UK fire and rescue services adopt Dräger’s fire escape hood to protect victims from toxic smoke

Standards are being set with fire and rescue services in the UK adopting escape hoods to protect trapped and injured people from toxic smoke during evacuation at fires. Latest figures show in the year 2017/2018 firefighters attended 717,890 incidents in…

Fire escape hood Parat 5500 now in a flame-retardant holster

The fire escape hood Parat 5500 is now available in a flame-retardant holster constructed from aramid material as the variant PARAT 5550. The holster, which was specially developed for fire rescue teams, in combination with the fire escape hood is…

No Deployment without Communication

Due to the often perilous surroundings and the limited air supplies during deployments with self-contained breathing apparatus, time quickly becomes a critical factor, which can decide between life and death. Communication between firefighters must therefore be clear and quick.  Training…

Helmet HPS 7000: materials can do the difference

General firefighting interventions mean sometimes a such high risk that personal protection equipment selection is a crucial decision -every day- for the professional people in the emergency tasks. Find out about fire fighters in volunteering fire fighters in Sacavem, Lisboa,…

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