MSA is looking for the Best Firefighting Buddies

For firefighters, their buddy is absolutely crucial – someone who has their back and they can trust and rely upon in any situation. Now there’s a chance to reward them and say “thanks for always being there”. MSA is running…

All-New Lake Assault Boats 22-Foot Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat and a 28-Foot Fire Boat to be Showcased at FDIC

Lake Assault Boats, part of Fraser Shipyards and a leading manufacturer of purpose-built, mission-specific fire and rescue boats, is showcasing two vessels at booth #9125 on April 26-28 at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) Exhibition in Indianapolis, Indiana.  The…

Luxfer ECLIPSE™, World’s Lightest-weight SCBA Cylinder for Firefighter Life Support, Launched at FDIC Show

Luxfer Gas Cylinders, a business unit of Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE:LXFR) and the world’s largest manufacturer of high-pressure composite and aluminum cylinders, today launched Luxfer ECLIPSE™, its new carbon composite cylinders for firefighter self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). The launch coincides…

FLIR Systems Completes Strategic Investment in DroneSense

Investment Creates Partnership to Develop Powerful UAS Solutions for FLIR’s First Responder Customers and Funds DroneSense for Growth FLIR Systems, Inc. and DroneSense, Inc. announced today that FLIR has completed a strategic investment in DroneSense, makers of a unique software…

TRIGEN Automotive Unveils Auberon – Singapore’s First Pneumatic Exoskeleton Tailored For Firefighters

TRIGEN Automotive, a leading manufacturer of special function vehicles and robotics solutions for emergency services worldwide, is proud to unveil its latest firefighting solution – Auberon Pneumatic Exoskeleton. In an ever-changing urban landscape where high-rise buildings are becoming increasingly commonplace, new sets of…

FIA Highlights Details Of A Leaked Report About Refurbishment Work at Grenfell

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has highlighted a leaked report which blames refurbishment issues at Grenfell Tower, details of which have been published by London Newspapers. Further details can be found here www.fia.uk.com/news/leaked-report Image for illustration. Picture from MDM Library.

UAV Experts To Launch Aerial Infrared Training Program

While already offering one of the most extensive and sought after UAV Flight Training Programs in the U.S., UAV Experts is once again breaking ground with the launch of a new Certified Aerial Thermographer Program. Produced and taught through an exclusive partnership…

Three dead after explosion in Brisbane House Fire

Three people have perished following a house fire in Brisbane, Australia. The cause of the incident is under investigation but Police are treating it as suspicious. Further details can be found at: www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-43792060 Image for illustration purposes.

Dubai Civil Defence View Rosenbauer Electric Powered Fire Appliance

Members of the Dubai Civil Defence Executive Technical Specifications Committee visited Austria to attend a workshop on the ‘Electric Experimental Mechanisms’. As part of the trip to explore opportunities presented by electrically powered vehicles and equipment, Committee members also visited…

Firefighters called to hot air balloon crash in South Korea

The pilot of a hot air balloon was killed, and 12 tourists injured on Thursday 12 April after it crashed on an island in South Korea. The aircraft, which took off at about 7:40 a.m. local time (2240 GMT Wednesday) from an…

Late-season fires on the outskirts of Sydney

A massive bushfire has affected properties in Sydney’s south-west, New South Wales. The fire has burnt over 2,430 hectares around the townships Holsworthy and Menai. More than 500 firefighters in almost 100 fire trucks, along with 15 aircraft, have battled…

Qwake Technologies gives firefighters “X-ray vision” with new helmet technology

Qwake Technologies is giving firefighter “superpowers” with there C-Thru lens tech C-THRU is the first of its kind operating system designed to boost situational awareness in high stress and hazardous environments. When fitted to a helmet the C-Thru lens produces an…

Part Trailblazer, Part Top Gun: MSA to Debut New Jet-Style Fire Helmet at 2018 Fire Department Instructor’s Conference

Company’s longstanding commitment to enhancing firefighter health and safety takes center stage in Indianapolis Only one year after revolutionizing the firefighter safety market with the introduction of the industry’s first – and still only –Thermal Imaging Camera integrated into firefighter’s…

Zico to give away Fire Falcon at FDIC 2018

Ziamatic Corp. announces the Zico FIRE FALCON Sweepstakes, taking place at FDIC International in Indianapolis, IN from April 23-28, 2018. Show attendees are encouraged to visit Ziamatic at booth #1738 and enter to win one (1) 48” FIRE FALCON, Model Z-FT-48-Y; a revolutionary…

Predicting Landslide Hazards in Near Real-Time

Rainfall is the most common trigger of landslides around the world. If soil and rock conditions beneath a hilly surface are already unstable, heavy rains often cause mud, rocks, or debris—or all of them—to tumble down mountains and hillsides. Now,…

Gradall Fire Suppression Machines Available With Reach Choices Up To 20 Metres/70 Feet

Gradall Industries, Inc., has introduced two emergency response vehicles able to reach through windows and walls or breakthrough roofs to launch a technical assault on dangerous structure fires. Gradall FA Systems use a rugged telescoping, tilting boom and a patented…

UK Fire Sailing Challenge 2018 has more boats

UKFSC 2018 is shaping up to be the biggest and best yet. The 15th United Kingdom Firefighters Sailing Challenge (UKFSC) is taking place from the 7th to the 10th May 2018 and will see more boats and more competitors than…

FLIR Provides Thermal Imaging for Next Generation DJI Zenmuse XT2 Dual-Sensor Commercial Drone Camera

Companies Extend Collaboration as DJI Joins ‘Thermal by FLIR’ Thermal Innovation Program FLIR Systems, Inc. today announced that DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging, will integrate a FLIR thermal imaging sensor technology into its new DJI Zenmuse XT2…

Latest AED Technology makes it easier for fire fighters to save lives

Fire crews around the world are being trained in emergency medical services alongside ambulance and other partners to help save more lives. International defibrillator manufacturers Cardiac Science are providing state-of-the-art Powerheart® G5 devices to fire services to meet a growing…

Shropshire Firefighter “Hotfoots” it for London Marathon

A Shropshire firefighter has been “hotfooting” around the county for hundreds of miles over the past few months in training for the world famous London marathon. In the next few days, Kat Frost (32), will swap the streets of Clun for…

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