We hope you are all well and following the national guidelines; Stay Home – Protect the NHS – Save Lives. We are experiencing unprecedented times but there is certainly a bright light at the end of the tunnel as we see the rollout of the vaccine and the huge impact this is having on the virus.

It’s been three years since the launch of UK Fire and what a fantastic three years it has been. The success of UK Fire magazine has been down to the hard work of the whole MDM Team and the fantastic encouragement and feedback received from readers and advertisers alike – our grateful thanks to you all.

This issue is packed full of in-depth and interesting features, from the latest industry news and product announcements as well as specialist feature editorial, you will not be disappointed.

As is the tradition, editor Phil Martin kicks off the issue with his Editor’s Comment and with a further sixteen in-depth and informative articles, we are sure that you will find the issue interesting – lookout for the fascinating company and product profiles.

Check out the first part of Steward Kidd’s article ‘There are standards, then there are standards – the latter need not be complied with! which explores how codes and standards are being misinterpreted and applied.

We are delighted to announce our support of the Antarctic Fire Angels as their Global Media Partner and carry an interesting insight into the team and their expedition taking place in 2023.

We are honoured to carry a special feature from NFCC Chair Roy Wilsher looking at how the ‘NFCC continues to support FRSs through Covid vaccination’ .
Enjoy this issue and please continue to share your comments with us – it’s your publication as well as ours and we are always looking for ways to improve the magazine.

We hope that as the lockdown restrictions are lifted that we will be able to attend trade shows again and get to meet you.

Take care and stay safe.

Windsor Castle suffered a devastating fire in November 1992 and was a stark reminder of the importance of fireproofing our historic buildings.

Image courtesy of Fabio Rezende Fabinho (Pixabay).

Adrian Attwood, Tim Barker, Ilone Blaauw, Nathan Bricknell, Des Dukes, Andy Elliott, Kees Kappetijn, Stewart Kidd, David Lane, Cathy Longley, Saba Naqshbandi, Gary Parkinson,
Lewis Ramsay, Martin Sugarman, Dr Andrew Taylor, Genevieve Woods, Roy Wilsher.

UK Fire is a quarterly journal specific to the UK Fire market dedicated to both fire protection and firefighting. The editorial features are written by industry experts and comprise a unique blend focussing on the latest technology, training methods and equipment as well as highlighting sector specific issues from around the region. Regular product and company profiles, events updates and news make UK Fire the first choice read for fire protection and firefighting professionals.

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