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Welcome to the fifth issue of Gulf Fire Magazine – January 2017

It doesn’t seem possible that we are already on Issue 5 of Gulf Fire – a year has passed already and here we are preparing to head off to Dubai again for intersec.

The first year of Gulf Fire has surpassed all of our expectations and we are delighted to be producing a magazine that has secured its place within the region in such a short space of time. The feedback from our readers and advertisers has been phenomenal and we are delighted that after just one year that Gulf Fire has been appointed Key Media Partner to intersec.

This bumper 120 page issue is packed full of in-depth and interesting features, from the latest industry news and product announcements as well as specialist feature editorial, you will not be disappointed.

Neil Wallington kicks off the issue with his Editor’s Comment and with a further twelve in depth and informative articles, we are sure that you will find the issue interesting and informative – don’t miss our comprehensive ‘intersec Showcase.’

Check out the Dubai Civil Defence Comment as well the new Safety Design in Buildings update, which is set to become a regular feature. In addition to ‘The field observations of human behaviour in fire’ by Majed Almejmaj; ‘High piled storage fire protection’ by Rob Neale and ‘Fire safety issues with balconies’ by the BRE Team.

Enjoy this intersec show issue and please continue to share your comments with us – it’s our pleasure to bring you this publication and we really appreciate all your feedback.

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NAFFCO serves the industrial sector by providing a complete range of vehicles able to carry large amounts of foam, dry powder and water. The chassis are provided with safety features as spark arresters and engine shut off valves, in line with the internal regulations of the industrial sector.

Image courtesy of NAFFCO.

Contributing Editors

Majed Almejmaj, Paul Calderwood, David Crowder, Mark A. Gaalswyk, Ciara Holland, Mark Knurek, Michael MeLampy, Jon D. Miller, Rob Neale, John Newton, Gary Parkinson, Fredrik Rosen, Aaron Saak, Martin Shipp