United Kingdom (UK) Fire Industry News for August 2010

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Debate rages over fire safety in timber-framed tower blocksDebate rages over fire safety in timber-framed tower blocks
Fire safety in timber-framed tower blocks still a topic of debate The risk posed by timber-built towers has been highlighted by new statistics from the...
Rickmansworth false fire alarm leads to pensioners' evacuationRickmansworth false fire alarm leads to pensioners' evacuation
False fire alarm resulted in evacuating many pensioners from housing complex A false fire alarm resulted in dozens of pensioners being evacuated from a...
CLG reveals further fire safety breachesCLG reveals further fire safety breaches
Fire safety breaches in court and prisons have come to light thanks to a Freedom of Information by  CLG Alleged fire safety breaches in court buildings...
Kent Fire and Rescue Service executes efficient flood rescue work across countyKent Fire and Rescue Service executes efficient flood rescue work across county
KFRS received around 20emergency calls after Kent was hit by floods Following heavy rains, Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) received around 20 emergency...
Firefighters ask people to check for electrical fire risks in London homesFirefighters ask people to check for electrical fire risks in London homes
More than 300 of London home fires yearly are a result of faulty equipment or dodgy wiring Faulty electrical items, overloaded plug sockets and dodgy wiring...
TenCate doubles net profit in the first quarter of 2010TenCate doubles net profit in the first quarter of 2010
The net profit of TenCate doubled in just the first quarter this year  Loek de Vries, Executive Board Chairman and CEO of TenCate said: "The net...
Royal Ten Cate to appoint International Advisory BoardRoyal Ten Cate to appoint International Advisory Board
Ten Cate manufactures functional materials for four major industrial sectors including firefighting industry Royal Ten Cate (multinational producer of...
Surrey hotel features Hochiki new fire detection systemSurrey hotel features Hochiki new fire detection system
The new fire detection system of Surrey Hotel belongs to Fire Industry Association  A new fire detection and alarm system has been installed in the...
Electrical Safety Council extends safety charity funds to fire safety projectsElectrical Safety Council extends safety charity funds to fire safety projects
ESC is committed to reducing deaths and injuries caused by electrical accidents at home or the workplace The Electrical Safety Council (ESC) has just...
Fire alarm systems and disabled refuges installed across ten Bristol schoolsFire alarm systems and disabled refuges installed across ten Bristol schools
Gold is now installed in the fire alarm systems and disabled refuges across ten BSF schools in the Bristol area Suitably certified, correctly installed and...
C-TEC brings new outstations to marketC-TEC brings new outstations to market
New addition to SigTEL disabled refuge/EVC system C-TEC launches new additions to its disabled refuge/EVC range. C-TEC launches new additions to its disabled...
London Fire Brigade takes next step on firefighter shift plansLondon Fire Brigade takes next step on firefighter shift plans
Formal consultation process with theFBU on its future changes to start and finish times of shifts for firefighters London Fire Brigade began the process of...
Plaistow team wins the London Life Challenge competitionPlaistow team wins the London Life Challenge competition
The Plaistow team won the London Life Challenge competition held at the London Fire Brigade HQ The gruelling ‘London LIFE Challenge’ was held at...
Ten London fire stations go green to save environment and moneyTen London fire stations go green to save environment and money
The green makeover of ten London Fire Brigade stations cuts down almost 40 percent of electrical energy consumption Some of the features...
Firefighters agitated by hoax 999 callsFirefighters agitated by hoax 999 calls
Hoax callers tamper the work of London Fire Brigade by diverting them to false fire sites Referred to by the fire service as ‘malicious false...
Proposal to cut down on firefighter jobs in Cumbria unwelcome in the industryProposal to cut down on firefighter jobs in Cumbria unwelcome in the industry
If the proposal is accepted, the county will face a major shortage of firefighters when need arises Cumbria firefighters will take longer to get to traffic...
Digital Mobile Radio Association welcomes Sepura into its foldDigital Mobile Radio Association welcomes Sepura into its fold
DMR is a digital radio standard specified for professional mobile radio users Sepura, a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of digital private...
Firebuy ONESuit® Pro Hazmat suit fulfils essential fire and rescue services normsFirebuy ONESuit® Pro Hazmat suit fulfils essential fire and rescue services norms
The ONESuit® Pro meets all standards for safety, ergonomics and cost-effectiveness Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has declared that the...
FM Global Training Courses October 2010 will highlight latest FM Global StandardsFM Global Training Courses October 2010 will highlight latest FM Global Standards
Appropriate design of a sprinkler system is critical to ensure effective fire protection The training courses will focus particularly on designing a sprinkler...
Firebuy’s integrated clothing project to benefit firefighters with new PPEFirebuy’s integrated clothing project to benefit firefighters with new PPE
Firebuy's new protective line of clothing has been a boon tofirefighter efficiency  Since the first Firebuy Integrated Clothing Project firefighter...


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