TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news from TheBigRedGuide.com http://www.thebigredguide.com/news.html Copyright (C) TheBigRedGuide.com 2014 Fire news Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT Holmatro releases three new pumps featuring ECO whisper modehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/holmatro-releases-three-new-pumps-featuring-eco-whisper-mode.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/holmatro-releases-three-new-pumps-featuring-eco-whisper-mode.htmlCompany NewsTue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="266"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The Holmatro Spider range petrol pumps are equipped with the new ECO whisper mode for simultaneous operation of two tools</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/holmatro-incorporated.html" class="redbold">Holmatro</a> introduces a new function minimising noise and fuel consumption on three pump models in their Spider range: the ECO whisper mode.</strong></p> <p>When operating a hydraulic rescue tool connected to one of these pumps, the engine speed automatically increases to maximum to ensure optimal equipment...FLIR thermal imaging cameras boost Muhldorf county fire department's firefighting serviceshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/flir-thermal-imaging-cameras-boost-muhldorf-county-fire-department-s-firefighting-services.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/flir-thermal-imaging-cameras-boost-muhldorf-county-fire-department-s-firefighting-services.htmlCompany NewsTue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>FLIR K50 gives clear temperature readings and the operation is very simple</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Thermal imaging cameras (TIC) for firefighters used to be bulky, expensive and generally unreachable for small voluntary fire departments, of which the German state of Bavaria has so many. Fortunately, with the latest developments in thermal imaging technology, TICs like <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/flir-systems-inc.html" class="redbold">FLIR</a>&rsquo;s K50 camera, have become extremely attractive and affordable, even for small fire...INTERSCHUTZ 2015 discusses current developments in safety-related research with President of the German Fire Protection Associationhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/interschutz-2015-discusses-current-developments-in-safety-related-research-with-president-of-the-german-fire-protection-association.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/interschutz-2015-discusses-current-developments-in-safety-related-research-with-president-of-the-german-fire-protection-association.htmlIndustry NewsTue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="267"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Apart from the vfdb, various fire brigades are actively engaged in safety research</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Safety-related research is a relatively new discipline. It covers a wide range of areas where there is a need for further scientific enquiry and findings. In this respect INTERSCHUTZ 2015 will provide a shop window for the latest findings and trends. INTERSCHUTZ 2015 discussed current developments with Dirk Aschenbrenner, President of the German Fire Protection Association (vfdb).</p> <p>INTERSCHUTZ News: In...Pierce Manufacturing supplies its Dash CF pumpers and ladder to Irving Fire Department in Texashttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-manufacturing-supplies-its-dash-cf-pumpers-and-ladder-to-irving-fire-department-in-texas.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-manufacturing-supplies-its-dash-cf-pumpers-and-ladder-to-irving-fire-department-in-texas.htmlCompany NewsTue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="267"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Pierce delivered three Dash CF pumpers and 105-foot heavy-duty ladder apparatus to the Irving Fire Department</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/pierce-manufacturing-co.html" class="redbold">Pierce Manufacturing Inc.</a>, an <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/oshkosh-corp.html" class="redbold">Oshkosh Corporation</a> company, delivered three Pierce&reg; <a...Pierce's four Impel pumpers chosen as the apparatus by the Scottsdale Fire Department in Scottsdale, Arizonahttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-s-four-impel-pumpers-chosen-as-the-apparatus-by-the-scottsdale-fire-department-in-scottsdale-arizona.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-s-four-impel-pumpers-chosen-as-the-apparatus-by-the-scottsdale-fire-department-in-scottsdale-arizona.htmlCompany NewsTue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="266"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The Impel chassis, combined with the PUC pump system, maximises compartment space, performance and value</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/pierce-manufacturing-co.html" class="redbold">Pierce Manufacturing</a>, an <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/oshkosh-corp.html" class="redbold">Oshkosh Corporation</a> company, recently placed four Pierce&reg; Impel&trade; pumpers on duty with the Scottsdale Fire Department (SFD) in Scottsdale, Arizona. In addition, SFD has purchased two more...Siemens Aspirating Smoke Detection technology commended at the CIR Risk Management Awardshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/siemens-aspirating-smoke-detection-technology-commended-at-the-cir-risk-management-awards.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/siemens-aspirating-smoke-detection-technology-commended-at-the-cir-risk-management-awards.htmlCompany NewsTue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="266"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Siemens&rsquo; ADS is designed to operate in extremely demanding situations, where immediate and accurate fire detection is vital</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/siemens-building-technologies-gmbh.html" class="redbold">Siemens</a> is pleased to announce that the new generation Siemens Aspirating Smoke Detection (ASD) technology has been highly commended at the recent CIR Risk Management Awards under the category of <em>&ldquo;Risk Management Product of the Year...FLIR Systems announces value-added promotion of its new K-Series firefighter camerashttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/flir-systems-announces-value-added-promotion-of-its-new-k-series-firefighter-cameras.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/flir-systems-announces-value-added-promotion-of-its-new-k-series-firefighter-cameras.htmlCompany NewsFri, 12 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="267"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>FLIR Systems announces a value-added promotion of a bonus FLIR ONE unit with purchase of thermal imaging camera</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/flir-systems-inc.html" class="redbold">FLIR Systems, Inc.</a> is pleased to announce a value-added promotion of a bonus FLIR ONE unit with the purchase of a K40 or K50 thermal imaging camera (TIC).&nbsp; This promotion began on November 1st and runs through the end of 2014.&nbsp;</p> <p>FLIR K-Series cameras are...Elmdene International secures LPCB approval to mount a smoke or heat detector base on its recently launched EN54-23:2010 VADhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/elmdene-international-secures-lpcb-approval-to-mount-a-smoke-or-heat-detector-base-on-its-recently-launched-en54-23-2010-vad.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/elmdene-international-secures-lpcb-approval-to-mount-a-smoke-or-heat-detector-base-on-its-recently-launched-en54-23-2010-vad.htmlCompany NewsTue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="3" height="267"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The addition of a new universal fixing plate to the 'Type A' VAD is intended to make life even easier</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Innovative electronic fire and security products manufacturer, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/elmdene-international-ltd.html" class="redbold">Elmdene International Limited</a> - a subsidiary of <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/potter-electric-signal-llc.html" class="redbold">Potter Electric Signal, LLC</a> - confirms that it has secured LPCB (Loss Prevention Certification Board) approval to mount a smoke or...Holmatro launches new Secunet III airbag protection coverhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/holmatro-launches-new-secunet-iii-airbag-protection-cover.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/holmatro-launches-new-secunet-iii-airbag-protection-cover.htmlCompany NewsThu, 11 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Holmatro Secunet III helps neutralize the impact of an accidental airbag explosion after a road traffic collision</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/holmatro-rescue-equipment-b-v.html" class="redbold">Holmatro</a> launches a new all in one solution to neutralize the impact of an accidental airbag explosion after a road traffic collision. With the new Secunet III rescuers don&rsquo;t need to waste any more time on choosing the right size airbag protection cover at the scene of an...Advanced MxPro 5 fire panels helps protect the priceless collections at the National Galleries of Scotlandhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-mxpro-5-fire-panels-helps-protect-the-priceless-collections-at-the-national-galleries-of-scotland.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-mxpro-5-fire-panels-helps-protect-the-priceless-collections-at-the-national-galleries-of-scotland.htmlCompany NewsMon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="266"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>MxPro is Advanced&rsquo;s flagship range of multiprotocol panels, offering customers a choice of two panel ranges</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The National Galleries of Scotland has selected industry-leading MxPro 5 fire panels from <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/advanced-electronics.html" class="redbold">Advanced</a> to protect all of its properties, including three major galleries holding priceless collections.</strong></p> <p>Buildings protected by Advanced panels include the flagship Scottish National Gallery on Princes...Aico announces successful trial of its alarms on board Narrow Boatshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-announces-successful-trial-of-its-alarms-on-board-narrow-boats.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-announces-successful-trial-of-its-alarms-on-board-narrow-boats.htmlCompany NewsMon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="266"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Aico supplied ABC Leisure with 50 Standalone Battery CO Alarms and 50 Standalone Battery Optical Smoke Alarms<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>A market leader in high quality smoke and Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/aico-ltd.html" class="redbold">Aico</a> is pleased to announce the success of a recent trial of its alarms on board Narrow Boats, conducted in conjunction with ABC Leisure Group Limited.</strong></p> <p>ABC Leisure Group, specialists in...Fike’s camera-based SigniFire detection system deployed at Arnot Power Station in South Africahttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fike-s-camera-based-signifire-detection-system-deployed-at-arnot-power-station-in-south-africa.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fike-s-camera-based-signifire-detection-system-deployed-at-arnot-power-station-in-south-africa.htmlCompany NewsMon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The Arnot Power Station will be protected by 370 of the Fike&rsquo;s SigniFire IP cameras</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/fike-safety-technology-ltd.html" class="redbold"></a><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/fike-safety-technology-ltd.html" class="redbold">Fike</a>&rsquo;s camera-based SigniFire detection system is being deployed at Arnot Power Station in South Africa. SigniFire can visually detect the presence of flames within...Oshkosh’s fleet of six new generation Striker chosen by the Manchester airport in the UKhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/oshkosh-s-fleet-of-six-new-generation-striker-chosen-by-the-manchester-airport-in-the-uk.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/oshkosh-s-fleet-of-six-new-generation-striker-chosen-by-the-manchester-airport-in-the-uk.htmlCompany NewsMon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="266"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The Striker provides airport enhanced emergency response capability as well as unmatched training<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/oshkosh-airport-products.html" class="redbold">Oshkosh Airport Products</a>, LLC, an <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/oshkosh-corp.html" class="redbold">Oshkosh Corporation</a> company, has placed six new generation Oshkosh&reg; Striker&reg; aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicles into service at Manchester Airport in the United Kingdom. All six identically equipped...KIMTEK releases its new FIRELITE Ultra High Pressure skid unit for pickup truckshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kimtek-releases-its-new-firelite-ultra-high-pressure-skid-unit-for-pickup-trucks.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kimtek-releases-its-new-firelite-ultra-high-pressure-skid-unit-for-pickup-trucks.htmlCompany NewsMon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="266"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The Hypro Triplex Plunger Pump provides dependability and ultra-high pressure performance</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The new FIRELITE&reg; Transport FTUHP-400 series Ultra High Pressure (UHP) skid unit from <a href="The unit is specially designed to fit in most short or long box pickup truck beds and flat beds" class="redbold"><span class="redbold">KIMTEK Corporatio</span>n</a> features the FoamPro&reg; Turbo Stream&reg; high energy firefighting system offered by FRC Corporation. Powered by a Honda 13HP gas motor with electric start, the skid unit delivers (8) GPM...Shropshire and Wrekin FRA appoints new Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service Deputy Chief Fire Officerhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-and-wrekin-fra-appoints-new-shropshire-fire-and-rescue-service-deputy-chief-fire-officer.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-and-wrekin-fra-appoints-new-shropshire-fire-and-rescue-service-deputy-chief-fire-officer.htmlCompany NewsMon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Rod Hammerton steps up to replace John Redmond who took over as Chief Fire Officer at SFRS in the summer</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The new Deputy Chief Fire Officer of <a href="Rod Hammerton steps up to replace John Redmond who took over as Chief Fire Officer at SFRS in the summer" class="redbold">Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service</a> has been appointed by <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/shropshire-and-wrekin-fire-and-rescue-authority.html"...Elizabeth Fire Department acquires Pierce Manufacturing’s Arrow XT™ custom firefighting apparatushttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/elizabeth-fire-department-acquires-pierce-manufacturing-s-arrow-xt-custom-firefighting-apparatus.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/elizabeth-fire-department-acquires-pierce-manufacturing-s-arrow-xt-custom-firefighting-apparatus.htmlIndustry NewsMon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The vehicle is expected to respond to over 1,000 calls per year as well as operate as specialised foam pumper</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="The vehicle is expected to respond to over 1,000 calls per year as well as operate as specialised foam pumper" class="redbold">Pierce Manufacturing</a>, an <a href="The vehicle is expected to respond to over 1,000 calls per year as well as operate as specialised foam pumper" class="redbold">Oshkosh Corporation</a> company, placed a Pierce&reg; Arrow XT&trade; custom firefighting apparatus,...Aico’s RadioLink wireless alarm interconnection technology wins Electrical Industry Awardhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-s-radiolink-wireless-alarm-interconnection-technology-wins-electrical-industry-award.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-s-radiolink-wireless-alarm-interconnection-technology-wins-electrical-industry-award.htmlCompany NewsMon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Aico's RadioLINK won the Innovative Residential/Domestic Product of the Year</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/aico-ltd.html" class="redbold">Aico</a>, the UK market leader in domestic Smoke and Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms, is pleased to announce its RadioLINK wireless alarm interconnection technology has won the prestigious Electrical Industry Awards&rsquo; Innovative Residential/Domestic Product of the Year.</strong></p> <p>RadioLINK allows alarms and accessories to be interconnected wirelessly using...IFEDA welcomes Colin Payne as new Chairmanhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ifeda-welcomes-colin-payne-as-new-chairman.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ifeda-welcomes-colin-payne-as-new-chairman.htmlCompany NewsMon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Colin Payne was active member of the association for many years including the role of Chairman previously</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/independent-fire-engineering-and-distributors-association-ifeda.html" class="redbold">IFEDA</a>, the Independent Fire Engineering and Distributors Association, has elected a new Chairman for the association at their recent AGM. </strong></p> <p>Colin Payne, Director at <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/west-england-fire-protection.html"...FoxFury Lighting Solutions continues to sponsor Oasis Camel Dairy in the UShttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/foxfury-lighting-solutions-continues-to-sponsor-oasis-camel-dairy-in-the-us.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/foxfury-lighting-solutions-continues-to-sponsor-oasis-camel-dairy-in-the-us.htmlCompany NewsFri, 21 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The Oasis Camel Dairy has been using FoxFury area lights and spotlights to assist with nightly upkeep around the dairy</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/foxfury-personal-lighting-solutions.html" class="redbold">FoxFury Lighting Solutions</a> is proud to continue its sponsorship of the Oasis Camel Dairy, which is the first camel dairy to open in the US. They use FoxFury lights in their animal shows (including the Wild West Turkey Stampede) and in nightly operation of the...Oshkosh Airport Products delivers three new generation Striker 6 X 6 ARFF vehicles to airports in Boliviahttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/oshkosh-airport-products-delivers-three-new-generation-striker-6-x-6-arff-vehicles-to-airports-in-bolivia.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/oshkosh-airport-products-delivers-three-new-generation-striker-6-x-6-arff-vehicles-to-airports-in-bolivia.htmlCompany NewsFri, 21 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The new generation Oshkosh Striker, featuring advanced safety systems, delivers innovative fire suppression technology</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/oshkosh-airport-products.html" class="redbold">Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC</a>, an <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/oshkosh-corp.html" class="redbold">Oshkosh Corporation</a> company, announced that Servicios Aeroportuarios Bolivianos S.A. (SABSA), airport administrator and operations...