First electric-powered fire appliance for Scotland rolls into production

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has commissioned its first electric powered fire appliance. The service has received around £500,000 of funding from Transport Scotland to roll the prototype into production. The contract to build the low-carbon vehicle was awarded…

AFOA hosts mini conference at Emergency One

AFOA members were welcomed to the association’s recent mini conference at Emergency One’s headquarters in Cumnock, Ayrshire in Scotland, by the company’s Managing Director Mike Madsen and Director Steven Bell, alongside AFOA Chairman Simon Petts. A morning of technical sessions…

Emergency One group secures export of electric fire appliance to France

Emergency One UK Ltd is celebrating following a contract with Hérault Fire Service to supply its innovative electric fire appliances and further the net zero goals for the French fire service. Scottish Government Minister for Business Ivan McKee met with…

Teepee harnesses electrification dreams for fire and rescue appliance specialist

Teepee Electrical has signed an extension with one of the UK’s leading emergency appliance manufacturers that will see it support a concerted roll-out of its new electric vehicles. The Black Country-based company will supply complex harnesses and wiring looms to…

Another first for fire engine manufacturer Emergency One – Net Zero

Emergency One Group Ltd (E1) is to offset their emissions in 2021 by planting a tree for every fire appliance built, becoming the UK’s first carbon-neutral manufacturer of Fire and Rescue Appliances. The Scottish-based company launched the world’s first fully…

Fully autonomous aerial intelligence technologies are now deployed with European Public Safety teams

Today, Fotokite announced the release of its fully autonomous aerial intelligence product line, the Fotokite Sigma, alongside its distribution partners in Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK. Intellitronika, Desautel Group, Emergency One, Excelerate, Primetech, Growag and Brandschutztechnik Schlichtiger, has…

Winton provides vital water power for innovative fast response fire & rescue vehicles

Now more than ever, the pressure is on for emergency services to deliver a better and faster service with less. One way to achieve this is to adopt more efficient emergency response vehicles and systems. When Leicestershire Fire and Rescue…

Smart Fire Engines to the rescue this Christmas

The connected car came first, now the connected fire engine will be taking to the roads. Vehicles used by UK fire, rescue and emergency services just got smarter in time for the busy festive season thanks to Emergency One and…

Prince Charles, Duke Of Rothesay, Unveils London Fire Brigade’s Scottish-built New Fire Engine Prototype At Dumfries House

HRH The Prince of Wales is “proud” his charity has trained apprentices who are helping build new fire engines said to be the most advanced in the world. Charles, known as the Duke of Rothesay when in Scotland, met staff…

Babcock chooses Scottish supplier Emergency One to support build of London’s new fire appliances

Babcock chooses Scottish supplier Emergency One to support build of London’s new fire appliances His Royal Highness the Duke of Rothesay met representatives from Babcock, Emergency One and apprentices who worked on the fire appliances at a special event at…

Twins for Oban Airport

Argyll and Bute Council, Scotland have received two identical Category 3 Rapid Intervention Vehicles for its Oban Airport operation. The pair manufactured by Emergency One (UK) Limited use the Land Rover 130 series chassis as their base incorporating 90 kW…

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