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Prior to Covid-19, this was a typical group for apparatus training in large gatherings. Will we ever get back to this intimate level of training? That question remains…
Training during and after the pandemic: what some feel may be the new norm

As we started 2020, the pandemic was just getting a grip on the world and…

Each and every nozzle is placed on a pressure jig to ensure there is no leakage.
Introducing water mist technology – Part 2

Water mist technology is still a relatively new concept in terms of fire suppression, yet…

Polymeric ‘fire-resistant cable’ under fire test at Wrexham Mineral Cables.
Understanding fire-resistant cables and saving lives in real-life fire scenarios

With the continuing focus on building safety, fire-resistant cables – and their ability to service…

Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service.
MSA Bristol to the rescue

This feature looks at the changing role of firefighters and how fire and rescue services…

FireDos proportioner GEN Ill (Current standard design).
Smart proportioner GEN III – remote monitoring system

As practised for decades in fire protection systems, the procedure to check the functionality of…

Effective fire detection and suppression in the engine area is critical to protecting against the majority of bus fires. Reacton’s A+ rated systems and linear detection combine for fast detection and demonstrated suppression performance.
Bus fire system requirements: what’s been happening since the introduction of UNECE R107?

Fires in mass transportation, and buses specifically, have been a long-term concern. The very nature…

Petrochemical processing plant.
The new generation of flame detectors

Industries continuously strive to improve safety by reducing the number of personnel who are exposed…

FIRESHIELD is a multi-layered fabric complex designed to offer high radiant heat protection level without sacrificing mobility.
Firefighter safety, 30 years in the making

Safety. Comfort. Unless both are built into their protective clothing, no firefighter will be able…

A network of 31 ExGo gas extinguishant panels protect the Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge.
Gas suppression control for critical and high-risk sites: what to consider

Data centres, control rooms, power generation facilities and archives may serve very different purposes, but…

Regular inspections of fire kits are just as important as laundering. A fire suit is only as good as its weakest seam, and therefore kit needs to be checked that it is fit for purpose every time before it is used.
Don’t be a statistic – secret killer amongst the force exposed

Cancer is a hidden killer amongst the force. In fact, firefighters have a 68% higher…

An ignited LNG pool. The intensity is increased explosively by introducing water (Rapid Phase Transition).
LNG safety and awareness training
LNG, once a niche market, is nowadays increasingly used as a cleaner fuel for trucks…
Search techniques using thermal imaging

In the Fire Service when the words Search and Rescue (S&R) are talked about it…

Three fans on the platform aimed towards the staircase. In the back, the inlet opening can be seen.
PPV as a support for firefighting in subways

Positive pressure ventilation (PPV) fans are widely used by the fire service during firefighting operations…

Comparing the two types of fire service TICs: Situational Awareness vs Decision Making.
Thermal imaging: breaking down the scan – Part 1

Firefighters must be trained to properly evaluate fire incidents based on training and by incorporating…

Figure 1: Remote controlled FireDos M2 fire monitor with manual backup on standby in recycling facility.
Automatic extinguishing solutions in recycling facilities and incineration plants utilizing heat detection

With a growing awareness towards the environment and resources, the amount of recycling and incineration…

FIELDEX for IER of CHN-1 (China International USAR Team).
Classified Light USAR teams to take part in international humanitarian assistance from 2021

In international Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) missions, the well-trained and competent USAR teams from…

Smoke detection and control, emergency lighting, logistical support and signage are all important factors in managing hotel evacuation.
Hotel fire safety

Modern hotels come in various shapes and sizes and are often part of more complex…


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