Two deadly fires in India’s Covid-19 hospitals kill 11 and 8 respectively while injuring many more

Deadly fire one, at coronavirus facility in south India At least 11 coronavirus patients were killed early on Saturday (08 Aug) by a fire at a southern Indian hotel being used as…

Rescuers shaken by Air India Express disaster at Kozhikode airport

Indian authorities had practised for years to deal with a jet overshooting the “table-top” runway at Kozhikode airport, but locals were not prepared for the real thing. The Air India Express plane crashed off the runway and down a 10m…

New RFC POLY Extinguishing Systems

High-performance fire extinguishers with CAFS technology for the critical initial minutes Under Rosenbauer Firefighting Components a new series of RFC POLY extinguishing systems with integrated CAFS (Compressed Air Foam Systems) is presented. The extremely versatile systems (poly = Greek for…

A comprehensive approach to Façade Fire Mitigation – Free webinar series

International experts from Intertek, Warringtonfire, Siderise, BRE, Design Confidence, RICS, Saint Gobain, WSP and many more are joining hands for a virtual best practice approach to Façade Fire Mitigation. Presented in a series of four Modules the initiative is supported…

Fire Protection Solutions for the EN54 World – a free webinar from FireStream

On 7 th September 2020 fire protection solutions manufacturer, Advanced, is presenting a free webinar on the versatile features and benefits of its EN54-approved range of fire system products.  Axis EN: The high-performing fire system approved to EN54 will be…

Patol appoints new Sales Director

The next stage in the development of Patol as the leading specialist in industrial fire safety equipment and systems has been announced with the appointment of Iain Cumner as Sales Director. 52-year-old Iain joins the business with extensive experience in…

Two Arizona Animal Rescue Organizations deploying PHOS-CHEK ® Fire Retardant as defense against nearby wildfires

A novel approach to proactive protection seen as ‘next step’ in creating defensible Space for animals that must Shelter-in-Place Perimeter Solutions announced that two of central Arizona’s best-known animal rescue organizations are employing a new approach to protecting their facilities…

Sheikh Hamdan pays tribute as one firefighter dies tackling a warehouse fire at Dubai Investment Park

Sheikh Hamdan pays tribute as one firefighter dies tackling a warehouse fire at Dubai Investment Park A fire broke out in two warehouses at Dubai Investment Park on Tuesday 28th July. While the blaze was brought under control, one firefighter,…

Mavili Free Global Webinars Started!

Mavili Elektronik A.Ş., which has been developing products and services in the field of fire and gas detection systems since 1987. It has rolled up its sleeves to organize online training sessions in English on fire and gas detection systems,…

Early fire detection with TITANUS® Air Sampling Smoke Detectors from WAGNER

Detect fires early, with no false alarms Every second counts where fire is concerned. The faster a fire is detected, the faster action can be taken in order to prevent more serious damage. The head start that WAGNER’S TITANUS® air…

Kochek and AWG team up to deliver outstanding valve quality

Kochek Company, LLC has announced its new alliance with AWG Fittings GmbH. The two companies have partnered to provide Kochek loose equipment dealers with the superior performance and reliability for which AWG valves are known throughout the industry. As Kochek’s…

Command Light launches virtual Light Tower demo

Command Light, a leader in emergency lighting, has launched a light tower demo that lets departments operate a virtual tower, along with its standard controller, allowing users to illuminate a 360-degree scene and operate the many functions of a Command…

Tribute to David Sugden

It is with great sadness that the ASFP announces that passive fire protection industry stalwart David Sugden passed away on 27 July, following a short battle with pancreatic cancer. David served the industry for more than 50 years, providing forthright…

Explosion in Japanese restaurant kills 1 and injures 17

Local media reports one person died, and 17 others injured in an explosion at a restaurant in Japan’s Fukushima prefecture on Thursday morning (Jul 30). Police said the blast occurred shortly before 9am local time. The Japanese public broadcaster reported…

Postponement: Next REAS from 8 to 10 October 2021

Due to the ongoing uncertain situation around the Covid-19 pandemic, the 20th edition of REAS powered by INTERSCHUTZ has to be postponed by one year. The trade fair for rescue, fire fighting, disaster relief and security in Montichiari, Italy, will…

ECOPOL F, a new eco friendly and efficient Class A foam concentrate for wildland fires

Wildland fire incidents Managing wildland fires is more important than ever because over the last few decades, the wildland fire management environment has profoundly changed: longer fire seasons, bigger fires and more acres burned on average each year, more extreme…

Five scary statistics of fire safety in factories

Fires in the workplace have the potential to injure employees, damage worksites, and completely disrupt operations. Despite this, many employers fail to take the threat of workplace fires seriously. Worksites with large scale mechanical and electrical processes such as factories…

Overwatch Imaging TK-9 Earthwatch Airborne Sensor integrated with Northrop Grumman Firebird aircraft

Automated wide-area multispectral search sensor with adaptable AI software increases mission flexibility of the innovative optionally piloted aircraft Overwatch Imaging, a leader in automated airborne imaging systems for piloted and unmanned aircraft, has successfully completed integration and flight testing with…

New dates announced for the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference

dmg events, organiser of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), and with the support of its strategic partner and host, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), has announced that the ADIPEC Strategic and Technical Conference will…

Unifire AB develops a jaw-dropping fire fighting robot to protect weather decks on RoRo ships in the near future

As seen in the video, the system dynamically detects, follows, and suppresses fires in real time. It automatically turns the water on when fire is detected, and shuts the water off when it has been extinguished. The tests were conducted…

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