Victim Identified In Wyldewood Cellars Winery Fire In Paxico

The Kansas Office of the State Fire Marshal’s (OSFM) Investigation Division has classified a fire at the Wyldewood Cellars Winery in Paxico that occurred Thursday evening as incendiary. The victim, who was found deceased at the scene, has been identified…

Johnson Controls Highlights Legal Requirement For Testing Gaseous Containers

In a bid to ensure continued safety, Johnson Controls is reminding the industry of the essential need for hydrostatic testing of gaseous fire-fighting containers every ten years – a statutory requirement under the ADR European Agreement, concerning the carriage of dangerous…

Firefighters Continue to Battle California Wildfires

As multiple wildfires rage across California International Firefighter wishes to express its condolences to those who have lost loved ones, sadness for those who have seen their properties and sometimes neighbourhoods destroyed and admiration for the Firefighters and the many people who have…

International Suppliers Gather At Secutech Thailand With Global Solutions For The Regional Smart City Sector

With smart city projects on the rise across Thailand, international security brands have converged at the 6th edition of Secutech Thailand in a bid to connect with regional buyers and project owners. Stricter fire and safety regulations enacted by the…

Firefighting Revolutionised With Ground-Breaking New Liquid

New liquid able to quickly extinguish all classes of fire (A, B, C, D, E, & F) Environmentally friendly, cools to touch and requires small volumes to put out a fire The time it takes to extinguish a fire has been…

Transformer Failure Seriously Impacts Business Continuity, Research Finds

Transformer failure is a concern for over 80% of industry professionals surveyed Failure puts business continuity at risk Operations and maintenance regimes are critical Industry-leading research launched today by MIDEL, the world’s leading brand of ester-based transformer fluids, reveals the real…

Zico Introduces New Rotating Extrication Tool Holder

Ziamatic Corp. (Zico) introduces the Multiple Extrication Tool Holder, Model QM-MEH-1, a heavy-duty rotating platform capable of securing up to four extrication tools within a limited amount of compartment space. Adjustable mounting brackets accommodate most makes and models of cutter, spreader,…

Solid Growth Anticipated For Middle East’s US$1.9 Billion Fire Safety Systems And Equipment Market

New government regulations and infrastructure investment key drivers as Intersec 2019 looms with the latest solutions on show Dubai, UAE, 8 November 2018: The Middle East’s US$1.9 billion fire safety systems and equipment market will see solid growth over the…

Celebrated Chef, One Of The Region’s Leading Fire Officers And A Dedicated Public Health Professional Celebrated At Graduation

A celebrated chef, one of the region’s leading fire officers and a dedicated public health professional were celebrated today with honorary degrees at the University of Chester’s graduation ceremony. Simon Radley will receive an honorary degree of Master of Arts…

Asia/Pacific is the Most Disaster-Prone Region says Red Cross Report

A Red Cross report has found natural disasters affected more than two billion people around the world over the past decade. Australia and the greater Asia-Pacific was the most disaster-prone region in the world last year, according to the latest report.…

Bureau Veritas Means Business With New H&S Inspection Appointment

As part of ambitious new plans for its compliance operation, global certification expert Bureau Veritas has appointed Neal Holden as the new business unit director of its Health and Safety Inspection (HSI) division. Already active in his new role, Neal is…

Softil Joins PSTA to Help Drive Interoperability of Next Generation First Responder Tools

Leading Mission Critical Communications (MCC) enabler Softil joins the Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA) to contribute to the selection and testing of open standards for applications, handsets, connected devices, and cloud applications and storage Mission-critical communications (MCC) enabler Softil today announces that…

UK fire and rescue services adopt Dräger’s fire escape hood to protect victims from toxic smoke

Standards are being set with fire and rescue services in the UK adopting escape hoods to protect trapped and injured people from toxic smoke during evacuation at fires. Latest figures show in the year 2017/2018 firefighters attended 717,890 incidents in…

Simple New Technology Saves Pets in a Recent Domestic Fire

The recent domestic fire in a Nottingham tower block where Blueproof was fitted, activated successfully and saved the occupier’s pets. Blueproof is a state of the art fire suppression device that can be fitted in minutes to most domestic central heating systems. The new technology is a co-polymer cone which simply attaches…

The BIG 5 Construct East Africa Returns To Nairobi This Week

From 7 to 9 November 2018 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, the event will offer access to over 220 construction exhibitors and 40 free-to-attend and CPD certified industry-leading education sessions. The Big 5 Construct East Africa has received patronage…

INTERSCHUTZ NEWS – More than 50 percent of available display space already booked

Numerous companies have already signed up to take part in 2020, such that just over half of the available space has already been booked. The space allocation process for the exhibition halls and pavilions has now commenced. Several new developments…

New ‘Gold standard’ firefighter kit for London crews and fire dogs

Today (Wednesday 31st October) London’s firefighters and their furry colleagues will be wearing new, gold coloured fire tunics and leggings as modernised personal protective equipment (PPE) is rolled out across the Brigade. It’s the biggest kit update for eight years.…

DRIVER+ completes the second of four Trials, a core part of this European demonstration project’s focus on innovation and resilience in Crisis Management.

DRIVER+ Trial 2 was held from 22 to 26 October in France at the premises of Entente Valabre, a public Civil Protection support organisation located near Aix-en-Provence. This event brought together seventy participants from all over Europe, including practitioners from…

Major expansion of Exova Warringtonfire’s global fire team continues

Exova Warringtonfire is continuing to invest heavily in expanding its global fire team, following the acquisition of the business last June by Element Materials Technology Limited (Element). In the past nine months, over 70 people have joined the 650 strong global team of experts.…

Honeywell selected as preferred provider of gas monitors for over 120 emergency services in the UK

Honeywell’s partnership with West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority will enhance public and personal safety by consolidating training, lowering procurement costs to emergency services groups throughout the UK Honeywell has signed a four-year agreement led by the West Midlands Fire…

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