Canada Fire Industry News

New Helmet From MSA Safety To Set A New Standard For Head Protection In Wildland Firefighting And Technical Rescue Company

MSA Safety, an industry-leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of safety products the world over, announced the introduction of the GALLET F2XR rescue helmet. It is the first and only firefighters’ helmet on the market that can be used in a wide range of applications, including wildland firefighting and technical rescue operations, including responding to road traffic collisions, rescue at height, and water rescue operations. The F2XR helmet is produced at MSA’s design and...

University Of Bristol Chooses Advanced For Upgrading Its Emergency Lighting

The University of Bristol’s emergency lighting upgrade continues with the installation of a further ten LuxIntelligent emergency lighting panels from fire and life safety system manufacturer, Advanced. The new equipment will be installed alongside 21 existing LuxIntelligent panels linked to around 4,500 light fittings, to ensure ongoing compliance with the BS 5266-1 code of practice for the emergency lighting of premises. Time and cost savings The LuxIntelligent panels will continue to...

C-TEC Appointed Andy Turner As Its New Business Development Manager For System Sales

C-TEC has appointed Andy Turner as its new Business Development Manager for System Sales. With over 25 years of experience in the fire industry including nine years as one of C-TEC’s Technical Fire Account Managers, Andy has a wealth of experience and is set to play a key role in identifying new business opportunities and assisting the company’s transition into a complete systems solutions provider. Primary objective Andy’s primary objective in the newly-created role will be...

NFPA Emphasizes Need To Apply Electrical Safety Practices At Marinas During Summer Months

With the arrival of the July 4th holiday weekend, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reminds everyone about potential electrical hazards that exist aboard boats, on docks, and piers, and in waters surrounding boats, marinas, floating buildings, and launch ramps, and the need to put safety measures in place to reduce risk. Electrical Dangers While most people are unaware of electrical dangers posed by damp, wet, and water environments such as electric shock drowning (ESD), each y...

Preventing Restaurant Fires Requires Maintenance And Technology

Many restaurants around the world are suffering from loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The situation has made fire prevention a lower priority. Fire authorities should work with restaurant owners and associations to address this issue and offer guidelines and training to increase awareness in the community. Restaurant fires account for about 6% of all non-residential building fires reported to fire departments each year, according to the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS...

NBS Enters Into A Partnership With ASFP To Ensure Accuracy Of Specifications Relating To Passive Fire Protection

NBS, a specification and product information platform for the construction industry, has entered into a new partnership agreement with the ASFP (Association for Specialist Fire Protection), the UK’s association for the passive fire protection sector. The partnership aims to assist with peer review and ensure the accuracy and quality of specifications relating to passive fire protection. It allows NBS to publish references to and extracts from ASFP Technical Guidance in NBS products and se...

Ajax Protects The Vernadsky Research Base With Fire Detectors And Fire Alarm Systems

In the spring of 2021, the Vernadsky Research Base, a Ukrainian Antarctic Station, was equipped with an Ajax security system featuring FireProtect and FireProtect Plus fire detectors. The Ajax equipment was delivered at a distance of 16 thousand kilometers that protects the scientific base in Antarctica. From this article, one will learn how to install a fire alarm system at a facility if that facility is a polar station. Presence of previous fire alarm There was, but no o...

Kidde Survey Shows Majority Of Americans May Be Unprepared To Grill Safely This Summer

As health restrictions continue to ease across the country, Americans are looking forward to summer barbecues and evenings around the fire pit. However, these celebrations bring an increased need for safety. According to the National Fire Protection Association, July is peak time for grill fires, with gas grills being involved in an average of almost 9,000 home fires per year. In the event of a fire, proper use of fire safety equipment, such as a fire extinguisher, is critical. To kee...

FlamePro Launches A National Survey To Gain Insight Into The Minds And Experiences Of Frontline Firefighters

FlamePro, a British manufacturing specialist of life-saving garments for firefighters, launches a national survey in a bid to uncover the key issues that firefighters are currently facing. The anonymous research will provide a rare opportunity to gain insight into the minds and experiences of frontline firefighters. It’s hoped the project will help shape the future of the industry and ensure the safety of firefighters across the country. Key industry professionals The survey is designed...

Teledyne FLIR Launches A500f/A700f Cameras For Fire Detection And Condition Monitoring

The FLIR A500f and A700f Advanced Smart Sensor ruggedized thermal cameras feature high-temperature detection for extreme environments paired with on-camera analytics and alarm capabilities – ideal for industrial early fire detection or outdoor condition monitoring applications. Along with enhanced spot, area, line, polygon, and polyline analytic functions that improve the definition of areas of interest and object curvatures, the A500f/A700f can help commercial and industrial organization...

E-One Dealer 1200 Degrees Announces Major Expansion Of Its Techno Feu Branch In Quebec

E-ONE®, a subsidiary of REV Group® and a foremost manufacturer of fire apparatus, is pleased to announce the major expansion of its dealer 1200 Degrees’ Techno Feu, an E-ONE dealer for more than 30 years. The $1.5 million investment at the branch in St- François-du-Lac, Quebec includes the addition of more than 12,500 square feet, increasing the facility’s footprint to almost 30,000 square feet. As a result, there are now 18 service bays and the size of its after-ma...

Rosenbauer's EconAqua™ With Low Pressure Extinguishing Technology Up To 16 Bar

EconAqua™ water mist extinguishing systems combine the best of two worlds: the advantages of a sprinkler system with the benefits of high-pressure water mist technology. The system, which is based on low-pressure water mist technology, offers efficient building protection for certain risks in accordance with VdS CEA 4001 and VdS 3188. Highly Efficient And Easy To Retrofit The structure and function of EconAqua™ systems correspond to those of a classic sprinkler system. However, up...

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