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Dave Pelton is NAFED’s New VP – Technical

NAFED is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Pelton as the association’s new Vice President – Technical. Possessing a substantial background in the fire-protection and life-safety industry, Dave has demonstrated proven expertise across multiple business disciplines including team leadership,…

Fire Department Service Announcement

Bulletin #60: another State Action on AFFF Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (AFFF) in Connecticut: ‘The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is investigating after Burlington [CT] firefighters allegedly used firefighting foam illegally to put out a car fire. A DEEP…

Donations – an essential guide, Part 4

By Chris Gannon, writing for GESA (Global Emergency Services Action) Before considering donations… Donations of gear and equipment, as we’ve discussed in earlier articles, can be a mixed bag.  Some contributions are in the end useless, occasionally even dangerous. Estimates…

Pyroguard and AMI reach new heights with fire-rated glass balustrades for Quantock House

Pyroguard’s fire-safety glass was the product of choice on the Quantock House development, one of the first UK projects to feature a compliant A2-s1 glass balustrade system on its apartment balconies. A residential development exclusively for the over 55s, Quantock…

Hochiki proves to be the ideal solution in leading Italian hospital

Celebrating its centenary, the IRCCS Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital is in Negrar, Verona, and thanks to the expert team and technology in place, it is considered one of Italy’s top medical facilities, and in fact at European level it…

HAIX launches the FIRE EAGLE 2.0

Global footwear specialist, HAIX launches the world’s fastest firefighter boot – the FIRE EAGLE 2.0. The new boot features an updated design and an innovative quick-fit fastener system. The RapidFit system is the quickest way to pull a boot on…

The first cordless mini cutter

Holmatro has introduced the first battery-powered mini cutter in the rescue market. This compact, lightweight tool is easy to use in confined spaces and requires minimal space in your rescue vehicle. Its innovative design gives you maximum freedom of movement…

C-TEC’s new EVAC-ALERT evacuation alert system specified for new residential block

C-TEC’s revolutionary new evacuation alert system, EVAC-ALERT, has been specified for a new purpose-built residential building in London. Located in the Elephant and Castle area of the London Borough of Southwark, Joyce Newman House is an eight-storey block of 40…

Hytrans Systems BV acquires Foru Solution technology and products

Hytrans Systems BV in the Netherlands, the market leader in high-volume mobile water transport systems has recently acquired the technology and products of Foru Solution BV. Foru Solution is well known for its innovative and proven oil-spill response solutions. The…

Perimeter Solutions introduces SOLBERG VERSAGARD 1×3 Multipurpose Fluorine-Free Foam Concentrate

Perimeter Solutions (NYSE: PRM), a leading global manufacturer of high-quality firefighting products and lubricant additives, has announced the launch of SOLBERG VERSAGARD 1×3 Multipurpose Fluorine-Free Foam Concentrate. This is Perimeter Solutions’ first 1×3 fluorine-free foam concentrate available on the market,…

Secutech Vietnam 2022 to cater to the growing market for security solutions

Security, fire safety and smart building industry players are busy planning their trips to Secutech Vietnam as the countdown to the 2022 edition enters its final two months. Excitement is also rising among overseas participants after the Vietnamese government recently…

Now AEI Cables spells out technical guidance on Category 3 Control fire performance cables

AEI Cables has spelled out the technical guidance to those responsible in the supply chain for selection and installation of cables for Category 3 Control fire performance cables under the revised British Standard. The industry-wide campaign is raising awareness worldwide…

Omega Pacific is back!

Rock N Rescue’s parent company, The Weinel Group has acquired the Omega Pacific brand and its associated trademarks. Omega Pacific was one of the original brands of rescue and climbing hardware. The Weinel group will be responsible for all manufacturing…

MSA Safety unveils new line of firefighter protective clothing at Interschutz

MSA Safety Incorporated, a global leader in firefighter safety equipment and technology, marked the opening of Interschutz 2022 with the unveiling of a new line of firefighter protective clothing (FPC) that is specifically designed to meet the needs of firefighters…

FIRSTLOOK announces FL360 Search & Rescue Camera donation to @fire International Disaster Response Germany

FIRSTLOOK, the rescue products division of Agility Technologies (ATC) and FIRSTLOOK European partner Vogt-CTE, are extremely pleased to announce the donation of their signature FL360 USAR1 Search and Rescue Camera systems to the @fire International Disaster Response Germany organization to…

Innovation is and remains our drive, but needs investment power and economic efficiency

An interview with Thomas Hilse, President of Magirus, on the opportunities and challenges in the firefighting industry in 2022 and the goal of initiating a mutual understanding. The initial situation for Magirus is very positive at the moment. What do…

A safer and more accessible way of cleaning SCBAs by RESCUE Intellitech

With the new addition to their decon washer line-up, RESCUE Intellitech’s aim is to be able to offer fire stations of all sizes, and with different capacity needs, a safe and easy-to-use solution for cleaning and decontaminating their SCBAs, face…


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