Johnson Controls announces enhanced line of Tyco® Rapid Seal Sprinkler Head Adapters part of its Blazemaster® CPVC offering

Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart and sustainable buildings, have introduced the enhanced line of Tyco Rapid Seal Sprinkler Head Adapters, now featuring 11 expertly engineered fittings for use with 25.4mm and 19mm piping systems. Made with BlazeMaster® CPVC…

Innovate UK funding awarded to enhance fire safety technology

Plumis, an innovative engineering company, has been awarded a Smart Grant of £349,526 from Innovate UK to enhance its ground-breaking fire safety technology. Trusted in more than 10,000 homes including eleven sheltered schemes managed by Lambeth Council, Plumis’ award-winning fire…

Public sector pay: firefighters won’t stand for “divide and rule” tactics from government

Responding to leaked reports of government plans to freeze public sector pay, Matt Wrack, FBU general secretary, said: “We warned ministers in the summer that clapping key workers would not pay the bills – but it seems in government memories…

New aerial platform for the Texel fire brigade

Texel fire brigade in Wadden Islands, Netherlands, took delivery of a 32-metre F32RPX aerial platform mounted onto Scania P-series chassis in October. The delivery was made by Bronto Skylift’s local distributor, Kenbri Fire Fighting B.V. The F32RPX features a spacious…

The greatest gift is the one that lasts a lifetime!

Peli Presents Original Christmas Gifts of Under €60 Looking for the ideal Christmas gift that your loved ones will adore without spending a fortune? Peli™ Products, the leader of protective cases and lighting solutions, presents some Christmas gifts ideas for…

Firefighters call for Grenfell Inquiry to investigate “revolving door” between manufacturers and regulators

Former Chief Executive of company which produced flammable insulation chaired the board of supposedly independent regulator Government changes to building safety guidance risk repeating mistakes made by companies responsible for allowing deadly Grenfell refurbishment, FBU says The Grenfell Tower Inquiry…

Cheshire Fire Authority thanked for part-funding installation of sprinklers at Runcorn tower block

A housing provider has thanked Cheshire Fire Authority for part-funding the fitting of potentially life-saving sprinklers throughout one of its biggest properties. Flats and communal areas at Churchill Mansions, a 12-story high-rise building in Runcorn, are now fitted with sprinklers…

Natural Disasters Expo: Singapore Launch

The Natural Disasters Expo is delighted to launch it’s first-ever Asia based conference at Singapore Expo in December 2021. We will be bringing together experts from across the world to exhibit the latest revolutionary solutions to natural disasters. This event…

Supporting the next generation

The Tank Storage Forty Under 40 campaign showcases the rising stars of the tank terminal industry, recognising both those with the greatest potential to become industry leaders in the future and those who have achieved greatness already. Are you a…

New Global Fire Equipment (GFE) distributor for the United Kingdom

Global Fire Equipment (GFE) has announced a new distributor for the UK – STS Distribution Limited – the well-known, family-owned independent distributor based in West London and operating UK-wide. STS Distribution will commence operations immediately and is set to become…

Perimeter Solutions launches next-generation, flagship long-term Fire Retardant

New PHOS-CHEK ® LCE20-Fx offers improved environmental profile, performance, visibility and handling Perimeter Solutions has introduced PHOS-CHEK ® LCE20-Fx, the next-generation of its industry-leading flagship PHOS-CHEK ® Fire Retardant line. PHOS-CHEK LCE20-Fx combines the ease of mixing and handling a…

C-TEC’s Hush Pro domestic fire system raising the grade at Oxygen Towers

C-TEC’s revolutionary Hush Pro BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire detection and alarm system has been chosen for three iconic tower block developments in Manchester. Located in the centre of Piccadilly, Oxygen Towers is a striking set of three new…

Work stress takes its toll on NHS and emergency workers working on the COVID frontline

As the nation faces tighter lockdown restrictions, a new report on the health and wellbeing of NHS, emergency services and social care workers has revealed the true effects of the pandemic on the nation’s key workers. The survey of over…

Customized fire fighting vehicles in new Modular Technology (MT)

Customizable large tank fire fighting vehicles for municipalities, industry, and airports Modular body concept with four basic modules for maximum variability Operation of extinguishing systems, body components, and devices via a uniform user interface  Completely modular! This is the quintessence…

UKCA update for cable stockists and distributors

Be prepared for the upcoming changes and ensure the cables you source remain compliant for supply into the United Kingdom. Following the announcement made on 1st September by the UK Government, in respect to UKCA marking, there will now be…

Aqua Blaster – The fire hose carrier

The innovative fire hose, fire nozzle, and harness combination invention, the Fire Hose Carrier patent 10,071, 271 aka Aqua Blaster is a benefit for wildland firefighting tactics. The Aqua Blaster will allow the manual use of a charged fire hose…

Bureau Veritas launches Fire Safety Awareness Week

Reflecting Bureau Veritas’ continued commitment to educating businesses on regulatory best practice in fire safety, the health and safety expert has announced its first-ever Fire Safety Awareness Week. The awareness week will feature daily themes – including Building Regulations and…

Transformational Change and Adapting Emergency Services to COVID-19

The Emergency Services Show, 7 to 8 September 2021 Transformational change in the emergency services, driven by the challenges presented by COVID-19 and the fast pace of technical innovation being introduced to the sector, is set to be a major theme of The Emergency Services…

Upwards extensions permitted but what are the implications?

The new permitted development right (PDR) allowing additional storeys on homes and residential buildings may well be one panacea to the housing shortage and make it easier to extend existing homes and buildings, but what does this mean in terms…

Business Safety during lockdown

Cleveland Fire Brigade is asking businesses to check their fire safety ahead of reopening and the Christmas rush. Joe Flounders, Head of Fire Safety said: ‘This time of increased restrictions and temporary closure to some businesses, public buildings and organisations,…

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