Anniversary of the Flagship – Rosenbauer delivers 1,500th PANTHER to Tampere-Pirkkala Airport

Maximum three minutes for the journey, maximum two minutes until all on-board extinguishing agents are discharged. In just five minutes, a PANTHER has fulfilled its role – and ideally prevented an airport disaster. Airport operators around the world rely on…

Anniversary of the Flagship – Rosenbauer delivers 1,500th PANTHER to Tampere-Pirkkala Airport

Maximum three minutes for the journey, maximum two minutes until all on-board extinguishing agents are discharged. In just five minutes, a PANTHER has fulfilled its role – and ideally prevented an airport disaster. Airport operators around the world rely on…

Firefighters come to the rescue of rhino after he became stuck in a tyre swing

A Rhinoceros the size of a small car had to be rescued by firefighters after getting stuck inside in his favourite tyre swing – again. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was mobilised to Edinburgh Zoo just before 6pm on…

SFRS appeals to communities to stay safe this Festive Season

More than 500 accidental house fires were recorded across Scotland during last year’s festive season. New figures lay bare the extent of seasonal dwelling fires responded to by firefighters, with 527 incidents recorded between December 11 and January 15. The…

E-ONE’S Local Fire Truck Christmas Ornaments To Benefit National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Ocala International Airport’s New TITAN ARFF and Marion County’s Custom Pumper Are Featured on Ornament Designs E-ONE is pleased to announce the release of two new fire truck Christmas tree ornaments for 2018, including the first ornament depicting Ocala International Airport’s…

Ninja™ Foot Ascender Makes Rope Access/Rescue Operations More Efficient

Harken Industrial™ is pleased to announce a product that will make rope access and rescue operations more efficient. The Ninja™ foot ascender by Harken Industrial™ is designed with less spring force for the least rope drag of any available foot…

JCB’s Teletruk Joins The Front Line At Staffordshire Fire & Rescue

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has added a JCB Teletruk to its range of front-line firefighting and emergency rescue equipment. The Teletruk is deployed at waste and rural fires where it is used to move bailed and bulky items to…

One Killed, Two Injured in South Korea Firefighting Helicopter Crash

Channel News Asia has reported that a South Korean firefighting helicopter crashed into a river in Seoul on Saturday (Dec 1), killing one and injuring two others on board, rescue authorities said. The chopper was hovering over the Han River…

Growth Within The ZIEGLER-Group – Opening Of The New Production Site In Kutina (HR)

In summer 2018 the ZIEGLER-Group started production at the new plant in Kutina (Croatia). Work on the production halls and the administrative building had already begun in November 2017. Among other things, the entire interior design of the administration was modernized…

If 110 Fires are Not Enough, Queensland Firefighters Could See More Heat, Dry Lightning and Potential Tropical Cyclone to add to State’s Problems

This report from ABC News says Sunday will be a day of vigilance for fire-ravaged parts of Queensland, amid the threat of blazes caused by lightning and the possibility of a tropical cyclone brewing in the northern Coral Sea. Severe…

New Emergency And Disaster Management Course Launched

A new course designed to prepare people for responding to terrorist incidents and natural and man-made disasters has been launched by the University of Wolverhampton. The new BSc (Hons) Emergency and Disaster Management is aimed at those hoping to work…

Electric Fires Spark Concern for Isolated over 65’s in Wales

New research has found that if you are isolated and over 65 in Wales, you are at much greater risk from electrical fires. In fact, older people living alone experienced three times more electrical fires than the same age group…

Home Office Emergency Services Network contract awarded to telent

The project will oversee the UK’s blue-light radio infrastructure as it’s replaced with a mobile 4G network telent Technology Services Ltd (telent) has today announced that it has been awarded a multi-million-pound contract to test the Emergency Services Network (ESN) for the Home…

Is Mission Critical Communications Stuck in 1912?

It’s time for public authorities and first responders to use 21st-century technology to work smarter and better. Anatoli Levine, Director, Products & Standards at MCC enabler Softil delves into the subject The ability to instantaneously talk to a group of…

NIFRS Reaching New Heights with Turn Table Ladder Investment

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) has invested over £2.5m in four new Turn Table Ladder (TTL) Appliances. With a ladder reach of 42m, they are the highest articulated ladder appliances in use across the UK Fire & Rescue…

Members Of The European Parliament Ask The European Commission To Choose A Strong Approach To Assess The Fire Performance Of Buildings Facades

Ahead of the European Commission’s decision on a EU approach to the fire assessment of facades, 12 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), from different countries and political parties, wrote a letter championing the Commission’s proposed “alternative” approach. The European…

Bristol’s Structural PPE Achieves New NFPA Standard

Bristol Uniforms’ innovative XFlex and Ergotech Action structural firefighting ranges have achieved accreditation for the new National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standard for firefighting PPE. The NFPA is a major standard-setting body on the world stage, covering the USA, Latin…

Fire and Floods brings Devastation to Australian East Coast

While Queensland firefighters fight 140 fires, many of which are threatening towns in central and northern Queensland, an east coast low is dumping record amounts of rain on central New South Wales. Fires Hundreds of firefighters are fighting fires in…

Super Vac Introduces All-New Battery Fan, Equipped With Dual Dewalt FLEXVOLT Batteries

Super Vac, one of the leading manufacturers in fire ventilation equipment, is introducing an all-new 18” variable-speed battery fan, equipped with dual DeWalt FLEXVOLT® batteries, making this one of the most swappable PPV interfaces on the market. Never in firefighter…

New Technology Fitted To Fire Engines

Royal Berkshire Fire Authority has invested in new tablet devices and software to assist firefighters in providing the best possible response to the people of Royal Berkshire. The Mobile Data Terminals (MDTs) have been fitted in the front of every…

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