UK Fire magazine Issue 4 – February 2019

Scrutiny must deliver improvement

Phase 1 of the Grenfell Inquiry concluded on 12 December 2018. In a statement, Chairman…

Learning and leading

During my career in the Fire and Rescue Service I have seen many types of…

The FireMaster Cleanroom offers 2 hours fire resistance and allows for open-plan designs.
FireMaster Cleanroom – New fire curtain for cleanroom facilities

Despite fire and smoke curtains becoming increasingly popular fire-safety solutions for a wide range of…

Kussmaul Auto Eject Super 15.
Emergency Vehicle Products Ltd – Appointed as the exclusive distributor for Kussmaul Electronics Inc

EVP Ltd, offering a range of automotive and safety products for the emergency and utility…

The Royal Albert Hall, London.
Ensuring fire-system effectiveness in historic sites

The threat and consequences of fire in any building are serious, but historic structures pose…

RamFan EX50Li Battery Fan fitted with Rehab Misting System.
PPV fans – New technologies for improved health and safety

The benefits of PPV, both for active and passive purposes have been well known to…

A case study at a furniture retail warehouse in Slovakia showed that the Kingspan insurer-certified PIR-insulated panel cores did not propagate fire to areas remote from the flame impingement and allowed no spread of fire into the store.
From test to reality

Modern cladding approaches bring together a seemingly ever-increasing diversity of materials and components including fixings,…

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,…

A CFRS Vauxhall Grandland X Response Vehicle following completion of the in-house conversion.
Cornwall Fire and Rescue chooses the new Vauxhall Grandland X

Through their risk review process, Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) identified the need to…

Extended-coverage sprinkler with elongated water deflector specially designed for corridors.
Cheaper systems using extended-coverage sprinklers

Extended-coverage sprinkler technology dates back to the 1970s, and one of the most common applications…

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