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NFRS apprenticeship programme gets positive OFSTED result

Apprentice firefighters in Nottinghamshire are receiving good-quality training, according to the first Ofsted inspection since…

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Foam Exposure Committee: the never-ending problems of Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF)

A total of 2,337 sites in the US have been identified with PFAS contamination. Testing…

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Edwards announces strategic agreement with ADRF to resell Emergency Responder Communication Enhancement Systems

Edwards has announced a strategic agreement with ADRF, a leading provider of in-building distributed antenna…

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County Durham and Darlington FRS is the latest to deploy the new FireWatch Mobile App

Infographics today revealed that County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS) is the…

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FlamePro wins major Capita tender to provide PPE for Ministry of Defence over next 10 years

FlamePro, a British manufacturing specialist of life-saving garments for firefighters, has been awarded a £4m…

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Cradlepoint sets 5G bar again with new R1900 Ruggedised Router for vehicles

Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions, today announced…

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Ain’t no mountain high enough – Craig to take on highest UK peaks for charity

A Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service worker will try and scale six of the highest…

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Another huge fire at a self-storage warehouse: why are these buildings unprotected?

A fire that destroyed hundreds of rented units at a three-storey self-storage warehouse in Manchester…

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Zico expands sure-grip tool mount line-up

Ziamatic Corp. (Zico), an international leader in tool-mounting solutions, has announced an exciting new addition…

Mayor De Blasio and Fire Commissioner Nigro preside at Medal Day Ceremony

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro oversaw the FDNY Medal Day…

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Breakthrough technology for firefighter search and rescue now a reality from MSA Safety

Over the decades, milestones in firefighter safety technology have included the open-circuit breathing apparatus, flame-resistant…

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Perimeter Solutions partners with 10 Tanker Air Carrier to fight Mexico wildfires

Perimeter Solutions partnered with 10 Tanker Air Carrier, a world leader in aerial firefighting, to…

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Redtronic launches the brand-new Star-M1 R65 Directional

Redtronic are a UK manufacturer that specialise in designing vehicle warning and safety solutions for…

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A major new report evaluates Fire Extinguishers in the UK

A major new report has been published that considers the role of a fire extinguisher…

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The first ever Silvflame Event 2022

Silvflame Emergency Services and Industry Show 202220–21 July 2022Day 1: 9:00am to 5:00pmDay 2: 9:00am…

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Foam Exposure Committee Bulletin #18: Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) is not ‘safe as soap’

The fire service has always been told that AFFF is as ‘safe as soap’ to…

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FLIR Systems launches radiometric version of Boson thermal-imaging camera module

The Boson camera core represents the best in FLIR high-performance uncooled thermal-imaging technology within a…

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Super vac launches new website redesign to showcase full line of ventilation equipment

Super Vac, one of the leading manufacturers in fire ventilation equipment, has redesigned its website,…

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Facebook Live discussion: International Firefighters’ Day – coming together in solidarity

Join the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and volunteer fire-service leaders from across the globe…

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Federation to develop strategy to tackle tomorrow’s risks today

The Fire Sector Federation is developing a strategy to help predict the key evolving fire-safety…

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