Brand new Fire Lab in the EIC (Engineering Innovation Centre) where students can carry out a variety of fire tests.
Fire Engineering – an opportunity for everyone

I left school after completing my A-levels and started work with the John Lewis Partnership…

Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Service.
Collaboration in action

Two years since the launch of the PPE Collaborative Procurement Framework, the roll-out of new…

Advanced’s MxPro fire systems protect London City Airport from the threat of fire.
Can your fire system do this?

Fire detection and alarm systems are increasingly complex and sophisticated, benefiting from cutting-edge digital technology.…

Water vapour from e-cigarettes can result in a false alarm.
Vaping – setting off alarm bells

Lee James, General Manager at Nittan Europe, looks at the impact of e-cigarette use on…

Calgary Fire Department – Newly formed Specialist Technical Rescue Team.
Investigating the technical rescue variations between the UK and US

Between 2017 and 2018 I was fortunate to be awarded the Winston Churchill Fellowship allowing…

Firefighting kit through the decades.
Partnership approach that delivers the best firefighter PPE

Hainsworth Technology has always taken the time to listen to firefighters and emergency service personnel…

Be a Firefighter workshop at the WFS training and development event in 2019.
Women in the Fire Service drive a movement for a more progressive fire and rescue service

Women in the Fire Service UK (WFS) is a non-profit organisation which has provided support…

The medical aspects of vehicle extrication is probably where we see the greatest international variance.
Is it time for a global approach to vehicle extrication?

Since the arrival of social media and the almost instantaneous exchange of thoughts, values and…

Search map.what3words.com/unit.pillow.culling.
The new addressing system helping UK emergency services

Emergencies can happen anywhere, from a wildfire in a park to an incident outside one…

NFPA leaders meet with fire and life safety influencers in Israel to discuss the importance of standards.
The value of standards development

Earlier this year, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) President and CEO Jim Pauley wrote a…

Cornwall FRS have installed fully portable tablets tailored to meet the rigorous demands of the Fire and Rescue Services.
Cornish fire service upgrades mobile tablets to improve response times

‘I didn’t join the fire service to troubleshoot old tablet PCs,’ says Mark Goodfellow, Crew…

Live video streaming from bodyworn cameras worn by first responders at the scene significantly enhances the situational awareness of command teams in charge.
Protecting the protectors: ensuring firefighter safety with live video

A new law, the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill, is currently passing in the…

Spotting The Small Print

The confusion of multi-sensor certification The almost all-round protection offered by multi-sensors makes them a…

The Petronas Twin Towers incorporates a unique evacuation strategy utilizing the sky bridge connecting the two towers.
Fundamentals of high-rise fire safety

We live in historic times – for the first time in human history, more than…

Figure 1: n-Heptane test fire in a 330mm square steel tray.
Development of tests to assess video flame and video smoke detectors

Video fire detectors are increasingly being used to detect fires in areas where traditional detectors…

Studies found coaching just one person has a positive impact on the wider team.
How can coaching profit both you and your organisation?

Put simply, coaching will assist you in the development of potential within your organisation, helping…

New connected tech such as body cams are set to help improve communication between rescue teams.
LTE to 5G: Future-proofed critical communications for public safety

Public-safety organisations have always relied on high-quality critical communication voice services, built on specialised technologies…

Although the exact cause of the fire at Notre Dame has yet to be determined, it appears to have started in the vicinity of refurbishment works.
Glasgow School of Art, Notre Dame… what next?

Fires occur all too often during refurbishment work – Notre Dame is a case in…

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