Checkmate Fire Solutions Opens Swindon Office

Checkmate Fire Solutions, the UK’s biggest passive fire protection specialist, is continuing its expansion with the opening of a new office in Swindon. The Yorkshire-headquartered business already has regional offices in Birmingham…

International Suppliers Gather At Secutech Thailand With Global Solutions For The Regional Smart City Sector

With smart city projects on the rise across Thailand, international security brands have converged at the 6th edition of Secutech Thailand in a bid to connect with regional buyers and project owners. Stricter fire and safety regulations enacted by the…

Firefighting Revolutionised With Ground-Breaking New Liquid

New liquid able to quickly extinguish all classes of fire (A, B, C, D, E, & F) Environmentally friendly, cools to touch and requires small volumes to put out a fire The time it takes to extinguish a fire has been…

Draka Extends Firetuf Cable Series With Firetuf OFC-LT-SWA Loose Tube Cable

Secure cable infrastructure in tunnels, subways and fire alarm system Draka’s Firetuf cable series has grown. The new Firetuf OFC-LT-SWA fire resistant loose tube cable with steel wire armour is designed for harsh environments and to ensure fail-safe management of…

Transformer Failure Seriously Impacts Business Continuity, Research Finds

Transformer failure is a concern for over 80% of industry professionals surveyed Failure puts business continuity at risk Operations and maintenance regimes are critical Industry-leading research launched today by MIDEL, the world’s leading brand of ester-based transformer fluids, reveals the real…

Fire Service Donates IT Equipment To Local School

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) has handed over 12 laptops to Denefield School in Tilehurst, to aid the learning experience of students at the school. Councillor Angus Ross, Lead Member for Strategic Assets and Lee Arslett, ICT Service…

Solid Growth Anticipated For Middle East’s US$1.9 Billion Fire Safety Systems And Equipment Market

New government regulations and infrastructure investment key drivers as Intersec 2019 looms with the latest solutions on show Dubai, UAE, 8 November 2018: The Middle East’s US$1.9 billion fire safety systems and equipment market will see solid growth over the…

Celebrated Chef, One Of The Region’s Leading Fire Officers And A Dedicated Public Health Professional Celebrated At Graduation

A celebrated chef, one of the region’s leading fire officers and a dedicated public health professional were celebrated today with honorary degrees at the University of Chester’s graduation ceremony. Simon Radley will receive an honorary degree of Master of Arts…

Cradlepoint IBR900 and IBR1700 Series Rugged 4G Vehicle Routers Approved for Use on ESN

The Cradlepoint IBR900 and IBR1700 series rugged 4G vehicle routers have been approved for use on ESN.  Vehicle routers of this type are used to network enable a vehicle, create a Wi-Fi hotspot around the vehicle and connect remote IT…

Bureau Veritas Means Business With New H&S Inspection Appointment

As part of ambitious new plans for its compliance operation, global certification expert Bureau Veritas has appointed Neal Holden as the new business unit director of its Health and Safety Inspection (HSI) division. Already active in his new role, Neal is…

UK fire and rescue services adopt Dräger’s fire escape hood to protect victims from toxic smoke

Standards are being set with fire and rescue services in the UK adopting escape hoods to protect trapped and injured people from toxic smoke during evacuation at fires. Latest figures show in the year 2017/2018 firefighters attended 717,890 incidents in…

Simple New Technology Saves Pets in a Recent Domestic Fire

The recent domestic fire in a Nottingham tower block where Blueproof was fitted, activated successfully and saved the occupier’s pets. Blueproof is a state of the art fire suppression device that can be fitted in minutes to most domestic central heating systems. The new technology is a co-polymer cone which simply attaches…

Firefighters across Scotland dealt with more than 330 bonfires on their busiest night of the year

Initial figures indicate that Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) crews had responded to approximately 338 bonfires across the country between 5 pm and 10 pm on Monday, November 5. Meanwhile, Operations Control firefighters handled more than 723 calls from…

B-DETECTION PLUS Online Gas Measuring System from BAUER

The online gas measurement system B-DETECTION PLUS monitors the quality of the compressed air: Measurement of CO, CO2, O2 as well as optional absolute humidity and oil (VOC). Automatic, constantly and extremely reliable. By means of the B-CONTROL control, you…

Horbury Secures Fire Safety Contract With Castles & Coasts Housing Association

Castles & Coasts Housing Association, based in Carlisle, has appointed Horbury Property Services, part of the Horbury Group, to provide fire safety services across its housing portfolio. The contract, which started in September, will see Horbury Property Services providing fire…

Top Fire Chief Condemns Attacks On Firefighters

Attacks on firefighters who are working hard to protect communities during Bonfire season will not be tolerated – says a top fire chief. Assistant Chief Officer (ACO) Lewis Ramsay hit out after crews were last year targeted by missiles and…

Bureau Veritas Welcomes Government’s Hackitt Response But Reveals ‘Gaps Remain’ In Implementation

Bureau Veritas has welcomed the Government’s recent response to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee’s proposals on the Hackitt report, stating that many of recommendations on fire safety and construction will “undoubtedly” result in a safer built environment. Following the publication in…

INTERSCHUTZ NEWS – More than 50 percent of available display space already booked

Numerous companies have already signed up to take part in 2020, such that just over half of the available space has already been booked. The space allocation process for the exhibition halls and pavilions has now commenced. Several new developments…

New ‘Gold standard’ firefighter kit for London crews and fire dogs

Today (Wednesday 31st October) London’s firefighters and their furry colleagues will be wearing new, gold coloured fire tunics and leggings as modernised personal protective equipment (PPE) is rolled out across the Brigade. It’s the biggest kit update for eight years.…

Woman Dies in Dwelling Fire at Towyn, North Wales

A woman has died following a fire in Towyn, Conwy. North Wales Fire and Rescue Service was called to a report of a fire at a property in Gors Road, off Kinmel Way at 08.48hrs this morning (Wednesday 31st October).…