IFF Issue 74 June 2022

Hainsworth Protective Fabrics will be showcasing our full range of products at Interschutz 2022. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Hainsworth Protective Fabrics – Returning to Interschutz 2022

After a longer-than-planned break, Hainsworth Protective Fabrics are excited to be returning to Interschutz in…

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The world is changing… are we?

I am extremely proud, honoured and humbled to write this comment as the newly appointed…

Haztec Xpert DX lightbar with 2 x 9-7050 speakers, Europe. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Haztec – Innovative range of emergency vehicle warning equipment

After the seven-year gap since the last Interschutz in Hannover, British manufacturer Haztec International returns…

Crews battle a multi-alarm fire at a recycling center for several days. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Little Rock Fire Department 

The Little Rock Fire Department proudly serves the citizens and visitors of the City of…

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…

Like all PBI fabrics, PBI LP delivers excellent tensile strength and will not become brittle, shrink or break open when exposed to flame and high temperatures. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
PBI LP – Increases protection and reduces weight

PBI Performance Products is renowned for creating new standards of performance and protection that are…

The washing unit pressurises the hose, recognizes pressure drops and marks spots where there are holes. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Hose Master – One important tool in creating a Clean Fire Station

Technical solutions are available to support the ‘Clean Fire Station’ operating principle. The Hose Master…

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Reducing PFAS levels in firefighters by blood and plasma donation
Historically firefighters have been occupationally exposed to perfluoroalkyl substances such as PFOS, PFHxS and PFOA…
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…

Environmentally friendly and efficient firefighting foam solutions used in low, medium and high expansion. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
BIOEX – Pioneers in fluorine-free foams

Fluorine-Free Foam (FFF) technology is not new to BIOEX. For more than 20 years, BIOEX…

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S-GARD firefighter protective clothing – United for safety

S-GARD is the leading supplier of modern, high-quality protective clothing for firefighters in the German-speaking…

Colonel Pierre Bépoix, Deputy Chief of Department, Bouches-du-Rhône Fire and Rescue Service (SDIS 13), France. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
How the south of France is tackling forest fires

Marta Azevedo Silva, the Communication and Press Manager at European Emergency Number Association (EENA), recently…

FireDos M12 Monitor with stepless variable flow, non-ballast, jet and fog. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Advanced hybrid firefighting solutions for major fire hazards

Firefighting technology is constantly advancing. This case study illustrates the latest technology in mobile firefighting…

The largest cab in its class! Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Emergency One UK – Returning to Interschutz with a splash 

The UK’s largest manufacturer of fire and rescue vehicles will be attending what is considered…

800 LPM foam pump driven by a water turbine. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Trident Emergency Products – Innovation for a changing world

For over two decades Trident Emergency Products has created innovative, high-quality products for the fire…

Flooded Community Rig, Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Indiana, USA. Image courtesy of Muscatatuck Urban Training Center Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Floodfighters Masterclass 2022 – The all-hazards approach to major floods and incident intelligence

Professional Rescue, supported by International Life Saving (ILS) and International Fire Chiefs Association (IAFC), is…

Mitigating actions to provent incident escalation. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Well prepared for the heat of the moment
In the harbour of Rotterdam you will find the unique and realistic training centre of…
Bex Rowe, Emily Butler, Becky Hinchley, Nikki Upton and George Gilbert make preparations to leave for the mountains on their 10-day training in northern Sweden. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Antarctic Fire Angels: let’s get training!

Even though we’ve been preparing for the Antarctic the last few years, unfortunately we’ve had…

Side impact IIHS test. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
A true revised mindset on vehicle rescue and extrication

In looking over my career in emergency services, both as a provider and as an…

INTERSCHUTZ 2022. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
INTERSCHUTZ – Showcasing solutions facing the challenges of our times

From 20 to 25 June 2022, the topics at INTERSCHUTZ in Hannover, Germany, will revolve…

International Fire Fighter is the leading global publication for municipal and industrial fire fighters and the fire and rescue industry.

The editorial features are written by industry experts and comprise a unique blend focussing on the latest technology, training methods and equipment as well as highlighting sector-specific issues from around the world.

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