UK Fire Magazine – Issue 6 – August 2019

FIREX International 2019 saw a 4% increase in visitors from last year.
FIREX International 2019 records another successful event

The 2019 FIREX International, held on 18–20 June at ExCeL, London, was another enormous success.…

For vehicle stabilisation or building collapse, these adjustable engineered struts create a stable and safe area to work. Lumber would also work but requires more time and skill to build properly.
Disasters in the developed world

Spending much of the last 30 years involved directly or indirectly in the rescue-equipment business…

QuelStop HPE Sealant used around various service penetrations in QuelStop Fire Batt including a CPVC fire sprinkler pipe.
QuelStop – Intumescent HPE graphite sealant

Quelfire’s QuelStop Intumescent HPE Graphite Sealant is a high-expansion intumescent acrylic-based graphic sealant used to…

On completion, 22 Bishopsgate will become Western Europe’s second tallest building.
Advanced’s high-rise reputation sees it protect European landmark

Global fire-systems leader, Advanced, has been specified on another landmark tall building. Set to stand…

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…

4.25T Fiat Maxi Primemover. Lowers to the ground in just 6 seconds, fully demountable in 22 seconds.
Alfa Drop Box – Deliver innovative mobile training pods to Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service

Alfa Drop Box has designed and created the first Immersive Training Mobile pods for Staffordshire…

Protection of fire-suppression systems from cyber-attack needs to be urgently addressed.
Connection risk

In November 2013, computer hackers found their way into the computer systems of a major…

Aerial view of a large field fire in Little Marlow, July 2018.
Accurate addressing saves lives

We’ve all read about people not receiving a utility bill for many years because the…

This is what happens when a single socket is overloaded with plugs drawing current from many items of equipment.
The persistent face of electrical fires

Fires of electrical origin stubbornly continue to feature high in UK fire statistics with some…

Is the existing A and B plan still relevant?
Extrication Planning – Part 2

In the previous article we looked at the initial stages of extrication planning and focused…

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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