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Eight Members of One Family Perish in Abu Dhabi House Fire

A 12-month-old infant, five children have died alongside two women in a fire that spread rapidly through a villa in the Baniyas area of Abu Dhabi on Tuesday 2nd October. Four other family members remain in a critical condition in…

Is there ‘Real Collaboration’ amongst the Fire and Rescue Service?

Recently the plight of a youth football team and their coach in a cave system in Thailand became the focus of international interest along with an international rescue response. The incident proved both the effectiveness of international response to an…

CEFIC publishes agreed guidelines for chemical emergency response

The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) has published a new set of guidelines for the supply and transport of hazardous materials to help chemical companies deliver best practice in telephone chemical emergency response. Chemical companies in Europe are strongly advised…

Institution of Fire Engineers welcome Dame Judith Hackitt’s report

Following publication of Dame Judith Hackitt’s interim report into the Building Regulations and Fire Safety, Peter Wilkinson the Chairman of the IFE Board of Directors has issued the following statement; The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) welcomes Dame Judith Hackitt’s interim report…

Several people killed and injured at city traffic incident in Birmingham UK

West Midlands Fire Service mobilised forty firefighters and officers as part of a wider emergency services’ response to a tragic collision. Shortly after 0100 hours on Sun 17 December, Staffordshire and West Midlands Fire Control started to receive 999 calls reporting…

Key International Government Speakers Announced for Intersec Conferences 21st – 23rd January 2018

The Intersec Conferences which will run at the Intersec Exhibition 2018 will bring together key government officials, experts, thought leaders, analysts and industry players to discuss and debate the way forward for the region’s safety and security industry. The conferences that will be held…

Fire Leaves Two Dead and Causes Extensive Damage to Historic Hotel in Scotland

A serious fire at the Cameron Hotel next to Loch Lomond in Scotland has left two people dead and others needing hospital treatment for smoke inhalation. The alarm was raised at approximately 0640 on Monday 18 December and over 200…

New From TFT – Minimum Size Maximum Performance ,The EF1 remotely controlled monitor

The Task Force Tip’s (TFT) EF1 remotely controlled monitor is compact and has a large, efficient waterway capable of flowing up to 200 gpm (760 l/min). Perfect for wildland apparatus or interface apparatus around the globe.At less than 13” tall…

Memorial Service Remembers Those Who Died in the Grenfell Tower Fire and Looks to the Future

Six months after the horrific fire engulfed the Grenfell Tower in London, UK, survivors of the tragedy gathered at St Pauls Cathedral in the City for a memorial service. The service was opened with a minutes silence by the Dene of…

Safety Signage Company Creates Faster Life Saving Advice Chart

Signs For Safety, the leading manufacturer of safety signage in the UK, today announced the launch of a new concept in emergency first aid chart design. With a greater emphasis on data retrieval speeds, they hope it will lead to…

EUSAS and Euralarm organise Conference on Fire Safety and Security in the Aviation Sector

In 2018, EUSAS and Euralarm will organise the second edition of the EUSAS-Euralarm Conference. Next year’s topic will be ‘Fire Safety and Security in the Aviation Sector’. The event will be hosted by Airbus and will take place at the…

PCSE Celebrate Madrid Conference Success

On 28 and 29 November 2017, another Public Safety Communications Europe (PSCE) conference successfully took place at the headquarters of the Spanish National Police in Madrid. The PSCE conference in Madrid was the first in Europe to address the transition…

Tragic Fire Deaths Lead to Murder Charges in Manchester, UK

Two people arrested following the deaths of three children in a house fire in Salford, Greater Manchester, UK  have appeared in court today charged with Murder, arson and four counts of attempted murder, they have been remanded in custody until their…

Those Who Protect Lives and Property Honoured At Polk County Fire Rescue’s Holiday Awards Banquet

Several outstanding individuals were recognized at Polk County Fire Rescue’s annual Holiday Awards Banquet. The event was held Tuesday, December 12, at the Lake Eva Event Center in Haines City. Awards were given to two businesses, two law enforcement agencies,…

ECCO Introduces 12+ Series Vantage™ Lightbar

ECCO, a leading manufacturer of commercial vehicle warning and safety equipment, has announced the release of the 12+ Series Vantage™ Lightbar. Building upon the popular 12+ Series Vantage lightbar, the 12+ Series now comes standard with an integrated Safety Director…

Exclusive Elliot Brown Firefighters Watch Raises £11,000 for Charity

Elliot Brown’s special edition firefighter’s watch, which went on sale exclusively to UK Fire Brigade Union (FBU) members earlier this year, has raised an amazing £11,000 for good causes. Elliot Brown has made a substantial donation from funds raised from…

Unifire invites you to see the World’s Most Advanced Firefighting Robotic Nozzles at FeuerTRUTZ on February 21 and 22, 2018, in Nuremberg, Germany

Unifire’s Robotic Nozzles represent a paradigm shift in the old way of making remote control monitors and water cannons. Boasting cutting-edge, industrial robot-type brushless (BLDC) motors and cutting-edge electronics and software, Unifire is alone in creating a whole new generation…

Capita acquires Call Vision Technologies Ltd

Capita plc announces it has acquired Southampton-based Call Vision Technologies Ltd, a bespoke voice and data solutions specialist for the emergency services and other critical response organisations. The acquisition provides Capita with a wide range of telephony centric products for…

Seeking Teams and Individuals Involved in Successful UK based Flood, Coastal Risk or Resilience Projects

Have you led or know others who were involved in a flood, coastal risk or resilience project that has delivered excellent results or found new and improved ways of working? If so, you should enter the Environment Agency’s Project Excellence Awards.…

Leading UK Aircraft Ground Support Engineering Manufacturer Adds Rescue Stairs to its portfolio

Mallaghan Engineering Limited ® was originally established as a civil engineering firm in the 1960’s. The company founded by Terry Mallaghan has since become one of the leading aviation industry suppliers in the airport ground support equipment sector; producing highly acclaimed GSE…

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