Multi-role Mercedes-Benz Unimog adds flexible, ‘go anywhere’ capability for Cornwall Fire & Rescue Service
Fire officers in Cornwall have responded to the increasing frequency of wildfires and flash floods by commissioning an extreme off-road Mercedes-Benz Unimog that can be kitted out to tackle both types of incident and much more besides.   The ultra-high mobility…
Research study on cancer risk for wildland firefighters funded by FEMA
A new study will measure carcinogen exposure among wildland firefighters, who are often exposed to harmful compounds on the job but have not previously been studied for increased cancer risk. A $1.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency…
Outthink Wildfire – Part 2
Outthink Wildfire™ is a comprehensive strategy from the National Fire Protection Association that lays out five key policy changes that need to be made at the federal, state and local levels in the US to end wildfire destruction over the…
TVU Networks partners with DRONERESPONDERS to promote UAV use for wildfire assessment
TVU Networks, the market and technology leader in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, today announced it has partnered with DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Alliance to promote the use of UAVs with real-time video transmission by public safety agencies for assessing wildfires. The…
Fires Burn Across the UK

It is not even summertime, but already the United Kingdom has seen a significant number of wildfires. The map above shows cumulative fire detections across the United Kingdom from January 1 through April 30, 2019. The data come from the Visible…

Rising to the challenge – Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service continues to tackle open fires across Norfolk

Fire crews from across Norfolk continue to work around the clock to deal with a large number of fires in the open across the county- with the recent hot weather leading to a huge spike in demand. Since the start…

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