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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 two companies recently put the concept through its…

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…

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…

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’…

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,…

A mother who tragically lost her son warns of the dangers of open water

The mother of a young man from Fife who tragically lost his life last summer at a local beauty spot is warning of the dangers of open water. Keivan Ulhaq, 20, had been socialising with friends at Lochore Meadows, known…

Rosenbauer: Supervisory Board extends CEO Dieter Siegel’s mandate early by another five years

At its meeting on 11 June, the Supervisory Board of Rosenbauer International AG extended the contract of CEO Dieter Siegel early by another term of five years. The Supervisory Board thanks Dieter Siegel for the Group’s successful strategic realignment through…

Fire Safety Remote Video Inspections – a coronavirus success

Reacting to the coronavirus pandemic has meant a change in working practices for most industries, and the Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s Business Fire Safety department was not immune to this impact. As part of their regulatory…

Minister switched on to new electric cars for SFRS

A circuit of charge points has been switched on to support a new fleet of electric vehicles for firefighters in rural communities across Scotland in a drive to reduce carbon emissions. Last year, £2m of funding was provided by the…

Hainsworth Protective Fabrics and Sir Ken Knight discuss the past, present and future of firefighter PPE

On 27 May, Hainsworth Protective Fabrics invited leading delegates from the fire industry to their first webinar, ‘The Past, Present and Future of Firefighter PPE’. Hosted on Zoom, this exclusive event featured a talk from influential industry advisor Sir Ken…


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