UK Fire magazine – Issue 14 – August 2021

Book Review – Catastrophe and Systemic Change

The Grenfell Tower tragedy was the worst residential fire in London since the Second World…

Comparing the two types of fire service TICs: Situational Awareness vs Decision Making.
Thermal imaging: breaking down the scan – Part 1

Firefighters must be trained to properly evaluate fire incidents based on training and by incorporating thermal…

Around 350,000 tourists visit HMS Belfast, the Royal Navy’s most significant surviving warship, each year.
System upgrade delivers ship-shape fire protection at HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast, the most significant surviving Royal Navy warship from the Second World War, has…

Emergency service workers in Norfolk frequently deal with incidents in rural areas, meaning quick and effective response is vital.
Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service boosts communication reliability in rural areas

Norfolk is one of the largest counties in the UK by area, while also being…

Burning tyres.
Minimising the risk: rubber and plastic fires

The global shift towards sustainability is seeing businesses continually search for alternative fuel sources, causing…

The smallest model available has a 500ml capacity to deal with smaller fires such as those caused by mobile phones at home or in the office.
The dilemmas faced with lithium battery fires – and how to extinguish them

With more lithium batteries in use than ever before, the risk of fires caused by…

Practical training of staff at a military hospital in Saudi Arabia.
Aspects of fire safety in the NHS

The combined efforts of multi-disciplined management involved in the tiered structure of fire-safety management within…

Major rail incidents – how prepared are you really?

It is true that rail travel globally is officially the second safest mode of transport…

Outthink Wildfire™ is a comprehensive strategy from NFPA that lays out five key policy changes that need to be made at the federal, state, and local levels in the US to end wildfire destruction over the next 30 years.
Outthink Wildfire – Part 1
A bold new plan from NFPA calls for ending the destruction of communities in the…

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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