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Blowhard Fans have single handedly revolutionised the way ventilation in emergency situations is approached. Blowhard’s BH-20 PPV fan has been designed for high pressure to effectively drive ventilation. The high velocity jet stream produced by the BH-20 assists in building pressure

DUCTROCK - Versatile, fire protection insulation for ventilation and smoke extraction ducts ROCKWOOL, the world’s largest producer of non-combustible stone wool insulation, introduces a fire-resistant insulation, specifically designed to meet the latest, rigorous EN fire resistance standards in a varied range of ductwork applications. As part

Firefighters from Fire and Rescue New South Wales have been engaged in operations to deal with a fire that broke out on the freighter 'Iron Chieftain' in Port Kembla. The ship is a bulk carrier and the fire is believed to

The Kelantan Customs Department in Malaysia has seized eight tonnes of contraband firecrackers and fireworks worth RM191,182 (US$48,000). Kelantan Customs Director Mohd Nasir Yusoff on Thursday (Jun 7) said the contraband was seized from stores, premises and Ramadan bazaars in the

This Queens birthday saw four New Zealanders and twenty-nine Australian fire service personnel honoured for their service to the community. Of special note is the awarding of Ex-commissioner Greg Mullens with an Officer of the order of Australia, the second

Corrosion-resistant sprinklers designed for use in commercial occupancies TY-FRB announces its new Tyco® Series. TY-B and TY-FRB Poly-Stainless Sprinklers intended for commercial applications where corrosive conditions may exist. The TY-B has a 5 mm diameter heat-sensitive glass bulb rated standard response, while

Honeywell BW™ Ultra detector features Bluetooth connectivity, intelligent data management and best-in-class user interface Honeywell (NYSE: HON) launched a new connected portable gas detector designed to keep workers safe in dangerous confined spaces while featuring a simple and easy to use

Queensland Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch has confirmed The Queensland government is investigating allegations that a major compost manufacturer used contaminated water from a RAAF Base which contained toxic chemicals from Firefighting foam in feeding its compost. The investigation has been ongoing since

The Teijin Group announced today that it will exhibit a variety of advanced materials and solutions at Tokyo International Fire and Safety Exhibition 2018 (FIRE-SAFETY TOKYO), one of the largest exhibitions for the fire and safety industries. FIRE-SAFETY TOKYO, which is

Two men in China's Jiangsu province have insulted the name of a firefighter that died in the line of duty. The 21-year-old firefighter, Xie Yong, fell to his death on May 12 from the 18th floor of a residential building that

Last weeks high temperatures in Karachi has killed 65 people so far in a heatwave gripping Pakistan's largest city this week, a charity in the sprawling metropolis said temperatures hit 44 degrees Celsius. The non-profit Edhi Foundation said scores may

On Booth 1757 at NFPA 2018, June 11 – 14 in Las Vegas, NFPA member E2S Warning Signals, the world’s leading independent manufacturer of audible and visual warning signals will be launching its new UL approved Division 1 and Division 2 visual

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presented Phenix Technology, Inc. with the President’s “E” Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on May 21. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant

Did you know that the Bristol Uniforms factory in Staple Hill has been home to the company since 1899, and was originally surrounded by green fields? Or that the very first aluminised suits for firefighters were based on buoyancy suits developed for pilots

Store spare SCBA cylinders, water cans, and fire extinguishers with these heavy-duty moulded-plastic cradles. Two models are available: The Plastic Air Cylinder Cradle with Valve Strap, Model QS-PC-VS, features a rugged nylon valve strap that can be bolted nearby, looping around the

Last Monday the body of Singapore Civil Defense Force (SCDF), Corporal Kok Yuen Chin was found in the bottom of a training well used to hold firefighting water for training. When the body was located and brought out of the pump well

The annual fireworks display at the Fred’s Pass rural community show near Darwin in the northern territory of Australia became a disaster zone when the annual fireworks display malfunctioned. One person was hospitalised, and three children treated for burns. The person

FireLock™ IGS Style V9 Sprinkler Coupling and Grooved Sprinklers Now Available for Exposed Ceiling Applications Victaulic announces the fire industry’s first Installation-Ready™ sprinkler that is UL-listed and FM-approved with the launch of its FireLock™ IGS Style V9 Sprinkler Coupling and line of

Maximum safety and control at 50% more power Holmatro introduces a new 12 bar lifting bag system, designed for safe and controlled lifting of heavy objects. With 50% more power the new lifting bags offer a 50% higher capacity than 8 bar

The Hon. Angus Taylor MP, Minister for Law Enforcement and Cyber Security formally opened the National Emergency Service Memorial Wall in Canberra on Tuesday 1 May 2018, at the National Memorial Service for fire and emergency service personnel. The new wall

Twelve people from Qantas' Auckland offices have been hospitalised following a suspected gas leak. Another 50 people were triaged on Thursday and Victoria Street West's Augusta House building cordoned off after fire and police were called at around 9:30 am on

Nexans has further developed it's TITANEX® family of H07RN-F low voltage flexible rubber cables to withstand temperatures up to 90°C at the core (for fixed and protected installations) The developments are to allow for easier installation due to increased visibility

Global fire systems leader Advanced is celebrating the launch of its innovative smoke control product, DynamixSmoke, with a major US industry award. The new product, which radically simplifies fire alarm and smoke control integration, won best product in the Fire & Life Safety

The efficiency of water mist in beating fires is no secret in the firefighter community. Water mist has a greater cooling effect and needs less water at the same time. The problem so far was, that with traditional methods and tools nothing

Sixty-four terrified passengers were left hanging 30 metres in the air, face down for up to two hours after a roller coaster made an emergency stop at Universal Studios Japan last Tuesday (3rd May)  at around 4.45 pm The amusement park said the

After a week of earthquakes, lava flows and new fissures Kilauea volcano continues to erupt on Hawaii’s Big Island. The flow of lava intensified Sunday (yesterday) from ongoing eruptions at Hawaii Island’s Kilauea volcano, and molten rock is pouring from fissures

The Klaxon ES-P is a robust, sophisticated and rapidly deployable early warning system that offers a viable, portable option for many wide-area signalling applications. It is a portable version of Klaxon’s existing wide area systems for ‘COMAH, Evacuation and Lockdown’

Luxfer Gas Cylinders, a business unit of Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR) and the world’s largest manufacturer of high-pressure composite and aluminum cylinders, today launched Luxfer ECLIPSE™, its new carbon composite cylinders for firefighter self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). The launch coincides

TRIGEN Automotive, a leading manufacturer of special function vehicles and robotics solutions for emergency services worldwide, is proud to unveil its latest firefighting solution – Auberon Pneumatic Exoskeleton. In an ever-changing urban landscape where high-rise buildings are becoming increasingly commonplace, new sets of

Three people have perished following a house fire in Brisbane, Australia. The cause of the incident is under investigation but Police are treating it as suspicious. Further details can be found at: www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-43792060 Image for illustration purposes.

Matholding Group is strengthening its market position in water control and handling solutions through the acquisition of 51 percent of the shares in U.S.‐based OCV Control Valves LLC. The group is rounding out its portfolio in hydraulic control and air valves by

Mr Robert Llewellyn, chairman of the Confederation of Fire Protection Associations-Asia and Mr Kwok Chi-Shun (Joseph), CFPA board member as well as Ex-Director of the Hong Kong Fire Service Department, have both been awarded honours for their service to fire

The pilot of a hot air balloon was killed, and 12 tourists injured on Thursday 12 April after it crashed on an island in South Korea. The aircraft, which took off at about 7:40 a.m. local time (2240 GMT Wednesday) from an area

A massive bushfire has affected properties in Sydney's south-west, New South Wales. The fire has burnt over 2,430 hectares around the townships Holsworthy and Menai. More than 500 firefighters in almost 100 fire trucks, along with 15 aircraft, have battled

Qwake Technologies is giving firefighter "superpowers" with there C-Thru lens tech C-THRU is the first of its kind operating system designed to boost situational awareness in high stress and hazardous environments. When fitted to a helmet the C-Thru lens produces an outline of

Vimpex is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Senior Manager, Export Sales - Lee Maher. Connect with Lee on LinkedIn to discuss how Vimpex’s wide range of alarm, sounder and evacuation systems could benefit you. Lee comes to Vimpex with

Gradall Industries, Inc., has introduced two emergency response vehicles able to reach through windows and walls or breakthrough roofs to launch a technical assault on dangerous structure fires. Gradall FA Systems use a rugged telescoping, tilting boom and a patented 5th

Companies Extend Collaboration as DJI Joins ‘Thermal by FLIR’ Thermal Innovation Program FLIR Systems, Inc. today announced that DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging, will integrate a FLIR thermal imaging sensor technology into its new DJI Zenmuse XT2 drone

Cyclone Keni is set to hit Fiji as a category 2 cyclone on Tuesday 10th April, just four days after Cyclone Josie caused the death of five people and extensive flooding.  A cyclone warning has been issued early for the whole of

Fire Protection Association Australia is excited to officially present you with SPARK, our new members-only online community. SPARK is a major new benefit for FPA Australia members, giving you a platform to discuss and share advice, experience and resources with

This new announcement broadens ATC’s reach in Asia. FireWolf and their team are experts in the Taiwanese rescue market and offer a wealth of experience as well as proven track record. FireWolf will represent ATC and our complete line of FirstLook360

There’s a lot to get excited about at this year’s Fire Australia 2018 Conference and Tradeshow, and now there are three more reasons why you should register early. All you have to do is register for a full conference ticket

Each year, Global Asbestos Awareness Week provides an opportunity to stress the dangers of asbestos exposure, while advocating for a ban of its use around the world. This year’s 14th annual awareness week is April 1-7, and is pushing to

Kidde Australia will be attending Fire Australia 2018 in Brisbane from 1-3 May 2018, the premier event in Fire & Life Safety. With its 100 year history, Kidde continues to evolve and deliver innovative solutions to meet or exceed customers’ evolving

The all-new CMC LEVR System™ marks the debut of the LEVR™ descender, and includes the FlashLite™ Hook, Escape Web, and customizable escape bag for storage. SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA, April 3, 2018 – CMC, the California-based rescue and work-at-height company dedicated to

The tradeshow partners are all signed up. The official site layout has been finalized. And already several hundred companies have signaled their intent to exhibit at INTERSCHUTZ 2020. Starting on 1 May, exhibitors can begin registering for the world's leading

Bristol Uniforms, a global leader in the design and manufacture of firefighter PPE, has appointed Richard Ballheimer to the role of Compliance Manager. Richard’s appointment comes as a result of Bristol’s significant business expansion and will further strengthen its experienced and

The programme of workshops and sessions has been announced for Hazmat 2018, the premier event for hazmat professionals. This two-day event is organised by theNational Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) and will be held in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK on 23 and 24

New series of single-gas monitors by Dräger With Pac 6000, 6500, 8000 and 8500, Dräger now offers a new series of personal single-gas monitors. The monitors detect not only the standard gases carbon monoxide (CO), hydrogen sulfide (H2S), sulfur dioxide (SO2)

Did you know that Kidde are distributors of the Spectrex range? As a leader in Flame and Gas detection, Spectrex is dedicated to protecting personnel, property and the environment. They operate in the harshest environmental conditions and are self-contained stand-alone devices

Kentec, a leading life safety control systems manufacturer, has appointed Kevin Swann as its new Managing Director. He succeeds Kevin Restell, who is retiring after more than 25 years with the business and its parent company, Hochiki. Mr Swann is an

Underground fires prove difficult to extinguish and need much water over a long period of time. At the Camperdown peat fire a chopper, pumps and the CFA Scoresby Hytrans Hose Layer proved to be a great combination for assistance. To get the water

Several peat fires in the south west of Victoria near the towns of Cobden and Warrnambool have been burning since St Patrick’s day and don’t look like letting up. Aged-care residents and students from three schools are being relocated as peat

A fire in the Ho Chi Minh City, Carina Plaza apartment block killed 13 people in the early hours of Friday (Mar 23), said state media and a fire department official. The building in the city economic hub was a six-year-old

Recent studies linking dermal absorption of hydrocarbon contaminants with increased cancer risk have highlighted the need for a personal cleaning solution that’s available to firefighters while still on the fire ground. Responder Wipes by Heracles Protection, have been specifically designed and

The Fire Australia 2018 conference program has just been released! Featuring a high-calibre line-up of international and local industry experts, this is a conference you will not want to miss. This year the program covers current issues including building cladding, baseline data, maintenance,

Secutech, the leading annual trade fair show for the security industry has announced details of six “intelligent solution pavilions” that have been designated to link the industry with key vertical markets. The pavilions will make it easier for buyers and

Certification demonstrates that Primetech is complying with the highest international standards of technical implementation and customer service. Primetech (UK) Ltd has recently been awarded BSI quality certification to the ISO 9001: 2015 standard, for the provision of satellite & communications systems integration following a

On Booth 1339 from 30 April to 03 May at OTC Houston, E2S Warning Signals, the world’s largest independent manufacturer of audible and visible warning devices, is featuring its market-leading LED beacons technology. As well as multiple operating modes the

Queenslanders aren’t just worried about rising floodwaters. Far north Queensland has been declared a disaster zone as flood waters completely cut the town off. As the waters reseed crocodiles are being found close to town. A local woman, Rhonda Brown, came

Two tourists were injured after a fire ripped through bars in a packed tourist destination, Pattaya's Walking Street on Saturday (March 9). Hundreds of revellers and bar girls were drinking in notorious Walking Street in Thailand, when there was a ''large explosion''

Fire services around the world are looking to robots to do the dangerous work, but there are locations that even robots cannot go. One of the tools used to get data and do repairs at one of the worlds highest profile

The Singapore Civil Defence Force was informed of the fire at 5.34pm. Firefighters arrived at Block 3019 in Ubi Road eight minutes later to see two units engulfed in flames, one on the ground floor and the other directly above

Crankcase explosions due to ignition of oil mist can be disastrous to both vessel and crew, so marine safety equipment on board must be capable of dealing with a possible hazard in seconds. Since the potential hazard was first identified

The Program Committee are thrilled to launch the 2018 Australian & New Zealand Disaster & Emergency Management Conference (ANZDMC) Program. With over 90 presenters confirmed on the program, this is yet another exceptional event not to be missed! The full program can

World leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems launches latest innovation for European fire protection market New DN25/1-inch grooved product line includes RG2100 Cam Grooving Tool which cuts pipe preparation time in half Use of Victaulic’s new patented Innovative Groove

CMC, the California-based rescue and work-at-height company dedicated to helping save lives and keeping people safe, today announced its Spring/Summer 2018 CMC School schedule of courses for rescue professional training. The CMC School will be available at strategic locations around the

Drawing on growing evidence for fire in the rock record Andrew Scott gives an account of the important role of fire over the past 400 million years of Earth history. He describes the remarkable information we can extract about past

Tangent Link, renowned and recognised across the globe for its work with the airborne firefighting community, brings the Aerial Firefighting North America Conference and Exhibition back to Sacramento, California this coming March. Taking place at the McClellan Conference Centre, Sacramento McClellan

The Mayor of Yate presided over the official opening on Monday of Bristol Uniforms’ new Central Cutting Unit in Waverley Road. The company, a leading designer and manufacturer of protective clothing and equipment for firefighters across the globe, has taken on

A Completely Customizable Nozzle Platform Valparaiso, IN: Task Force Tips introduced today a 25mm version of its popular G-Force nozzle. The G-Force line of high quality, economical family of firefighting nozzles are based upon a customizable global platform design of fixed,

14th - 16th March 2018 Tunnels are an increasingly important part of the infrastructure network. They, however, create challenges for traffic and emergency management, fire safety and security against attacks or sabotage. The 8th International Symposium on Tunnel Safety and Security

As of noon, on Friday on 23rd  February at least seven people are confirmed dead and 13 others missing after a landslide in Central Java. Five people are injured and are being treated at hospitals. A total of 245 people have been displaced

China Southern Airlines flight CZ3539 from Guangzhou to Shanghai on Sunday (Feb 25) was delayed for three hours when a Lithium-ion battery caught fire in a luggage compartment as the plane was boarding. The fire was put out with the help of

Langkawi is an archipelago made up of 99 islands on Malaysia’s west coast. Surrounded by turquoise sea, the interior of the main island is a mixture of picturesque paddy fields and jungle-clad hills. One of Langkawi's main tourist attractions, the Langkawi SkyCab

Fire damages Tibetan temple in old Lhasa on Saturday. The Jokhang Buddhist temple in Tibet was damaged by a fire that broke out Saturday evening at 1840 hrs. The 7th Century Tibetan building, which sprawls over 2.5 hectares, is protected by

We are pleased to announce the start of the “Get it Right Training Seminar Series” for 2018 however, spaces are very limited and have just about sold out in all three locations.  Please register your place asap to avoid disappointment. Please

Do not miss this opportunity to share your knowledge, research and projects with the wider emergency management sector and be part of Australasia’s premier emergency management conference and exhibition – AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, which takes place at the Perth

We live in an age where “clean” doesn’t necessarily mean safe. SC-14 is an all-purpose cleaning and degreasing agent which not only removes dirt, grease and grime – but also cleans away contaminants and carcinogens. It has been specially formulated to

Nineteen people have died and 65 injured, some critical, in a high-speed bus crash in Hong Kong, in one of the city's worst traffic disasters in recent years. The incident occurred on Saturday 10th February. Hong Kong's worst road traffic accident

Sunday 11 February in Brisbane saw a severe lightning storm hit the Queensland capital. More than 265,00 lightning strikes were recorded bringing down 500 power lines and leaving 135,000 homes without power. Emergency services were stretched to the limit answering 1000s of

The International Aerial Firefighting Award is presented annually to recognise a significant contribution by an individual or organisation to aerial firefighting. Aiming to honour diligence, dedication and conscientiousness in aerial firefighting, the Award was inaugurated in honour of the late Walt

Taiwan has suffered a strong earthquake leading to at least two people being killed and more than more than 200 injured report officials. The tremor measuring 6.4-magnitude struck on 6 February at 23:50 local time 12 miles off the island's east coast. A

The Chief Executive of the British Safety Council will explore the nature of wellbeing at work at the Global HSE Conference in Kuwait. Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, will be a keynote speaker at the Global HSE

Monday 21st - Tuesday 22nd May 2018 & Wednesday 23rd May 2018 at The Star, Gold Coast, Queensland. Australia and New Zealand Search and Rescue, Disaster and Emergency Management are pleased to announce that the majority of exhibition space has now been sold and

Everything will revolve around interconnected technology and teamwork at At INTERSCHUTZ 2020. For the first time, the world's leading trade fair for the fire and rescue services, civil protection, safety and security will run under an overall motto to feature

Survitec has been awarded the contract to provide rescue boats and safety equipment for a number of new Ponant cruise vessels set to be delivered in 2018. The 10,000 gross ton expedition ships will be designed and constructed by Norwegian-based VARD.

Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) is looking for conference speakers, and we need you to help us locate the experts! We invite you, your colleagues or employees to lodge a submission for Fire Australia 2018. We are looking for speakers

Kidde continues to innovate to meet the evolving requirements of the Australian fire industry. As we continue to drive innovation and provide solutions that fit Australian conditions and stringent Australian Standards, the team are excited to soon be delivering a

The call for abstracts deadline for Australasia’s largest emergency management conference and exhibition, AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, has been extended to the 19th February. AFAC18 will be held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, from the 5th to 8th

FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial and industrial property insurers, today released new research on oxygen reduction systems, finding them a potentially adequate fire protection method for certain well-sealed, unoccupied spaces. Oxygen reduction systems (ORS) stream nitrogen into the

  There are only 3 days remaining to apply to share your research, knowledge and experience with your peers at the: 7th Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference 21 - 22 May 2018 The Star, Gold Coast, QLD OR 4th Australian & New

Customers from the UK and overseas will be able to access the products and services offered by cabling leader AEI Cables more quickly and easily after the company partnered with an industrial supply chain management service. AEI Cables serves key markets

The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) was founded on 15th April 1998. This year the organisation will celebrate its 20th anniversary for the week between 9th and 15th April 2018. The organisers are keen for everybody to join in. The idea

TRIGEN Automotive, a division of HOPE Technik specialising in the manufacture of special function vehicles, including four generations of the iconic Singapore Red Rhino Light Fire Attack Vehicle, has recently rolled out one of its largest firefighting vehicles to date

Code 3®, Inc., a leading manufacturer and developer of light and sound emergency products, today announced the launch of the new multifunctional Outliner™ perimeter bar. Combining power and a sleek design, Code 3’s unique Outliner perimeter bar is designed to conform

The Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM) - was established on 12 April 1988. The medal recognises distinguished service by a member of an Australian fire service. It is awarded to paid and volunteer members. This Australia day 32 Firefighters (listed below)

The event is being held from Monday 21 May - Tuesday 22 May 2018 at The Star, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The 2018 conference program will include a wide range of topics, including leadership during emergencies, crisis management, corporate social responsibility, lessons learned,

A bushfire burning through Pilliga Forest in New South Wales, Australia, has burned nearly 594 square kilometers (229 square miles). The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite acquired this image of the fire on January 22, 2018. The natural-color image shows two

37 people have been killed and over 70 injured, some critically after a fire at a hospital in South Korea. The fire at the Sejong Hospital is the worst for South Korea in terms of fatalities in the last ten years

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