Palestine Fire Industry News

Galicia Province Upgrades Fire Rescue Fleet With Addition Of Firefighting Vehicles With Allison Fully Automatic Transmissions

The Vizcaya Provincial Council in the Galicia province, in Spain, has invested seven million euros in its fire prevention, firefighting and rescue services. Almost 25 percent of the existing fleet will be replaced by new trucks, which will enhance efficiency and improve rapid response. The 15 new vehicles include six heavy-duty urban fire trucks, three heavy-duty large-tank pumpers, three first-response trucks and three automatic turntable ladders, all fitted with Allison fully automatic transm...

Marioff HI-FOG To Protect Satakunta Hospital District Building In Pori, Finland

Marioff has signed a contract with the Satakunta Hospital District in Finland to provide a HI-FOG® high-pressure water mist suppression system to the psychiatric hospital in Pori.  The HI-FOG system will protect the building from fire, which spans 20,000 square meters. The system includes a HI-FOG Land Pump Unit (LPU) and 3,500 sprinklers. Installations are scheduled to start in the fall. Marioff, a pioneering developer of water mist fire protection technology...

Kidde Announces Senior Safety Campaign In Response To Rising Senior Fire Deaths

Fire and carbon monoxide (CO) safety is important at any age. However, seniors are often more vulnerable to home fires than groups of the population. In fact, according to the U.S. Fire Administration, by age 65, people are 2.7 times more likely (or 4 times more likely for those aged 85 and older) to be killed or injured by fires compared to the population at large. There are a variety of factors that contribute to this increased vulnerability within the senior demographic. When living alon...

NFPA Announces Launch Of Sparky’s Fire Safety Club And Badging Feature

In celebration of Sparky the Fire Dog’s® 70th birthday, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has announced the launch of Sparky’s Fire Safety Club and badging system on Sparky.org, the association’s award-winning website for kids. These new online features teach kids basic but critical elements of fire safety while rewarding them for their efforts as they go. “Making fire safety fun is critical to capturing kids’ attention and maintaining their ong...

IoT And Greater Computing Power Drive Fire Systems In Smart Cities

Hundreds of sensors and devices operating across an entire city – all connected via the Internet of Things (IoT) – combine to provide useful and actionable information for a variety of functions – including public safety and fire protection. Even as IoT sensors and devices monitor buildings to provide vital information, computer systems transform sensor data into intelligence. Communication advances are ensuring that intelligence is shared when and how it is needed. The Nation...

AIRT Receives A Federal Grant From The U.S. Department Of Commerce To Support Drone Operations

Airborne International Response Team (AIRT), the 501(c)3 organization supporting Drones For Good™ for emergencies and disaster response has been awarded a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to support drone operations within federal, state, and local public safety agencies and emergency services organizations. The grant funding will be used by AIRT’s DRONERESPONDERS program to help implement standard test methods for sUAS developed by the National Institute of Standa...

Siemens Launches New Automated Solution To Effortlessly Protect Small To Medium-Sized Buildings

With the launch of the new version of the fire protection system, Cerberus FIT, Siemens Smart Infrastructure expands its offering for the small to medium-sized buildings market. Various small to medium-sized buildings can now be covered with a simple and cost-efficient solution. auto-configured solution  Cerberus FIT maximizes fire safety, due to greater functionality and enhanced productivity for those working on protecting the buildings. The intuitive interface as well as the auto-conf...

C-TEC Launches New Vibrating Pillow Pad Alarm

C-TEC has launched an innovative new vibrating pillow pad alarm. Designed to warn the hearing impaired of a potential fire alarm or evacuation alert condition, the BF320 vibrates and pulses on and off when triggered as per the requirements of BS 5446-3. Features of Pillow Pad Alarm Featuring a wide 10-30V DC voltage range, the stylishly compact device is ideal for residential, leisure, and commercial projects and can be used in conjunction with the BF320JP, a new connection plate that allows...

Homeless Encampments Encompass Both Common And Unique Fire Hazards

There are more than half a million homeless people in the United States, including many who deal with mental illness, drug addiction, and other problems. At homeless shelters where some of them are housed, attention to fire prevention may take a back seat to other concerns, such as adding capacity. More troubling are fire hazards at makeshift housing sites and homeless camps. Fire calls to homeless encampments run the gamut, including many of the same types of emergencies as other calls. Becaus...

Rosenbauer's EMEREC Operations Management Systems Works As A Handy Tool For The Neuruppin Fire Department

Accidents with hazardous materials, missing persons in the sprawling countryside, or clearly laid out situation plans during major incidents: the Neuruppin fire department relies on Rosenbauer's EMEREC operations management system for these and many other situations.Six fire stations spread over an area of more than 300 km2 with residential areas, industrial zones, and extensive countryside: this is the operational area of the Neuruppin fire department, which is located about an hour's drive nor...

Spot Fires Before They Start: Thermal Imaging For High-Risk Sites

Waste management sites are particularly vulnerable to fires, with hundreds reported every year, just in the UK. The materials stored in a waste heap make them particularly risky environments. ‘Hot spot’ fires, as they’re called, can be caused by chemical waste, flammable items, or the heat caused by the natural breakdown of organic materials.  A blaze can start quickly and without warning, building into a major issue that can threaten lives and livelihoods. And not only...

Kentec Appoints New Head Of UK Sales

Kentec Electronics, a foremost manufacturer of life-critical control systems, has promoted Sammy Steel to the role of Head of UK Sales to further strengthen the company’s UK growth and footprint. In her new role, Sammy will lead, manage, and support the UK BDM sales team to achieve Kentec’s strategic sales plan. She will be working directly with installers, distributors, and end-users while strengthening the current UK customer base. A key part of the strategy includes focusing on b...

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