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Private tenants lose out in safety stakes

Recharge – a new report on Northern Ireland’s homes, by leading safety charity Electrical Safety First – found private tenants had less protection from electrical risk than in other parts of the…

Global Fire Equipment appoints new Technical Support Engineer for the Indian subcontinent, Sri Lanka, South East Asia and the Middle East

Leading European-based fire-detection manufacturer, Global Fire Equipment (GFE), has appointed Sudeep Dalvi as Technical Support Engineer to cater for the company’s growing customer base in the Indian subcontinent, Sri Lanka, South East Asia and the Middle East. Sudeep will be…

FRNSW places second order for XFlex PPE

Following the successful delivery of more than 5,000 sets of high-qualitystructural firefighting PPE from specialist manufacturer MSA Bristol and itsAustralian distributor Pac Fire, Fire & Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW)continue with their rollout and expect to have an additional 5,000…

Control Room Awards 2021 nominations open. (APD Communications)

Awards will give families unique insight into work of control-room heroes during unprecedented year

Control-room heroes can share their achievements with their families during a prestigious virtual awards event recognising their vital service to the public during a year of unprecedented challenges. Nominations for the fourth annual APD Control Room Awards are now open,…

Hytera shines the spotlight on emergency service front-line workers at BAPCO Online 2021

Hytera, an official BAPCO Gold Member, is delighted to be part of this year’s BAPCO Online Event (2–4 March 2021). This virtual event promises to provide an experience for the critical communications sector like no other, bringing the convenience of…

Uzair and Obi – a dynamic duo on the Covid front line

Firefighter Uzair is usually found with his White Watch colleagues at Hillingdon, but having volunteered to work with London Ambulance Service, he’s made a new friend for life in the shape of paramedic Obi. They deserve an entire buddy movie,…

Hochiki Europe’s multi-sensors given glowing reviews at Riverside Studios

TV and film studios are often made up of various commercial environments, meaning they require ultra-dependable, sophisticated life-safety systems to protect employees and visitors. London’s Riverside Studios in Hammersmith recognised this and recently made the decision to upgrade its fire-detection…

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Operation Dawns Glaw 2021: working together to protect our countryside and our country

Operation Dawns Glaw, a multi-agency task force of specialists from key agencies across Wales has reformed to reduce, and where possible eliminate, the impact of grass fires across Wales. The task force, which was initially established in 2016 to tackle…

Virtual Hazmat 2021 – free virtual alternative to our annual conference

Date: 18 May, 14:30–16:30 BST & 19 May, 8:00–10:00 BST Find out more and register NCEC’s Hazmat conference has earned the justifiable reputation of being the ‘must-attend’ annual event for those who are involved in hazmat response, incident management or…

Spotlight on HM Fire Service Inspectorate in Scotland

Within the United Kingdom (UK) the Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) is a devolved matter and Scotland took the opportunity to re-establish its Fire Service Inspectorate in 2013, at the same time as the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS)…

New line of boots offers all-important features for tough everyday firefighting operations

With the BOROS B1 (BOots ROSenbauer) pull-on boot and the BOROS B4 with quick-release fastener system, Rosenbauer is presenting its first two products of a new line of fire fighting boots. The new line-up is a completely new design, for…

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NCEC will be at the virtual Fire Safety Forum 2021

NCEC is proud to be the supporting partner of the virtual Fire Safety Forum 2021 – a series of six virtual best-practice conferences presented by the Institution of Fire Engineers Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) United Arab Emirates (UAE) Branch. Under…

Perimeter Solutions introduces SOLBERG VERSAGARD line of fluorine-free, alcohol-resistant firefighting foam concentrates for Class B applications

Perimeter Solutions announced the introduction of a new line of fluorine-free firefighting foam concentrates for general purpose use. Called SOLBERG VERSAGARD, the fluorine-free line debuts with SOLBERG VERSAGARD AS-100. SOLBERG VERSAGARD AS-100 multipurpose 3×3 fluorine-free foam concentrate is an alcohol…

Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service deploys ESN-ready mobile communications solution

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service is set to be an early adopter of the new Emergency Services Network (ESN) with the deployment of a Mobile Data Terminal (MDT) solution across its fleet of 66 vehicles using Panasonic TOUGHBOOK devices and…

Lind Equipment launches revolutionary Beacon360 Torch handlamp

Lind Equipment, a ten-time innovation award-winning company is proud to announce the launch of the newest heavy-duty work light, the Beacon360 Torch battery operated handlamp. This product produces bright, white light in four unique lighting modes while encased in an…

Colin Milligan (left) and Grahame Tilley mark Tecserv UK's 20th Anniversary. (Image copyright: Tecserve)

£1m pipeline helps fire and security firm celebrate 20th anniversary

East Midlands based fire and security installation and maintenance company Tecserv UK has revealed it is optimistic of achieving its year-end targets having secured a forward order book of over £1m heading into 2021. The company, which is privately owned,…

Warringtonfire appoints Kevin LaMalva as US lead

London, UK – February 23, 2021 – Warringtonfire, part of the Element Materials Technology Group, has appointed Kevin LaMalva to lead the US fire-engineering consultancy division as it expands into the region. Kevin has over 13 years of experience as…

A new era of testing and certification for the construction industry

As the Grenfell Inquiry continues to unearth key learnings with regard to the inadequate testing and certification of building products, particularly in relation to fire integrity solutions, the formation of the new National Construction Products Regulator is a welcome, and…

AEI Cables sends out message on Category 3 Control fire performance cables

Specialist AEI Cables has sent out a message to the supply chain highlighting the need to use only approved cabling in critical signal and control equipment following the announcement of a revised version of the Code of Practice covering these…

Amanda Hope, UK Fire Business Development Manager. (Image copyright: Advanced Electronics Ltd)

Advanced appoints Amanda Hope as UK Fire Business Development Manager

Fire-protection solutions company Advanced has appointed Amanda Hope to drive its growth strategy in key sectors. Over the past 20 years, Amanda has helped implement Advanced’s fire-protection solutions at some of the UK’s most prestigious and high-profile sites, including the…

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