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Fire Prevention Week is 3–9 October 2021! This year’s theme is: Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for 99…

Firefighters win landmark Covid discrimination case against fire and rescue service

Firefighters have won a discrimination case against a fire and rescue service, having successfully argued…

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Water pollution prevention vital after huge industrial blaze

Drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group has been supporting firefighters and the Environment Agency as…

NFRS exercise with partners will test high-rise evacuations

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service will be carrying out a major training exercise, along with…

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Egypt set to host EDEX 2021 this November

The Egyptian Armed Forces have announced the second edition of the international defence and military…

Chris Davies, Chief Fire Officer, Mid and West Wales FRS.
Chief Fire Officer of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service announces his retirement

Chris Davies, Chief Fire Officer of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service has…

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County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service invest in Dräger mechanical cleaning systems to protect firefighter health

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS) has implemented Dräger’s Cleaning Solution as…

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Bronto F61RPX for the Royal Dutch Navy

Korps Marinebrandweer, the fire brigade of the Royal Dutch Navy in Den Helder, Netherlands, has…

Bullard introduces lightweight UST-LW Fire Helmet

Updated Fire Helmet Weighs 300 grams Less Than Traditional Model Bullard, the 123-year-old company known…

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BMT Fire & Rescue acquires Innovative Firefighting Solutions

BMT Fire & Rescue in Oss is to take over Berlicum’s Innovative Firefighting Solutions (IFFS).…

Magrius Wolf R1 tactical robot. (Magrius)
Power meets multifunctionality: Magirus presents the brand-new Wolf R1 tactical robot

Following the successful 2014 launch of the AirCore TAF35 firefighting robot and the 2020 launch…

NFPA to host Keeping Hazardous Environments Safe conference, a full-day online programme focused on industrial, chemical and emerging tech topics

On Tuesday, 5 October the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will host Keeping Hazardous Environments Safe, a conference for those…

Pierce Manufacturing has completed the purchase of an ownership interest in Boise Mobile Equipment, facilitating greater collaboration within the Wildland market. (Pierce Manufacturing)
Pierce Manufacturing completes ownership interest in Boise Mobile Equipment

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, has announced that it has completed the…

Engaging the public during Fire Prevention Week

Tuesday, 21 September 20212pm Eastern TimeLive discussion on the NVFC’s Facebook Page The theme of this…

Matt Wrack, FBU general secretary. (FBU)
Firefighter union leader tells MPs that ‘governments for decades’ at fault on fire safety

Fire Brigades Union general secretary Matt Wrack has told a cross-party committee of MPs that…

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IRMP Consultation report presented to Fire Authority

On Monday. 13 September, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Authority (TWFRA) met to consider…

FDNY adds 25 names to Memorial Wall for deaths related to World Trade Center illnesses

The FDNY added the names of 25 members who died of illnesses related to their…

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Oshkosh Airport Products ‘Road Rally’ sets off for next wave of events

Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) Company, announced today the next stops…

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Building a safer tomorrow: how a commitment to risk mitigation can help protect insurers, homeowners and communities from the growth of wildfire

Dr Arindam Samanta and Michele Steinberg Rising temperatures, prolonged droughts, changing precipitation patterns, and regional…

Firefighter and Community Apprentices plus High Potential Development Scheme graduates. (Cheshire FRS)
Fire Chiefs officially welcome new staff to the Service

At a special awards evening at De Vere Cranage Estate recently, 10 firefighter and community…

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