Heat in Total Darkness and Through Smoke FLIR Systems, Inc. announces the new FLIR K1 handheld thermal imaging camera is available for purchase in EMEA, FLIR’s most affordable camera for first…

HRH The Duke of Cambridge meets beneficiaries at the Fire Fighters Charity in Devon

His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge today visited The Fire Fighters Charity’s Harcombe House centre in Chudleigh, Devon, to find out how it supports members of the UK’s fire services community. The Duke met individuals and families who have been supported by…

New NFPA research report shows 43 percent of U.S. fire stations are 40+ years old, with an estimated total cost of $70 to $100 billion to replace

 As the condition of aging bridges, roadways, transportation resources, and grids across the U.S. has increasingly become the focus of discussion, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has issued Renovations Needs of the U.S. Fire Service, a new report on the fire service’s aging infrastructure. …

Silver Anniversary celebrations for Safety Technology International

This September Safety Technology International EMEA (STI) celebrates 25 years of manufacturing products that prevent false fire alarms, deter theft, and minimise vandalism of vital life safety equipment. 1994 saw The Lion King hit cinema screens, the launch of the…

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