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Bulletin #53, PFAS Effects on Heart Health From David’s wife Kristi: When my boys were little, every night from the time they could talk, they asked me if their daddy was going to be home tomorrow. And I always said,…

INTERSCHUTZ: more important than ever!

The increase in natural disasters has already noticeably changed the daily lives of many aid and rescue workers. In addition, there was the Corona pandemic and the humanitarian emergencies caused by political conflicts – most recently as a result of…

Firefighters praise local community for help identifying suspected arsonists

Thankful firefighters have praised the local community for their help in identifying two suspected arsonists after a century-old building was set on fire. At 8.05pm on Sunday, 13 March, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) received a call…

Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2022

Now in their 23rd year, the Security & Fire Excellence Awards have consistently broken new ground in highlighting the very best people, projects and processes that the security and fire sectors have to offer. For 2022, we have again reviewed…

Securex returns to Lagos to inspire, engage and reconnect its community

Securex West Africa returns in May, to reunite its community and act as a catalyst in kicking off business sales in the new normal. West Africa’s leading exhibition and conference for the security, safety, fire and facilities management sectors promises…

HWFRS team drive fire engine to Poland to support Ukraine firefighters

Following a request from the Home Office and National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC), all UK Fire Services were asked to donate any equipment and vehicles that were due to be replaced, decommissioned or disposed of to Ukraine’s Firefighters. As a…

G3 Systems exhibiting at Interschutz 2022

G3 Systems Limited is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at Interschutz 2022, the world’s foremost fire, rescue, civil protection, and safety/security trade show, from 20 to 25 June 2022, at the Deutsche Messe Hannover, Germany. Interschutz was…

PA shares her story on International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

A high-ranking PA for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has bravely shared her experience of racism and spoken candidly about how it continues to cast a shadow over her life. Charmaine Jones suffered horrific racial abuse as a child…

Teledyne celebrates world-class manufacturing facilities

Robust and quality-centric manufacturing processes ensure that products perform their designated function, be it site protection, area monitoring or personal protection, in a failsafe manner. At three highly-specified manufacturing sites in France, the UK and the US, Teledyne produces a…

Lynne Neagle MS supports The Fire Fighters Charity as it presents prize to South Wales fire station following recycling championship

The Fire Fighters Charity welcomed Lynne Neagle, Member of the Senedd for Torfaen, to a prize-giving ceremony at New Inn Fire Station on Friday, 11 March. The South Wales fire station won the Charity’s January Bag it and Bank it…

NFPA annual Conference & Expo to return to live event in Boston, Mass.

In a slightly delayed celebration of its 125th anniversary, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will return to an in-person event for its annual Conference & Expo (C&E) at the Boston Convention Center in Boston, Mass. on 6–9 June 2022. While…

Expertise and guidance on hand at FIREX International 2022: agenda announced

Some of the leading personalities in fire safety law and standards, fire risk assessments and building safety will provide a mix of informative individual presentations and expert panel discussions at FIREX International in May. Gill Kernick has partnered organisations in…

Blue Light Card releases exclusive deals for Mother’s Day

To mark Mother’s Day on Sunday, 27 March 2022, Blue Light Card, the UK’s leading specialist discount service for emergency services, NHS and social care workers, has released a number of exclusive deals for front-line workers to treat the special…

The US Police & Fire Championships return to San Diego on 11–19 June

The California Police Athletic Federation (CPAF), a non-profit organization committed to promoting sport and physical fitness among fire responders, is thrilled to announce this year’s US Police & Fire Championships presented by BioOne, happening Saturday, 11 June through Sunday, 18…

NFPA and State Farm announce recipients of 2022 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Project Awards

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and State Farm have announced the winners of the 2022 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day (Preparedness Day) project awards. This year’s event, which takes place on 7 May, focuses on what people can do in…

Fire Service donates appliances to support Ukrainian firefighters

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service has sent two fire appliances and an Incident Response Unit to help firefighters in the Ukraine. The two fire appliances will be driven to Poland by the Service’s own firefighters who travelled to Kent on…

Safer training towers for Norfolk’s fire stations

Improvements to Norfolk fire stations, which will help firefighters carry out lifesaving training exercises and prepare for public-safety incidents have been completed. A £1.75 million investment by Norfolk County Council in 21 new training towers was completed earlier this month.…

Magirus will not participate in Interschutz 2022 to focus on a dedicated product roadshow

After careful consideration, Magirus has decided not to participate in the Interschutz 2022 exhibition and to allocate part of the planned investment to charitable initiatives in support of firefighters in the Ukrainian conflict. After two long years marked by the…

Intelligent Building Middle East to run side-by-side with Intersec in January 2023

Messe Frankfurt Middle East (MFME), the regional subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt, one of the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organisers, is to co-locate two of its leading exhibitions in Dubai to capitalise on visitor and exhibitor synergies. Light…

TWFRS support NFCC in providing equipment to Ukrainian firefighters

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service are helping to transport fire kit and equipment to firefighters tackling destruction in Ukraine. The North East brigade are supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) in the national effort to provide support…

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