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REV FIRE Group welcomes Roger Lackore as Director of Product Development

REV Group, a manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands, has announced the addition of Roger Lackore as the Director of Product Development for the REV Fire Group. With more than 30 years of experience in heavy truck engineering, including 25…

‘FORE-FIGHTERS’on fire as they complete eight fundraising rounds in just over 15 hours

Four firefighters who planned to play a staggering eight rounds of golf in a little more than 16½ hours to help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support achieved their aim with a remarkable hour to spare. The quartet – Rob…

Free Workshops, Challenges and Seminars at The Emergency Services Show

This September sees the return of The Emergency Services Show to Birmingham with plenty of kit, networking, training and demonstrations on offer to visitors from the fire and rescue services. The growing two-day event takes place in Hall 5 and…

The outstanding contribution of four inspirational Scottish Fire and Rescue Service figures has been recognised as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Operations Control Area Manager Libby Logan, long-serving retained firefighter Rosemary Curtis and recently-retired Local Senior Officer David Rout have all been awarded the Queen’s Fire Service Medal. And retired Deputy Assistant Chief Officer Ally Boyle has also been appointed a…

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service Watch Manager honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service Watch Manager, Dave Coss, has been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, receiving the prestigious Queen’s Fire Service Medal (QFSM) for distinguished service. WM Coss is a Fire Investigator working as part of the…

DuPont refreshes its PPE branding for easier specification and compliance with new EU regulation

DuPont Personal Protection has successfully completed a rebranding and recertification of its extensive range of PPE garments to make it easier for customers to specify the correct level of protection for their application and comply with the latest regulations. The global rebranding includes the ProShield®, Tyvek® and Tychem® brands and…

From Shropshire to Transylvania

Shropshire charity Operation Sabre set off to Transylvania in Romania on Wednesday (June 6th) taking three more fully equipped fire engines and several tonnes of humanitarian aid. The convoy, crewed by 11 volunteer serving and retired firefighters from Shropshire Fire…

Former Fire Officer named in Queen’s Honours List

Shropshire’s former Assistant Chief Fire Officer, Steve Worrall, has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s 2018 Birthday Honours List, with the award given for humanitarian services in Eastern Europe. Before retiring in 2013, Mr Worrall established a…

ROCKWOOL launch New DUCTWORK insulation

DUCTROCK – Versatile, fire protection insulation for ventilation and smoke extraction ducts ROCKWOOL, the world’s largest producer of non-combustible stone wool insulation, introduces a fire-resistant insulation, specifically designed to meet the latest, rigorous EN fire resistance standards in a varied range of ductwork applications.…

Firefighters to burn up fairways at Aldwark as they play eight rounds in one day

Four firefighters from the Yorkshire region are looking to burn up the fairways at Aldwark Manor, in York, as they hope to set a new record in Macmillan Cancer Support’s Longest Day Golf Challenge on June 21st. Every year, around…

US Veterans Health Administration decision to mandate oxygen firebreaks ‘a victory for patient safety’

BPR Medical has welcomed the United States Veterans Health Administration (VA) decision to mandate the use of thermal fuses – also known as firebreaks – in all its home oxygen patient installations. The VA published a Patient Safety Alert on…

Wellington Fire Station Anniversary

Wellington Fire Station celebrated its 65th anniversary after a chance discovery on Ebay uncovered the station’s opening programme of 1953. Retired firefighters, including a 93-year-old veteran, joined the Wellington mayor, members of the Fire Brigade Society and firefighters and officers to mark the event. The…

Honeywell’s new connected, wearable detector enhances safety for workers in dangerous confined spaces

Honeywell BW™ Ultra detector features Bluetooth connectivity, intelligent data management and best-in-class user interface Honeywell (NYSE: HON) launched a new connected portable gas detector designed to keep workers safe in dangerous confined spaces while featuring a simple and easy to…

Overseas research grants for innovations in UK emergency services

New ideas for improving the UK’s emergency services will be supported with overseas research grants available to all UK citizens. These have been launched in response to the recent spate of emergency incidents, whether terrorist events, natural disasters or mass…

Rosenbauer opens new firefighting helmet assembly

Firefighting equipment manufacturer Rosenbauer has recently opened a brand new helmet assembly line in Linz-Pichling. From now on, up to 100,000 Rosenbauer fire fighting helmets will be assembled each year for the global market at the new HEROS Center of…

New standards for fire and rescue services across England

A new Fire Standards Board (FSB) will be overseeing and commissioning professional standards for fire and rescue services across England. Addressing the Local Government Association’s Fire Commission on 22 May, the Minister for Policing and the Fire Service, Nick Hurd,…

The FIA responds to the Hackitt’s review

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) welcomes Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety. We, amongst others, have been pushing for years for changes in the regulatory environment and competency levels in the fire safety industry. The…

Airbus app transmits real-time videos from the sky

Improving rescue missions during floods or forest fires with Airbus’ collaboration tool Tactilon Agnet During the Technos Days Valabre near Aix-en Provence (France) on 23th and 24th May, Airbus will demonstrate how videos and aerial pictures from a drone can…

IoD Wins for NIFRS Chairperson and Chief Fire & Rescue Officer

There was double success for Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) at the annual Institute of Directors (IoD) NI Director of the Year Awards 2018. NIFRS Board Chairperson, Carmel McKinney OBE was named the ‘Non-Executive Director of the Year’…

New Deputy for Norfolk’s Fire & Rescue Service

Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service has welcomed a new Deputy Chief Fire Officer. Stuart Ruff has decades of experience in the sector and most recently worked as Assistant Chief Fire Officer for Lincolnshire. He reported for duty in Norfolk for…

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