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Hose Master – Revolutionizing the maintenance of fire hoses

Hose Master is the world’s most modern automatic hose-care equipment for fire hoses. It washes, pressure tests, detects holes, dries and coils hoses fully automatically, which saves enormous resources of civil protection. A whole series of key operational innovations reduces…

Gannon Emergency Solutions – How good is my Fire Service?

Fire Services are constantly being asked by authorities to find ways to reduce the cost of service delivery, improve standards and implement cultural and organizational change. Some, like those in the UK, are subject to compulsory government inspections which grade…

ESKA – Glove professionals from Austria

For 109 years the Austrian family business ESKA has specialised in the development and manufacturing of gloves. Creating uncompromising protection against heat and cuts, absolute hygiene and careful workmanship by master craftsmen have led to the fact that fire-fighters from…

Vorbeck – HD4 HazMat harness

Vorbeck’s body-worn communications system was designed with the help of HazMat teams who trialled the system in real-world training exercises. Their efforts to provide valuable feedback enabled Vorbeck to develop a high-performance communications package that is ergonomically suited to work…

Streamlight – Turn to a higher power

Leading provider of high-performance lighting devices Streamlight Inc. explains the importance of professional lighting devices for firefighters. Any firefighting mission can be fraught with danger. The potential for a hazardous environment or high-risk situation can be found around every corner.…

Stamping out wildfires

With wildfires spreading across the western United States at increasing intensity and speed, ALERTWildfire wanted to deploy high-quality camera technology in forested areas to help firefighters and the public spot fire ignitions before they burst into fully fledged conflagrations. Because…

Turning pain into prevention

Every year, thousands of wildfires rage across the United States, with a significant number ravaging the West Coast and leaving behind absolutely devastating results. In 2020 alone, more than 58,000 fires burned over ten million acres across the US, mobilizing…

Belfast City Airport chooses Dräger’s new PSS AirBoss SCBA to safeguard passengers and staff

The Emergency Fire and Rescue team at George Best Belfast City Airport has become the first in the UK to opt for Dräger’s newly launched AirBoss self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), to provide its firefighters and emergency service teams with the…

Haztec International – Lighting and audible warning systems for the emergency and rescue services

British manufacturer Haztec International, is a trusted supplier of lighting and audible warning systems to the emergency and rescue services worldwide.  With lengths from 373mm (15in) to 2.4m (95in) over six separate ranges and a wide choice of components, they…

Unravelling the International Emergency Services donations pipeline

Donations of Emergency Services gear, vehicles and rescue equipment are a welcome sight to under-resourced departments around the world struggling to provide emergency care. However, despite the best intentions of the donors, there’s often a mismatch between what’s donated and…

INTERSCHUTZ USA – The 2021 edition of the show, taking place in Philadelphia, 13–16 October

INTERSCHUTZ USA is committed to becoming the most comprehensive show in the United States by providing the world’s best in training, equipment and technology to firefighters, fire rescue personnel and EMS personnel. The 2021 edition of the show, taking place…

Book Review – Catastrophe and Systemic Change

The Grenfell Tower tragedy was the worst residential fire in London since the Second World War. It killed 72 people in the richest borough of one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Like other catastrophic events before it and…

Weber Rescue Systems – Well prepared for every operation with the RIT tool

With the RIT tool, a versatile special device which is part of the E-FORCE series by Weber Rescue, you are well prepared for all application scenarios. As part of the new generation of battery-operated rescue devices produced by Weber Rescue,…

Eagle Technical Products – Kermel CoreFX provides EXTRA TIME

One thing that is key for a firefighter is time. Time to get out! Core FX is designed and tested to give this protection – EXTRA TIME. Kermel’s new CoreFX fabric is a high-performance solution for fire suits. It is…

Setting the scene

Most of us can walk around our own homes in the dark with relative ease, but when you’re navigating somewhere you have never been before it’s a whole different story – especially if you’re against the clock and lives are…

INTERSCHUTZ USA

As the world begins to reopen, the fire service needs to train and gather more than ever. INTERSCHUTZ USA fills that need, bringing to America what audiences around the world have always enjoyed at INTERSCHUTZ (Germany), a success story that…

GESA – Global Emergency Services Action

As members of the Emergency Services (ES) community, whether practitioners, consultants, or manufacturing companies, we choose to take on challenges others shy from – because we know those challenges are often a matter of life or death. Still, we know…

Optimising operational efficiency for firefighters with rugged technology

In this feature Hamish Findlay, Public Sector Lead – UK & Nordics, Getac UK Ltd, discusses how rugged technology is helping to solve key operational challenges for firefighters, both on the front line and back at the station. The role…

High-performance pump moves on land, at sea and in the air

The latest innovation by Esteri Group, Finland’s most comprehensive operator in the firefighting and rescue sector, is a high-performance ‘portable’ pump that is also suitable for helicopter transportation. The diesel-powered pump can be quickly transferred to any demanding location, which…

Antarctic Fire Angels – Skiing coast-to-coast across Antarctica in November 2023

We are a team of firefighters from South Wales Fire and Rescue Service and London Fire Brigade, and as an all-female team of five – Nakita Ross, Alison Kibblewhite, Rebecca Rowe, Nikki Upton and Georgina Gilbert – we are going…

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