Scottish Fire and Rescue Service News

MSA Bristol Secures Major Contract With Scottish Fire And Rescue Service

MSA Bristol is a foremost supplier of personal protective equipment (PPE) to firefighters across the globe. Its specialist, in-house managed services team are now responsible for the inspection, washing, and repair of all structural, urban search and rescue, and wildland PPE for Scottish Fire and Rescue Service’s 6,660 firefighters, including fire coats, trousers, hoods, and gloves. As part of the contract, MSA Bristol regularly collects PPE from key fire service hubs which are spread thr...

Jo Bird Provides The SOS603 Cabinet To Safeguard People Visiting The Lochore Meadows Park

The RNLI was featured on the BBC news yesterday showing how they are preparing for the coming season. This includes an increase in the number of lifeguards on the beaches. Very apt with the lovely sunshine they enjoyed. With the prospect of few, if any foreign holidays this year, coastal and inland waterways are likely to be busier than ever. Water rescue equipment The lockdown has given many organizations the chance to update their water rescue equipment and the photo shows Michael Gemmell f...

BAFE Expands Board With The Appointment Of Lewis Ramsay QFSM As The New Board Director

BAFE is delighted to announce that Lewis Ramsay QFSM has joined the BAFE Board of Directors. Lewis Ramsay is a former Assistant Chief Fire Officer of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service specializing in both Response and Resilience and extensive work in Prevention and Protection. Stephen Adams, Chief Executive – BAFE, commented: “The BAFE Board brings together a very wide range of experience of the fire protection industry and related skills. Lewis’s experience and knowledge w...

SFRS Investigates The Cause Of Fire Struck At Park Primary School In The Highlands

A primary school in the Highlands was evacuated after a fire broke out inside the building. All children and staff at Park Primary in Invergordon were safe, Highland Council said. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) said the blaze was ‘well-developed’ and ‘large’ when seven SFRS appliances and a high reach appliance were at the scene and firefighters were ‘working to extinguish the flames’. High-Reach appliance At its height, there were more than 50...

BAFE Shares Updates Regarding The Fire Safety Developments With Third Party Certification In Scotland

Around five years ago, BAFE representatives went to see two Scottish Government civil servants to discuss fire safety and in particular Fire Risk Assessments. The responsibility for Tony Maskens, then BAFE Technical Schemes Manager, and Euan Robson, Governmental Adviser - Caledonia Public Affairs, was to explain that Fire Risk Assessors should be professionally qualified and certificated and at present there is no requirement for them to be so. When The Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 was published it...

Bield Housing & Care Develops Innovative New Fire Monitoring Solution, Bield Response24 Alarm Receiving Center

Bield Response24, Bield Housing & Care’s alarm receiving center (ARC) has become one of the first facilities of its kind to provide fire alarm system monitoring and management. Since 1971, Bield Housing & Care has remained committed to improving the quality of life for older people by offering a diverse range of services to enable them to achieve as much independence and life fulfillment as possible. A not for profit organization, it is now one of the largest providers of housing...

Gent Helps Bield Housing & Care To Provide Fire Detection System Monitoring And Management

Bield Response24 alarm receiving centre uses Gent by Honeywell’s pioneering WINMAG software Bield Housing and Care’s Bield Response24 alarm receiving centre (ARC) is one of the first facilities of its kind to provide fire detection system monitoring and management from multiple sites using Gent by Honeywell’s pioneering WINMAG software. Bield Housing & Care Since it formed in 1971, Bield Housing & Care has remained committed to improving the quality...

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