Issue 48 – December 2015

1 of 2 identical Marcé Buffalo major airport foam tenders supplied to the new St Helena Airport – based on Mercedes Actros 3358 6x6 chassis.
Marcé Fire Fighting Technology – Supplies vehicles for the new St Helena Airport

St Helena is situated in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean and forms part…

A 2014 photograph of the 1902 heavy timber roof assembly on the North end of the nontraditional heavy timber Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Chaska, Minnesota. From viewing this picture, one gets a clear sense of the scale of these massive timbers.
Heavy Timber 101, Part 1: History and Design

Heavy Timber Construction (HTC), or Type IV Construction, is a term that undoubtedly every firefighter…

San Antonio, Texas: Firefighters bow their heads to honor those lost – There are many times more walking wounded, with crippled spirits doing their best to find healing.
The Bulletproof Spirit – Part 2: Wellness Practices

Firefighters and medics are not invincible. They feel fear and are helpless at times. They…

Providing Bullet Proof Vests to Firefighters is a simple way to help keep them safe in dangerous environments.
What Can We Do to Stop Attacks on Firefighters?

Fighting fires is a difficult job that requires a great deal of calm under pressure…

Birmingham Airport firefighters are ready to respond to major incidents.
Birmingham Airport Firefighters Praise ‘Faultless’ PPE

It is just over a year since firefighters at Birmingham Airport moved over to new,…

Environmental Agency training with Wading Poles and Throwlines.
A Safer Approach to Water Rescue

The Emergency services in the UK respond to an ever increasing frequency of major flood…

The newest spreaders used for vehicle extrication are lighter and more powerful than ever.
The Changing Role of the Rescuer

I joined the fire and rescue service nearly a quarter of a century ago and…

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation – Serving the Survivors of the Fallen and the Entire Firefighting Community

The United States Congress created the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) to lead a nationwide…

Firefighter PPE gets personal

Having joined Bristol Uniforms over 30 years ago, I have been closely involved with the…

Bronto Skylift – Rooted in the sky

Bronto Skylift – the global market leader in truck mounted hydraulic platforms – designs, manufactures,…

Manchester Airport Oshkosh Global Striker Fleet.
Manchester Airport, UK • Maintaining the Highest Safety Standards

Manchester Airport is one of four airports within the Manchester Airport group (MAG) The airport…

In 36˚ C (97˚ F) temperatures Firefighters prepare to board.
Fighting Ship Fires for the Army?

The Kwajalein Atoll is part of the Marshall Islands and is half-way between Hawaii and…

A US Fire Pump 5,500 GPM Mobile Trailer Unit supporting an industrial pumper.
Not all Pumps are Created Equal

Not all pumps referred to as a fire pumps are the same. Choosing the correct…

Savatech

The low and medium pressure lifting bags provide high lifts and are used for lifting…

AMKUS

AMKUS uses advanced engineering software, the finest materials and components available, the latest CNC machining…

Holmatro

The new 5000 series rescue tools from Holmatro are lighter and more ergonomic than ever,…

RHYNO2

Generation 2 of the RHYNO Windshield Cutter has been launched! RHYNO2, the fastest and safest glass-cutting…

Packexe Rescue Products

Here at Packexe Ltd we know that saving time, reliable products and cost effectiveness are…

Vimpex

Vimpex Ltd is a trusted and renowned specialist supplier of Rescue Tools and associated products…

LANCIER

When wreckage hinders rescue efforts, rescue tools by LANCIER rescue systems provide effective support. Powerful,…

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