UK Fire magazine Archive – Issue 12 – February 2021

Image courtesy of Martin Sugarman, AJEX Archivist. The Errington plaque was funded and organised by Jerry Klinger of the Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation, Martin Sugarman of Stamford Hill and the Hackney branch of AJEX, of which Harry Errington was a member.
Jewish George Cross hero receives remembrance plaque

Harry Ehrengott was born into a poor Soho immigrant Jewish family in Poland Street on…

Firefighters from Lancashire Fire and Rescue were the first to be trained as volunteer vaccinators.
NFCC continues to support FRSs through Covid vaccination

On Friday, 31 January 2020, the first case of Covid-19 was confirmed in the UK.…

AGILE is an innovative fabric for structural firefighting PPE that provides exceptional protection at an ultra-low weight.
Hainsworth Protective Fabrics – Introducing the next generation of PPE

Hainsworth Protective Fabrics have released their latest innovative technology, AGILE – a lighter-weight textile for…

The coronavirus pandemic has shown how pragmatic safety management can be.
Spinning plates

The fire-safety industry recognises Fire and Rescue Services have multiple responsibilities when it comes to…

Aerial view of cargo in storage.
Enhancing the safety of vehicle and machinery operations at DP World London Gateway Port

‘Almost one million containers pass through our port each year,’ says Neil Bellinger, workshop and…

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus from Dräger.
Pandemic PPE

In this article Brian Hesler, Consultant and Specialist Advisor at Draeger Safety UK discusses the…

Mr Jerry Rodgers (centre in black), Rescue Captain, Charlotte Fire Department, NC, USA conducting close-quarter J-Turns during training in Tasmania.
Challenges of Continuous Professional Development for on-water and flood search and rescue using small rescue craft

Researching Continuous Professional Development for conducting water and flood search and rescue (SAR) using small…

Wireless devices can be the ideal solution for all fire systems in high-rise residential buildings in the UK.
Wireless can overcome the challenges of unsafe cladding

Over three years after the Grenfell Tower fire, the fallout is still rarely out of…

Andy Elliott was one of the first on scene at the 308km2 Valley Fire in California in 2015 where 1955 structures were destroyed.
Wildfire research – from the ground up

Having worked for many years in both land management and the fire and rescue service…

The question of who will pay for remedial works remains open.
Fire safety law: where are we now?

Over three and a half years since the tragedy at Grenfell, the new fire safety…

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