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Fully equipped ZIEGLER HLF 20 for the Königsbronn Volunteer Fire Department

ZIEGLER delivered an HLF 20 to the Volunteer Fire Department of Königsbronn in November 2021. This vehicle replaced the firefighting vehicle LF 16 TS, which was put into service in 1989 and also delivered by ZIEGLER at that time. The…

Early Bird Discount for 7th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference

The opportunity to claim a 25% Early Bird discount on the delegate fee for the 7th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference will close shortly (end of December 2021). Taking place in London between 17 and 19 May 2022, the…

Bronto Skylift’s high-rise range gets a new control system

Bronto Skylift’s flagship products are without a doubt the HLA-range aerial platforms that represent the ultimate high-rise in the truck-mounted aerial sector. The HLA-range products have been well recognized and liked worldwide among Bronto Skylift’s firefighting and industrial access customers…

Hamburg Airport once again relies on ZIEGLER quality

ZIEGLER has received an order for the delivery four airport firefighting and rescue vehicles to Hamburg Airport. These are three vehicles of the type Z8 (2x HRET; 1x roof turret) and a further vehicle of the type Z6 with a…

Herefordshire and Worcestershire’s latest wholetime firefighters formally ‘welcomed aboard’ at glittering pass-out celebration

Fifteen wholetime firefighters finally received their pass-out certificates at a delayed but still very special celebration last week, after a tough training course. The recruits, accompanied by friends and family, were officially welcomed to Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue…

Don’t miss out on StocExpo

The event takes on an updated look and feel for 2022. StocExpo will have a range of new features including Forty Under 40, Women in Tanks, Innovation Zone, & great networking opportunities alongside our unmissable conference and awards. Register for…

Former Chief of Defence Staff and Head of British Armed Forces to headline at Intersec

Intersec, the world-leading emergency services, security and safety event, today announced that Britain’s former Chief of Defence Staff, Sir Nick Carter will share insights from his extraordinary 44-year military career at the event. In his previous role, Sir Nick was…

Start your business year 2022 with Intersec from 16 to 18 January

It’s been a long time since the Security, Safety & Fire Protection industry reconnected in Dubai. Businesses all around the world are eager to get back to the hub where innovators, end-users and government agencies come together to collaborate, share…

Florida Fire Chief Otto Drozd named executive secretary of Metro Chiefs

Otto Drozd has been named the executive secretary of the Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association (Metro Chiefs), a section of NFPA and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC). The long-time fire chief in Florida and Texas will succeed Russ Sanders…

New Chief Fire Officer for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service confirmed

Roger Thomas, current Deputy Chief Fire Officer, has been confirmed as the new Chief Fire Officer of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service. Following the announced retirement of Chief Fire Officer Chris Davies in September, Roger Thomas, who…

Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro announces the death of Assistant Chief Alvin Suriel from World Trade Center-related cancer

Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro has announced the death of Assistant Chief of EMS Alvin Suriel, a 32-year veteran of Emergency Medical Service, who succumbed to World Trade Center-related cancer on December 7, 2021. Chief Suriel, who was 52-years-old, is…

New decision-making thermal imager is the most affordable in its class

Bullard, the 123-year-old company known for its invention of the hard hat, introduced today its new TXS Thermal Imager. The most affordable thermal imager in its class, Bullard’s TXS Thermal Imager makes it possible for fire departments to have life-saving,…

Leading sector analyst house joins TCCA

TCCA, the global representative for the critical communications ecosystem, is pleased to announce that respected industry research firm CritComm Insights (CCI) has become a member of the association.  Led by Ken Rehbehn, a well-known and highly respected expert in the…

Grenfell Inquiry: Grenfell driven by ‘agenda of deregulation’

The Fire Brigades Union lawyer for the inquiry has placed central importance on the ‘agenda of deregulation, privatisation and marketisation’ as causing the disaster. Martin Seaward said that an agenda ‘which encouraged companies to behave recklessly towards building safety’ was…

Llanwrtyd Well Fire Station celebrates 20 years of co-responding

Llanwrtyd Wells Fire Station, in the heart of Powys, is an on-call Fire and Rescue Station crewed by members of the local community. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the station providing a co-responder service, in partnership with the…

Don’t miss out! Register by 10 December to become an NFPA Member and vote at the 2022 Technical Committee Meeting

The deadline for becoming an NFPA Member and have voting privileges during the 2022 NFPA Technical Meeting is this Friday, 10 December. While all NFPA stakeholders are encouraged to share their voices during the public comment/input/debate phases of the standards…

Recommendation made for the next Chief Fire Officer

On 2 December, the Appointments Committee of the Combined Fire Authority met to consider candidates for the post of Chief Fire Officer at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service. The Committee recommended that the current Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Craig Parkin,…

Finnish company Kesla starts sales of a fire-extinguishing tractor trailer

The Finnish company Kesla Oyj is known for several forest technology and material processing products, for example forest trailers for tractors. In recent years, tractor equipment has become increasingly versatile and now Kesla is launching a trailer concept with fire-extinguishing…

NFPA releases Drone Knowledgebase and encourages US fire departments to provide local insights to help inform best practices

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has created a Drone Knowledgebase to help more than 29,000 fire departments in the United States improve existing public safety drone programmes or to establish new drone initiatives. Drones have become a key instrument…

FC hacker to share inside track on how cyber criminals think at Intersec 2022

Intersec, the world-leading emergency services, security and safety event, will welcome ethical hacker Freaky Clown (FC) for the first time in the Middle East as a headline speaker at the event who will give deep insights into the world of…

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