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Hitachi Energy launches digital wildfire prevention technology for a resilient grid

Hitachi Energy is pioneering a new digital solution designed to improve grid resilience against wildfires. The new Wireless SPU Indicator helps utilities to keep important assets available by enabling remote monitoring and…

Countess’s new charity the NFRSA leaps to the aid of Kent retired police dog

The National Foundation for Retired Service Animals (NFRSA), formed only in May this year, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded charitable status. Founded by The Rt. Hon. The Countess Bathurst of Cirencester Park in May this year, the NFRSA provides a deserving…

Telent enables East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service to adopt new technologies and transform operations

A major IT infrastructure refresh for East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (ESFRS) will continue thanks to the extension of a contract with critical communications specialist Telent, it has been announced today. The new three-year contract extension running from 2023…

Kentec win Active Fire Project of the Year at the Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2022. (Kentec)

Kentec wins Active Fire Project of the Year at Security & Fire Excellence Awards for its feature-rich Taktis panel

Kentec, a leading life-safety control systems manufacturer, has won the Active Fire Project of the Year Award at the 2022 Security & Fire Excellence Awards for a project that utilises its flagship Taktis control panel and wireless fire-detection system in…

Assessing the need for a robust warehouse fire strategy

November sees the biggest online shopping event of the year happen. Black Friday is a week-long event where brick-and-mortar and online retailers offer huge discounts and one-off deals to encourage consumer spend. And despite the UK being on the cusp…

Advanced and Hyfire Protect The Art of Banksy Exhibition in Manchester

Northwest installers Fire Queen Limited combined a state-of-the-art Advanced Go fire panel with cutting-edge wireless devices from Hyfire to protect artwork at The Art of Banksy exhibition, housed in a temporary venue at Media City, Manchester. The Fire Queen team…

IWMA to send two new Representatives to London and Brussels

As of now, Massimo Farnesi will act as IWMA (International Water Mist Association) representative for the International Marine Organization (IMO) in London. Massimo has been working in the fire protection industry since 2006. Since 2011, he has been focusing on…

Bedford Square fire enhancement by DBR. (DBR Ltd)

DBR Ltd enhances Fire Safety Division

DBR (London) Ltd (DBR), one of the UK’s leading conservation construction contractors has expanded the scope of its Fire Safety Improvement Division, increasing the size of its team and enhancing its services to offer clients a more tailored proposition for…

Plaque unveiled for Northern Ireland firefighters killed by building collapse

A plaque has been unveiled for two Northern Ireland firefighters who died in the line of duty. The plaque was unveiled close to the 51st anniversary of their deaths, on Sunday, 20 November 2022. Leonard McCartney and Lexie Wylie were killed…

Baldwin Boxall Receives UKCA Certification

UKCA is a new product marking that will soon be required for manufactured products placed on the market in Great Britain. The UKCA marking is intended to eventually replace CE marking and requires that certification of Construction Products, such as…

Chubb leaders scoop two industry excellence awards

Two inspiring leaders from Chubb Fire and Security have been recognised for their excellence and hard work over the past 12 months during two recent industry awards celebrations. At the Women in Fire Safety Awards on Thursday, 10 November, Tracy…

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Nullifire expands its network of distributors with CCF

For almost 50 years, Nullifire has been a leader in smart passive fire protection by offering both intumescent coatings and fire-stopping solutions. They are specialist, with one focus that hasn’t change – to protect people and buildings from fire. Manufactured…

ASFP announces the 2022 Passive Fire Protection Awards finalists

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection has announced the shortlist for its 2022 Passive Fire Protection Awards, with the winners due to be announced on 25 November at the Association’s Awards Dinner at the Park Regis Hotel in Birmingham. The…

Steve Goyette Joins Telgian Engineering & Consulting as Executive Vice President of Business Development

Telgian Engineering & Consulting, LLC (TEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Goyette CFPS, CET as Executive Vice President of Business Development. In this position, he will be responsible for business development and sales, with a focus on…

Rhino Engineering Group announces new commercial partnership with Jewers Doors

Rhino Engineering Group and Jewers Doors are pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership, which will see Rhino proactively selling Jewers’ Phoenix range of insulated sliding and sliding/folding doors. Jewers’ door systems operate similarly to Rhino’s own range…

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Elvis & Kresse’s annual donation to The Fire Fighters Charity tops £63,000 in 2022

Multi-award-winning brand Elvis & Kresse has donated 50% of profits from its Fire-Hose Range to The Fire Fighters Charity. This year, the trust received a staggering £63,727.12 from Elvis & Kresse, which will be put towards digital support, residential services…

Connect. Network. Source. Succeed.

We are excited to host you at the 24th edition of Intersec, from 17 to 19 January 2023 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Intersec in its upcoming edition will unite the industry and accelerate conversations to explore strategies and source…

Fire brigade of Ghent explores Broadband Communication with Airbus’ Tactilon Agnet solution

Airbus provides its Tactilon Agnet communication and collaboration platform to the fire brigade of Ghent for use on existing public broadband networks in Belgium. Through this new contract, the Belgian city’s fire brigade will be the first of 12 involved…

Plaque unveiled for Stoke firefighter who died fighting the Blitz

A plaque for a firefighter who was killed during the Blitz has been unveiled. Edwin James Booth was a Stoke firefighter who was deployed to fight fires in Coventry on 14 November 1940. He was injured, along with several members…

Long-term exposure to PFAS is detrimental to human health. (Credit: European Environment Agency, Wikimedia Creative Commons)

Fire Department Service Announcement

Bulletin # 69, PFAS Targets Specific PFAS to target organ exposures Specific PFAS Target Organ(s) Chain Length PFBA Liver1 4 PFBS Brain2 5 PFBS Developing fetus & Development3 5 PFBS Kidneys3 5 PFBS Reproductive Systems3 5 PFBS Thyroid3 5 PFHpS…

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