Gulf Fire Magazine Archive

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Getting back to some near normal activity

Despite the good news of the ever-growing availability of successful vaccines to combat the dominating…

The developing friendship with Israel has opened up an affluent market for investors and tourists and the region.
IFE GCC UAE Branch Update April 2021

To say 2020 was a challenging year is, in reflection, a major understatement. However, as…

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Evidence-based recommendations for structural firefighting now available in NFPA 1700

In 2014, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) received a new standards project request from…

The new generation of E-FORCE cutters are much faster in cutting – this example shows the cutting of a B-pillar in comparison to the previous E-FORCE2 series.
Weber Rescue – E-FORCE battery tools for more speed and flexibility

Weber Rescue Systems is proud to present a new series of battery-driven rescue tools. The…

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…

Agility Technologies – 360° spherical imaging for search and rescue operations

When search and rescue cameras were first introduced in the early 1990s they changed the…

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…

The ESKA firefighting glove Siga PBI 5F with full PBI protection on the backhand and palm and ergonomical, fire-resistant knuckle protector.
ESKA – Glove professionals from Austria

For 109 years the Austrian family business ESKA has specialised in the development and manufacturing…

The primary line of fire and smoke protection within high-rise buildings is stairwell pressurisation.
Apreco’s fire-safety system protects high-rise buildings

Stairwell Pressurisation protects life and reduces property loss whilst ensuring a safe means of exit…

AV-8B Harrier making a VTOL landing out at sea.
Back to basics – the importance of the point man during ground emergencies

Say what you want about ARFF operations but for the majority of my career I…

Training evolution with the storage tank simulator using a F3 foam.
Transition to fluorine-free foam – a ‘drop in’ replacement?

Since the prohibition of the production of PFOA (C8) based foam concentrates back in July…

Fire detection and alarm products must be CE marked to be legally sold or placed on the European market.
Why accreditation is vital when specifying fire detection systems

This feature explores the complex issue of EN 54 product certification and highlights the potentially…

In 2016, Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam upgraded their firefighting trucks to help the airport to provide sustainable firefighting performance.
Lessons learned: Schiphol Airport transitions to fluorine-free foams

At Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam the firefighting brigade has to be ready to provide at…

ADR / IMDG Carriage & Warning Labels (c) 2020
The hazards of oxygen, oxidising agents and organic peroxides

For the firefighter and emergency services, understanding oxygen, its properties and those of its compounds…

Esteri ASL open water test.
High-performance pump moves on land, at sea and in the air

The latest innovation by Esteri Group, Finland’s most comprehensive operator in the firefighting and rescue…

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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