Airbus-Samsung Cooperation In Germany Sets The Course For Hybrid Mission-Critical Innovations

Partners intend to develop a “Hybrid Tactical Management” for narrow- and broadband systems to facilitate end user´s operations with devices  Airbus and Samsung have agreed on a partnership to establish next-generation terminal and collaboration platforms for professional users in Germany.…

A Team Of South Wales firefighters Have Again Proved Themselves World Champions Winning The World Rescue Organisation Challenge For The Third Year In Succession.

Current World Champions and National Champions South Wales Fire and Rescue Service – Bridgend Extrication Team, made the trip to Capetown, South Africa, last week 22 – 26 October, to compete in the prestigious annual event, taking on 30 of…

Firehouse Officially Re-Opens To Provide Modern Training Facilities For Firefighters Serving the people Of Royal Berkshire

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s (RBFRS’) Firehouse has officially re-opened following Royal Berkshire Fire Authority’s investment. To mark the occasion, a ceremony was held on Friday, 16 November, where Councillor Colin Dudley, Chairman of Royal Berkshire Fire Authority, and…

Frequentis Paves The Way For Efficient Use Of Drones In Public Safety

Frequentis develops application to support the integration of autonomous drones in public safety control rooms Frequentis has developed an application which allows location data and video from drones to feed directly into workstations in the control centre, through its LifeX and…

New Chief Appointed To Scottish Fire And Rescue Service

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has chosen Martin Blunden as its new Chief Officer. Martin is currently Deputy Chief Officer of South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, and will take up his new role in early 2019. Martin brings over…

Orange County Fire Authority Purchases 10 KME Pumpers And 7 Tractor-Drawn Aerials

KME Fire Apparatus, an industry leading manufacturer of fire apparatus, announces the delivery of 10 KME Custom Pumpers and 7 101’ Tractor Drawn Aerials to Orange County Fire Authority. The new trucks will join over 100 KME apparatus currently in service at the…

Skyfire Consulting Tapped By San Diego IPP For FAA Airspace Experience

Skyfire Consulting has been selected by the San Diego Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program (IPP) to join the team of experts working on the project. Skyfire Consulting, an Atlanta-based UAS consultancy, was specifically tapped for their extensive experience with FAA regulations…

Welshpool Firefighters Aim For Christmas Number One Spot With Charity Single Produced By Fire Service Personnel Nationwide

Firefighters from the Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service are aiming to achieve the Christmas number one spot with a charity single produced in partnership with fire service personnel from across the country. The group, known as Fire Tones, joined with stars…

Firefighters Who Saved Colleague Honoured At Service Awards Ceremony

“If I was anywhere else other than the fire station I would be six feet under.” These are the words of Crew Manager David Ling who had a heart attack on a drill night at Stockbridge Fire Station. Firefighters Joshua…

Hertfordshire Fire Crews Join With Students On Hard-Hitting Film

This week sees the launch of the Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Student Media awards at Campus West Cinema in Welwyn Garden City. The concept of the project has come from Borehamwood Firefighter Brian Chamberlain who proposed that Fire Crews in…

New Fast Acting Doors For Long Melford Fire Station

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service recently commissioned Norwich-based Cooks Industrial Doors to install two sets of state-of-the-art sliding folding doors at Long Melford Fire Station in rural Suffolk. The original fully glazed, wooden-framed doors had seen better days and were…

“How Fire Loss Impacts Code Development & Enforcement” Webinar Presented By Telgian VP Tom Parrish

Fire Smarts, in partnership with Telgian, provides a series of informative training webinars taught by Telgian fire protection experts who educate on specific areas of fire protection systems. Recent examples include introductory webinars on Emergency Communication Systems, Fire Safety and…

Firefighting Revolutionised With Ground-Breaking New Liquid

In one test, nine litres of the liquid put out a car fire in just 53 seconds, compared with conventional methods which can take around 45 minutes to an hour and 1,800 litres of water. Furthermore, Firexo is the only…

The Innovative Product & Technology Award Goes To… PVStop

The team at PVStop are very excited and proud to announce that they have won the FPA Australia, Fire Protection Industry Awards in the category of “Innovative Product & Technology for 2018!” The Innovative Product & Technology Award is a…

Cadcorp Announces New Software Release Of Desktop GIS And Web Mapping Products

Cadcorp, the UK based developer and supplier of GIS and web mapping software, has announced its latest release – Cadcorp SIS 9. The Cadcorp SIS suite of GIS products is a complete set of geospatial tools covering desktop, server, web,…

Teams Of Scientology Volunteer Ministers (VMs) Are Helping Provide Essential Care For Those Affected By The Worst Fire Season In California History.

Scientology churches and missions from throughout California continue to activate volunteers to help firefighters and those displaced or affected by the Camp and Wolsey fires. More than a thousand people are still missing in Northern California. The death toll there is…

First Conference To Debate The Future Of ‘Blue Light’ Estates

The first event of its type bringing together police, fire and rescue and ambulance services with private sector consultants working in estates, property and facilities management takes place in London today (Tuesday 20 November). The Blue Light Estates Development Conference,…

Increased Capacity, Longer Duration

Holmatro introduces a new 6Ah battery for its range of cordless Greenline EVO 3 rescue tools. The battery has 20% more capacity for a much longer run time of the tools. Improved Battery Management System The electronics inside the battery…

“Concept Fire Truck” Passes Important Milestone On Its Way To Series Production Readiness

Rosenbauer Deutschland and the Berlin Fire Department confirm innovation partnership Project “eLHF” will receive substantial financial backing from the EU, alongside company budgetary resources Hybrid electric fire engine based on CFT to enter year-long trial at the start of 2021…

Emergency Show

The premier international platform for the world’s emergency services community and the blue light sector. Emergency Show is a unique global opportunity to find decision makers, business leaders, solutions and specialist equipment for the emergency services, all at ExCeL London 17-18 April. It will feature thematic…

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