International Fire Fighter E-News – August 2022

Flooded in 2022? Share your experience to improve flood safety

A new research project is seeking to learn from the experiences of those affected by…

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Fire-Dex set to expand Georgia production facility and workforce

Fire-Dex, a global manufacturer of head-to-toe PPE for first responders, is growing again with a…

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TLF in a different way – ZIEGLER delivers firefighting vehicle with extraordinary colour to the Intercantonal Fire Brigade Training Center

Usually, you don’t see a black firefighting vehicle on a daily basis. Nevertheless, the Intercantonal…

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Levelling up firmly on the agenda as connectivity specialist Excelerate technology acquires strategic stake in network software specialist livewire digital

Technology that makes a significant contribution to the UK Government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda will be…

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How are you planning to get your fire department out of PFAS?

States are utilizing action on PFAS containing firefighting foams with take-back programs given the lack…

Register for free AFAC exhibition tickets 

This one’s for you, volunteers and front-line emergency management personnel  Paramedics, health and community services,…

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Dräger launches BG ProAir to provide enhanced performance during longer firefighter operations

Dräger, an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology, has launched the…

Under the terms of the YPO DPS, Survitec is able to supply land, water and sea rescue solutions, working-at-height equipment and vehicle stabilising equipment. (Survitec)
Survitec granted preferred supplier status by UK public sector

The UK’s emergency services are to benefit from state-of-the-art Survival Technology following approval by the…

MD Esa Peltola at the Vema factory presenting the wide range of aerial platforms. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Nordic Rescue Group – Valuing good customer relations and high-quality products

A wind of change is blowing through Nordic Rescue Group, a corporation specializing in rescue…

Increased entrainment with increased prop length. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
BlowHard Fans – PPV – big where it counts

Positive pressure ventilation (PPV) has been a common and growing practice throughout the fire industry…

We need to make sure every piece of donated equipment is truly ‘fit for purpose’. Image courtesy of GESA Advisory Council Member, Jesse Hunter (Ecuador)
Donations – An Essential Guide

Firefighters around the world may share a common commitment, but they don’t all have the…

Although ‘short-chain’ PFAS may be in the body for a shorter amount of time, that does not mean they are less toxic than ‘long-chain’ PFAS. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
The transitioning to fluorine-free foams

You know that Aqueous Film-Forming Foams (AFFF) have been used for decades in the fire…

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