TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news from TheBigRedGuide.com http://www.thebigredguide.com/news.html Copyright (C) TheBigRedGuide.com 2014 Fire news Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT Ballyclare assists West Sussex FRS with charity cycle challengehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ballyclare-assists-west-sussex-frs-with-charity-cycle-challenge.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ballyclare-assists-west-sussex-frs-with-charity-cycle-challenge.htmlIndustry NewsFri, 22 Aug 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 challenge was undertaken to raise money for the Fire Fighters Charity and Operation Florian</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/west-sussex-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">West Sussex FRS</a> Chief Fire Officer Sean Ruth and Deputy Fire Officer Lee Neale recently undertook a charity cycle challenge visiting every fire station in the county over two days to raise as much money as possible for the Fire Fighters Charity and Operation Florian; two vital charities...Honeywell’s FAAST aspiration detection system installed at Europe’s leading nuclear power plant operatorshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/honeywell-s-faast-aspiration-detection-system-installed-at-europe-s-leading-nuclear-power-plant-operators.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/honeywell-s-faast-aspiration-detection-system-installed-at-europe-s-leading-nuclear-power-plant-operators.htmlCompany NewsTue, 12 Aug 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>Honeywell&rsquo;s FAAST is the first detection system to be approved by NPP operators for installation at their reactor building</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/honeywell-security-group.html" class="redbold">Honeywell</a>&rsquo;s FAAST is the first aspiration detection system to be approved by one of Europe&rsquo;s leading nuclear power plant (NPP) operators for installation in their facilities&rsquo; most demanding locations, the reactor...Advanced Electronics fire panels and extinguishant control systems protects the Tyne Tunnels in UKhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-electronics-fire-panels-and-extinguishant-control-systems-protects-the-tyne-tunnels-in-uk.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-electronics-fire-panels-and-extinguishant-control-systems-protects-the-tyne-tunnels-in-uk.htmlCompany NewsSat, 02 Aug 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>Advanced Electronics MxpPro fire panels and ExGo extinguishant release system secures the Tyne Tunnels</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>One of the UK&rsquo;s busiest river crossings, the Tyne Tunnels are being protected by industry-leading fire panels and extinguishant control systems from <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/advanced-electronics.html" class="redbold">Advanced</a>. </strong></p> <p>The first Tyne Tunnel was originally opened in 1967 and an ambitious project saw the...Aico continues expansion strategy with three new Regional Specification Managershttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-continues-expansion-strategy-with-three-new-regional-specification-managers.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aico-continues-expansion-strategy-with-three-new-regional-specification-managers.htmlCompany NewsSat, 02 Aug 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 created the South East and East of England posts in response to customer demand</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/aico-ltd.html" class="redbold">Aico</a>, a market leader in domestic Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) protection products, has appointed three new Regional Specification Managers (RSMs) as part of its growth strategy.</strong></p> <p>Two new RSM posts have been created by Aico in response to customer demand. These are the South East covered by...Pierce Manufacturing and Hurst Jaws of Life sponsor “Power to Protect” sweepstakes at FRI to support NFFFhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-manufacturing-and-hurst-jaws-of-life-sponsor-power-to-protect-sweepstakes-at-fri-to-support-nfff.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-manufacturing-and-hurst-jaws-of-life-sponsor-power-to-protect-sweepstakes-at-fri-to-support-nfff.htmlEvents NewsSat, 02 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="1" height="269"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Visitors to FRI can win Hurst eDRAULIC&reg; rescue set valued at over $30,000</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><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/hurst-jaws-of-life.html" class="redbold">Hurst Jaws of Life Inc.</a>, are sponsoring the &ldquo;Power to Protect&rdquo; sweepstakes at Fire Rescue...Bristol crabs major contract for designing new layered multi-purpose firefighting garments for Greater Manchesterhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-crabs-major-contract-for-designing-new-layered-multi-purpose-firefighting-garments-for-greater-manchester.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-crabs-major-contract-for-designing-new-layered-multi-purpose-firefighting-garments-for-greater-manchester.htmlCompany NewsSat, 02 Aug 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 new garments will reduce the number of garments each firefighter will need to fulfill the European standards of protection</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>An innovative layered approach to garment design sees Greater Manchester become the first UK fire and rescue service to meet all its response duties in one garment in which the different levels and types of protection for structural, USAR and wildland are met through wearing different combinations of outer and under garments. The contract for the 3200...Bristol to showcase its new range of structural firefighting gloves at Emergency Services Show 2014http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-to-showcase-its-new-range-of-structural-firefighting-gloves-at-emergency-services-show-2014.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-to-showcase-its-new-range-of-structural-firefighting-gloves-at-emergency-services-show-2014.htmlEvents NewsFri, 01 Aug 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>Bristol designed structural firefighting gloves to meet EN659:2008 and has focused on providing protection and manual dexterity</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>In a further extension of its own-manufacture product strategy, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/bristol-uniforms-ltd.html" class="redbold">Bristol</a> has designed a range of three structural firefighting gloves to meet EN659:2008 and which have focused on providing class leading protection and manual dexterity.</strong></p>...Hochiki Europe appoints Ilian Lukanov as regional sales manager for Central and Eastern Europehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/hochiki-europe-appoints-ilian-lukanov-as-regional-sales-manager-for-central-and-eastern-europe.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/hochiki-europe-appoints-ilian-lukanov-as-regional-sales-manager-for-central-and-eastern-europe.htmlCompany NewsFri, 01 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/hochiki-europe-uk-ltd.html" class="redbold">Hochiki Europe</a>, the leading manufacturer of innovative life safety solutions, has demonstrated commitment to its overseas markets with the appointment of Ilian Lukanov to the position of Regional sales manager for Central and Eastern Europe.&nbsp; He will be responsible for key accounts and opening new sales channels.</p> <p>Lukanov, who graduated from Sofia University and the Hamburg Business School is fluent in both German and Russian.&nbsp; He has considerable...Apollo Fire Detectors adds EN54-20 approved Point Based ASD to its range of detector productshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-adds-en54-20-approved-point-based-asd-to-its-range-of-detector-products.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/apollo-fire-detectors-adds-en54-20-approved-point-based-asd-to-its-range-of-detector-products.htmlCompany NewsTue, 29 Jul 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 EN54-20 aspirating smoke detector is designed to operate in a wide range of environments</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong><a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/apollo-fire-detectors-ltd.html" class="redbold">Apollo Fire Detectors</a>, the world-leading independent fire detector manufacturer, has added an EN54-20 approved Point Based ASD to its range of specialist detection products.</strong></p> <p>The Aspirating Smoke Detector (ASD) is an essential tool when it is impractical to place the detector head in...Bristol welcomes delegates from 28 countries at its 9th International Distributor Conferencehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-welcomes-delegates-from-28-countries-at-it-s-9th-international-distributor-conference.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/bristol-welcomes-delegates-from-28-countries-at-it-s-9th-international-distributor-conference.htmlEvents NewsFri, 25 Jul 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 biennial conference attracts increasingly strong support from the company&rsquo;s large, and growing, international network of distributors</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Firefighter protection took centre stage when 41 delegates, representing 28 countries, gathered in <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/bristol-uniforms-ltd.html" class="redbold">Bristol</a> recently to discuss developments in specialist protective clothing for municipal and industrial firefighters.</strong></p> <p>Bristol&rsquo;s 9th...Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service conducts firefighting training session for women at Shrewsbury fire HQhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-fire-and-rescue-service-conducts-firefighting-training-session-for-women-at-shrewsbury-fire-hq.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-fire-and-rescue-service-conducts-firefighting-training-session-for-women-at-shrewsbury-fire-hq.htmlEvents NewsFri, 25 Jul 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>Interested applicants learned how they could join the country&rsquo;s 300 plus &ldquo;on call&rdquo; fully trained firefighters</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>More Shropshire women interested in becoming firefighters attended an introductory session at Shrewsbury fire HQ.&nbsp; A total of 19 turned out for the third "taster" session over the weekend following on from similar events in Craven Arms and Oswestry earlier this year. They learned how they could join the county&rsquo;s 300 plus...Avon’s Deltair SCBA wins International Design Excellence Awardhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/avon-s-deltair-scba-wins-international-design-excellence-award.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/avon-s-deltair-scba-wins-international-design-excellence-award.htmlCompany NewsWed, 23 Jul 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 revolutionary Deltair offers superior air management, single-power supply and clearer communications</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Deltair&trade;, a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) designed for the fire service industry, has been recognised with the GOLD Industrial Designers Society of America, International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) for research relating to the Deltair product development. Started in 1980, the prestigious design industry IDEA program recognises excellence in industrial design.</strong></p> <p>As news broke of <a...Fike’s TWINFLEXpro intelligent 2-wire fire alarm systems protects Costa’s newest outlets in the UKhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fike-s-twinflexpro-intelligent-2-wire-fire-alarm-systems-protects-costa-s-newest-outlets-in-the-uk.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fike-s-twinflexpro-intelligent-2-wire-fire-alarm-systems-protects-costa-s-newest-outlets-in-the-uk.htmlCompany NewsWed, 23 Jul 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>Fike&rsquo;s TWINFLEXpro system incorporates the Multipoint combined smoke and heat detector with built-in sounder</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Some of Costa&rsquo;s newest outlets in the UK are being protected by <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/fike-safety-technology-ltd.html" class="redbold">Fike</a>&rsquo;s TWINFLEXpro intelligent 2-wire fire alarm systems. From full-sized branches to small kiosks, from Minehead to London, Costa is relying on flexible and reliable protection from...KAC creates intuitive online guide for its new ENscape rangehttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kac-creates-intuitive-online-guide-for-its-new-enscape-range.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kac-creates-intuitive-online-guide-for-its-new-enscape-range.htmlCompany NewsWed, 23 Jul 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 KAC online guide helps fire system designers and system integrators meet new obligations under EN54-23</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> has created an intuitive online guide to VAD coverage, a powerful support tool for its new ENscape range launched earlier this year in response to the new EN54-23 standard for VADs. ENscape is receiving very positive feedback for its ease of installation, powerful...Pierce to host its second annual 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lambeau Field on September 6, 2014http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-to-host-its-second-annual-9-11-memorial-stair-climb-at-lambeau-field-on-september-6-2014.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-to-host-its-second-annual-9-11-memorial-stair-climb-at-lambeau-field-on-september-6-2014.htmlCompany NewsWed, 23 Jul 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 funds raised during Pierce&rsquo;s Memorial stair climb event will benefit the NFFF and families of fallen firefighters</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, announced plans to host its second annual Pierce 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb at historic Lambeau...Pierce supplies eight Pierce® Enforcer™ pumper fire apparatus to the Jacksonville Fire & Rescue Departmenthttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-supplies-eight-pierce-enforcer-pumper-fire-apparatus-to-the-jacksonville-fire-and-rescue-department.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/pierce-supplies-eight-pierce-enforcer-pumper-fire-apparatus-to-the-jacksonville-fire-and-rescue-department.htmlCompany NewsWed, 23 Jul 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 eight Jacksonville pumpers include a 194-inch wheelbase, a 400-hp ISL9 engine, seating for six firefighters</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, sold eight Pierce&reg; Enforcer&trade; pumper fire apparatus to the Jacksonville Fire &amp; Rescue Department in Jacksonville, Fla. The vehicles will be delivered...Elmdene highlights 5 key aspects for purchasers to ensure fit-for-purpose fire & security solutionshttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/elmdene-highlights-5-key-aspects-for-purchasers-to-ensure-fit-for-purpose-security-solutions.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/elmdene-highlights-5-key-aspects-for-purchasers-to-ensure-fit-for-purpose-security-solutions.htmlCompany NewsWed, 23 Jul 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>Elmdene estimates you can lose half of the power that goes into a linear PSU simply due to the heat which is being radiated</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Innovative electronic security and fire 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> - believes that greater attention needs to be paid to the quality and performance of...North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority agrees two proposals for consultation to form its Integrated Risk Management Action Plan for 2014/15http://www.thebigredguide.com/news/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-authority-agrees-two-proposals-for-consultation-to-form-its-integrated-risk-management-action-plan-for-2014-15.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-authority-agrees-two-proposals-for-consultation-to-form-its-integrated-risk-management-action-plan-for-2014-15.htmlCompany NewsTue, 08 Jul 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>North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service&rsquo;s consultation will run until 5th September 2014</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>At its meeting on the 25th June 2014, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue</a> Authority agreed two proposals for consultation, which will form the Service&rsquo;s Integrated Risk Management Action Plan for 2014/15.</strong></p> <p>The consultation will run until 5th September 2014, and...Shropshire provides fire safety tips to children during Child Safety Weekhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-provides-fire-safety-tips-to-children-during-child-safety-week.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/shropshire-provides-fire-safety-tips-to-children-during-child-safety-week.htmlCompany NewsTue, 08 Jul 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>Emergency services link with volunteers to educate year 6 pupils with real life scenarios to teach them about personal safety</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Children are learning about fire safety with <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/shropshire-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service</a> during Child Safety Week.</strong></p> <p>Fire crews from across the county are educating youngsters about the dangers from fire at a series of...North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service issues safety tips for setting up camp as part of the Fire Kills campaignhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-service-issues-safety-tips-for-setting-up-camp-as-part-of-the-fire-kills-campaign.htmlhttp://www.thebigredguide.com/news/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-service-issues-safety-tips-for-setting-up-camp-as-part-of-the-fire-kills-campaign.htmlIndustry NewsTue, 08 Jul 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>NYFRS has also asked people to follow the Fire Kills campaign&rsquo;s top tips to ensure the outdoor adventure is a safe and enjoyable one</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>As part of the Fire Kills campaign, <a href="http://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service</a> is asking people to stay safe this summer as they make the most of the weather and enjoy the great outdoors, whether camping, cooking or...