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Emergency One group secures export of electric fire appliance to France

Emergency One UK Ltd is celebrating following a contract with Hérault Fire Service to supply its innovative electric fire appliances and further the net zero goals for the French fire service. Scottish Government Minister for Business Ivan McKee met with…

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 ongoing research with the University of Central Lancashire,…

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 recording a video readthrough of The Wolf Was Not Sleeping, a heart-warming children’s story from The Fire Fighters Charity and children’s author Avril McDonald. Gifted…

Ullapool welcomes its first female firefighters

Ullapool Fire Station has welcomed its first female firefighters. The four women have joined the Service as part of the on-call workforce. The Station operates with a staff of 20, and now 20% of their number is female. The four…

21st International Water Mist Conference – Conference webpage online

The conference webpage for the 21st International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) is online. The event – which is being organized by the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) – will take place in Madrid, Spain, on 9 and 10 November at…

Advanced expands sales team to accelerate UK growth

Fire protection solutions company Advanced, has appointed Iain Stevenson to drive further growth in South-East England. Iain joins the company with over 26 years’ fire-industry experience, having worked as a commissioning engineer on a wide range of high-profile projects in…

Momentum gaining for INTERSCHUTZ 2022!

After a seven-year wait the countdown has begun for INTERSCHUTZ 2022. With 39 days until the doors open on the world’s largest Fire Protection and Civil Defence event, we want to share some highlights with you: USA Partner Day Designed…

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 operational firefighter and FBU member Brendan Woodhouse, who volunteers in saving refugees at sea, and to Member of Parliament and former shadow chancellor John McDonnell.…

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 – by role playing a blaze at a chemical storage facility. Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) last week hosted a multi-agency exercise…

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 Fighters Charity in her husband’s memory, after he died suddenly while at work. Nikki Haxton-Jones’ firefighter husband, Danny, passed away in July 2017, despite his…

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