UK Fire magazine – Issue 14 – August 2021

Fire services can visualise resource and demand and analyse the impact of changes.
Optimising emergency response with location intelligence

Geographic information is a vital strategic and operational resource for helping fire and rescue services…

Before you begin searching for your optimum personal flashlight, you must pin down what you require the light for and how much versatility you need.
Let’s get personal

A key factor when choosing a personal flashlight for firefighting is versatility – from brightness…

Is this what success should look like?
The non-fire triangle: how a return to principles can improve fire safety

The reporting of the proceedings of the Grenfell Inquiry, led by Sir Martin Moore-Bick, only…

MSA Bristol central cutting unit.
Creating and maintaining quality PPE

Good firefighter PPE offers excellent protection from heat, flame, flashovers, particulates, water ingress and blood-borne…

Radnor Park multi-storey towers.
Clydebank Housing Association utilise Aico’s innovative technology

Clydebank Housing Association is utilising Aico’s 3000 Series and 600 Series detectors as well as…

Fig. 3: Water motor with proportioning pump.
Use of foam for firefighting in tank farms of the oil and petrochemical industry – Part 2

Part One of this article described the typical incident scenarios at tank farm fires and…

Firemaster 3 gloves in use with Nottinghamshire FRS.
Hand protection that is up to the task

The modern firefighter needs gloves that are made for the job they are tasked to…

Engaging a qualified and competent fire engineer helps to ensure statutory compliance and provides guidance to meet international best practice throughout a building’s life cycle.
The role of an expert witness

The consequences of fire can impact on a project or within the wider built environment…

This demonstrator Z-Class Z6 features a 770bhp Scania DC16 Euro 6 V8 diesel engine with an optional rear-steering axle, the Z-Cab AiR crew safety cabin with optional bus-style doors with seating for the driver plus five crew and the optional 20m Z-Attack HRET. It carries 13,500 litres of water, 1,700 litres of foam plus 250kg DCP.
The new Ziegler Z-Class makes its UK debut supporting the G7 summit at Cornwall Airport Newquay

In June 2021 the County of Cornwall hosted the G7 summit of world leaders. Cornwall…

The Grenfell fire has placed all high-rise buildings in the spotlight. It is up to the fire industry to restore the faith of residents and the wider public.
As we rebuild trust in the post-Grenfell area, experts are more important than ever

On the morning of 14 June 2017, the fire industry and the construction sector were…

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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