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Aviva’s Hoxton Square offices. Technishield 65 EI30 single door with side screen and Technishield 65 EI30 screen Shoreditch edition Intermediate. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Specifying today’s office spaces with tomorrow’s fire-safety regulations in mind

There’s no doubt the Building Safety Act and Fire Safety Act are driving major improvements…

EE rapid response vehicles. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
ESN provides ultra-reliable connectivity and support for innovative applications

The Emergency Services Network (ESN) is built to robust mission-critical standards to guarantee high levels…

A fire and rescue service incident commander communicates his brief to first responders during an exercise. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Developing non-technical skills in emergency response
Training for emergency responders (ERs), specifically technical training, is centred around ensuring responders in the…
A canon suppression system following activation.
Insuring against rising fire risk

In recent years, insurers have seen fire risks and resulting insurance claims for commercial premises…

Figure 1: Positive corona charger associated with the mixing chamber.
Principle and application of aspirating smoke detectors (ASDs) with an innovative method for very early fire alarms – Part 1

From the earliest laser to particle-counting methods, air-sampling aspirating smoke detectors (ASDs) for very early…

Post electric vehicle fire: The EV being winched into a container for post extinguishment cooling and isolation. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Operational concerns involving electric and hybrid vehicles at vehicle-related incidents – Part 2

The true concern with these vehicles is not extrication but fire. We already have vehicles…

Bex Rowe; Emily Butler; Becky Hinchley; Nikki Upton and George Gilbert make preparations to leave for the mountains on their 10-day training in northern Sweden. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Antarctic Fire Angels: let’s get training!

Even though we’ve been preparing for the Antarctic the last few years, unfortunately we’ve had…

Ensuring that detectors are installed across your facility is an easy step to take to prevent warehouse fires. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Warehouse fires – a new era in risk mitigation

As demand for warehouse space continues to soar, thanks to increased e-commerce demand, Paul Waldeck,…

Group of firefighters testing equipment. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Manufacturing for diversity

A lack of diversity within the fire services has been a topic of growing importance…

Safe and controlled removal of the casualty utilising Paratech Bipod system and saviour stretcher. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Trench rescue: low-frequency but high-hazard incidents

Trench rescue incidents thankfully do not occur on a regular basis, but when they do…

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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