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The success of AFAC21 VIRTUAL is a testament to resilience

The first virtual event in the conference and exhibition’s 26-year history attracted more than 2,500 attendees, featured 120 sessions across seven streams, 9 keynote presentations, and 37 virtual exhibitors. AFAC21 Virtual Conference and Exhibition concluded with more than 2,534 registered…

Vallfirest presents its first line of portable fire pumps: reliable units for remote location wildfires

No tool equals water access in a wildland firefighting operation. It is a well known truth on the fireline. When fires occur in remote locations, inaccessible for trucks and pickups, portable fire pumps become essential for fire management. True to…

Bullard introduces lightweight UST-LW Fire Helmet

Updated Fire Helmet Weighs 300 grams Less Than Traditional Model Bullard, the 123-year-old company known for its invention of the hard hat, introduced today its new UST-LW™ fire helmet. The UST-LW helmet features an advanced fiberglass composite material which reduces…

AFAC21 goes virtual

This October for the first time in the event’s 26-year history, AFAC will take place virtually. On 5-8 October 2021, hosted on a state-of-the-art, feature-rich, interactive platform, attendees will enjoy four days of conference presentations, three days of visually stunning…

Restructuring at Advanced Flight Training & Leasing

Advanced Flight Training & Leasing [AFT&L] has restructured to become the only Wipaire endorsed provider of advanced training for Caravans and Fire Boss aircraft. In addition to training, AFT&L has increased its portfolio of leased assets to include a two-seat…

ACTF&R Selects New Firefighting PPE

Pac Fire in Australia has secured a new contract to supply state-of-the-art MSA Bristol structural firefighting PPE to ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R). ACTF&R provides a rapid response capability from nine strategically located Fire Stations across the Australian Capital Territory.…

MSA Safety announces investment and collaboration agreement with Swiss autonomous drone technology firm to enhance Fire Service offerings

MSA Safety Incorporated, the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, today announced it has established a Joint Development Agreement withPerspective Robotics AG of Zurich, Switzerland. Established in 2014, Perspective…

Bullard Emergency Responder Series Webinar 2021: Beyond the Smoke

Using Gas Detectors and Thermal Cameras to Save Lives Singapore – July 12, 2021 – Bullard (Asia Pacific branch) kicked off Bullard Emergency Responder Series Webinar 2021 today, the virtual knowledge and experience sharing session from industrial experts. It aims to…

AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ set for a new date of 5-8th October 2021

We have taken the difficult decision to postpone the upcoming AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, given the current situation in Sydney and restrictions on interstate travel.  After working collaboratively with the ICC Sydney and our host agencies in NSW and the…

Disaster & Emergency Management Conference – 20% off registrations available here

With the conference postponed until September, there’s still plenty of time to register for the Disaster & Emergency Management Conference. Thanks to our alliance, we are happy to offer our readership a 20% discount off either in person or virtual…

6 reasons why pre-hospital care providers need the RESCUER from RIGLOO​ by Robert Avsec

Since the advent of prehospital care, regardless of the country, pre-hospital patient care providers (e.g., EMTs, paramedics., firefighters, rescue technicians) have lamented the fact that their ability to provide the necessary patient care was different because they worked in an…

Local and international fire and emergency management sector to convene at pivotal AFAC21 conference

Leading emergency services professionals and subject matter experts will meet in Sydney on 17-20 August 2021 at AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ for the long-awaited conference and exhibition. After a hiatus in 2020 due to the pandemic, AFAC21 brings first response…

AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ

AFAC21 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, Australasia’s largest and most comprehensive emergency management conference and exhibition will take place in Sydney on 17-20 August 2021. AFAC21 will offer you an unrivalled opportunity to learn from international and local thought leaders across our multi-streamed,…

Nothing compares to being up close to a wildfire

MYSTERY RANCH, in partnership with Monster Energy Cares, has launched an incredible new book called MOON DUST – a collection of images shot over a length of 4 years by photographer Robert LeBlanc documenting hotshot firefighters in Montana and California.…

Avon Protection announces NFPA certification

Avon Protection announces that its argus range of thermal imaging cameras has been certified to levels set forth in the 2021 edition of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)1801, Standard on Thermal Imagers for the Fire Service. The argus range includes…

Active911 – Software Solutions for Emergency Response Coordination

For 10 years, Active911 has been providing first responders around the world with effective and affordable emergency response software. Today, we are not only expanding to more territories worldwide but also expanding our product offerings in order to offer our…

MSA Bristol secures major contract with Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

MSA Bristol has secured a major new managed services contract with the UK’s largest fire and rescue service: Scottish Fire and Rescue Service. MSA Bristol is a leading supplier of personal protective equipment (PPE) to firefighters across the globe. Its…

OroraTech successfully closes €5.8M Series A to launch first satellites to tackle global wildfire and climate crisis

OroraTech is the first NewSpace start-up to provide global wildfire detection and monitoring services. The platform is already used by government agencies, insurance companies, and commercial forestry operators around the globe, helping to mitigate the environmental and economic impacts of…

Well prepared for every operation with the RIT-Tool by WEBER RESCUE SYSTEMS

With the RIT-Tool, a flexible special device that is part of the E-FORCE series by WEBER RESCUE, you are well-prepared for all application scenarios. As part of the new generation of battery-operated rescue devices produced by WEBER RESCUE, the RIT-Tool…

Teledyne completes acquisition of FLIR

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated announced today the successful completion of the acquisition of FLIR Systems, Inc. At each of the respective company’s special meeting of stockholders held on May 13, 2021, the stockholders approved and adopted merger proposals related to the…

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