This edition is packed full of news, profiles and feature articles brought together from around the globe. Nish Vartanian gets this issue off and running with his IFF Comment titled ‘A changing environment – revolutions in firefighter PPE’ which takes a look at the technological advancements in SCBA and how this is having a positive impact on firefighter safety.

There are further 15 articles, company and product profiles and news from across the globe. We also feature a special Event Review of the MSA Round -Table Event held at the Fire Service College, UK. There is also a fantastic article by Perri Hagen titled, ‘A day in the life of a Columbia Helicopters’ firefighting pilot’ which gives a fascinating insight into this highly skilled and complex role.

Check out the latest article from Andras T. PellarTlooking at the recent Deer Park Fire and Thomas Uihlein looks at ‘The importance of being prepared for the recovery of disabled aircraft.’

Planning is well underway for the September issue of IFF and if you would like to submit an article please contact the team at [email protected] – we look forward to hearing from you.
Enjoy the issue!

Bronto Skylift F56WFT at the Neste refinery, Finland. The Bronto WFT range is an ideal solution for targets that are difficult to access and extinguish. Discharging an efficient 6,000 litres per minute as a standard, it’s perfect for cooling tanks under threat from fire.

Image courtesy of Bronto Skylift Oy Ab.

Ryan Alles, Andrew Crisp, Steve Dongworth, Ian Dunbar, Bob Gliem, Perri Hagen, Chris Hardman, Kees Kappetijn, Jeremy Lassiter, Andras T. Peller, Deryn Rizzi, Alen Slijepcevic, Philip Stohr, Thomas Uihlein, Nish Vartanian, Sophie Washington, Dave Yurczyk.

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