Conference attendees led by FBU general secretary Matt Wrack and FBU president Ian Murray. (FBU and Mark Thomas)

Firefighters’ union to expand fire contaminants and disease work

The Fire Brigades Union has agreed at its annual conference (12 May) to expand its work on the effects of fire contaminants – toxic substances produced by fires – on firefighters. In…

TV presenter Nick Knowles supports firefighters’ families with video of heart-warming children’s story

TV presenter Nick Knowles has leant his support to the families of UK firefighters by…

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Ullapool welcomes its first female firefighters

Ullapool Fire Station has welcomed its first female firefighters. The four women have joined the…

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21st International Water Mist Conference – Conference webpage online

The conference webpage for the 21st International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) is online. The event…

Iain Stevenson - Advanced South East Sales Manager.
Advanced expands sales team to accelerate UK growth

Fire protection solutions company Advanced, has appointed Iain Stevenson to drive further growth in South-East…

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Momentum gaining for INTERSCHUTZ 2022!

After a seven-year wait the countdown has begun for INTERSCHUTZ 2022. With 39 days until…

FBU general secretary Matt Wrack, Brendan Woodhouse and FBU president Ian Murray. (FBU)
Fire Brigades Union awards medals to refugee-saving firefighter and John McDonnell

The Fire Brigades Union has made two new solidarity awards at its annual conference, to…

A simulated image of what a Petrochemical tanker fire can look like. (TWFRS)
Emergency services take part in major incident exercise simulating fire at chemical plant

Emergency services across the region have tested how they would respond to a major incident…

Nikki Haxton-Jones with daughter Olivia and son Harry. (Haxton-Jones family/The Fire Fighters Charity))
Kent mum raises more than £7,500 for The Fire Fighters Charity, in memory of firefighter husband

A Kent mum has dedicated the last five years to raising money for The Fire…

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Dräger launches compact UCF FireVista thermal imaging camera with one-touch operation

Dräger, an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology, has launched the…

The EnviroEcoWall house was set ablaze to test the new construction system. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Envirograf – A leading force in passive fire products

Established in 1983 by managing director Derek Ward, the Envirograf brand quickly evolved to become…

Streamlight’s Vulcan® 180 HAZ-LO® ATEX lantern has been certified for use in hazardous environments. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Streamlight – Turn to a higher power

Leading provider of high-performance lighting devices Streamlight Inc. explains the importance of professional lighting devices…

Example of where a trainer has annotated an incident with a HGV and EV. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Rescue-Sim – Implementing and adopting digital learning

Over the past 18 months and with the challenges Covid has brought, we have seen…

The engineered construction of the PRECISION Adjustable Frame makes the installation of riser doors up to 30% quicker. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Profab Access – Setting the standard for certification and compliance

Profab Access, a leading UK manufacturer of riser doors and access panel solutions for ceilings,…

Particulate blocking hoods in use with a European fire brigade.
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…

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