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Can firefighters trust compartmentation?
This article discusses whether firefighters can, truly, trust compartmentation. It is based on two separate conversations conducted by Quelfire with Steve McGuirk and Guy Doyle.  Steve McGuirk Guy Doyle An overview  During the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, individual firefighters were praised…
How to find a good watermist system manufacturer
As with anything you acquire, you want to make sure you have a good product. And especially when it comes to fire protection – something that in an emergency shall protect nothing less than lives, properties and jobs – you…
Reducing PFAS levels in firefighters by blood and plasma donation
Historically firefighters have been occupationally exposed to perfluoroalkyl substances such as PFOS, PFHxS and PFOA in AFFF firefighting foams. Many have subsequently been found to have high blood levels of these PFAS molecules. A recent landmark study1 has shown that…
Unlocking Opportunities Together

Emergency Services around the world need an upgrade. The solution is global – Global Emergency Services Action. GESA was founded in 2020…by a group of leading companies and consultants in the Emergency Services sector working on Emergency Services from around…

Cradlepoint – Download your free copy of ‘A guide to Mobile Solutions for Emergency Services Vehicles’

To download your free copy of the guide simply click here. Cradlepoint are at the forefront of exploring today’s connection, security and management needs for first responders with a guide to Mobile Solutions for Emergency Services Vehicles Mobile Solutions are…

Developing non-technical skills in emergency response
Training for emergency responders (ERs), specifically technical training, is centred around ensuring responders in the public and private sectors are safe, effective, competent and confident in their response to incidents. But what about skills that aren’t ‘technical’?  After reviewing training…
Watermist: from gap filler to stand-alone technology 
When watermist reappeared on the stage of fire protection in the late 1980s, it filled a gap that halon, after its phasing-out, had left. At that point, the research that had been carried out in Sweden since the mid-1970s had…
Outthink Wildfire – Part 2
Outthink Wildfire™ is a comprehensive strategy from the National Fire Protection Association that lays out five key policy changes that need to be made at the federal, state and local levels in the US to end wildfire destruction over the…
Speedings IllumiCare bag

The new IllumiCare bag sure adds another dimension to making Trauma Care bags stand out. With its unique illumination, which can be set to static or flashing, it definitely will glow at any accident scene. With the bag on your…

The Importance of Fire Doors and Inspections

A fire door acts just as any other door in normal service, but in a fire it takes on a critical role – to save lives and protect property. It does this by holding back the spread of fire and…

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