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With the greatly increased emphasis on firefighter safety, the leading manufacturers have boosted their research and development efforts to provide the end user with the safest, most efficient and reliable foam concentrates. In this Buyer’s Guide we highlight the latest offerings from the worlds leading suppliers.

Life-saving devices have been installed outside all Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service’s 28 fire stations, in a bid to help save the lives of people who suffer a cardiac arrest. Funded by Cheshire Fire Authority, the wall-mounted Automated External Defibrillators (AED)

Lake Assault Boats, a leading manufacturer of purpose-built and mission-specific fire and rescue boats, has placed two fire and rescue boats into service with the San Bernardino County Fire Department in California. The versatile landing craft style vessels, one 28

Bristol Uniforms, the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of firefighter PPE, is welcoming a new Contracts Manager to further strengthen its team. Adele Harris joins Bristol from Tarmac, where she spent nine years in operations and sales management roles. She also

Dutch-based and ISO9001:2008 certified company VSTEP makes sure that you are prepared for real-life situations with their leading solutions for simulation and virtual training. The VSTEP state-of-the-art products allow trainees to develop their skills for every scenario possible in a practical,

118 Information, owners of the UK’s most accurate and comprehensive list of businesses actively trading in the UK, alongside address management specialists, Aligned Assets, are excited to announce that they will be helping Network Fire Control Services to better protect

Glastonbury Festival is the largest music and performing arts festival in the world, running for six days in Somerset, England. In this time the event creates a small city with an entire infrastructure supporting over 200,000 people within 1.5 square

Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) announced today that the company has hired Joseph Hlushak as a new sales representative. Hlushak will work one-on-one with customers during the sales process and build relationships with prospective buyers.  Hlushak graduated with

The Team at MDM were saddened to hear of the passing of Chief (Ret.) Alan Brunacini, Phoenix (AZ) Fire Department. USA. He was a true International fire and rescue leader and both an author and authority on fire command, management

In a welcome move for professional drone users, vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) drone company Wingtra announced its official partnership with Pix4D. With WingtraOne, Wingtra’s main product,  fast emerging as an industry favourite for aerial data collection, this partnership with Pix4D

Launched in May 2014, DRIVER (Driving Innovation in Crisis Management for European Resilience) is a project funded under the 7th Framework Programme of the European Commission. The main aim of the project is to cope with current and future challenges due

When the community served by the Magnolia Fire Department had a major communications failure the fire station seemed the natural place to go for advice. Chuck Grant wasn’t with the Magnolia Fire Department when this incident happened, but the effects of

Peli Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced portable lighting tools, has introduced the world’s most versatile professional-grade torches with the Peli™ 3410M (Magnet) LED and the ATEX Certified Peli™ 3415MZ0 Zone 0 (Cat.1). With an articulating

Shropshire firefighters are among an 18 strong group of volunteers who set off this week (Wednesday, October 11) on a 14th humanitarian aid mission to Transylvania after a traditional blessing from Shrewsbury Cathedral’s Very Reverend Canon Jonathan Mitchell in Shrewsbury Quarry. Operation Sabre

Teijin Limited announced today that it has developed a cooling vest that protects firefighters with unprecedented heat-resistance, flame-retardance and body-heat reduction, including through the use of small electric fans. Teijin will unveil the cooling vest at a booth (Hall 9, Booth

The US State of California is currently in the grip of some of the worse wildfires in recent memory and has declared a state of emergency as the fire services try to bring the blazes under control. Dorset & Wiltshire Fire

Striker Simulator, EcoEFP, RunwayReady, and Snozzle K-Factor systems on display at Inter-Airport Europe Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, will celebrate Oshkosh Corporation’s 100 Year Anniversary at inter airport Europe, Stand C90, on October 10-13 at the

Are you based in the UK and led or been involved in a flood, coastal risk or resilience project that has delivered excellent results or found new and improved ways of working?   The Environment Agency’s Project Excellence Awards are seeking nominations

The Royal Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animal (RSPCA) teamed up with Humberside Fire & Rescue Service to save the life of a dog who was stuck in the River Hull. Fire crews were called to Marsden Landing,

  On the eve of World Mental Health Day, the British Safety Council has unveiled its mental health training portfolio. The courses are designed to help businesses and their employees start conversations about mental health issues and support their efforts to

Leading workwear manufacturer Ballyclare Limited recently restructured the managed service contract it holds with Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS), in a move which has enabled the Service to purchase a new vehicle to add to its fleet. “We provide a