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Forthcoming mega shows and the legacy of Grenfell Tower

As the end of the second decade of the 21st century draws to a close,…

What role do you play in the NFPA fire safety ecosystem?

Global perspective and purview The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has been working with global…

IFE GCC UAE Branch Update October 2019

As the hot summer draws to an end and the region looks forward to the…

Notre Dame Cathedral fire reflects challenges of protecting historic buildings from fire

In April I attended a week of meetings with the ISO committee that deals with…

The UAE has seen a boost in the construction industry in recent years as part of the preparation for the upcoming Expo 2020 Dubai – the first to be held in the Middle East.
IFE GCC UAE Branch Update July 2019

At the time of writing the Holy month of Ramadan has come to an end…

The IFE Firefighter Safety Database Project was led by Adam Course BSc(Hons) MIFireE.
IFE GCC UAE Branch Update April 2019

The first quarter of 2019 is flying past and the local business sentiment remains challenging…

Intersec 2019
Intersec 2019

This edition of Gulf Fire coincides with the 21st edition of Intersec in Dubai which…

In January 2019 the branch will move into purpose-built office accommodation in the World Trade Centre, Dubai.
IFE GCC UAE Branch Update January 2019

At the time of writing the end of 2018 is fast approaching and we look…

Grenfell inquiry points to significant fire safety failings

Readers will probably recall that in the previous edition of Gulf Fire, I reported aspects…

Dubai Downtown – successful future planning.
IFE GCC UAE Branch Update September 2018

s the summer months come to a close in the Middle East and we look…

The continuing legacy of Grenfell Tower

Readers of Gulf Fire will hopefully recall my comments in the last edition of the…

The IFE Board of Directors and International General Assembly meeting, held in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK in March.
IFE GCC UAE branch update

At the time of writing we are approaching the end of the Holy Month of…

Tall tower fire safety tops the agenda

The annual Intersec Expo in Dubai in January 2018 was the 20th year of the…

The IFE Board of Directors and International General Assembly meeting, held in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK in March.
IFE GCC UAE Branch Update

It is pleasing to see that the Branch has again been able to run an…

The Grenfell Epitaph must end electrical fires

The aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire in London in June 2017 that took its…

IFE GCC UAE Branch Update December 2017

In our last update it was highlighted that 2018, being the IFE’s Centenary year, we…

Grenfell Tower Fire

My Editors Comment page normally concentrates on Gulf fire safety and other relevant matters, but…


Gulf Fire is the only quarterly journal specific to the Middle East Fire market dedicated to both fire protection and firefighting. The editorial features are written by industry experts and comprise a unique blend focussing on the latest technology, training methods and equipment as well as highlighting sector specific issues from around the region. Regular product and company profiles, events updates and news make Gulf Fire Magazine the first choice read for fire protection and firefighting professionals.

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