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A US Fire Pump 5,500 GPM Mobile Trailer Unit supporting an industrial pumper.
Not all Pumps are Created Equal

Not all pumps referred to as a fire pumps are the same. Choosing the correct…

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The Innovation of Fire Protection Equipment

Technological developments have revolutionized deepwater drilling and production in recent years and the need for…

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Tactical Developments in USAR Coordination

Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) procedures and techniques have been honed over many years drawing…

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Commercial Cooking Fire Suppression Systems

Commercial cooking operations present an inherent fire risk. According to NFPA’s 2012 “Structure Fires in…

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Marine Applications of Clean Agents

Of all the perils at sea, one of the most dangerous is fire. Difficult to…

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What Happened to the Air? Hidden Dangers Aboard Ships

Aboard ship there are many areas that have hidden dangers of which the land-based firefighter…

21st Century Decontamination Where Are We Going?

There are few things more uncomfortable and more dangerous than working in a HazMat suit…

Global Progress on PPE Standards

Delegates from around the globe helped to ensure that international standards for PPE took a…

The Stealth Killer of First Responders: Part 2

In the previous issue we discussed the definition for situational awareness and shared some examples…

Kitchen: Due to the high fire load of open flames or frying pans, commercial kitchens are one of the most dangerous places in a hotel.
A Safe and Pleasant Stay – Completely Protected from Fire

Reputation is a fragile thing. Years of hard work building a successful business and providing…

The Importance of Listing Sprinkler Equipment

The hanging and bracing of a sprinkler system is a key consideration in every sprinkler…

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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,…


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