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Life Safety and Fire Fighting Systems – The weakest link

Unlike other cables, fire resistant cables have to work even when directly exposed to the…

Candles to LEDs – the latest technology is improving safety

Many of us will give little or no thought to emergency lighting and for the…

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The World’s First Ship with Fire Safety Adapted to Methanol

The world’s first ship to run on methanol will soon sail after the fire risk…

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The Three Keys to Swift-Water Boat Rescue

Understanding how the boat operates and how the river behaves are essential to successful swift-water…

Naked Firefighting – Ever heard the term?
Naked Firefighting – Ever heard the term?

Back in the 1980’s I had a deputy chief named Stewart Rose who used to…

Petroleum Storage Tank Facilities – Part 3

In previous installments of this series we talked about the types of petroleum storage tanks,…

Petroleum Storage Tank Facilities – Part 2

In the previous installment we talked about the types of petroleum storage tanks, their locations,…

Petroleum Storage Tank Facilities – Part 1
Petroleum Storage Tank Facilities – Part 1

In today’s fire service we tend to focus our pre-planning and training for the “bread…

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The Stealth Killer of First Responders Part 1

Flawed situational awareness is one of the leading contributing factors in first responder near-miss and…


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