Special Report

M1 SCBA System from MSA Safety.
The evolution of SCBA – How innovation is improving safety

The biggest barrier to firefighter safety is undoubtedly smoke. The need to provide crews with…

The tragic incident at Grenfell proved inadequacies in the understanding of the certification process and approvals.
Grenfell: Has anything changed?

Approved Document B is the core fire-safety document underpinning our industry. Its full name is…

FireTreks – knowledge sharing with the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE)

For any industry, data and how we harness, process and share it is key to…

Darvaza gas crater in Turkmenistan known locally as the ‘Door to hell’ – it’s claimed that the crater was set alight to burn off the poisonous gasses in a ‘few days’ back in 1971.
FireTreks – the journey starts now

FireTreks was created to start a journey. Rainforests, deserts, volcanos, ice fields, salt flats, mountains,…

With a lookalike Greyfriars Bobby, pictured at the former Museum of Fire at Lauriston during the commemoration of the dog's death.
Veteran firefighter reflects on incredible 50-year career

When Dave Farries began his career as a firefighter, the Vietnam War was still raging,…

Queen Mary visits the factory in 1943.
Bristol Uniforms past and present

Today, Bristol Uniforms is a global leader in the design and manufacture of PPE for…

SAPPHIRE PLUS delivers a container pressure of 70 bar – a substantial increase from traditional SAPPHIRE systems
SAPPHIRE PLUS Launch
Following the SAPPHIRE PLUS launch earlier this year, UK Fire catches up with Alan Elder…
Fire Safe Europe’s campaign for European citizens to be safe from fire.
UK joins the club of countries with non-combustibility requirements for high-rise buildings

The start of October was marked by the announcement at the Conservative Party Conference 2018…

South Wales Water Rescue Team, during rapid-water extrication challenge.
SWFRS Bridgend retain UK Extrication title for the sixth time

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service Bridgend Extrication Team remain the very best in the…

East Sussex Fire Rescue Service in the aftermath of the major fire at Hasting Pier in 2010.
telent technology – Improved efficiency and reduced costs for East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service

East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service (ESFRS) had a bold vision for the future, but…

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