Issue 14 – April 2019

Recent fire in Bangladesh reminds us: Put safety first

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) was saddened to learn of the recent tragic fire…

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…

PPG PITT-CHAR NX is more flexible.
PPG PITT-CHAR NX – The next generation of passive fire protection

Owners and operators of oil, gas and petrochemical facilities require durable and effective fire protection…

All genuine PPE suppliers will adhere to appropriate international standards.
What’s new with… Personal protective equipment

With the greatly increased emphasis on firefighter safety, the leading manufacturers have boosted their research…

Over the last 20 years, Safety Components has lead the way in personal protective fabrics for firefighters by developing more outer shell and thermal liner fabric innovations than any other textile company in the world.
Safety Components – Revolutionizing the way firefighters perform in their gear

Engineered to be lighter, stronger and more flexible with enhanced protection, PBI Max outer shell…

Fredrik Rosen (Business Manager, Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection), Abdullah Shadi (Sales Manager, Dafo Middle East), Mikael Persson (President, Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection), Abdulla Janahi (Chairman of the Board, Dafo Middle East), Johan Larsson (General Manager, Dafo Middle East) and Johan Balstad (Vice President, Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection).
Dafo Middle East – Knowhow and experience ensure our customers have the latest technology

To increase the local precense in the Middle Eastern market Dafo Middle East started its…

Nikos Arvanitidis, CEO and president of Olympia Electronics S.A.
Olympia Electronics S.A – 40 Years of innovation

Founded in 1979 by Nikolaos Lakasas and Panagiotis Arvanitidis, Olympia Electronics S.A. develops innovative electronic…

Firefighters demonstrate the flexibility and mobility of their TITAN 1260 garments.
The importance of standards and listening to the end user

Hainsworth Technology has been working with firefighters for more than 150 years. During this time,…

Intersec 2019 – New record in Dubai as visitor numbers increase 20 percent year-on-year

World’s leading trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection attracts 34,854 trade buyers and…

Tall Buildings Fire Safety Conference – Developing solutions for tall building fire safety

As the international fire industry comes to terms with the serious tall building fires that…

The all new innovative SCORPION can be built on any suitable 18 tonne chassis.
Emergency One (UK) Limited – This February saw the launch of their flagship new appliance, the E1 ScorpionTM

The event, hosted by E1 and sister company, Clan Tools and Plant Limited, at their…

Solutions of BMS System Integration.
Mavili Electronic – BMS System Integration with Maxlogic Modbus Modules

Nowadays number and complexity of electrical and mechanical systems in the buildings increase as technology…

Roger Startin, Joint Managing Director of Bristol Uniforms
An Interview with Roger Startin

Roger Startin is Joint Managing Director of Bristol Uniforms, a leading manufacturer of PPE for…

Several Pi Foam pressure vessels protecting a ring-walled gasoline tank in the background at an Oiltanking facility in Central Europe.
A new approach to extinguishing fires on combustible-liquid storage tank

One of the trickiest challenges a fire fighter will ever face is a full-surface blaze…

Figure 1. Cost of Data Center Outages [Ponemon Institute, 2016].
Data center fire protection: ensuring business continuity

The occurrence of a fire in a data center can lead to business interruption (“downtime”)…

Commissioning of large scale purchases takes time with planning and coordination to achieve the end results of proving the capacity and design of the equipment meets the expectations of the clients.
Buying high value equipment – The in’s and out’s of the procurement process

So, you’re in the market to make a purchase, maybe a large purchase at that.…

Firexpo East Africa – The exhibition taking the Kenyan Fire and Safety industry by storm!

Taking place from 24 – 26 of September 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya, the region’s leading…


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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