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Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service deploys ESN-ready mobile communications solution

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service is set to be an early adopter of the new Emergency Services Network (ESN) with the deployment of a Mobile Data Terminal (MDT) solution across its fleet of 66 vehicles using Panasonic TOUGHBOOK devices and…

Lind Equipment launches revolutionary Beacon360 Torch handlamp

Lind Equipment, a ten-time innovation award-winning company is proud to announce the launch of the newest heavy-duty work light, the Beacon360 Torch battery operated handlamp. This product produces bright, white light in four unique lighting modes while encased in an…

£1m pipeline helps fire and security firm celebrate 20th anniversary

East Midlands based fire and security installation and maintenance company Tecserv UK has revealed it is optimistic of achieving its year-end targets having secured a forward order book of over £1m heading into 2021. The company, which is privately owned,…

Warringtonfire appoints Kevin LaMalva as US lead

London, UK – February 23, 2021 – Warringtonfire, part of the Element Materials Technology Group, has appointed Kevin LaMalva to lead the US fire-engineering consultancy division as it expands into the region. Kevin has over 13 years of experience as…

A new era of testing and certification for the construction industry

As the Grenfell Inquiry continues to unearth key learnings with regard to the inadequate testing and certification of building products, particularly in relation to fire integrity solutions, the formation of the new National Construction Products Regulator is a welcome, and…

AEI Cables sends out message on Category 3 Control fire performance cables

Specialist AEI Cables has sent out a message to the supply chain highlighting the need to use only approved cabling in critical signal and control equipment following the announcement of a revised version of the Code of Practice covering these…

Advanced appoints Amanda Hope as UK Fire Business Development Manager

Fire-protection solutions company Advanced has appointed Amanda Hope to drive its growth strategy in key sectors. Over the past 20 years, Amanda has helped implement Advanced’s fire-protection solutions at some of the UK’s most prestigious and high-profile sites, including the…

Hyfire appoints Tom Crane as Business Unit Director

Global wireless fire-detection and alarm devices leader, Hyfire, a Halma plc company, has appointed Tom Crane as Business Unit Director, responsible for overseeing future growth of the business and managing its nationwide sales team in the UK and Ireland. Tom,…

Burning bins to get high: the return of Britain’s most stupid craze

Every few years the ridiculous urban legend of burning bins to get high comes back round again, and with lockdown boredom on the rise it seems that Britain’s most stupid are back in town. According to waste removal specialists Divert.co.uk,…

Meet the team striving to protect you and your home

Prevention is better than cure – an old saying that is very fitting for Kent’s modern-day fire service, which strives to prevent fires and other emergencies from happening in the first place. In the last two years alone, Kent Fire…

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