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Pressure continues to mount on PFAS in firefighting foams

Two recent announcements increase the pressure on legacy PFAS contamination and any continued use of…

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Lucky to be alive

The victim of a house fire is lucky to be alive after an e-bike was…

Ekho range from Hochiki. (Hochiki)
Waking Watch vs Wireless Fire Detection: Discussing the next generation of life safety

In this exciting podcast Hochiki’s Tony Obadipe, Kevin Dodge from FAFS Fire & Security  and…

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Introducing Cres Guard from Cres Cor

Cres Cor Health and Safety is a division of Cres Cor. They are a family-owned…

AFAC22 powered by INTERSCHUTZ exhibition

The AFAC22 powered by INTERSCHUTZ exhibition will occupy 12,000sqm of gross exhibition space with close…

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Fire Department Service Announcement

Bulletin #59, State Actions on PFAS Contamination   State   Attorneys General Date case filed…

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Home oxygen fire deaths being under-reported in France, Italy and other EU countries by at least four times, new report argues

Patient safety across Europe may be compromised due to decisions over fire safety and home…

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MENA HSE Forum to bring together key industry stakeholders

At the seventh edition of the MENA Health, Safety & Environment Forum, taking place at…

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Next Generation Firefighting technology: the first Magirus FireBull goes to Brazil

The Brazilian state of Ceará has received the first FireBull from Magirus. A delegation with…

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Dave Pelton is NAFED’s New VP – Technical

NAFED is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Pelton as the association’s new Vice…

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E-ONE receives order from the City of Varennes, Quebec for fully electric Vector Rescue Decon Truck

E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group, Inc. (NYSE: REVG), has announced it is building an…

Fire Department Service Announcement

Bulletin #60: another State Action on AFFF Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (AFFF) in Connecticut: ‘The Department…

Donations – an essential guide, Part 4

By Chris Gannon, writing for GESA (Global Emergency Services Action) Before considering donations… Donations of…

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Rosenbauer RT for the Nörvenich Fire Department in North Rhine-Westphalia

The municipality of Nörvenich in North Rhine-Westphalia has procured a Rosenbauer RT (Revolutionary Technology) for…

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Getting hot under the collar

Tyne and Wear is leading the way in life-saving training to help fire and rescue…

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HAIX launches the FIRE EAGLE 2.0

Global footwear specialist, HAIX launches the world’s fastest firefighter boot – the FIRE EAGLE 2.0.…

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The first cordless mini cutter

Holmatro has introduced the first battery-powered mini cutter in the rescue market. This compact, lightweight…

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FPA launches new material identification laboratory

Improving the quality of the built environment is one of the core objectives of the…

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UKFSC 2022 – a long time coming

Finally, after a two-year delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the United Kingdom Firefighters Sailing…

Large tank pumper on MAN TGS 41.480 8x4 BB with Empl body is powered by a 4500 Allison fully automatic transmission and a 6-cylinder diesel engine with a displacement of 12.4 litres. (© Yncoris)
German chemical park fire brigade selects MAN TGS with Allison fully automatic transmission

The fire department of Chemiepark Knapsack, a chemical park in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, has put…

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