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Hazmat 2020 – postponement due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

With the rapidly evolving situation with regards to COVID-19 – and with the health and safety of our delegates, speakers, exhibitors, and NCEC and venue staff being our top priority – we have taken the decision to postpone Hazmat 2020. …

Swan with dog bite rescued, treated and released back into wild – all in one night

The RSPCA and officers from South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue have rescued a swan with a dog bite from a pond in Sheffield, to applause from local people. The RSPCA attended Frecheville Pond just off Hopedale Road at around 5pm…

Authority approves new training and station facility

Fire crews across Cambridgeshire will soon be benefitting from a new training facility following approval from councillors. The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fire Authority agreed for the Service to pursue plans for a new training facility and fire station in Huntingdon.…

The San Francisco Firefighters Toy Program is retooling to help families who are in need during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Many San Francisco Firefighters and EMTs were volunteers for the SF Toy program well before becoming hired. Graduates from the 125th and the 126th probationary class exemplify this, as they continue to be active on and off duty serving the…

Notice on the Rescheduled Date of IESE 2020

A message from the organisers of China (Guangzhou) International Emergency Safety Expo 2020 Affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the domestic and foreign manufacturing and emergency industry is suffering a severe impact. After multiple research and coordination with relevant parties, China…

East Oktibbeha County Vol. Fire Department demonstrates a unique show of support to healthcare professionals

Members of East Oktibbeha County Vol. Fire Department chose a unique way to show their support for healthcare professionals battling the current COVID-19 pandemic by using cowbells. Way to go guys! Great to see the social distancing is also been demonstrated.…

First Bronto F135RLX aerial platform to Manchester, N.H. Fire Department

E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group, a manufacturer of fire apparatus and Bronto Skylift distributor, has made the delivery of the first Bronto F135RLX for the Manchester Fire Department in New Hampshire. This aerial ladder platform represents the newest configuration…

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service secures on-vehicle mobile devices with Absolute Software

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWRFS) has secured its on-vehicle mobile devices and sensitive data with Absolute Software, the leader in endpoint resilience software. As a leading 24/7 emergency services provider, DWFRS will use Absolute’s Persistence software solution…

Amboy Company Pays it Forward to Local Organizations During COVID-19

Dinges Fire Company, a locally owned business in Amboy that sells fire, EMS and rescue equipment all across the Midwest, is “paying it forward” to local organizations and businesses during COVID-19 while also striving to source and deliver much needed…

Introducing The COPTRZ Academy

In early March 2020, the world changed forever. All our lives have been disrupted by the coronavirus. Everyone needs to adapt to new ways of working and learning, not least in drone training. Traditional classroom courses in the current climate…

Community safety our priority

Cleveland Fire Brigade’s number one priority is the safety of our communities.  We are committed to following the latest Government and Public Health England advice and guidance to reduce the spread of the Covid-19 virus. We want to reassure the…

Parrot, DroneLogbook partner to put the focus on flying for enterprises

Parrot, the leading European drone group, have announced the addition of enhanced flight data tracking to Parrot’s ANAFI drone through a partnership with DroneLogbook — which will allow pilots to keep track of their equipment’s performance, schedule necessary maintenance, as…

A rise in bonfire 999 calls linked to COVID-19 isolation

With warmer weather on the way, firefighters are urging the public to enjoy bonfires and barbecues responsibly. This comes following an increase in the number of bonfire-related 999 calls and incidents Kent Fire and Rescue Service has dealt with this…

UKFSC 2020 postponed to 2021

Due to the unfortunate circumstances of the Coronavirus pandemic and the requirement for people around the world to minimise contact with others in efforts to contain the spread of the virus, the UKFSC committee has taken the difficult decision to…

GDPR for Dummies

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a complex set of rules you’ll need to follow if your organisation has any dealings with people in EU countries or if your organisation is established in the EU.  A must-read for small…

UK public safety communications sector demonstrates resilience at BAPCO 2020

This year’s BAPCO Conference and Exhibition took place as planned from the 9-10 March at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. It attracted nearly 1,700 visitors across the course of its two days, alongside many of the world’s biggest public safety…

Recognizing Firefighters During Global Asbestos Awareness Week

Each year, the first week of April is recognized as Global Asbestos Awareness Week (GAAW). This is a week dedicated to spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure and the health complications associated with it. While firefighters are already…

MCS-TaaSting – Accelerating the Adoption of Critical Services

MCS-TaaSting – Accelerating the Adoption of Certified Mission Critical Services A critical new initiative is under way to accelerate the development and adoption of mission critical services (MCS) including Mission Critical Push-to-Talk (MCPTT), Mission Critical Data (MCData) and Mission Critical…

Nightstick Unveils Life-Saving Light That Cuts Through the Smoke

New INTRANTTM infuses renowned Nightstick Dual-LightTM technology with an adjustable Right-Angle Light to enhance safety in dark and hazardous locations Nightstick took intrinsically safe certified lighting to a whole new level by adding four models to their innovative Dual-LightTM technology…

Weekly update from our Group Editor – Duncan J. White

Lord Harold Wilson once said that ‘A week is a long time in politics’ – I am sure that he was right, however a week is also a long time in whatever walk of life you are in. It provides…

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