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360-degree approach to fire protection at Dubai office complex

A host of fire and life safety solutions from Advanced have been installed to protect 26,000m2 of grade A office space in Mohammed Bin Rashid City, Dubai. EN 54-approved Axis EN fire panels with integrated voice evacuation and fire telephone…

The first handheld sonar with artificial intelligence (AI) – available now in Europe

AQUAEYE by VodaSafe is an advanced underwater scanner that uses the latest sonar technology as well as artificial intelligence to identify human bodies underwater and in waters with poor visibility. This lightweight, portable underwater sonar device allows rescuers to quickly…

New order highlights next generation of Ballyclare Xenon rescue jackets

A major new order has shone the spotlight on the latest evolution of Ballyclare’s Xenon firefighter rescue jackets. The order has been awarded by three fire and rescue services in the Yorkshire and Humberside region and covers the rescue jacket…

Fire Department Service Announcement

Bulletin #45, PFAS and the Firefighter When PFAS are found in drinking water contaminated from Aqueous Film Forming Foams (AFFF), what happens? The chemicals are ‘persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic.’1 PFAS are very difficult and costly to remediate. Callie Lyons reported:…

Intersec 2022: visitor registration is now LIVE!

Register to visit the largest annual international platform for security, emergency services, safety and fire protection, where innovators, government agencies and end users unite to collaborate, share knowledge and prepare for future challenges. Hosting 1,000+ products and brands across six…

Hexagon selected by Kassel Fire Brigade for next-generation dispatch system

Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division has announced Kassel Fire Brigade has selected HxGN OnCall Dispatch, Hexagon’s next-generation computer-aided dispatch (CAD) solution to upgrade the brigade’s emergency operations. Overseeing an area of nearly 1,400km2, Kassel Fire Brigade protects more than…

Register for our new webinar: Facade & Fire Safety in the EU: What’s new?

9 December12:00–13:00 (CET) Register here The European Fire Safety Community is pleased to welcome the following two fire safety experts for the new webinar: We will explore the new European approach to assess facade fire performance, and then focus on…

The RT on tour

He just keeps going and going. Since mid-August, Rosenbauer has been on the road in Western and Central Europe with two vehicles of the ‘Revolutionary Technology’ series (RT), demonstrating the reliability and robustness of the electric tank firefighting vehicle. A…

Firefighter safety is something we should agree on

Ensuring firefighter safety is something we should agree on. The recognition of carcinogens remaining on personal protective equipment (PPE) has resulted in a structured cleaning approach in Fire and Rescue Services, but what about the person wearing PPE? Global studies…

The complete thermal firefighting system

Firefighters depend on a number of technologies to help them in fire situations, search and rescue operations, wildland fires and scenarios when they are battling hazardous chemical leaks. When entering a structure with a lot of smoke and little to…

Ferrara accepts order for 7,000th fire apparatus

Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc., a subsidiary of REV Group and a leading manufacturer of custom built, heavy-duty fire apparatus, has received an order for its 7,000th fire apparatus. The order was placed by the City of Salem, Massachusetts for the…

Global Fire Equipment to showcase its world-class fire-safety solutions on stand F-09 Hall 3 at INTERSEC 2022

European manufacturer of complete fire-safety systems Global Fire Equipment (GFE) will showcase the latest additions to its product portfolio at INTERSEC 2022 at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 16 to 18 January. GFE’s specialists will be on Stand F-09…

Siemens to protect offshore wind farm in the French Atlantic against fire risks

The offshore wind farm in Saint-Nazaire off the Atlantic coast of France is a major project of the shipyard and energy company Chantiers de l’Atlantique. It encompasses the construction of 80 offshore wind power plants, complemented by a substation that…

Coptrz Academy launches with the mission of improving drone training standards around the world

A radical new drone training platform has launched with the mission of improving Enterprise Drone Training to a Higher Education standard. The drone industry is predicted to be the fastest growing global industry across multiple sectors over the next 10…

Hyfire unveils express delivery pledge for all wireless fire devices

Despite the global supply chain crisis and the ensuing shortage of electronics components, wireless fire device leader Hyfire has pledged to fulfil all customer orders within one to two days, including smoke detectors, call points and other devices from its…

Big plans on MEFMA’s Agenda for 2022

The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) recently hosted its first networking event after the pandemic, which was exclusively arranged for MEFMA’s members to discuss future opportunities and plans for the Facility Management industry within the Middle East region. MEFMA’s…

Ex-MI6 chief Sir Alex Younger to headline Intersec 2022 in Dubai

Intersec, the world-leading emergency services, security and safety event, has announced that ex-MI6 Chief Sir Alex Younger is one of the first announced international headliners, speaking for the first time in the UAE as a guest speaker. Younger joined the…


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