Case Studies

One Seven® technology adds a new dimension to tunnel firefighting

The protection of subways with stationary firefighting systems is becoming much more urgent One Seven® introduces new ways of fighting fires in confined spaces.  The catastrophic fires with numerous fatalities and high property damage in tunnels in recent years have clearly thrown up the necessity for more safety in such structures. The terrorist attacks in the underground train systems in London and Korea added a new dimension. The protection of the strongly...

EMEREC proves its worth at Wels Fire Department

   In the course of a large-scale exercise on the A8 Innkreisautobahn freeway, September 17, 2009, EMEREC clearly demonstrated that it is ready for operations. The major focus of this exercise was supporting leadership responsibilities of operational staff by improving networking and providing up-to-date information. EMEREC provides the required information interface to fire fighters EMEREC will exhibit at Interschutz 2010, Leipzig. EMEREC provides relevant ope...

One Seven potects petrochemical plants from catching fire

  One Seven provides measures to cut down risks of fires at petrochemical plants   Sensitive fuel storage tanks are at maximum risk of catching fire, which would have catastrophic cosequences. Storage tanks are an important part of modern-day infrastructure. They supply fuels and raw materials to the industry and heating fuel and automobile fuel to the populace. Therefore, it is of the utmost importance to take effective measures so that fires and explosions are a...

Rosenbauer’s Linder Unitrac custom-built for Betten Fire Department

The vehicle is compact line body built on unitrac chasis The community of Betten-Bettmeralp (Canton Wallis) is an idyllic mountain village with a population of around 400 inhabitants and comprises the main village of Betten (1200 m above sea level) and the popular tourist location Bettmeralp (1950 m above sea level). The two parts of the community are only connected by a forest track, or a funicular. Not the easiest of conditions for the local fire service. This is why the m...

Red Deer Emergency Services finds FLAME-SIM Mobile Center as training booster

FLAME-SIM Mobile Center has made training more accessible for firefighters The easy to use FLAME-SIM Rugged Mobile Center is giving fire departments across the U.S. and Canada the opportunity to decrease costs while increasing training time and experience. FLAME-SIM is proving to be a valuable investment for Red Deer Emergency Services in Alberta, Canada. Red Deer Emergency Services (RDES) is a full time department that has 5 stations and 140 suppression members. In September...

One Seven® meets requirements of International Civil Aviation Organization

The International Civil Aviation Organization has strict regulations for heliport safety One Seven® firefighting infrastructure meets stringent heliport safety requirements. For heliports, there are strict directives of the International Civil Aviation Organisation. In the framework of these regulations, there are also stringent requirements for the stationary firefighting equipment for heliports. All One Seven® systems fulfil the ICAO requirements...

One Seven fire protection technology strengthens industrial security at German recycling plant

One Seven provides complete solution for fire safety in the industrial sector One outstanding quality of One Seven® technologies is the level of flexibility with which it can be deployed. The One Seven® technology is very flexible in deployment because of its outstanding properties. It is used mainly in the industrial sector, where large areas or sensitive instruments are involved. The dimensioning of the stationary plants depends on the required a...

Fire fighter PANTHER from Rosenbauer goes to Ostrava airport, Czech Republic

  PANTHER fire fighting vehicle was supplied to Ostrava airport in Czech Republic At the beginning of February, Rosenbauer, the world market leader in the special fire services vehicle field, supplied an unusual PANTHER to Ostrava, the largest regional airport in the Czech Republic. Key air traffic centerThe airport is situated 20 km to the south of Ostrava, which is the Czech Republic's third largest city and in recent years has developed into a key air traffic ce...

Ludgate West gets new automatic sprinkler system from SPIE Matthew Hall

SPIE Matthew Hall undertook full design, supply and installation of the sprinkler system Client's core business British Land are a major UK listed property company, investing in prime, modern properties. Contract description A 127,000 sq ft new top specification office development built by Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd to be protected by means of an automatic sprinkler system throughout. Services provided SPIE Matthew Hall undertook full design, supply and installation of the...

Rosenbauer and Upper Austrian Fire Protection Office perform compressed air foam test

The CAF test was aimed at showing the fire fighting capabilities of compressed air foam The Upper Austrian Fire Protection Office recently performed a decisive fire test in cooperation with Rosenbauer. The test involved igniting cotton reels stacked on pallets to a height of seven meters (23 ft). The aim of the fire test was to demonstrate the effective extinguishing capability of CAF (Compressed Air Foam) systems. The test was prompted by several large-scale fires at a...

Federal Signal paves way for alerting and notification systems world over

  Alerting and notification sysytems share an important place in fire services Federal Signal is a leader in the design and deployment of fully redundant indoor, outdoor and personal alerting and notification systems that protect communities and citizens around the world. Mission-critical communications are enabled by Federal Signal alerting and notification systems, which are deployed in hundreds of implementations in countries, states, counties and cities around the w...

SPIE Matthew Hall installs automatic sprinkler system at Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre

SPIE Matthew Hall carried out the design, supply and installation of Automatic Sprinkler Systems Client's core business The UK Border Agency is responsible for securing the United Kingdom borders and controlling migration in the United Kingdom. Contract description Yarl's Wood is an immigration removal centre which accommodates a mix of single females and families with children. The centre's capacity is 405.  Situated in Bedfordshire, the centre was originally opene...

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