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Fire safety package addresses almost £50 million of farm losses 

Farms and other agricultural environments can help ensure that livestock and assets are protected from fire following the launch of a dedicated package by fire-detection specialists Patol. Every year in the UK some 1,700 farm buildings are destroyed by fire.1…

Improving outcomes for the UK Fire and Rescue Services using foams

The largest fire seen in the Humberside area for many years was controlled and extinguished with FREEGEN SF-LV, a fluorine-free, solvent-free and low-viscosity firefighting foam concentrate. The Thompson Plastic factory fire in the Bridgewood area of Hessle, Hull involved more…

Hazmat 2022 – Leading hazmat event returns for 13th year

The ‘premier hazmat event’ is back for 2022, taking place from 18 to 19 May 2022 at the Crowne Plaza, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK with a packed programme to educate and inform fire-protection and firefighting professionals involved in chemical incident response.  Now…

A world first for Land’s End Airport

Land’s End Airport Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) in Cornwall have taken delivery of the first Toyota Hilux 6×6 aviation, rescue and firefighting vehicle. Based on a purpose-built Prospeed 6×6 chassis with a Terberg DTS Fire & Rescue ‘TACR 4’…

Tio Fire Safety – Delivering UK first with revolutionary digital logbook

The paper fire logbook, a critical link in the safety of millions of UK buildings has been updated and made fit for modern safety, facilities and compliance professionals with the launch of the revolutionary digital fire logbook from Tio Fire…

Yorkshire Ambulance Service delivers emergency care with Getac’s V110 convertible notebook

When Yorkshire Ambulance Service’s (YAS) existing rugged devices recently came to the end of their working life, staff from across the organisation overwhelmingly chose Getac’s V110 fully rugged convertible notebook to replace them. Read on to find out why… Ambulance…

Northumberland FRS invests in Dräger’s new PSS AirBoss SCBA

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NRFS) has become the first UK Fire Service to invest in Dräger’s new AirBoss Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) with Telemetry, as it looks to provide its firefighters with the most advanced fire-safety equipment on…

IoT and fire

Industry professionals will be acutely aware of the importance of good information when preventing and tackling fires. To coordinate safe and appropriate responses, we will become increasingly reliant on data-harvesting technologies to give better insights into the challenges of fire…

From runway lights to blue lights

It’s always hard starting a new job, especially when your old one involves travelling to some of the most beautiful places in the world. But when the pandemic grounded the travel industry, former cabin crew Laura Maguire began to think…

Kurt Vollmacher – A personal passion

As a small child, I lived in a street where eight firefighters also had their homes. At the age of five, I went with them to the fire station. I got my own uniform and was allowed to ride along…

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