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Integration of innovation and technology and USAR coordination in major disasters
The Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Coordination Mechanism introduced by the United Nations International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) is critical for international disaster response, to provide effective and efficient tactical operations to lessen victim mortality.  The INSARAG Coordination…
Developing non-technical skills in emergency response
Training for emergency responders (ERs), specifically technical training, is centred around ensuring responders in the public and private sectors are safe, effective, competent and confident in their response to incidents. But what about skills that aren’t ‘technical’?  After reviewing training…
Outthink Wildfire – Part 3
To effectively reduce the threats from wildfire the government must increase resources for vegetative fuel management on public land. For more than a century, the US government has invested heavily in fire suppression infrastructure and workforce to ensure that most…
Speedings IllumiCare bag

The new IllumiCare bag sure adds another dimension to making Trauma Care bags stand out. With its unique illumination, which can be set to static or flashing, it definitely will glow at any accident scene. With the bag on your…

Outthink Wildfire – Part 2
Outthink Wildfire™ is a comprehensive strategy from the National Fire Protection Association that lays out five key policy changes that need to be made at the federal, state, and local levels in the US to end wildfire destruction over the…
XXL fire engine on rails in Rotterdam
It is without doubt the biggest fire engine in the world, with a length of 67m, weight of 330 tons, water storage of 150,000 litres and 8,000 litres foam concentrate. This remarkable firefighting machine has been operational since 1 April…
Outthink Wildfire – Part 1
A bold new plan from NFPA calls for ending the destruction of communities in the United States by wildfire in 30 years. Achieving that goal will require a coordinated effort among all levels of government and the cooperation of residents…
GBA: Unified Industrial Fire Service without management, autonomy in the port of Amsterdam
The sea-port area of Amsterdam ranks fourth in terms of economic significance in North-Western Europe. Cruise shipping, tank storage, waste recycling, Seveso-industry and renewable energy are just a few economic hotspots. Stakeholders in the area have chosen to upgrade safety…
Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service condemn attacks on its firefighters

During two separate incidents on Thursday, 5th November 2020, firefighters from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service were attacked whilst responding to emergency incidents. At 05:25pm, a crew from Welshpool attended a bonfire that had become out of…

5 ways to protect firefighters from harmful particulates

The dangers of cancer-causing particulates have never been in sharper focus in firefighting than they are today. Indeed, firefighters are becoming more aware of the risks associated with their job and exposure to carcinogens. But are all firefighters aware of…

Stunning Video of Automatic Fire Monitor Tests

In an astonishing, new video at youtu.be/jYtv46xvBj8, Unifire AB of Sweden shows live tests of its state-of-the-art FlameRanger™ fully autonomous fire detection and suppression system. As seen in the video, FlameRanger detects, follows in real time, and dynamically suppresses fires, without any human involvement. Typically it puts water (or foam) directly…

Fire Brigades Union joins TUC fight to save fund

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has joined the TUC in calling on the government to reverse its decision to scrap funding for a lifelong learning programme, allowing retiring and injured firefighters to expand their skills and employment prospects. The new…

Robotto – Innovating sustainability

An engineering group from Aalborg University is ready to launch innovative and sustainable drone software to fight wildfires! It all started with a willingness to make a difference for the environment and to influence the current climate change in a…

Advanced’s New EvacGo Makes Meeting the BS 8629 Code of Practice Easy

Fire protection solutions manufacturer, Advanced, has launched EvacGo, its evacuation alert system designed to meet the recommendations of BS 8629:2019, relating to buildings containing flats with a storey over 18 metres above ground level. Available to the UK market from…

Midwest Fire Hires New Sales Representative Newt Johnson

Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company, (Midwest Fire) announced today the hiring of new sales representative Newt Johnson. Johnson is a native of Rapid City, S.D., and is a 2019 graduate of South Dakota State University. He is engaged and…

MetalCraft Marine US Inc. delivers high performance 34’ Patrol RIBs

MetalCraft has just delivered 2 of its 34’ high performance Patrol RIBs to the Mississippi Department of Natural Resources Police. The 2 boats will be used in the coastal bay areas and offshore checking on commercial and sport fishing compliance.…

Fireaway Inc. named 2020 EXIM Exporter of the Year

Fireaway Inc., manufacturer of the Stat-X® Condensed Aerosol Fire Suppression generatorshas been named an Exporter of the Year by the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM). The company, which has used EXIM’s export credit insurance to support its international…

Getac’s next generation V110 laptop delivers best-in-class functionality and rugged reliability for field professionals

Latest iteration of Getac’s trusted device combines powerful performance, outstanding connectivity and fully rugged design in a single, compact solution Getac has today announced the launch of its next generation V110 fully rugged laptop. The powerful new device is aimed…

KLEAN/pak from Task Force Tips

KLEAN/pak is a precise, rapid disinfection system that doubles as a refill station for accurately filling additional sprayers.  This unique, new product is a complete portable disinfecting system that’s designed to help businesses and institutions Open Safely! The KLEAN/pak allows…

Free Webinar: Limited Staffing Concepts – The Hands-On Training Experience

While we are not meeting in person in Philadelphia this month, the INTERSCHUTZ USA team is staying busy! Through the Digital Shift initiative, there will be an ever-growing lineup of free, virtual experiences for everyone to connect with one another…

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