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TFT introduces indoor multi-threat air filtration for fire and EMS stations

In August 2021, Task Force Tips (TFT) introduced CrewProtect to protect first responders while riding in their apparatus. It eliminates particulates, VOCs and aerosols containing bacteria and viruses from the cab and body air. However, upon returning to station, the…

The K.O. Fire Curtain

The 1998 deaths of three FDNY firefighters bravely fighting a high-rise fire became the driving force behind the development of the K.O. Fire Curtain. This tragic event sounded an alarm in the minds and hearts of firefighters Patrick Kilduff and…

Canary Wharf office complex upgrades to Advanced protection

A host of industry-leading fire protection solutions from UK manufacturer, Advanced, have been installed to protect approximately 140,000sq. ft of Grade A office space at Westferry House, Canary Wharf. As a cornerstone office building situated at the western gateway to…

New Oshkosh Striker to be featured at China Fire 2021

Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) Fire & Emergency segment is displaying the new Oshkosh Striker ARFF vehicle at China Fire 2021. The new vehicle will be displayed at Oshkosh’s China Fire booth, located at site E1-04. In addition to the new Striker…

Kentec Sigma ZXT extinguishing range available to purchase following BETA testing

Kentec Electronics, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has released its Sigma ZXT single-area extinguishing control panel for general purchase following full BETA field testing in the UK, Europe and South Africa demonstrating optimum installer and end-user satisfaction levels.…

NEC joins forces with Handsfree Group to pioneer emergency services in-vehicle technology platform

Software and services leader NEC Software Solutions has teamed up with critical communications specialist Handsfree Group to develop a pioneering new platform for use in emergency services vehicles. The Public Safety arm of NEC Software Solutions develops dedicated software for…

FireCORR 2021 Virtual Conference

Explore the latest trends in passive fire protection (PFP) and corrosion from the experts at the brand-new FireCORR 2021 Virtual Conference. This two-day virtual conference, presented by AMPP (formerly NACE International and SSPC) and the Polish Corrosion Society (Polski Stowarzyszenie…

Always here during times of crisis

A firefighter has called on the region to look out for each other after revealing the service was called to help more than 100 people in distress – in just six months. Tommy Richardson is the mental health lead at…

World’s oldest retired firefighter celebrates 108th birthday in style

A war veteran who is believed to be the world’s oldest retired firefighter has celebrated his 108th birthday – with a visit from a fire engine. Evergreen Joe Dixon celebrated his special day style on 1October when the crew of…

Magirus presents the TLF 3000-W at the Florian

Climate change is increasingly bringing new demands to the fire department. Vegetation fires are increasing in severity and number, placing particularly high demands on people and equipment for more and more fire departments. Often, the operational locations are difficult to…

New extinguishing system for burning traction batteries in electric vehicles

Rosenbauer has launched a new extinguishing system for burning traction batteries in electric vehicles. The system can be used to safely and efficiently extinguish lithium-ion-based high-voltage batteries. It enables direct cooling of the battery modules, or the cells within the…

Environmentally safe fire protection for aircraft hangars adopted in NFPA 409 2022 Edition

Safespill, a leader in environmentally safe fire protection systems, has announced that the company’s core technology – the Safespill flooring system, also known as an ignitable liquid drainage floor assembly – will be added to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)…

Pierce and Portland Fire and Rescue secure joint development agreement for Volterra Electric Pumper

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, has announced it has entered into a joint development agreement with the City of Portland, Oregon Fire and Rescue to place a Pierce Volterra zero-emissions pumper into service with the city’s busiest…

SFRS outlines preparations to support COP26

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has set out how it is working to protect communities from new risks linked to climate change as it prepares to help support a safe COP26. The major event, which is taking place in…

Why choose a firefighting battery ventilator?

More and more firefighting teams are choosing battery-powered fans to equip their firefighting trucks, both for their compact design and their autonomy in the field. But these are not the only reasons. So, why choose a firefighting battery ventilator? Why…

Argon releases major upgrade to RDS200 simulator

Argon Electronics (UK) Ltd has released a major upgrade to its Rados RDS200 training simulator that provides a significant improvement to the simulated Gamma performance of the training system. The upgrade can be applied to all existing customer RDS200 simulators…

Intersec appoints new exhibition head to lead groundbreaking event programme

Intersec – the world-leading emergency services, security and safety event – has strengthened its leadership team appointing expert industry veteran Alex Nicholl as Intersec Exhibition Head. The senior hire is further demonstration of Intersec’s investment in the significant growth of…


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