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Lumi-Plugin and iMist join forces to develop innovative fire suppression solution

Lumi-Plugin, which offers a downlight with multiple plugins providing a variety of safety features, is partnering with iMist, one of the UK’s foremost suppliers of high-pressure water mist fire suppression systems. The…

Telgian announces annual Top Gun Awards

Fire protection, life safety and security industry leader Telgian recently announced the recipients of the company’s Top Gun Awards. The Top Gun Awards are a highlight at Telgian’s Annual Meeting and recognize the year’s top performing business development associates for…

Last chance to register for virtual event all about Building and Life Safety

Time is running out to register for ‘Keeping You Informed: The Big Wide World of Building and Life Safety’ launching live on 22 June. The ‘Keeping You Informed: The Big Wide World of Building and Life Safety’ programme will help…

From left to right: Councillor Angus Ross, Lead Member for Strategic Assets, Royal Berkshire Fire Authority; Councillor Colin Dudley, Chairman, Royal Berkshire Fire Authority; Simon Shilton, Assistant Chief Fire Officer, Avon Fire and Rescue Service and Paul Kirk, GAFSIP Trustee, Avon Fire and Rescue Service. (RBFRS)

Royal Berkshire Fire Authority donates equipment to Gambia Fire and Ambulance Service

Royal Berkshire Fire Authority has donated a vehicle and a range of firefighting equipment to a charity partnership that works to assist the emergency response of the Gambia Fire and Ambulance Service. The Gambia and Avon Fire Services in Partnership…

NBS and ASFP announce safety-based collaboration

NBS, a leading specification and product information platform for the construction industry, has entered into a new partnership agreement with the ASFP (Association for Specialist Fire Protection), the UK’s leading association for the passive fire protection sector. The partnership aims…

Mellori is exceeding expectations with their Australian-made Radio Direction Finder

Mellori have been busy designing and manufacturing a Radio Direction Finder that allows for detection and location of emergency distress beacons. The Mellori Radio Direction Finder (MRDF) is designed to detect and pinpoint the direction of distress beacons (EPIRB) at…

Pierce and Oshkosh Airport Products introduce the Volterra platform of electric vehicles

Pierce Manufacturing and Oshkosh Airport Products have introduced the Volterra platform of electric vehicles for the fire and emergency market, with the first municipal truck already in service with the City of Madison, Wisconsin Fire Department’s Station 8. In recent…

Elwyn Williams, Chair,

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Authority appoint new Chair and Deputy Chair

A new Chair and Deputy Chair have been elected to lead Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Authority over the next two municipal years (2021–2023). Councillor Elwyn Williams of Carmarthenshire was elected Chair and Councillor Kelvyn Curry of Powys…

E-ONE dealer 1200 Degrees announces major expansion of its Techno Feu branch in Quebec

E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a leading manufacturer of fire apparatus, is pleased to announce the major expansion of its dealer 1200 Degrees’ Techno Feu branch, an E-ONE dealer for more than 30 years. The $1.5 million investment…

Crosby rapid rescue chain kit proves lifesaving

When accidents happen, every second counts. For firefighters and rescue workers across the globe, it is vital to keep rescue operations as smooth and safe as possible. The chain rescue kit, developed by The Crosby Group, provides the needed flexibility…

IWMA to hold webinar on the publication of EN 14972-1:2020

On 23 June, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) will hold a webinar to explain the content of EN 14972-1:2020. EN 14972 is the European Standard for fixed water mist systems. Part one is entitled: ‘Design, installation, inspection and maintenance’…

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Housing and estates partners needed to test new compliance tools in advance of Building Safety Regulations

Housing providers, estate and facilities managers and social landlords keen to explore how they meet new building safety requirements in advance of the government’s major new legislation are invited to help test two new compliance products – for free. UL…

BSIU graphics interface makes new Johnson Controls TrueSite Workstation more accessible

Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, today announces the release of the new TrueSite Workstation (TSW) Building System Information Unit (BSIU). This unit allows for easier control of facility fire and life-safety networks from a…

Teledyne FLIR launches A500f/A700f cameras for fire detection and condition monitoring

The FLIR A500f and A700f Advanced Smart Sensor ruggedized thermal cameras feature high-temperature detection for extreme environments paired with on-camera analytics and alarm capabilities – ideal for industrial early fire detection or outdoor condition monitoring applications. Along with enhanced spot,…

Waterguard and Ramtech unveil fire and leak detection collaboration

Barnsley-headquartered construction technology specialists Waterguard and Ramtech have announced plans to interlink their leak and fire detection systems in a bid to improve efficiencies on construction sites across the globe. The complete solution will enable Waterguard’s series 7 leak detection…

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Fire Service continues to unlock the potential of Panasonic’s demountable rugged solution three years on

When Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) upgraded its Mobile Data Terminals (MDT) to Panasonic TOUGHBOOK 33 devices in 2018, it was also one of the first fire services in the country to install demountable devices in the…

Is musculoskeletal pain putting the wellbeing and careers of firefighters at risk?

New research will assess the musculoskeletal health of UK and European firefighters in a bid to better understand prevalence of this kind of injury and the knock-on impact on the fire service. Luxfer Gas Cylinders, a world-leading provider of reliable,…

Nothing compares to being up close to a wildfire

MYSTERY RANCH, in partnership with Monster Energy Cares, has launched an incredible new book called MOON DUST – a collection of images shot over a length of 4 years by photographer Robert LeBlanc documenting hotshot firefighters in Montana and California.…

New fire-door training company launches

A new dedicated fire-door training company has been launched. UK Fire Door Training Ltd have set up with the aim of improving the standard of fire-door training delivered in the UK.  UK Fire Door Training provides training on fire-door maintenance…

AJM Fire Safety launches online fire-door Knowledge Hub

AJM Fire Safety Ltd has launched a brand-new fire-door Knowledge Hub on their website. The Knowledge Hub includes free to access videos, blogs, tips and tricks all related to fire doors. The aim of the Knowledge Hub is to improve…

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