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Compartment walls and floors between dwellings. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Can firefighters trust compartmentation?
This article discusses whether firefighters can, truly, trust compartmentation. It is based on two separate…
Streamlight’s Portable Scene Light II features a stackable bright light tower to further improve worker visibility. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Lighting for the market

As lighting technology continues to evolve, firefighting professionals worldwide rely on new advances in portable…

Lewis Oxley at the 16th International Water Mist Conference in Vienna. Image courtesy of IWMA / Jasmina Rachmanovic
How to find a good watermist system manufacturer
As with anything you acquire, you want to make sure you have a good product.…
Firefighters at work, demonstrating how soot and debris can build up. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Dräger’s ‘Health for the Firefighter’ survey results: what are firefighters’ primary health concerns?

As you’ll have seen hosted on the UK Fire website, Dräger, an international leader in…

Sika’s comprehensive range of passive fire protection solutions can restore the fire resistance of walls and floors disrupted by building joints, linear seals, cavity barriers or penetration services. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
The benefits of passive fire protection

Devising a firestopping strategy that can help contain and control the spread of fire is…

Real-time fire mapping of a small fire in Parkdale, Oregon. Drones can support early detection and rapid mapping of wildland fires before they grow too big. Image courtesy of TK-7, Overwatch Imaging
The future of fighting wildfires is drones

From California to Turkey to Australia, wildfires, also known as bushfires, are everywhere – and…

During a HazMat Demonstration day the team undertook exercises using the Alpha Geo Sniffer 4D. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
London Fire Brigade drone capability – from inception to the future

From December 2017 to September 2018 the London Fire Brigade investigated and implemented a drone…

Other building types are not covered by the change to sprinkler requirements. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
One rule for one, and one for another

A fire that tore through the Cube high-rise student accommodation in 2019 is a stark…

VCA Ltd Succession Pathways Flow-Chart: An example of Best Practice Image courtesy of the VCA Ltd Succession Pathways System Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Promotions in the FRS – a blueprint for success

The HMICFRS inspections of the last four years have highlighted areas that many fire and…

Close up of Dräger’s FireGround accountability system. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Counting on accountability 

Accountability is considered in a broad range of contexts relating to firefighter safety. In this…

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