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Motorola Provides VB400 Body-Worn Video Solutions To The Frontline Workers At London Ambulance Service To Respond To Threats

London Ambulance Service announced that 529 violent incidents have been reported between April 2020 and January this year. To protect their frontline workers, the Ambulance Service has started to roll out Motorola Solutions VB400 body-worn video solutions to help their frontline workers to deal with assaults and threats. “The health, safety, and wellbeing of our crews are of utmost importance. We want to take every precaution possible to ensure that our frontline people are safe whilst at...

Videcon To Distribute Comelit’s EN45-13 Compliant Fire Detection Systems To Create A Fire Safe Environment

Videcon has signed up to distribute Comelit’s range of EN45-13 compliant fire detection systems, including all addressable and conventional solutions. As the provider of security solutions, Videcon has recently evolved to introduce a new fire safety offering, responding to growing demand and increasing responsibility for British landlords and businesses to create a fire-safe environment. Future-Proof technology With its fast growth across the UK, incorporating a fire design service, Vid...

Only Use Approved Category 3 Control Fire Performance Cables

We at AEI Cables have sent out a message to the supply chain highlighting the need to use only approved cabling in critical signal and control equipment following the announcement of a revized version of the Code of Practice covering these areas of performance. In an open letter to customers, industry bodies and organizations, we are highlighting how the systems powered by these cables –including smoke and heat extraction systems–are critical in assisting fire services in the case o...

Fire Protection Awareness Is Finally Off The Back Burner

The Grenfell tragedy has shocked the public and rocked the construction industry. The ongoing inquiry into the 2017 tower block fire has exposed huge flaws in existing practices across architecture, material specification, and building projects. It is also reinforcing the critical importance of fire protection. It took Grenfell, and admittedly the many years that have followed, for the industry to fully reappraise the product selection and testing regimes needed to ensure resident safety in bui...

Evolution Launches New Logo To Mark 25th Anniversary

Evolution, the foremost integrated Fire & Security systems business, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the launch of its new company logo. The logo has been given a stylish and modern refresh to reflect the development of the business since its foundation in 1996 and to symbolize the company’s ethos of always looking towards future success. Delivering excellence Richard Lambert, Managing Director of Evolution, says this is an important milestone for the company: “Since...

Advanced Electronics Announces The Appointment Of Amanda Hope As The Business Development Manager In The UK

Fire protection solutions company, Advanced has appointed Amanda Hope to drive its growth strategy in key sectors. Over the past 20 years, Amanda has helped implement Advanced’s fire protection solutions at some of the UK’s most prestigious and high-profile sites, including the London Underground, the Natural History Museum, and the Shard. In her new role as UK Fire Business Development Manager, Amanda will focus on driving the business’s growth strategy in a number of priorit...

Marioff HI-FOG Fire Protection System to Protect Grand Tower Residential Building in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Marioff announced Germany’s tallest residential building, located in Frankfurt am Main’s Europaviertel district, is now protected by its HI-FOG® water mist fire protection system.  Soaring at a height of 180 meters, the Grand Tower boasts more than 400 apartments, including several penthouses, and is an impressive part of the Frankfurt am Main skyline. Marioff, a leading developer of water mist fire protection technology, is a part of Carrier Global Corpor...

How Is Digital Adoption Helping To Improve Fire Safety In Construction?

As Grenfell remains a chilling reminder of the importance of fire safety in construction, new digital methods are now being adopted to guarantee the safety of end users. But how is digitization helping and how will this further advance fire safety during the wider construction process? There’s no doubt that the past five years have had a profound effect on the construction industry. Events such as the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire disaster have forced the industry to sit-up and rethink the pro...

FLIR Announces The Giving Away Of A Comprehensive Set Of Firefighting Thermal Imaging Cameras To Aid Fire Brigade Missions

Between 4th January and 31st March, FLIR firefighters in the EU, UK, Norway and Switzerland have the chance to enter the “Going above and Beyond” competition to win over 12,000 EUR of FLIR firefighting Thermal Imaging Cameras (TICs) for their department. The winner will receive: 1 x FLIR K55 High-Performance thermal imaging camera 3 x FLIR K2 Compact TICs with MSX image enhancement feature 1 x FLIR K1 Situational Awareness Camera 1 x FLIR OTM 136 Scion Thermal Monocular ensu...

E-ONE Delivers Industrial Pumper To Toronto Fire Services

E-ONE®, a subsidiary of REV Group® and a foremost manufacturer of fire apparatus, is pleased to announce the delivery of an Industrial Pumper to Toronto Fire Services in Toronto, Canada. Toronto chose the Industrial Pumper because of E-ONE’s long history of building this type of truck with its large diameter plumbing, 12,000 liters per minute pumping capacity, and 2,030-gallon tank for Class B foam. In addition to its large capacity for foam, the truck will also serve as a mobile...

Lithium-Ion Battery Fires In Electric Vehicles Pose Danger To First Responders

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is seeking to address fire dangers from electric vehicles that use high-voltage lithium-ion batteries. At risk are first responders who may be injured by electric shock or uncontrolled increases in temperature and pressure that can reignite the batteries. The risk of shock and fire arises from the ‘stranded’ energy that remains in a damaged battery, says the NTSB. A safety report from the U.S. federal agency documents their investigati...

MSA, Dupont, And NVFC To Provide PPE Gears Through The 2021 Globe Gear Giveaway Program

MSA, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are teaming up for the 10th year to provide state-of-the-art personal protective equipment to better protect the volunteer firefighters who need it most. Through MSA’s and DuPont’s 2021 Globe Gear Giveaway, 13 departments will each receive four new sets of turnout gear along with four helmets to increase firefighter safety. This decade-long program has provided over $1 million worth of life-saving gear to date. Volunteer f...

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