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MSA Safety acquires U.K. firefighter turnout gear manufacturer Bristol Uniforms

Acquisition strengthens MSA’s position as a global market leader in fire service personal protective equipment…

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6×6 Hilux Fire & Rescue: new chassis, new possibilities and now in-service

Prospeed Motorsport Limited (York, UK) have developed a 6×6 Hilux for supply to Fire &…

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Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) has upgraded its aerial rescue provisions

On Monday, 4 January 2021, three brand new Turntable Ladders were made operationally active by…

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Virtual business safety advice

It is fire-safety business as usual as Cleveland Fire Brigade goes virtual to give vital…

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Siemens’ Cerberus PACE Compact extends capabilities in public address voice alarm

Siemens Smart Infrastructure has launched a new compact version of its Cerberus PACE Modular system,…

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Critical Communications World postponed to 3–5 November 2021

Message from Tim Willoughby – Managing Director MA Exhibitions: With international travel restrictions certain to…

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TFT releases new Master Force nozzle

Valparaiso, IN, USA: The new TFT Master Force series of nozzles are dual-pressure automatic high-volume…

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Secutech India to open its doors in September 2021

A significant platform that brings together safety and security industry players under one roof, Secutech…

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Ballyclare’s new ProTec range brings higher standards of protection

Ballyclare has extended its Category III ‘Life-Saving’ workwear range by launching a new and innovative…

SURE-GRIP Tool Mount. Model SG-VM-1

Your new tool mounts have arrived! Zico introduces the SURE-GRIP Tool Mount, a revolutionary new…

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MSA Safety acquires UK firefighter PPE manufacturer Bristol Uniforms

Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced it has acquired UK-based…

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Bulletin #7 from the Foam Exposure Committee: PFAS at additional sites

Fluorinated firefighting foams known as Aqueous Film-Forming Foams (AFFF) are being identified nationwide as a…

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FlamePro: how often should you replace your fire kit?

Firefighting kit has a number of functions; it protects crew members in a wide range…

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An informed population is a safer population

Tsunamis, hurricanes, wildfires, terrorist attacks or even the current challenging situation we are experiencing: a…

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Nomex Nano Flex laminates: dedicated to high-performance protective gear

Alpex Protection is a medium-sized manufacturing company located in Saint-Chamond, in the Loire Department, south-east…

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The Apple Fire, California: a photo montage courtesy of Johnny Lopez

The Apple Fire was a wildfire that burned during the 2020 California wildfire season in…

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Firefighters on the PFAS front

Firefighters have been on the front lines of firefighting foams containing PFAS chemicals for decades.…

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Hot new hood! FlamePro announces new particulate hood

FlamePro, a British manufacturing specialist of life-saving garments for firefighters, has developed a new particulate…

The FAST Board is a disruptive technology for rescue

Rapid Intervention is rarely rapid – The FAST Board changes that! Studies show that the…

Volkan Lion 6X6 – the new protector of Malaysian Airports

Airport operations require extra specialization, knowledge and having perfect equipment for firefighters. Lion is manufactured…

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