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Marioff HI-FOG Water Mist System Is A Retrofitting Aging Fire Protection System

  Gas-based fire protection systems often use Halon (1301) or CO2, which can be hazardous to the environment and people. Due to strong ozone depletion potential, the production of Halon has been phased out. Other gas-based systems also have some operational disadvantages. If there is a fire onboard a vessel, people must first be safely evacuated and protected space must be sealed before the gas-based system can be released. Additionally, gas-based systems do not cool down the space...

Safe Fleet Fire, EMS, And Industrial Welcomes Bill Eletto

Safe Fleet Fire, EMS, and Industrial (FRC, FoamPro, Elkhart Brass, ROM) are excited to announce the addition of Bill Eletto as Northeast Regional Sales Manager. Role and responsibility In his role, Bill will be responsible for supporting established Fire & EMS customers as well as developing new relationships in the Northeast territory which includes Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maine. Experience Bil...

NVFC And CHEMTREC Offer US$ 50,000 Funding To Volunteer Fire Departments, To Support Hazmat Preparedness And Response

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and CHEMTREC are excited to announce that in honor of CHEMTREC’s 50th anniversary, five NVFC members have been awarded US$ 10,000 for their volunteer fire departments, through the 2021 CHEMTREC HELP (Hazmat Emergencies Local Preparedness) Awards. Funding is provided to strengthen the fire department's hazardous materials incident response capabilities and increase local readiness for hazmat events. 2021 CHEMTREC HELP Awards winners: Gilsum Fi...

Pierce Manufacturing Announces Expansion Of Wisconsin Facilities And Addition Of Over 200 New Jobs

Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, has announced the groundbreaking of a 90,000 square foot expansion, to the company’s 360,000 square foot main facility, located at 2600 American Drive, in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. Additional production space An additional 60,000 square feet of production space will also be added to Pierce Manufacturing’s Neenah, Wisconsin facility. Along with facility expansions, recruitment efforts have begun for the hiring of more than 200 jo...

Rosenbauer's Development Of The BOROS B4 Boots

In the field of firefighting boots, survey results showed that maximum protection with excellent day-to-day comfort is important. Ease-of-use and a cool design were also among the key points.   The project team, made up of designers, shoe technicians, engineers, sole specialists, and emergency response organizations, set themselves the task of developing the perfect firefighting boot. Fastener Process One of the first tasks, and also quite the most challenging, was the fastener...

IAFF Supports Crash Responder Safety Week

Crash Responder Safety Week (CRSW) is November 8-14, 2021. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, this initiative is designed to raise public awareness and help keep roadway responders and the public safe around traffic incidents. Nearly every week, a first responder is killed while helping clear a roadway crash. Many more sustain life-altering injuries. The members work tirelessly to save lives at traffic incident scenes as safely and quic...

Royal Berkshire Fire And Rescue Service Gears Up To Tackle Fire At A Warehouse In Woodley

At 1:50 am on Friday, 5 March, RBFRS received reports of a fire at a warehouse on Headley Road East, Woodley. In total, more than 50 firefighters were sent to the incident, along with specialist equipment, such as the Aerial Ladder Platform from Whitley Wood Fire Station and the Incident Command Unit from Maidenhead Fire Station. Fortunately, no injuries were sustained. Preventing fire spread Crews on scene were met with heavy smoke logging from the building and on entering the warehouse, dis...

FirePro Systems Limited Participated In FeuerTrutz 2021

FirePro participated in this year’s FeuerTrutz 2021 Exhibition, held at the Nuremberg Exhibition Center, Germany on the 18th and 19th October. Now in its tenth year, Europe’s first Trade Fair combines the exhibition of solutions for passive and active fire protection. It is also the platform from where planners, architects, building engineers, experts from official agencies, and fire prevention authorities can obtain valuable information and discuss innovative fire protection solu...

NVFC Announced Final Recipient For MSA Cairns® XF1 Fire Helmet Giveaway

Congratulations to Chief Garland Goracke from Meadow Grove (NE) Volunteer Fire & Rescue for winning a personalized MSA Cairns® XF1 Fire Helmet. Goracke is the third and final winner to receive a helmet from MSA in 2021 through the MSA Cairns® XF1 Fire Helmet Giveaway in partnership with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC). Innovative and up-to-date equipment can help improve responder health and safety. That’s why MSA and the NVFC teamed up in 2021 to provide a Cairns...

REV Fire Group Announces Natalie Childress As Senior Director Of Marketing; Mike Mowry As Director Of Dealer Development

REV Fire Group, comprised of REV Group, Inc., companies E-ONE®, KME®, Ferrara™, Spartan Emergency Response®, Smeal™, and Ladder Tower™, is proud to announce that Natalie Childress has joined the company as Senior Director of Marketing and Mike Mowry has joined as Director of Dealer Development. Natalie Childress Experience As Senior Director of Marketing for the REV Fire Group, Childress will partner with REV Fire Group’s Vice President of Sales, Mike Virnig...

C-TEC Is Exhibiting At London Build, The UK’s Biggest Construction Show

Taking place at Olympia on 17-18 November, London Build is THE place to be if you’re a contractor, specifier, architect, fire safety specialist, property developer, or housing professional. C-TEC will be exhibiting a host of innovative fire system solutions designed to enhance fire safety in high-rise residential buildings including EVAC-ALERT, a new BS 8629 evacuation alert system, Hush, a revolutionary new BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire system, CAST, C-TEC’s powerful own-protoc...

VIKING Secures Order From PIL In Asian Breakthrough For HydroPen™ Container Firefighting Solution

  Fleetwide order from Pacific International Lines (PIL) represents a significant acknowledgment of the effectiveness of the HydroPen™ container firefighting solution. HydroPen™, the unique VIKING Life-saving Equipment container firefighting solution, has secured a first major order from an Asian shipowner, in a deal that also demonstrates that the technique is highly adaptable for all sizes of container vessels.   Singapore-based PIL, the largest c...

Nittan Continued Support For Fire Engineering Apprentices In Northern Ireland

 While in Northern Ireland taking part in another successful FIM Expo, Robin Edmunds and Steve McCarley took the opportunity to visit the South Eastern Regional College’s (SERC) and meet with Adam Smylie who won the Nittan sponsored – Fire Engineering Apprentice of the Year 2020. Sponsors Unfortunately, attendance at the official presentation was restricted last year due to COVID, so it was really great for Robin and Steve to meet with Adam at last, and add their own persona...

Elkhart Brass Announces New And Improved Unibody Valve Configurator

Elkhart Brass is proud to announce an update to our Unibody Valve Configurator. The new, enhanced configurator has been redesigned to be more user-friendly and easier to navigate. Functional enhancement A significant improvement of this new design moves the configurator away from a downloadable application to an online, easy-access, web-based tool. Moving the configurator to the web eliminates the need to download or update the configurator, thus ensuring you always have access to the lates...

Electric Buses Spark New Fire Safety Requirements

The UK’s electric bus fleet is set to become the largest in Europe by 2024, with numbers projected to grow by almost 180%. Risks associated with fire safety The primary technology fuelling our electric buses is the lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery, and, although much more sustainable, these batteries are bringing about fresh fire safety risks to the transport sector. If they become damaged in any way – through overcharging, mechanical failure, physical impact, or overvoltage, for examp...

Why Fire Safety Should Be A Primary Concern For Schools?

The UK Fire Service is called out to extinguish fires in approximately 1,500 UK schools per year. Regardless of their size, these incidents disrupt the education of around 90,000 students each year, not to mention the economic strain caused by building damages. But most significant of all, these fires compromise safety. The government recently opened a consultation on proposed revisions to its non-statutory fire safety guidance in schools. Building Bulletin 100 The Building Bulletin 100 (BB10...

NFPA Launched Its 125th Anniversary Quiz To Automatically Be Entered Into A Challenge Coin Sweepstakes

The National Fire Protect Association (NFPA) launched its 125th Anniversary Quiz Sweepstakes to test participants’ knowledge of the association, and to celebrate the collective work, energy, and commitment of the countless groups and individuals who have contributed to the association’s achievements over the past 125 years. In honor of NFPA’s birthday (the association was founded in November 1896), the quiz features 10 questions that address NFPA history, milestones, and resou...

MSA Safety To Showcase All-New Connected Safety Solutions At ADIPEC 2021

MSA Safety, the global pioneer in the development, manufacture, and supply of sophisticated safety solutions that protect people and facility infrastructures, is exhibiting at this year’s ADIPEC event in Abu Dhabi from 15-18 November. Hosted by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), ADIPEC is the world’s most influential meeting place where oil, gas, and energy companies and professionals convene to engage and identify opportunities that will unlock new value in an evolving ene...

RBFRS Brings Successful Prosecution Against A Restaurant In Cookham For Serious Fire Safety Breaches

A successful prosecution was brought by Royal Berkshire Fire Authority against a restaurant in Cookham, which resulted in an £85,000 fine following a number of serious fire safety breaches under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Beta UK Limited was sentenced for fire safety breaches found by Fire Safety Inspecting Officers following an incident at Malik’s Restaurant, Cookham in Maidenhead. Fire safety deficiencies On 23 October 2020, Reading Magistrates’ Court...

Royal Berkshire To Hold The First In-Person Armed Forces Veterans’ Hub At Crowthorne Community Fire Station

RBFRS is delighted to say that they will be holding the first in-person Armed Forces Veterans’ Hub on Wednesday, 17 November from 10:30am-12:30pm at Crowthorne Community Fire Station. The Armed Forces Veterans’ Hub is designed to offer a place for veterans to come together, listen to speakers and meet organizations that can provide them with advice or support them and meet each other. The Veterans’ Hub forms part of the Royal Berkshire Fire Authority’s commitment to supp...

Mikhail Levchuk Participated In The Russian-Finnish Intergovernmental Commission For Economic Cooperation

In the plenary meeting, the participants discussed Russian-Finnish cooperation in economy, industry, power, technology, and transport. The Minister of Finland Ville Skinner pointed out that the Russian Federation was one of the most important markets for Finland and due to this fact a major goal for both countries was to further develop cooperation and enhance the linkages. COVID-19 pandemic became a great challenge for global cooperation, and today it was the time to increase the joint effor...

When Pink Foam Isn’t Always The Answer: Retaining Fire Integrity In A Fire Wall

Working in the electrical world, it’s sometimes necessary to create a penetration or hole in a fire wall, in order to install cabling for services. Something we often see is that these holes aren’t sealed correctly after installation, in order to ensure the fire wall retains its fire integrity. Fire rated foam, often simply referred to as pink foam, is a common tool in a fire safety specialist or electrician’s toolbox, but this isn’t always the product to reach, for when...

NFPA Releases Fact Sheet Summarizing Key Points Within New Fire Safety In The U.S. Since 1980 Research Report

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) released a new fact sheet highlighting some of the key takeaways in Fire in the United States Since 1980, Through the Lens of the NFPA Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem, a seminal research report that was released earlier this year. The new at-a-glance resource conveys key insights from the 63-page report so that fire and life safety professionals can quickly see the progress that has been made over the decades since the America Burning repo...

The Importance Of Fire Protection To Minimize Damage After Natural Disasters

There is a lot of studies and authority actions to have better responses after a natural disaster, including risk management, awareness, and preparedness especially in areas where there is a higher probability or risk of a disaster occurring. Lack of risk management policies There are countries around the world with strong policies and high investment in risk management, nevertheless, fire protection of buildings, critical infrastructure, industrial sites, and key parts of the supply chain of...

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