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Cancer – the current epidemic in the fire service

More firefighters have been diagnosed with cancer in the last two years than in the previous 10 years combined, and sadly, one in three firefighters will die of cancer. With a minimum of nine Group 1 carcinogens in all fire,…

Asian Fire Service Association – Bringing diversity and inclusion into the mix within fire and rescue services

The Asian Fire Service Association (AFSA) is an independent staff network and represents 40 fire and rescue services in the UK. AFSA is now 11 years old and continues to support fire and rescue services in terms of how they…

Oshkosh ARV – The all-new ‘ARV’ built on an all-wheel-drive commercial vehicle chassis

Oshkosh Airport Products, LCC chose the Inter Airport Europe 2019 trade show in Munich to showcase the latest addition to their class-leading range of aviation rescue and firefighting vehicles – the all-new ‘ARV’ built on an all-wheel-drive commercial vehicle chassis.…

UKFSC 2019 – a very good year

This year’s United Kingdom Firefighters Sailing Challenge (UKFSC) took place on 13–16 May with the largest entry of emergency services crews in its 16-year history. As the name suggests, UKFSC is a firefighter sporting event, and a great number of…

The Emergency Services Show – Successfully showcases emerging technology and learning

The Emergency Services Show, the UK’s largest event for the emergency services, attracted a growing number of overseas visitors (5% up on 2018) this year, as over 8,300 travelled to the NEC in September to discover emerging technologies and learn…

Partnership approach that delivers the best firefighter PPE

Hainsworth Technology has always taken the time to listen to firefighters and emergency service personnel around the world, with feedback acting as the driving force in developing cutting-edge fabrics that meet its evolving needs. When developing its refreshed identity earlier…

Cornish fire service upgrades mobile tablets to improve response times

‘I didn’t join the fire service to troubleshoot old tablet PCs,’ says Mark Goodfellow, Crew Manager at Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service. He spoke and it seems that the Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service listened. Ahead of this winter, the…

Recruitment drive sees hike in female firefighters

This is the next generation of firefighters who will be keeping the communities of Hampshire safe – and the number of women has increased by almost 900%. This follows a proactive campaign by Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) to…

XFlex – Bristol’s flagship range in structural firefighting PPE

Popular with firefighters around the world, it has accreditations from the European Standard of Certification (CEN) and the International Standards Organisation (ISO), and recently achieved re-accreditation from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) under the new standard NFPA 1971:2018 (Protective…

Crofton live-fire training building for Blue Light Hub

The new £14 million Blue Light Hub fire, police and ambulance campus in Milton Keynes features a live-fire training building designed and built by Crofton Engineering. The joint facility for Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Fire Authority, South Central Ambulance Service…

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