With the greatly increased emphasis on firefighter safety, the leading manufacturers have boosted their research and development efforts to provide the end user with the safest, most efficient and reliable foam concentrates. In this Buyer’s Guide we highlight the latest offerings from the worlds leading suppliers.

Fire chiefs in Suffolk have enhanced their ability to deal with a wide variety of incidents in difficult-to-access locations by commissioning three all-terrain Mercedes-Benz Unimogs. Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service’s 14-tonne gvw U423s are based in Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, and

Today sees the start of FDIC in Indianapolis and as always, the organisers have laid on a week of fantastic educational opportunities including over 200 classroom sessions and a massive selection of 4 and 8 hour Hands-on Training workshops. The exhibition

Lake Assault Boats, part of Fraser Shipyards and a leading manufacturer of purpose-built, mission-specific fire and rescue boats, is displaying two vessels at booth #9214 April 27-29 at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) Exhibition in Indianapolis, Indiana.  On view

The Serco International Fire Training Centre (IFTC) in Teesside, one of the world's leading aviation fire training centres, is delighted to announce that it has won the Queen’s Award for Export. The Queen’s Award for Enterprise, International Trade as it is

On April 19th the Tarrant County College Fire Service Training Center hosted leaders from the City of Grapevine,  to express gratitude for the city’s recent donation of an aerial apparatus truck to the College’s training program. The ladder truck—a 1999 E-ONE

Ballyclare has revealed details of a new appointment which will add to the considerable experience already present within in its national sales team. Charlie Clarke has been appointed as Regional Sales Manager for Northern England and North Wales, and will

The safety of communities across Scotland has been bolstered - thanks to a multi-million pound investment in the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service’s front line. A total of four Aerial Ladder Platforms (ALPs) and a Turntable Ladder appliance (TTL) were unveiled

On April 20th the Yocha Dehe Tribal Council, tribal citizens, and community members and leaders joined together for the eighth annual Awards Luncheon to pay tribute to the firefighters of the Yocha Dehe Fire Department (YDFD). Yocha Dehe Tribal Secretary and

Join emergency service professionals from across the world and earn CPD credits at Hazmat 2017. Hazmat is the premier hazardous material incident handling conference and is on the 24 - 25 May, 2017, at the Crowne Plaza, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK. Attendees to

Arsonists in Hampshire have been handed sentences of more than 500 years after being brought to book by some of the best fire investigators in the country. The Arson Task Force, and its fire investigation team, has also just notched the

Delegates from around the world gathered in the UK for an intensive week of debate and discussion on standards. A total of 50 representatives from all corners of the globe convened for the annual meeting of the ISO TC94 SC13 Protective

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, the San Francisco Fire Department, along with other early risers, commemorated the 111th anniversary of the Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906 at an annual commemoration ceremony held at the historic Lotta’s Fountain in downtown

As the only manufacturer to offer a true thermal imaging camera (TIC) integrated directly into a firefighter’s self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) is moving full speed to deploy this game-changing technology to fire departments around the

New at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre at East Kirby Aerodrome is this Isuzu DMax aviation rapid intervention vehicle supplied by Worcester based Carmichael CSS. The Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre is a privately owned museum set up by two farming brothers,

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) has joined its emergency service partners in the Thames Valley for a six month trial which aims to improve access to patients who are experiencing certain medical emergencies. The trial began on Monday 3

Firehawk Alarms, by Fireblitz are pleased to announce they have been successful in winning inclusion onto the new West Midlands Fire Service Procurement Framework Agreement for the Supply of Smoke alarms, Hard of Hearing alarms and other associated products. This

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is delighted to announce the launch of an exciting partnership with Tesco at Safety Central, its new safety and lifeskills education centre in Lymm. Safety Central will educate people across Cheshire, Halton and Warrington on

Agility Technologies Corporation (ATC) proudly announces FirstLook360 (FL360), an industry first live streaming 360° Technical Rescue Search Camera. FL360 captures seamless high definition streaming spherical panorama video with wired and wireless connectivity in a ruggedized IP67 housing that will fit through a

April is National Cancer Control Month and now is a great opportunity to evaluate what you and your department can do to protect yourselves from firefighter cancer. Many studies show that firefighters contract cancer at higher rates than the rest

On March 24, Representatives Peter King (R-NY) and Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) introduced the Length of Service Award Program Cap Adjustment Priority (LOSAP CAP) Act (H.R. 1720). The bill would increase the federal cap on annual contributions into an individual’s LOSAP