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ASFP launches new websites to improve global access to PFP support

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has launched several new websites to reach out to fire-safety professionals across the world. The new websites welcome visitors in their own language, signposting them to ASFP resources and information, including membership, training…

Rethinking sales in emergency services to reach the world

by Evelyn Morrison Today’s Emergency Services world is increasingly complex. Changes brought on by climate, migration and other factors have led to increased strain on departments who face increasing threats from fire, disaster and everyday emergencies. More countries are in…

Initiatives to improve high-rise fire safety #3

Initiative 3: The Fire Safety Mark The Fire Safety Mark initiative borrows from some great work that has been done in the food-safety industry in the UK. The Food Safety scoring scheme is a visible indication of performance that can…

Initiatives to improve high-rise fire safety #2

Initiative 2: International Stair Descend Day – 19 May 2023 Launched at the 7th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference in May 2022, the International Stair Descend Day (ISDD) is an initiative to encourage all residents, occupants and tenants to…

Initiatives to improve high-rise fire safety #1

The Tall Building Fire Safety Network (TBFSN) has 1,500 members in 28 Countries around the World. TBFSN’s mission is to share information and best practice on all aspects of high rise/tall building fire safety. In support of this mission, and…

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…

Warringtonfire commits to future of fire safety following inaugural graduate scheme intake

Warringtonfire, a global leader in fire testing, inspection and certification, has welcomed four new engineers as part of its inaugural graduate recruitment scheme. The company, which is part of Element Materials Technology, launched the scheme to help future-proof the fire-safety…

Plumis named as QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge finalist

Plumis has been announced as one of ten finalists in the QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge, a virtual accelerator programme for the world’s foremost urban technology start-ups.  The innovative fire-engineering company was selected from over 550 entrants spanning 70 countries in…

Why compartmentation testing is overlooked and undervalued in fire safety – but is its key 

Compartmentation is related to firestopping in walls and floors, to reduce the spread of fire, and often to room integrity testing, to ensure that a room is sufficiently sealed, to hold in the gaseous extinguishing agent once it’s been actuated.…

Fire Department Service Announcement

Bulletin #65: A little drop will do ya ‘Put another way, a single Olympic-sized swimming pool filled with PFOS would contain enough of the chemical to contaminate the drinking water of every American, said Chris Higgins, a professor of civil…

New mobile app from Armstrong Fluid Technology

Armstrong Fluid Technology, a leading innovator in the design, engineering and manufacturing of intelligent fluid-flow and control solutions, has announced the launch of a new mobile app that brings all of the value and benefits of the Pump Manager subscription…

Eaton adds new battery-powered emergency light

Power management company Eaton has announced an important addition to its CEAG ExLin linear LED lighting fixtures for hazardous area applications. The new battery-powered ExLin NE+ provides a decentralized LED solution for mandatory emergency lighting in case of power failure,…

30 years of HEROS firefighting helmets

With more than one million helmets sold in over 140 countries, Rosenbauer’s HEROS is one of the most successful firefighting helmets in the world. The HEROS success story began in 1992. After communicating intensively with fire departments as well as…

Rhino focuses on the nuclear industry with a new partner

Rhino Doors, the UK’s leading manufacturer of high-performance engineered doors, has signed an agency contract with UniTech Services Group Ltd, based in Crumlin, South Wales. UniTech will act as Rhino’s agent and represent the company’s comprehensive range of doors, including…

WEBER RESCUE SYSTEMS goes on an experience tour with new products and looks to improve firefighter standards for technical rescue operations

The innovative rescue equipment manufacturer WEBER RESCUE SYSTEMS starts an eventful autumn in the coming weeks. After an extremely successful participation at Interschutz 2022, the SMART-FORCE battery-powered devices and many other product innovations are going on the road, as part…

Intersec Saudi Arabia returns live and in person to Riyadh

The fourth edition of Intersec Saudi Arabia, the exhibition which is a nexus of the Kingdom’s fire and emergency services, security and safety industry, returned live and in person to Riyadh today. The show and associated conference, which have attracted…

HM Queen Elizabeth II

The Directors and all the team of MDM Publishing join the world in mourning the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Her life was one of extraordinary dedication, service and duty. Our thoughts and heartfelt condolences are with the…


Gulf Fire is the only quarterly journal specific to the Middle East 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 Gulf Fire Magazine the first choice read for fire protection and firefighting professionals.

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