Fireworks explosion kills 22 in Mexico

An explosion in a fireworks factory in a northern suburb of Mexico has killed 19 people. The fatalities included four firefighters and two police officers who were attending the scene. The explosion occurred on Friday the 6th in the suburb of Tultepec. The…

International Fire and Rescue Association (IFRA) sent two containers full of vital life-saving equipment to Mexico and Paraguay

As well as basic firefighting equipment, the container also held 800 breathing apparatus sets. IFRA chairman David Kay OBE said: ”The Fire service in Paraguay is run by volunteers who rely heavily on donations such as these to operate effectively.…

Strikers in Mexico

17 OSHKOSH STRIKER VEHICLES DELIVERED TO GRUPO AEROPORTUARIO DEL PACÍFICO (GAP)-OPERATED AIRPORTS THROUGHOUT MEXICO Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), has delivered 17 Oshkosh® Striker® Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles to airports operated…

Mexico’s Pacific Coast is in the Crosshairs of the Strongest Hurricane Ever Recorded – Hurricane Patricia

Mexico’s Pacific coast is currently bracing themselves for the strongest Pacific hurricane on record. Hurricane Patricia became the strongest Pacific hurricane on record shortly after midnight CDT early Friday. Forecast to make landfall in the Mexican state of Jalisco Friday…

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