UK Fire magazine Archive – Issue 13 – May 2021

Cutting, spreading, lifting, pulling – the RIT tool can be used flexibly and in many application scenarios.
Weber Rescue Systems – Well prepared for every operation with the RIT tool

With the RIT tool, a versatile special device which is part of the E-FORCE series…

FlamePro has announced the launch of its new Valiant structural fire suit, designed to ensure firefighters no longer have to compromise between comfort and protection.
FlamePro – All fired up with the launch of Valiant – the first-of-its-kind fire kit

FlamePro, a British manufacturing specialist of life-saving garments for firefighters, has announced the launch of…

These days, Tiggi loves travelling with her friend, Louise. Here the pair are pictured on a small boat near the Antarctic.
Pork shoulders, fake motorways and ramping up the drama: my days reconstructing rescues for TV

Years of working with emergency-service crews on the BBC series 999 gave Tiggi Trethowan a…

Various interim fire-safety solutions are available to landlords who require a temporary change in building evacuation strategy.
Fire safety in buildings awaiting cladding replacement: waking watch vs fire-alarm system

Effectively supporting a temporary change of evacuation strategy from ‘stay put’ to ‘simultaneous evacuation’ requires…

The Aeraccess Hawker Q800X drone with the Flat Panel Gamma (FPG) detector from Arktis Radiation Detectors mounted underneath.
Making the initial RNe response safer… and faster

All of us take things for granted. The light turns on when you click the…

In 2016, Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam upgraded their firefighting trucks to help the airport to provide sustainable firefighting performance.
Lessons learned: Schiphol Airport transitions to fluorine-free foams

At Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam the firefighting brigade has to be ready to provide at…

The fire service should only use foam when it’s completely bio-degradable.
Embedding sustainable development goals in the DNA of Fire and Rescue Services
Fire & Rescue Services (FRS) organisations deliver complex services including fire-risk prevention, mitigation and incident…
International Professional Security Association (IPSA)

October 2020 witnessed the revolution of the oldest-established security-trade association in the UK. The new…

Where fire resistance is concerned, metal hinges are an obvious weak point in any timber door. Fitting a high-performance intumescent gasket will overcome this problem – here we see expanded MAP intumescent around a fire-rated hinge.
Intumescent materials – the vital technology in passive fire protection systems

They remain inert in normal conditions but expand to many times their dormant size to…

Fire Station within remote area of Scotland’s Highland and Islands.
Reflections of my time as HM Chief Inspector of Scottish Fire & Rescue Service

Having handed over the reins at the end of March to a new Chief Inspector,…

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