UK Fire magazine Issue 3 – November 2018

CE marked cast in fire collar installed in concrete frame.
The benefits of using CE-marked penetration-sealing systems

Keith Wells, Quelfire Managing Director, looks at why CE marking of fire collars can help…

The CPCC structural coat and trouser are based on Bristol Uniforms’ XFlex range.
Dressed for success

When Hereford and Worcester FRS needed to replace their PPE stock earlier this year, they…

DeCon Wipe – A simple solution to firefighter safety, welfare and hygiene on scene

The recognition of carcinogens remaining on personal protective equipment (PPE) has resulted in a structured…

Without conducting a proper risk assessment the probability of a bus fire increases.
Fire protection of electric and hybrid vehicles

More and more vehicles on our roads are electric or hybrid vehicles (EV and HEV)…

Always have downstream backup. All too often we rely on a single person with a throwline.
Keeping safe while working in flood events

I recently had a participant on a water-rescue programme who had worked with a rescue…

SAPPHIRE PLUS delivers a container pressure of 70 bar – a substantial increase from traditional SAPPHIRE systems
Following the SAPPHIRE PLUS launch earlier this year, UK Fire catches up with Alan Elder…
The headline picture accompanying my article was the principle reason for so many views.
Airbag deployment during extrication

I have made a point of asking the question: ‘What is the most likely thing…

Diagram of a mechanically ventilated smoke shaft system in a residential block.
Smoke and mirrors

Smoke shafts are simple, yet effective, ventilation systems that help maintain tenable conditions in common…

Emphasising national operational learning.
Operational guidance fit for a digital world

It’s been a year since the launch of the new National Operational Guidance (NOG) website.…

Standing at 12m high, consisting of three floors and six flights of stairs, this is the British Firefighter Challenge Tower facing our competitors.
British Firefighter Challenge 2018

The British Firefighter Challenge (BFC) 2018 took centre stage in one of the UK’s most…

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