UK Fire magazine issue 1 – May 2018

CommanderEDGE extinguishers secured by the Red Tubular Fire Extinguisher Stand.
CheckFire – Do you supply or maintain fire extinguishers?

Perhaps you may be looking to diversify into fire-extinguisher maintenance. If so, look no further……

Firefighters at Birmingham Airport wear TITAN 1260 fabric during a training exercise.
Hainsworth – Innovation, Quality, Heritage and Passion

It has been a busy few months at Hainsworth. Our protective-fabrics team has achieved a…

In recent years there has been a perceived change in the advice given to landlords and building owners on the design, specification and installation of fire-detection systems.
Life-safety legislation in HMOs – putting guidance into practice

There is a growing debate around fire safety within Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs). Richard…

The UK is leading the way in the provision of professional cleaning and maintenance.
A change of clothing

In recent years, the UK emergency services sector has changed significantly as roles and responsibilities…

High-line and rescue sled used across the river can be used to search difficult areas.
A focus on specialist rescue teams

Devon and Somerset Fire Rescue Service (DSFRS) now has three full Specialist Rescue Teams in…

Choose carefully…cabling for power is critical.
Working together for peace of mind

Disasters including Grenfell and high-rise fires in the UK and the Middle East have highlighted…

Descending the stairs using Excel chair.
What is an Evacuation Chair and do I need one?

The importance of businesses having access to an evacuation chair, and the right training to…

With the introduction of its Xenon range, Ballyclare signalled a new direction in the design and manufacture of multifunctional fire-and-rescue garments.
Ballyclare – Xenon points the way ahead for fire-and-rescue garments

With the introduction of its Xenon range, Ballyclare signalled a new direction in the design…

Rescue techniques have been devised based on safety and welfare with control measures achieved through prompt veterinary attendance.
Incidents involving animals – the crosscutter

Rescuing animals has always been an activity of the fire service, often attracting an element…

Fire-stopping around pipes penetrating through plasterboard partitions.
Trailblazer

In this article we look at why responsibility for breaches in compartmentation need to be…

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