New York Apartment Fire Claims 12 Lives

A fire in an apartment block in the Bronx borough of New York has left 12 people dead and four others critically injured. More than 160 Firefighters responded to the fire which New York City Mayor, Bill De Blasio described…

Institution of Fire Engineers welcome Dame Judith Hackitt’s report

Following publication of Dame Judith Hackitt’s interim report into the Building Regulations and Fire Safety, Peter Wilkinson the Chairman of the IFE Board of Directors has issued the following statement; The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) welcomes Dame Judith Hackitt’s interim report…

Pierce Ascendant 110-Foot Aerial Platform Purchased by Alberta, Canada’s Town of Taber Fire Dept

Pierce Manufacturing Inc. has received an order for a Pierce® Ascendant™ 110-foot single rear axle quint aerial platform from the Town of Taber Fire Department located in south-central Alberta, Canada. Built on a Pierce Enforcer™ chassis, the aerial platform delivers…

Several people killed and injured at city traffic incident in Birmingham UK

West Midlands Fire Service mobilised forty firefighters and officers as part of a wider emergency services’ response to a tragic collision. Shortly after 0100 hours on Sun 17 December, Staffordshire and West Midlands Fire Control started to receive 999 calls reporting…

Key International Government Speakers Announced for Intersec Conferences 21st – 23rd January 2018

The Intersec Conferences which will run at the Intersec Exhibition 2018 will bring together key government officials, experts, thought leaders, analysts and industry players to discuss and debate the way forward for the region’s safety and security industry. The conferences that will be held…

Fire destroys 10 houseboats, on the Murray river in the twin city of Echuca-Moama

Australian holidaymakers and their insurers are counting the cost of a spectacular fire that destroyed 10 houseboats on the Murray River at Echuca-Moama on Thursday the 12th Dec. The damage bill is expected to be several million dollars. The fire…

Tallest Pagoda in China destroyed by fire

A 15-storey wooden Buddhist pagoda and prayer hall in China’s Sichuan province, believed to be the tallest in Asia, has collapsed after a devastating fire. No casualties were reported in Sunday’s (Dec 10th) blaze, which also took out two halls…

Fire Leaves Two Dead and Causes Extensive Damage to Historic Hotel in Scotland

A serious fire at the Cameron Hotel next to Loch Lomond in Scotland has left two people dead and others needing hospital treatment for smoke inhalation. The alarm was raised at approximately 0640 on Monday 18 December and over 200…

New From TFT – Minimum Size Maximum Performance ,The EF1 remotely controlled monitor

The Task Force Tip’s (TFT) EF1 remotely controlled monitor is compact and has a large, efficient waterway capable of flowing up to 200 gpm (760 l/min). Perfect for wildland apparatus or interface apparatus around the globe.At less than 13” tall…

Memorial Service Remembers Those Who Died in the Grenfell Tower Fire and Looks to the Future

Six months after the horrific fire engulfed the Grenfell Tower in London, UK, survivors of the tragedy gathered at St Pauls Cathedral in the City for a memorial service. The service was opened with a minutes silence by the Dene of…

Fast-Moving Fire Sweeps Through Ventura County

For the fourth day in a row, intense wildfires are menacing communities in Southern California. On December 8, 2017, thousands of firefighters battled blazes in and around the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The largest, the Thomas fire in Ventura County, had consumed…

Safety Signage Company Creates Faster Life Saving Advice Chart

Signs For Safety, the leading manufacturer of safety signage in the UK, today announced the launch of a new concept in emergency first aid chart design. With a greater emphasis on data retrieval speeds, they hope it will lead to…

EUSAS and Euralarm organise Conference on Fire Safety and Security in the Aviation Sector

In 2018, EUSAS and Euralarm will organise the second edition of the EUSAS-Euralarm Conference. Next year’s topic will be ‘Fire Safety and Security in the Aviation Sector’. The event will be hosted by Airbus and will take place at the…

PCSE Celebrate Madrid Conference Success

On 28 and 29 November 2017, another Public Safety Communications Europe (PSCE) conference successfully took place at the headquarters of the Spanish National Police in Madrid. The PSCE conference in Madrid was the first in Europe to address the transition…

Tragic Fire Deaths Lead to Murder Charges in Manchester, UK

Two people arrested following the deaths of three children in a house fire in Salford, Greater Manchester, UK  have appeared in court today charged with Murder, arson and four counts of attempted murder, they have been remanded in custody until their…

Intersec 2018 Profile and Exhibitor Showcase is now online at Gulf Fire

We are pleased to announce that our Intersec 2018 Profile and Exhibitor Showcase is now online at our sister site Gulf Fire. Please click here to vist Gulf Fire and the Intersec 2018 Profile and Exhibitor Showcase.

Those Who Protect Lives and Property Honoured At Polk County Fire Rescue’s Holiday Awards Banquet

Several outstanding individuals were recognized at Polk County Fire Rescue’s annual Holiday Awards Banquet. The event was held Tuesday, December 12, at the Lake Eva Event Center in Haines City. Awards were given to two businesses, two law enforcement agencies,…

ECCO Introduces 12+ Series Vantage™ Lightbar

ECCO, a leading manufacturer of commercial vehicle warning and safety equipment, has announced the release of the 12+ Series Vantage™ Lightbar. Building upon the popular 12+ Series Vantage lightbar, the 12+ Series now comes standard with an integrated Safety Director…

Exclusive Elliot Brown Firefighters Watch Raises £11,000 for Charity

Elliot Brown’s special edition firefighter’s watch, which went on sale exclusively to UK Fire Brigade Union (FBU) members earlier this year, has raised an amazing £11,000 for good causes. Elliot Brown has made a substantial donation from funds raised from…

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