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Reporting for duty: New Norfolk firefighters finish their training

More than 20 extra firefighters are reporting for duty this week following a recruitment drive to fill on-call vacancies across Norfolk. Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service is still searching for more new potential recruits to join them in helping to keep…

Safety First company puts young people first

Northumberland charity, Leading Link is creating exciting opportunities for the young people of South East Northumberland thanks to help from one of the industry’s leaders in the fields of medical and safety technology. Draeger UK & Ireland based in Blyth…

Shropshire’s Fire and Rescue Service Expertise

Shropshire’s expertise for having one of the best run “on call” firefighter operations in the UK has been highlighted at a national conference.

Fire Officer, Group Manager Jon Temple and Watch Manager Tony Talbot showcased how Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service manages the Retained Duty System which employs 343 on-call firefighters who operate out of 22 of the county’s fire stations, most of them rural.

They add to Shropshire’s firefighting force of more than 500, including wholetime firefighters employed full time at fire stations in Telford, Wellington and Shrewsbury where populations are higher.

They were speaking to over 200 delegates from 44 fire and rescue services from across the country at the National Fire Chiefs Council conference in Hinckley Leicestershire this week.

Horbury Property Services’ Team secures further accreditations

The Horbury Property Services team has added to its list of accolades with two staff becoming BM TRADA Q-Mark Fire Door Maintenance accredited and four members of the team successfully completing their FDIS Diploma in fire door inspection. The Q-Mark…

San Francisco Fire Department tackle large fire on Union Street

On 03-17-2018, at 1924 hours, the San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) responded to a dispatched call of a reported fire at 659 Union Street. Engine 28 arrived on scene at 1925 hours (refer to NFPA 1710 for response time guidelines)…

C-TEC at The Fire Safety Event

C-TEC is exhibiting at The Fire Safety Event. Featuring free-to-attend CPD-accredited fire safety seminars, 30 exhibitors and the fire industry’s latest innovations, the show will be held at Birmingham’s NEC (10-12 April). C-TEC will be showcasing its new CAST addressable fire alarm system, its new EN54-23 certified high-performance visual…

A Swift Opening for South Yorkshire’s Innovative Combined Fire and Police Station

Following the announcement last year by the Government for closer integration in the way the police, fire and rescue services work together, South Yorkshire have recently opened the County’s first joint fire and police station. Key to maximising speed of…

Scott Safety

Stand B69 – Award Winning Scott Sight on show at ESS 2017
At this year’s Emergency Services Show Scott Safety will be proudly demonstrating their award winning Scott Sight, the world’s first in-mask thermal intelligence system. As a firefighting industry first, Scott Sight is paving the road on which others will follow. This ground-breaking technology enables firefighters to have a clear, unobstructed view of their surroundings whilst also keeping a hands-free image in view at all times. Winner of the Popular Science award and most recently nominated for the German Design Award for ‘Excellent Product Design’.

Armadillo Merino

Stand D78 – How can you develop an effective PPE layering system without considering the next to the skin layer?
Your skin covers about 2m² and is your body’s most sensorial organ detecting pressure, pain, heat, cold and greatly influencing your sense of wellbeing.

Bristol Uniforms

Stand A70 – Bristol Uniforms, a global leader in the design and manufacture of protective clothing for emergency services, is set to reveal the full range of PPE selected for the ground-breaking Collaborative Procurement Framework at this year’s Emergency Services Show.

UK Fire is a quarterly journal specific to the UK Fire market dedicated to both fire protection and firefighting. The editorial features are written by industry experts and comprise a unique blend focussing on the latest technology, training methods and equipment as well as highlighting sector specific issues from around the region. Regular product and company profiles, events updates and news make UK Fire the first choice read for fire protection and firefighting professionals.

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