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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 and rescue personnel and industrial brigades from around the world are invited to this year’s free-to-attend Emergency Services Show. Returning to Hall 5 at the NEC, Birmingham, UK from 20th to 21st September 2017, the growing event gives visitors

By Axel Bugge and Andrei Khalip PEDROGAO GRANDE, Portugal (Reuters) - More than 1,000 firefighters were still battling Portugal's deadliest forest blaze on Monday after it killed dozens over the weekend, and a fireman died from his injuries in a hospital,

A plucky kitten which had got herself wedged 8ft up a chimney was freed after a four-hour rescue operation between the RSPCA and Merseyside Fire Service resulting in the RSPCA inspector and fire crew getting completely covered in soot! Lola’s worried owner

Evac+Chair International, the market leader in manufacturing life safety products, has been bought out by business partners Gerard Wallace and Ian Thompson. The business was bought utilising outside funding, having acquired the shares from the previous owner and managing director Mark

When Mike Foley was a child and lost something, his mother would say, “It’s just stuff.”  However, when he lost a marriage, a job, and three generations’ worth of family heirlooms, it’s not easy.  Yet at age 69, the former

Euro Firefighter 2: 6,701 Building Fires is Paul Grimwood’s follow-up to Euro Firefighter: Fire Tactics and Training Manual. In this new volume, Paul Grimwood examines fire engineering and firefighting tactics to investigate how the ever-changing built environment is shaping current and future

The body worn camera specialist will also be showcasing its new X Series and ONStream products at IFSEC 2017 at Excel London from 20th - 22nd June 2017 on Stand No. E350 Edesix, a market leader in the provision of body worn camera solutions,

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) wishes to convey its sincere condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower tragedy and to pay tribute to the bravery and professionalism of the fire service. The

I Can’t Save You, But I’ll Die Trying: The American Fire Culture is a collection of essays representing years of fire-service experience including operations, prevention, education, safety, leadership, culture, and philosophy giving readers, both civilian and firefighters, a new understanding

Fire Safe Europe offers its sincere condolences to the families of victims and conveys its deepest sympathy to those injured or otherwise affected by the devastating Grenfell Tower fire in London. We also commend the excellent work of the firefighters,

Two charities have teamed up to equip all fire engines in East Sussex with specialist pet oxygen kits in an effort to save the lives of more animals. The RSPCA has joined forces with Smokey Paws to pay for one specialist

The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) wishes to send its condolences to all of those who have been affected in this week’s Grenfell Tower tragedy. We extend our thoughts to the emergency services who showed extreme courage and professionalism whilst

The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) NHS Trust has awarded a new, four-year contract to Medical Gas Solutions (MGS) – one that will see MGS supply vital medical gases to NWAS’ 1,000 emergency vehicles across the North West. MGS (a subsidiary

By Alistair Smout and Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday promised a public inquiry into a fire that gutted a 24-storey apartment block killing at least 17 people, as the government faced questions about how such

By Magdalena Mis LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Facebook on Wednesday launched disaster maps - an initiative aimed at helping humanitarian organisations save lives in emergencies. "When there's a flood, earthquake, fire or other natural disaster, response organisations need accurate information quickly

The Fire Sector Federation (FSF) wishes to send its condolences to all those affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedy. We also wish to praise the fire service for its prompt and professional response. Although a fire on such a scale is

908 Devices, a pioneer of analytical devices for chemical and biomolecule analysis, today announced the release of MX908TM, a second-generation handheld chemical detection and identification device powered by the Company’s patented and award-winning high-pressure mass spectrometry (HPMSTM) technology. Designed for true

By Kylie MacLellan and Lina Saigol LONDON (Reuters) - Fire engulfed a 24-storey block of flats in central London on Wednesday, killing some people, injuring at least 50 more and trapping some residents asleep inside the towering inferno. Flames licked up the

Fifty members of the public have used 999Eye to send images of ongoing emergencies to our fire control in the first month since it went live. 999Eye, conceived by WMFS and developed in collaboration with Capita, is believed to be the

Bristol Uniforms, together with its German distributor Fritz Raschel Feuerschutz GmbH, has secured its first ever order from Vienna Airport for its lightweight and ergonomic XFlex kit, featuring the very latest GORE-TEX® Moisture barrier with the GORE® PARALLON™ System. The GORE-TEX® Moisture barrier with