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New fire station for Worksop

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has submitted a planning application to Bassetlaw District Council for a new fire station in Worksop on the Vesuvius development site off Sandy Lane. The new building will replace the existing station on Eastgate, which…

Motorola Solutions Platinum Partner Radiocoms Systems Ltd secure five-year digital radio communications upgrade contract with Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service

London, February 2021: ‘Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service is ranked in the top three fire services in the country by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for Constabulary and Fire & Rescue services (HMICFRS) and strives for operational excellence combined with value for…

Hampshire firefighters join hospital’s intensive care unit

Firefighters have been deployed to work side-by-side with medics on the front line. Ten volunteers from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service have joined doctors and nurses at University Hospital Southampton’s (UHS) intensive care unit (ICU). They have been working long…

Fire Safety Forum – Global Approach to Fire and Life Safety

The Fire Safety Forum presented by the Institution of Fire Engineers, GCC UAE Branch announces revised dates. The CPD accredited Fire Safety Forum discusses technical insights and trends in the firefighting, building and fire-protection industries. It launches an international industry…

Firefighters urge people to ‘Keep sticking to the rules – Stop the Spread’

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service are urging communities across north Wales to stop the spread and help keep the region safe. As new, more contagious, variants of Covid-19 are identified, the region’s health board, emergency services and local authorities…

The Crisis Managers Innovation Network Europe

The Crisis Management Innovation Network Europe (CMINE) is an open, cooperative and inclusive information network for sharing information, experiences, best practice and lessons learned among individuals, crisis-management organisations, researcher entities, industry and policy makers throughout Europe and beyond. CMINE provides…

Siderise expands into Asia Pacific

Siderise is thrilled to announce the official opening of its new Asia Pacific office – marking a significant milestone in the company’s continued growth and demonstrating its commitment to the global discussions around passive fire safety. Siderise has over 45…

Fire Department Service Announcement – Bulletin #8: PFAS contamination at fire training sites, issued on 29 January 2021

States are taking action to determine PFAS contamination of fire training sites. Florida completed their firefighting foam survey in February 2020: ‘In 2018, DEP conducted a statewide survey of 45 certified fire training facilities. This survey gathered information regarding each…

Smart fire detection more viable than ‘Waking Watch’ during cladding crisis, says Hochiki Europe

Hochiki Europe is calling for a review of the uptake of ‘Waking Watches’ within the residential sector. The leading life-safety product manufacturer argues that local authorities and building owners should instead focus more on incorporating intelligent fire detection into at-risk…

The Fire Fighters Charity reaches £1,924 at halfway point of national challenge

A month-long charity campaign which aims to boost the nation’s health and wellbeing is now at its halfway point, with donations pouring in. Over the past two weeks, the Blue Light Get Active Challenge has tasked individuals with clocking up…

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