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Why choose a firefighting battery ventilator?

More and more firefighting teams are choosing battery-powered fans to equip their firefighting trucks, both…

RDS200-SIM with GMP-11-SIM contamination simulation probe. (Argon Electronics)
Argon releases major upgrade to RDS200 simulator

Argon Electronics (UK) Ltd has released a major upgrade to its Rados RDS200 training simulator…

Alex Nicholl, Exhibition Head at Intersec.
Intersec appoints new exhibition head to lead groundbreaking event programme

Intersec – the world-leading emergency services, security and safety event – has strengthened its leadership…

PHOS-CHEK FORTIFY being applied at the Reagan Ranch in California. (Perimeter Solutions)
Perimeter Solutions’ PHOS-CHEK FORTIFY now qualified by USDA Forest Service for application as a proactive wildfire solution

Perimeter Solutions, makers of PHOS-CHEK long-term fire retardant and other high-quality firefighting products, has announced…

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Construction begins on new Huntingdon fire training facility and station

Building work has commenced on the new training facility and fire station in Huntingdon The…

Seventh International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference

Dates: 17–19 May 2022 Call for Papers and Early Bird Delegates Deadline for presentation extracts…

REDCON Asia moves its inauguration to 2022 to showcase Thailand as a Premier Resilient Country

VNU Asia Pacific is pleased to retain the partnerships with DDPM under the Ministry of…

Priti Patel, Home Secretary.
Firefighters ‘might not be able to fight all fires’

Firefighter numbers have reached a new low since the beginning of austerity in 2010. One…

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TVU Networks video, data and connectivity solutions critical to mission success now available on FirstNet

TVU Networks, the market and technology leader in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has…

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Emergency Services Show 2021 proves the power of live events to enable life-saving collaborations

Long-awaited, The Emergency Services Show successfully returned to the NEC, Birmingham on 7–8 September, showcasing…

NFPA debuts three-part NFPA 652 Combustible Dust Online Training Series that delves into safety awareness basics, hazard evaluation, and safety controls

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released a new online training programme centred around…

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Fighting a pandemic as well as fires

They are known for fighting the flames but fire service staff have been praised for…

The Chemtool Plant in Rockton, Illinois had an industrial explosion and fire on 14 June 2021. Chemtool is owned by Lubrizol Corporation which is a Berkshire Hathaway company. “U.S. Fire Pump, a Louisiana-based company … used 3,200 gallons of the fluorinated foam.” (Photo from USEPA)
Fire Department Service Announcement

Bulletin #38, Companies that have switched over to F3 products, 1 October 2021  These listed…

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Working to make the global gear donations process work better – take GESA’s five-minute survey

GESA (Global Emergency Services Action) is an international non-profit organization that works with Emergency Services…

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Kent FRS achieves accreditation for customer service excellence

Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) has been awarded ServiceMark accreditation by the Institute of…

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NFPA and State Farm team up for fifth year to promote Fire Prevention Week and its fire safety messages in hundreds of communities nationwide

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and State Farm are teaming for the fifth consecutive…

VB 400 body-worn camera. (Motorola Solutions)
Motorola Solutions – body-worn cameras for fire and rescue services

Body-worn cameras have become an accepted and beneficial piece of equipment for police forces globally,…

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ADIPEC 2021 to welcome back the global energy sector in person

ADIPEC will return in person this year to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, bringing…

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Month-long fitness and wellbeing charity campaign to support emergency services kicks off

A month-long charity campaign focused on helping front-line workers to improve their mental health and…

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Cadcorp expands fire service modelling expertise

Following demand from UK fire services, Geographic Information System (GIS) software and services company, Cadcorp,…

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