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, 08 Apr 2014 08:00:00 GMT Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:00:00 GMT Sprue launches new 10-year carbon monoxide alarm as a cost-effective solution for installers and housing providershttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/sprue-launches-new-10-year-carbon-monoxide-alarm-as-a-cost-effective-solution-for-installers-and-housing-providers.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/sprue-launches-new-10-year-carbon-monoxide-alarm-as-a-cost-effective-solution-for-installers-and-housing-providers.htmlCompany NewsTue, 08 Apr 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><strong>FireAngel CO-9X-10T-FF CO alarm helps landlords identify and resolve leaks before lives are at risk</strong></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Home safety products specialist, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/sprue-safety-products-ltd.html" class="redbold">Sprue Safety</a> Products has launched a new 10-year carbon monoxide (CO) alarm that offers a cost-effective solution for installers, landlords and housing providers looking to provide better protection against carbon monoxide for homeowners and tenants.</strong></p> <p>With an extended...Chubb Fire & Security wins contract to provide its FX fire extinguishers to Hoyer Petrolog U.K. Ltd.http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chubb-fire-and-security-wins-contract-to-provide-its-fx-fire-extinguishers-to-hoyer-petrolog-u-k-ltd.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/chubb-fire-and-security-wins-contract-to-provide-its-fx-fire-extinguishers-to-hoyer-petrolog-u-k-ltd.htmlCompany NewsTue, 08 Apr 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 contract is to provide Hoyer&rsquo;s fleet of Petroleum and Bitumen tankers with fire extinguishers from the Chubb FX range</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/chubb-fire-limited.html" class="redbold">Chubb Fire &amp; Security</a> was recently awarded a major contract with Hoyer Petrolog U.K. Ltd., a leading supplier of transport and logistics to the petroleum industry, to provide and service nearly 1,000 Chubb FX fire extinguishers. Chubb is a part of <a...Pierce together with W. S. Darley to sponsor “Give-Back Giveaway” sweepstakes at FDIC 2014http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-together-and-w-s-darley-to-sponsor-give-back-giveaway-sweepstakes-at-fdic-2014.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-together-and-w-s-darley-to-sponsor-give-back-giveaway-sweepstakes-at-fdic-2014.htmlEvents NewsTue, 08 Apr 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 event will help raise suggested donation and will benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation</strong></p> </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, together with <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/w-s-darley-and-co.html" class="redbold">W. S. Darley &amp; Co.</a>, are sponsoring the...Streamlight introduces new Scorpion HL high lumen lighthttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/streamlight-introduces-new-scorpion-hl-high-lumen-light.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/streamlight-introduces-new-scorpion-hl-high-lumen-light.htmlCompany NewsMon, 24 Mar 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>Streamlight&rsquo;s Scorpion HL uses LED technology delivers 600 lumens</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/streamlight-inc.html" class="redbold">Streamlight&reg; Inc.</a>, a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, introduced the Scorpion&reg; HL, which uses state-of-the-art LED technology to deliver 600 lumens. </strong></p> <p><strong></strong>Weighing less than five ounces, and featuring a rubber-armored sleeve to provide a sure grip, the new high lumen (HL) light is the ideal personal carry...Vimpex supplies ISG thermal imaging cameras to Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue for hot fire traininghttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/vimpex-supplies-isg-thermal-imaging-cameras-to-bedfordshire-fire-and-rescue-for-hot-fire-training.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/vimpex-supplies-isg-thermal-imaging-cameras-to-bedfordshire-fire-and-rescue-for-hot-fire-training.htmlCompany NewsFri, 21 Mar 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>The ISG X-380 cameras provide superior performance at all temperatures and larger format screen</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/vimpex-ltd.html" class="redbold">Vimpex</a> has supplied X-380 Thermal Imaging Cameras (TIC) to Bedfordshire Fire &amp; Rescue for use by their BA training instructors in hot fire training.</strong></p> <p>Vimpex in partnership with <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/isg-infrasys.html" class="redbold">ISG Infrasys</a> continue to win an...Apollo’s fire detection solution protects Eastman Dental Hospitalhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-s-fire-detection-solution-protects-eastman-dental-hospital.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-s-fire-detection-solution-protects-eastman-dental-hospital.htmlCompany NewsFri, 21 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="243" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Apollo's new XP95 manual call points are supplied with isolators and makes installation and testing quick</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>A world-renowned specialist dental hospital in London, UK, is the most recent NHS facility to be protected by the very latest in fire detection solutions from <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/apollo-fire-detectors-ltd.html" class="redbold">Apollo Fire Detectors</a>, installed by <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/fisk-fire-group.html" class="redbold">Fisk Fire Group</a>.</strong></p> <p>The Eastman Dental...Hochiki’s latest survey reveals its high levels of service delivery across all customer- facing functionshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/hochiki-s-latest-survey-reveals-its-high-levels-of-service-delivery-across-all-customer-facing-functions.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/hochiki-s-latest-survey-reveals-its-high-levels-of-service-delivery-across-all-customer-facing-functions.htmlCompany NewsWed, 19 Mar 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>Hochiki carefully tailored questions to ensure specific issues could be adequately addressed going forward</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/hochiki-europe-uk-ltd.html" class="redbold">Hochiki Europe</a> &ndash; leading manufacturer of commercial life safety solutions &ndash; has announced the results of its latest wide ranging survey of both UK and overseas customers, revealing extremely high levels of service delivery across all...North Yorkshire and Cornwall Fire and Rescue approve business case for two Fire and Rescue Serviceshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/north-yorkshire-and-cornwall-fire-and-rescue-approve-business-case-for-two-fire-and-rescue-services.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/north-yorkshire-and-cornwall-fire-and-rescue-approve-business-case-for-two-fire-and-rescue-services.htmlCompany NewsMon, 24 Mar 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"><strong>The collaboration allows Cornwall&rsquo;s Control Room to receive calls and dispatch resources on behalf North Yorkshire</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">North Yorkshire</a> and <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/cornwall-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">Cornwall Fire and Rescue</a> Authorities have approved a business case for the two Fire and Rescue Services to share a single mobilising system within their Control...KAC releases new range of EN54-3 and EN54-23 approved AV warning devices ‘ENscape’http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kac-releases-new-range-of-en54-3-and-en54-23-approved-av-warning-devices-enscape.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kac-releases-new-range-of-en54-3-and-en54-23-approved-av-warning-devices-enscape.htmlCompany NewsMon, 24 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="5" height="266"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>ENscape reduces costs for contractors and improves the effectiveness of Audible Visual Alarm Devices for end users</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/kac-alarm-company-ltd.html" class="redbold">KAC Alarm Company</a>, the market leading call point and AV device manufacturer, has developed ENscape, a new range of EN54-3 and EN54-23 approved conventional AV warning devices for use in fire detection systems. Offering outstanding performance, fast installation and safe evacuation for all building occupants,...Shropshire's Lord Lieutenant and High Sheriff visit Shrewsbury fire HQhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-s-lord-lieutenant-and-high-sheriff-visit-shrewsbury-fire-hq.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-s-lord-lieutenant-and-high-sheriff-visit-shrewsbury-fire-hq.htmlCompany NewsTue, 18 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="214" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>During their visit the VIPs toured the control room and visited the emergency vehicle workshops</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/shropshire-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">Shropshire's</a> Lord Lieutenant and High Sheriff had an elevated view in an Aerial Ladder Platform as part of a tour of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.</p> <p>The two dignitaries were visiting Shrewsbury fire HQ which re-opened two years ago after a major renovation to overhaul the existing 1970's dilapidated buildings.</p>...Shropshire conducts training session for women to be firefightershttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-conducts-training-session-for-women-to-be-firefighters.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-conducts-training-session-for-women-to-be-firefighters.htmlEvents NewsTue, 18 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="241" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Station Manager Neil Groves with 12 women who attended the firefighter "taster" session </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Women who want to be firefighters turned out for a "taster" session at a <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/shropshire-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">Shropshire</a> fire station.</strong></p> <p>More than a dozen women learned how they could join the county's 300 plus "on call" fully trained firefighters who deal with around the clock emergencies.</p> <p>More "on call" fire crew, who live or work within five minutes of 22 county fire stations, are needed to turn out for a...E2S warning signals attains new TR CU Declaration of Conformityhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/e2s-warning-signals-attains-new-tr-cu-declaration-of-conformity.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/e2s-warning-signals-attains-new-tr-cu-declaration-of-conformity.htmlCompany NewsMon, 17 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="266"> <tbody> <tr> <td><img src="http://www.thebigredguide.com/images/moreimages/news_march2014/E2S-220.jpg" border="0" alt="E2S are pleased to announce the attainment of these new certifications for products from their fire &amp; industrial, explosion proof and wide area disaster notification portfolios. The new TR CU Declaration of Conformity certifies compliance to the new, harmonised Technical Regulations of the Eurasian Economic Community (Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan) and fulfillment of safety requirements. The new TR CU Certificate of Conformity for the Customs Union for safety of equipment for use in explosive atmospheres is mandatory for any electrical equipment that is to be operated, or installed, in hazardous areas and potentially explosive atmospheres in these countries. The certification enables products to obtain clearance at the Russian and Customs Union borders. These certifications replace the...Streamlight introduces enhanced versions of its PolyTac and PolyTac HP polymer flashlightshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/streamlight-introduces-enhanced-versions-of-its-polytac-and-polytac-hp-polymer-flashlights.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/streamlight-introduces-enhanced-versions-of-its-polytac-and-polytac-hp-polymer-flashlights.htmlCompany NewsMon, 17 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="2" height="266"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The lights have been updated to include a superior grip texture to provide a comfortable, yet slip-resistant feel</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/streamlight-inc.html" class="redbold">Streamlight&reg;, Inc.</a>, a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, has updated the brightness and design of its popular PolyTac&reg; and PolyTac&reg; HP polymer flashlights. Each light features a power LED that delivers up to 275 lumens and an improved...Advanced’s MxPro 4 fire panel range to secure historic Iona Abbeyhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-s-mxpro-4-fire-panel-range-to-secure-historic-iona-abbey.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-s-mxpro-4-fire-panel-range-to-secure-historic-iona-abbey.htmlCompany NewsMon, 17 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="215" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Advanced&rsquo;s MxPro 4 network offers long-term security for buildings</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Providing a fire system for the most sacred site in Scotland was always going to be a challenge, especially considering the remoteness of its historic location, but for the custodians of Iona Abbey global fire systems manufacturer <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/advanced-electronics-ltd.html" class="redbold">Advanced</a> was the only choice.</strong></p> <p>Located on the Scottish island of Iona, south west of the Isle of Mull, the Abbey is at...Advanced launches new conventional and twin-wire fire system ‘QuickZone’http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-launches-new-conventional-and-twin-wire-fire-system-quickzone.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-launches-new-conventional-and-twin-wire-fire-system-quickzone.htmlCompany NewsMon, 17 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="217" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>QuickZone supports a range of modular expansion zone cards and is EN54-2&amp;4 approved</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Industry-leading fire systems business, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/advanced-electronics-ltd.html" class="redbold">Advanced</a>, has launched a new conventional and twin-wire fire system called QuickZone</strong>.</p> <p>Renowned across the globe for the quality of its intelligent fire systems, Advanced now also delivers the ease-of-use, flexibility and performance it is famous for to the conventional world.</p> <p>QuickZone, as the name suggests is...System Sensor installs live demonstration of its FAAST aspiration system at KAC for CPD webinarshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/system-sensor-installs-live-demonstration-of-its-faast-aspiration-system-at-kac-for-cpd-webinars.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/system-sensor-installs-live-demonstration-of-its-faast-aspiration-system-at-kac-for-cpd-webinars.htmlEvents NewsFri, 14 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="246" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The FAAST aspiration system achieves false alarm immunity in real life hostile environments </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/system-sensor-europe.html" class="redbold">System Sensor</a>, part of <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/honeywell-first-responder-products.html" class="redbold">Honeywell</a>, has installed a live demonstration of its FAAST aspiration system at the <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/kac-alarm-company-ltd.html" class="redbold">KAC</a> Manufacturing Facility in Redditch. The system is...VectorCommand and VSTEP announce partnership to offer enhanced emergency response traininghttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/vectorcommand-and-vstep-announce-partnership-to-offer-enhanced-emergency-response-training.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/vectorcommand-and-vstep-announce-partnership-to-offer-enhanced-emergency-response-training.htmlCompany NewsMon, 17 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="239" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The integration allows emergency services in the UK to train in a virtual incident environment </strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/vectorcommand-ltd.html" class="redbold"><strong>VectorCommand</strong></a><strong>, the UK leader in operational command support software for the emergency services and the oil and gas industry, and </strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/vstep-b-v.html" class="redbold">VSTEP</a><strong>, developer of advanced emergency response training simulators, recently announced an exclusive partnership to...Shropshire firefighters rescue farmer skewered by tractor forkhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-firefighters-rescue-farmer-skewered-by-tractor-fork.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-firefighters-rescue-farmer-skewered-by-tractor-fork.htmlCompany NewsFri, 14 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="221" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Shropshire firefighters held the farmer's body steadily along with doctor and ambulance crew</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/shropshire-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">Shropshire</a> firefighters were faced with an extraordinary rescue operation when a farmer accidentally impaled himself onto a 45 centimetre long tractor fork.</strong></p> <p>The 40 millimetre thick spike had gone straight through the right side of Graham Heatley's lower back, across his abdomen and was sticking out of the left side of his stomach.</p> <p>He had...BAFE elects Douglas Barnett as its new chairmanhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bafe-elects-douglas-barnett-as-its-new-chairman.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bafe-elects-douglas-barnett-as-its-new-chairman.htmlCompany NewsThu, 13 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="238" height="268"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Douglas Barnett has over 25 years&rsquo; experience in risk management with an extensive global background</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The Council of <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/bafe-british-approvals-for-fire-equipment.html" class="redbold">BAFE</a>, the independent, third party certification registration body for the UK fire protection industry, held its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 25<sup>th</sup> February 2014.</strong></p> <p>The Council were pleased to elect Douglas Barnett, Head of Customer Risk Management,...Ziamatic to announce the QUIC-BAR Sweepstakes at FDIC 2014http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ziamatic-to-announce-the-quic-bar-sweepstakes-at-fdic-2014.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ziamatic-to-announce-the-quic-bar-sweepstakes-at-fdic-2014.htmlEvents NewsTue, 11 Mar 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 QUIC-BAR&rsquo;s solid, drop-forged steel design allows faster and more efficient forcible entry</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/ziamatic-corp.html" class="redbold">Ziamatic Corp</a>. is pleased to announce the Ziamatic FDIC QUIC-BAR Sweepstakes, taking place at the <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/events/fdic-2014.html" class="redbold">2014 Fire Department Instructor's Conference</a> in Indianapolis, IN from April 7-12, 2014.</strong></p> <p><strong> </strong>Show attendees are...