Canary Wharf office complex upgrades to Advanced protection 

host of industry-leading fire-protection solutions from UK manufacturer Advanced have been installed to protect approximately 140,000sq. ft of Grade A office space at Westferry House, Canary Wharf. As a cornerstone office building situated at the western gateway to Europe’s largest…

Advanced’s MxPro 5 selected for £485m hospital redevelopment project

A fault-tolerant network of fire alarm control panels from Advanced has been selected to protect the 3Ts Redevelopment programme at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. Thirty-six four-loop MxPro 5 fire panels, 46 repeater panels and two custom-built AdSpecials panels from…

Electric vehicle battery fires – stay in control

As firefighters continue to adapt and evolve to meet the ever-changing challenges placed upon them, at Rosenbauer we’re constantly looking at ways to help them stay ahead. One of our latest innovations is an extinguishing system for fires caused by…

Office refurbishment specialist using TBA FIREFLY range

A high-specification office building close to Manchester Airport has been subject to a series of planned refurbishment contracts carried out by a sister company to the property developer which owns it, with the phased work including the upgrade of each…

Essential rescue equipment: heading to the Thames

Reach and Rescue has public rescue equipment in over 25 cities in the UK and is finally heading to the capital, thanks to the London Eye – Merlin Entertainments. They will be installing their Portsafes in the pontoons beneath the…

Advanced offer trouble-free fire protection at world’s ninth-largest golf resort

Two fault-tolerant networks of MxPro 5 fire panels from UK manufacturer, Advanced, have been installed as part of a fire system upgrade at the Manor House & the Ashbury Hotels in Devon.  Set in 500 acres on the edge of…

Fire safety package addresses almost £50 million of farm losses 

Farms and other agricultural environments can help ensure that livestock and assets are protected from fire following the launch of a dedicated package by fire-detection specialists Patol. Every year in the UK some 1,700 farm buildings are destroyed by fire.1…

Improving outcomes for the UK Fire and Rescue Services using foams

The largest fire seen in the Humberside area for many years was controlled and extinguished with FREEGEN SF-LV, a fluorine-free, solvent-free and low-viscosity firefighting foam concentrate. The Thompson Plastic factory fire in the Bridgewood area of Hessle, Hull involved more…

A world first for Land’s End Airport

Land’s End Airport Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) in Cornwall have taken delivery of the first Toyota Hilux 6×6 aviation, rescue and firefighting vehicle. Based on a purpose-built Prospeed 6×6 chassis with a Terberg DTS Fire & Rescue ‘TACR 4’…

Yorkshire Ambulance Service delivers emergency care with Getac’s V110 convertible notebook

When Yorkshire Ambulance Service’s (YAS) existing rugged devices recently came to the end of their working life, staff from across the organisation overwhelmingly chose Getac’s V110 fully rugged convertible notebook to replace them. Read on to find out why… Ambulance…

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