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TVU Networks Offers Free Broadcast Services To Emergency And First Responders In Europe

TVU Networks, the market and technology pioneer in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, announces free services to emergency responders in Europe. In light of natural disasters wreaking havoc throughout the continent, TVU Networks is offering free use of its TVU Anywhere mobile app to transmit full-HD live video and 100 hours of TVU Producer, the cloud-based remote production and distribution platform. Social media channels These free services are being offered to all emergency and first...

Alarm.com Brings Ambient Insights For Alarm Response Which Delivers Contextual Information To Monitoring Stations

Alarm.com has introduced Ambient Insights for alarm response, a new solution that recognizes activity around a property and delivers contextual information to monitoring stations in the event of an alarm. Monitoring stations can use this real-time data to prioritize alarms and dispatch police, fire or emergency medical services to properties faster. Ambient Insights also allows for responses to a wider range of emergencies and reduces dispatches for false alarms. For every alarm signal, Alarm.c...

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted For The Mana Road Fire

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the state of Hawaii in combating the Mana Road Fire burning in Hawaii County. On August 1, the state of Hawaii submitted a request for a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) for the Mana Road Fire. At the time of the request, the fire threatened approximately 140 homes in and around Puukapu Hawaiian Homeland and Waikii Ranch with a combined population of 560. The fire started on July 30 an...

FEMA Awards Funding To Wyoming For Post-Fire Mitigation

FEMA recently awarded more than $400,000 to Albany and Carbon counties for post-fire mitigation. The funds are related to FEMA’s approval of a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) request from the state of Wyoming for the Mullen Fire. The Mullen Fire started on Sept. 17, 2020, and burned more than 176,800 acres. As a part of the FMAG award, funding is made available through FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) Post-Fire assistance for hazard mitigation measures that subs...

ACT Fire & Rescue Selects MSA Bristol's Firefighting PPE

Pac Fire in Australia has secured a new contract to supply state-of-the-art MSA Bristol structural firefighting PPE to ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R). ACTF&R provides a rapid response capability from nine strategically located Fire Stations across the Australian Capital Territory. Having taken the decision to update its kit and transition to the next generation in structural firefighting Personal Protective Clothing (PPC), it underwent an extensive procurement process, and a rigorous tr...

FlamePro Presents The Garments For Tackling Wildland Fires

Wildland fires are perceived as increasing risk in the UK, having been added to the National Risk Register of Civil Emergencies in 2012. High risk and difficult to manage, wildland fires create a set of very particular circumstances, meaning that firefighters need flexible kits that will help them do their job whilst tackling these incidents. Nathan Bricknell, general manager at FlamePro explains the advantages of a specialist wildland fire turnout kit and what other situations can it be used f...

FEMA Authorizes Funds To Fight Montana’s Poverty Flats Fire

FEMA authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Poverty Flats Fire burning in Big Horn County and Crow Agency in Montana. FEMA Acting Regional Administrator Tammy Littrell approved the state’s request for a federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) after receiving the request earlier today and determining that the fire threatened such destruction that it would constitute a major disaster. Fire Threat At the time of the request, the Poverty Flats...

VIKING Shield Offers Three-In-One Protection For First Responders

  VIKING Life-Saving Equipment launches fully certified, three-in-one protective gear so first responders can be ready for wildland fires, technical rescue/extrication, or emergency medical operations. The VIKING Shield is a new generation of multi-purpose protective gear that allows crews answering emergency calls to get underway assured of having the gear that is fit-to-purpose, whatever lies ahead. The challenges are growing with more frequent and larger wildla...

Coopers Fire Are Re-Certified For ISO 9001 And ISO 14001

Coopers Fire announced that they have been re-certified for ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS) and ISO 14001 Environmental Management System. ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems The ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System specifies what our business needs to do: To provide products and services that consistently meet customers’ needs To enhance customer satisfaction through a process of continual improvement To ensure it conforms with all applicable statutory and regulato...

High Rise Fire Safety Prioritized With REHAU's New Pipework

With recent regulations mandating more fire safety precautions be put in place around building services, a polymer specialist has released a Class B fire-rated pre-insulated pipework solution for quick installation in high-rise buildings. Following previous developments such as the 2018 Hackitt Review and the Government’s July announcement of legislation appointing a new regulator for safety in buildings, there is even more emphasis on building compliance from developers and contractors....

Euralarm Welcomes FirePro As New Member

  Following the decision of its Board, Euralarm has welcomed FirePro as a new member. The company will join the Extinguishing Section of Euralarm which activities cover automatic extinguishing systems using gas, water, foam, powder and aerosols, oxygen reduction systems, portable equipment, and other manual means of fire-fighting as well as fire-fighting agents used in either fixed automatic systems or in portable equipment. FirePro will now benefit from Euralarm’s services...

REHAU Releases A Class B Fire Rated Pre-Insulated Pipework Solution For Quick Installation In High-Rise Buildings

With recent regulations mandating more fire safety precautions be put in place around building services, REHAU, a globally renowned polymer specialist, has released a Class B fire-rated pre-insulated pipework solution for quick installation in high-rise buildings. Following previous developments, such as the 2018 Hackitt Review and the Government’s July announcement of legislation appointing a new regulator for safety in buildings, there is even more emphasis on building compliance from d...

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