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Former IWMA President Ragnar Wighus has passed away

On 4 November, Ragnar Wighus, ex-president of the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) and former…

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New subsidiary in the Netherlands

To increase the market presence and give all customers in the Netherlands the best commercial,…

Fire Brigades Union series of videos for COP26 released

The Fire Brigades Union has produced a series of videos to coincide with the COP26…

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Work to begin on new Horsham Fire Station and Training Centre

Work is due to get underway at the site of West Sussex Fire & Rescue…

GALLET F2XR Helmet selected by TEAM 18 to support their Technical Service throughout the Endurance World Championship

Several years ago, in 2017, MSA Safety established a partnership with Team 18 Sapeurs-Pompiers –…

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Firefighters praised by police for uncovering huge cannabis operation in Newcastle

Firefighters have been praised by police after they responded to a report of water affecting…

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Hundreds of lives lost in home oxygen fires, new report reveals

Over 500 fires involving home oxygen, resulting in over 300 deaths including two firefighters, have…

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Perimeter expects to close business combination and begin trading on the NYSE on 9 November 2021

Perimeter Solutions, SA has announced that its registration statement on Form S-4 in connection with…

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Bonfire Night success – figures down on previous year

Fire Service bosses have praised the success of their Darker Nights Bonfire Night safety campaign…

Left to right: Margarete Schramböck, Federal Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs; Markus Schachner, Rosenbauer International AG; Bernhard Sagmeister, Managing Director aws. (Credit: aws/APA/Hörmandinger)
Rosenbauer receives highest Austrian award for the firefighting vehicle of the future

Rosenbauer has been awarded the Austrian State Award for Innovation for its electrified firefighting vehicle…

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Streamlight waterproof Portable Scene Light II

Streamlight Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting devices, have launched the Portable Scene Light…

Pierce has secured an order for 21 fire apparatus from Huntsville Fire & Rescue in Alabama. (Pierce Manufacturing Inc.)
Pierce Manufacturing secures order for 21 fire apparatus from Alabama-based Huntsville Fire & Rescue

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced today it has secured an order…

Artist's impression of Hebburn Tri Station. (TWFRS)
State-of-the-art Tri-Station to be completely carbon neutral

A state-of-the-art Tri-Station that will see all three blue-light services under one roof will be…

Matt Wrack, general secretary of the Fire Brigades Union
Firefighter union leader: PM should apologise for ‘dangerous’ building safety crisis PMQs comments

The general secretary of the Fire Brigades Union has criticised the Prime Minister for saying…

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Behind the Scenes at the British Firefighter Challenge

The British Firefighter Challenge is an annual sporting event involving a series of gruelling strength…

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Pierce Manufacturing to expand Wisconsin facilities and add over 200 jobs

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, has announced the groundbreaking of a 90,000sq.…

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Firefighters preparing to take government to court over pensions

The Fire Brigades Union has issued a formal letter before claim for Judicial Review proceedings…

PlantQuest Fire & ERT Interface. (PlantQuest)
A Fire & ERT solution for the pharmaceutical industry

Working with tier-one pharmaceutical companies, PlantQuest digitize facilities with intelligent mapping. Among others, it allows…

Markus W. Weber, Director German Sales ZIEGLER.
ZIEGLER delivers 90 HLF 20 to BwFuhrparkService GmbH for the German armed forces

ZIEGLER has been awarded the contract for the delivery of a total of 90 firefighting…

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Historic Reagan Ranch undamaged following intense wildfire

The Reagan Ranch in Santa Barbara, California, is now safe from the Alisal Fire, which…

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