The benefits of DESMI onboard firefighting systems

In marine applications, DESMI’s FineFog™ Fixed Water-Based Firefighting systems offer a safe, low-pressure alternative. After…

Bristol’s social distancing sizing mat.
Fit for action

Roger Startin, Joint Managing Director of Bristol Uniforms, looks at the importance of high-quality, well-fitting…

London Fire Brigade has a fleet of 52 range extended electric BMW i3s and worked with the supplier to ensure they were fit for purpose.
Going carbon zero and social value a must for fire services

It has become abundantly clear that climate change will have an increasing impact on emergency…

EvacGo is the evacuation alert system from Advanced.
Fire safety for tall buildings: meeting BS 8629 with confidence

In the wake of the Grenfell tragedy, the fire industry had a duty to respond.…

LUKAS Spreader SP 300 E (2010-2014) of the first eDraulic generation in use.
Battery-powered rescue tools

‘This is much heavier than our previous equipment.’ ‘What do I do if I forget…

Fire dog Dexter working at a typical fire scene.
Canine assets

Since the first fire-investigation dog in the UK appeared in West Midlands Fire Service in…

Compartment walls and floors between dwellings.
Fire safety: building services penetrations

Fire safety, competency and the way we build post-Grenfell has become a major industry focus.…

Pressure rose within the crowd at the 2010 Love Parade, a free-access, electronic dance music festival and parade, where a crowd crush led to hundreds injured and over 20 dead.
Crowd source

Someday soon, crowds will once again be a defining feature of the human experience. When…

Firefighters extinguishing a fire in a realistic road accident training scenario with a Dräger Vehicle Fire training simulation.
The future of realistic firefighter training: balancing safety and protecting the environment

This article discusses how ‘realism’ has become one of the most important elements of modern…

Dafo’s Li-IonFire is specifically designed to prevent and suppress fire in EVs and HEVs.
Ensuring the safe operation of electric and hybrid electric vehicles

While the global transition towards a more sustainable environment, with increased use of renewable energy…

Founding members of the IFSS Coalition at the UN launch in Geneva July, 2018.
Global coalition launch standard on fire safety

More than three years after London’s Grenfell Tower cladding fire tragedy in June 2017, the…

Acetylene Cylinders [Size DA10].
Compressed and liquified gases

When Fire and Rescue Services are called to restore order at an industrial site, such…

Typical requirement needed to meet the standard
Scotland leads the way with new fire standards

On 18 September 2017, the Scottish government started a consultation process seeking to obtain views…

Removing the perceived admin burden may enable greater technology adoption.
Should UK firefighters think differently when it comes to drone use?

Numerous international case studies have highlighted the innovative use of drones to aid the tackling…

Kingfisher Care Home has new Comelit fire-detection systems installed.
Managing fire safety for all property requirements

Providing fire-detection systems for many facilities involves more than the best choice of products and…

Temporary Fire Alarm System: The Best option For Construction Sites?

Fires kill, injure and cause serious human suffering and financial loss every year in the…

Firefighting foam action in Wisconsin

Water contamination issues from PFAS are creating pressure on the fire service to make changes…

Occupational firefighter concerns on PFAS: What do Dockers® pants and the precautionary principle have to do with firefighting foams and firefighters?

Occupational firefighter concerns on PFAS: What do Dockers® pants and the precautionary principle have to…

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