CEFIC publishes agreed guidelines for chemical emergency response

The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) has published a new set of guidelines for the supply and transport of hazardous materials to help chemical companies deliver best practice in telephone chemical emergency response. Chemical companies in Europe are strongly advised…

INTERSCHUTZ 2020 – Teams, Tactics, Technology – Connected for Protection and Rescue

Everything will revolve around interconnected technology and teamwork at At INTERSCHUTZ 2020. For the first time, the world’s leading trade fair for the fire and rescue services, civil protection, safety and security will run under an overall motto to feature…

A very special kind of family celebration: Meiko celebrates its 90th anniversary

On July 1st Meiko, a mechanical engineering company from Offenburg in Germany, celebrated its 90th anniversary with a grand ceremony and a imaginative framework programme. Well above 3000 employees, relatives and friends came to celebrate “their” Meiko together with press…

Europe’s leading trade fair for commercial and civil drones set to land in Berlin

INTERAERIAL SOLUTIONS – part of INTERGEO Legal issues, international market analyses and best practice take centre stage at the IASEXPO practical forum From 26th to 28th September 2017, the International UAV sector will be demonstrating its potential at INTERAERIAL SOLUTIONS…

Communicating the Future of Man-made Fibers

56th DORNBIRN MAN-MADE FIBERS CONGRESS (DORNBIRN-MFC) 13-15 September 2017 DORNBIRN-MFC as a Generator of Ideas and Networking Agent Each year, the Dornbirn-MFC is host to more than 700 participants from more than 30 nations (80% from Europe, 15% from Asia,…

RISE appointed by the European Commission

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden (former SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden) was one of the organizers of the “International Seminar for Fire Safety of Façades” in Paris 2013 and in Lund, Sweden last year. At the Lund seminar, the…

Fire Extinguishers Explained

Every business in the UK is required to carry out a fire risk assessment, have appropriate fire extinguishers in place, and ensure regular servicing. With the obvious consequences of fire resulting in significant risk of injury to people and property,…

Next generation of rescue tools

The French company SCORPE TECHNOLOGIES is bringing to the world the latest and most innovative rescue tools on the market With 25 years of experience in fire and rescue, Scorpe has developed a full range of tools that facilitate the…

Portugal’s deadliest fire still rages after 63 people are killed

By Axel Bugge and Andrei Khalip PEDROGAO GRANDE, Portugal (Reuters) – More than 1,000 firefighters were still battling Portugal’s deadliest forest blaze on Monday after it killed dozens over the weekend, and a fireman died from his injuries in a…

Bristol Secures First Order for XFLEX Kit Featuring Gore-Tex® Moisture Barrier with the Gore® Parallon™ System

Bristol Uniforms, together with its German distributor Fritz Raschel Feuerschutz GmbH, has secured its first ever order from Vienna Airport for its lightweight and ergonomic XFlex kit, featuring the very latest GORE-TEX® Moisture barrier with the GORE® PARALLON™ System. The GORE-TEX® Moisture barrier…

Peli Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary in Europe!

The Leading Manufacturer Opened in Barcelona in 1997 and Now Successfully Manages Nearly 100 Countries Across EMEA Peli is delighted to celebrate its 20th Anniversary in Europe. Based in Barcelona, Peli™ Products is the EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa)…

Norway’s 1st Pink operational fire truck highlights the cancer risk to Firefighters

The Mayor of Hurum (Norway) Monica Vee Bratlie, with the Secretary General of the Norwegian Cancer Society, Anne Lise Ryel, were present for the unveiling of Norway’s first operational pink fire truck – an initiative from Hurum Municipality. To visualize…

Enter the fabulous universe of firefighters from around the world

Fire trucks of course, but also private cars, fire helmets, old tin plate toys, models, on a large scale – in every sense of the term, signed works of art, water cannons, connectors, etc. An exceptional collection composed throughout the…

Firehawk Alarms Ranked No. 1

Firehawk Alarms, by Fireblitz are pleased to announce they have been successful in winning inclusion onto the new West Midlands Fire Service Procurement Framework Agreement for the Supply of Smoke alarms, Hard of Hearing alarms and other associated products. This…

Body worn cameras enhancing the future of fire services

Edesix Ltd., a market leader in the provision of body worn camera (BWC) solutions, will be showcasing how BWC’s are helping to deliver a better future for the fire services at Security and Policing 2017. Edesix is the first BWC…

Special Ballyclare promotion recognises the work of apprentices

Recognising the vital role apprentices play throughout today’s industrial sector, leading workwear provider Ballyclare Limited is supporting the Government-backed 2017 National Apprenticeship Week with special offers on selected workwear garments. For a limited period only, the company will be offering…

FeuerTRUTZ 2017 ended bigger and more international than ever

In its seventh edition, FeuerTRUTZ once again consolidated its position as the leading dialogue platform for fire protection professionals. On 22 and 23 February, 275 exhibitors (244 in 2016) from 14 countries (nine in 2016) made the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg…

Polish vehicle for South Korean Fire Brigade

WISS – Special Vehicle Engineering – from Poland has manufactured and delivered a specialist vehicle for the most demanding chemical rescue and firefighting missions to the South Korean Fire Brigade in Seoul. The rescue and firefighting vehicle from Poland will…

Six people found alive under avalanche that hit Italian hotel -rescuers

ROME (Reuters) – Six people have been found alive under the avalanche that hit an Italian mountain hotel almost two days ago and rescuers are working to free them from the snow, fire brigade spokesman Luca Cari said on Friday.…

Avalanche hits Italian hotel, many feared dead under snow

By Roberto Mignucci PENNE, Italy (Reuters) – A huge avalanche ploughed into a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes rattled the area, and up to 30 people might be buried under the snow, officials…

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