UK Fire magazine issue 2 – August 2018

Developing a safer future together

My role as Editor has provided the opportunity to broaden my fire-sector knowledge and the…

Missed opportunities

Some years ago, I had the privilege of sitting beside the then Home Secretary at…

The long road to safety

Last year I laid out three issues which I felt were crucial to improving fire…

Re-defining UK fire safety

So, one year on from the Grenfell Tower tragedy and after over 10 years of…

Substation fire – Choosing the correct transformers fluids is pivotal to the safety of the wider environment.
The growing threat of the world’s ageing transformer fleets

An underground fire which led to a partial evacuation at Newark Liberty International Airport on…

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Control use 118 Information to increase efficiency.
Aligned Assets – Reducing attendance time to business emergencies

The fragility of today’s economic climate has meant that businesses come and go at a…

The Edesix X-100 helmet-mounted camera accessory.
Body-worn cameras, decision making and our fire services

As the use of wearable cameras grows within the emergency services industry, Edesix provides an…

National Fire Chiefs Council – Establishment and Purpose

The National Fire Chiefs Council was formed in April 2017. This followed the announcement of…

The Emergency Services Show – Profile & Showcase

Full details of the expert-led, free seminar programmes running at this year’s Emergency Services Show, have been published on The programmes feature an impressive line-up of senior speakers from the international fire and rescue community, including representatives from the Federation of European Fire Associations (FEU), The Resilience Advisors Network, International Fire Chiefs and UK ISAR. There is a strong focus on collaboration and the efficiencies that can be achieved through data sharing and technology, whilst addressing head-on the health, safety and psychological needs of individual fire, rescue and call-centre staff when responding to incidents.

Understanding how stratification works in large spaces is key to understanding the placement of detectors.
Fire Industry Association research sheds light on detection of stratified smoke

Fire detection in large open spaces has often proved to be challenging. BS5839-1 provides clear…

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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