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United Kingdom Prime Minister Teams Up with 3 Former Prime Ministers for 999 Emergency Services Memorial

The UK Prime Minister, Theresa May has given her backing to the National Emergency Services Memorial and the Official Emergency Services Day campaign, due to be launched at The Emergency Services show at the NEC, Birmingham, UK on 20th September…

12-Year-Old Emirati Saves His Brothers In A House Fire

12-year-old Masoud Nasser Al Mazroui from Al Qusais in Dubai has been honoured by Dubai Police after being hailed a hero for rescuing his three brothers from a developing fire in their home. Firefighters and Police were so impressed by…

Eastern Australia Prepares for Heightened Fire Risk after Unusually Dry and Mild Winter

An area of eastern of Australia from western Victoria to central Queensland has been identified as being at greater risk of bushfires after a successive mild and dry winter. The Bushfire & Natural Hazards (Cooperative Research Centre) CRC has published…

HAIX launch exclusive fire boot range to the UK market at ESS 2017

HAIX confirms its global reputation of producing high specification safety footwear by showcasing new additions to its fire boot range for the first time in the UK at the Emergency Services Show, 20th -21st September 2017 (stand L77). The new…

Remembering the Victims of 9/11

Today marks 16 years since the 9/11 attacks which took the innocent lives of so many. We will all have our memories of hearing of the events on that fateful day and as we do so we should remember all…

Tall Building Fires Under the Spotlight at The Emergency Services Show

Responding to fires in tall buildings will be a key focus at this year’s Emergency Services Show which returns to Hall 5 at the NEC, Birmingham, UK from 20th to 21st September 2017. Russ Timpson, founder of the Tall Building…

Gulf Fire mobile website site is go

As part of MDM Publishing Ltd’s ongoing commitment to providing flexible access to its publications, the company have today launched Gulf Fires dedicated mobile website with AMP (Accelerated Mobile Page) technology. The new mobile site is fast and high-performing providing…

Firefighters ask Members of the European Parliament to fight for the Fire Safety of European citizens

Frustrated by a lack of EU progress on fire safety, firefighters will today spend three hours in front of the European Parliament in Brussels convincing MEPs to take action. Tommy Kjaer works in Denmark. Anne Wibin works in Brussels. Both…

Code 3® Launches New Wireless Quad Camera System

Code 3®, Inc., a leading manufacturer and developer of light and sound emergency products, today announced the launch of the new Wireless Quad Camera System. Code 3’s Wireless Quad Camera System provides drivers with a 360 degree sense of security…

Philadelphia, USA To Benefit From Opticom Traffic Signal Priority System

Global Traffic Technologies, LLC (GTT) has contracted with the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to deploy its Opticom™ traffic signal priority system at intersections along the busy Erie Avenue. The Opticom system allows public transportation agencies to extend or truncate green…

Get Sweeping for Chimney Fire Safety Week 2017

Householders across Scotland are being urged to prevent potentially devastating fires ahead of Chimney Fire Safety Week. The annual campaign, which runs from Monday, September 4 to Sunday, September 10, promotes the importance of properly maintaining chimneys – something that…

Ignited Fuel Injures Spectators in Alice Springs Drag Racing Event

Twelve spectators sustained burn injuries whilst watching a burnout event at the Red Centre NATS in Alice Springs, Australia. The burnout event was part of a wider programme of on and off track competitions for car enthusiasts. During the burnout…

IFE launches updated version of the Elementary Fire Engineering Handbook

The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) has released the fourth edition of its popular Elementary Fire Engineering Handbook to include new content and a brand-new look. Now printed in colour, the handbook has been brought up to date to incorporate…

Firefighters Battle Karachi Shoe Factory Blaze

Firefighters in Karachi were faced with a serious fire at a shoe factory in the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh late on Thursday 31 August. Chief Fire Officer Tehseen Siddiqui reported that the blaze is believed to have…

Pasifika firefighters out to recruit

New Zealand’s few Pasifika firefighters are asking members of their communities to help by signing up, with hopes their language skills could save lives. Just one percent, or 136, of all 12,470 Fire and Emergency New Zealand staff are Pasifika,…

Crane Collapse at Docks Results In Acetylene Release

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service responded to a reported collapse of a crane at Falmouth Docks on the morning of Wednesday 10th May. The incident resulted in damage to acetylene cylinders causing a leak of their contents. Due to the…

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