Issue 29 – January 2023

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The Grenfell Tower Inquiry concludes as fires in EV batteries increase 

In several past editions of Gulf Fire, I have referred to the circumstances of the…

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IFE GCC UAE Branch Update January 2023

At the time of writing the UAE celebrates National Day commemorating the 51st anniversary of…

Protectowire linear heat detectors – Trusted for a vast array of Oil and Gas industry fire-detection applications

In 1938 The Protectowire Company invented and introduced the first linear type heat detector. Today…

The Fire Recon Wildland is the measure of things for forest- and vegetation fires.
Texport® – Trio of new innovations

Around 80,000 trade-fair visitors attended INTERSCHUTZ 2022 and admired the imposing TEXPORT® stand. There was…

Intersec 2023 – Global fire industry to gather at Intersec 

The five key elements of Intersec are Fire and Rescue, Commercial and Perimeter Security, Homeland…

FlameSpec FLS-IR3.
Optical flame detection and field of view 

Many flame detector manufacturers look to develop products with unique specifiable features that customers value.…

Advanced – Demonstrates latest innovative fire solutions at Intersec

Emergency services, security and safety experts from around the globe are set to attend Intersec…

Increased entrainment with increased prop length.
BlowHard Fans – PPV – big where it counts

Positive pressure ventilation (PPV) has been a common and growing practice throughout the fire industry…

The Fomtec ‘Enviro Programme’ continues and we are well over 1,500 fire tests now.
Is the transition to fluorine-free foams (SFFF) exposing deficiencies in our design and testing standards?

When the serious discussions started around 2010 about high-performance fluorine-free foams (long before we had…

PBI protection is the first choice of firefighters around the world.
PBI Products – Protects from head to toe

Firefighters need to trust that when they deploy to an incident they are doing so…

Figure 1: The Commercial Riser Manifold (Easy Installation Unit) has been created as a result of an idea to gather together certain components. This compact item has all the required components in an assembled structure.
Duyar – Commercial Riser Manifold

Working non-stop on research and development operations to achieve our goal ‘durability and innovative solutions’,…

The E1 Manticore airport appliance now available for demonstrations.
Emergency One UK Ltd – Exceeding where others have struggled 

In recent years, the move towards a more carbon-efficient economy has gathered pace worldwide. Fire…

A combination of detection methods and tools can be used to detect and extinguish actual fire and prevent false alarms and system activations.
Hangar detection: solutions for false system discharges

Driving home at the end of a long day at the station, my phone rang.…

Bristol X4 protective clothing and LUNAR Connected Device
MSA Safety has the region’s firefighters covered

Intersec, the largest fire and rescue show in the region takes place in Dubai this…

Proportioning systems suitable for the transition from AFFF to SFFF fluorine-free concentrates

During the market transition from AFFF to SFFF fluor-free concentrates it is important to know…

BlazeMaster CPVC, the fire sprinkler pipe and fittings that are cutting down on costly installations.
BlazeMaster CPVC – The most specified non-metallic fire sprinkler systems in the world

Even today, when it comes to designing and building modern fire sprinkler systems, there is…

Closed shower curtain – which we cannot see through. Perhaps a victim seeking shelter until rescued is huddled down behind.
Where can’t I use a thermal imager?

I love asking firefighters if they use their thermal imagers on every call that they…


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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