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NFPA Releases Drone Knowledgebase And Encourages U.S. Fire Departments To Provide Local Insights To Help Inform Best Practices

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has created a Drone Knowledgebase to help more than 29,000 fire departments in the United States improve existing public safety drone programs or to establish new drone initiatives. Drones have become a key instrument for public safety efforts in recent years with first responders increasingly deploying aerial technology to achieve greater situational awareness during structural fires, wildfires, natural disasters, rescue efforts, and large publ...

Angus Fire To Exhibit Fire Products At The JOIFF Industrial Fire & Hazard Management Virtual Conference 2021

Angus Fire will be exhibiting and presenting at the JOIFF Industrial Fire & Hazard Management Virtual Conference taking place on the 8th & 9th February. The virtual event will bring together JOIFF Members and the Global High Hazard Fire Community to share information on the latest equipment and trends shaping the market. They will have their expert team on hand to answer any questions the users may have. Answering user questions Their Global Product Manager, Da...

Conaire's Dash 8-400AT Offers Australia Sovereign Year-Round Firefighting Capability

Proud to support the varied team of partners battling bushfires in Australia, the Dash 8-400AT is staying on the continent year-round. Nicknamed the 'Q', the aerial firefighter is ready to assist firefighters by cooling flames with up to 10,000 liters of water per drop, or slowing progression using retardant, so that crews on the ground can work towards containment. The airtanker can operate out of smaller bases with 1,524-meter runways, offering accessibility to remote locations. It is the hol...

Conair Highlights Why The Dash 8-400 Is So Valuable In Firefighting Missions

“All in all, it’s not just about a water (suppressant) response or a retardant-only response (for line building). It’s about utilizing them both, when needed, on aggressive fires." "Conair operates owns and operates approximately 70 different aircraft. So, in that mix, all sizes, shapes, and capabilities of the fixed-wing world are represented. The Canadair CL-415, the Fire Boss, and the wheeled Air Tractor AT-802 can all be found." Tactical management aircraft "There are al...

National Foam Announces To Discontinue The Sale Of All PFAS Based Foam Concentrates Into The State Of California

National Foam announces that it will discontinue the sale of all PFAS based foam concentrates into the State of California effective January 1, 2021. National Foam UniversalF3 Green® 3% X 3% synthetic fluorine-free foam concentrate has proven to be the replacement of choice for end-users in the Industrial, Chemical, and Oil & Gas sectors. UniversalF3 Green® offers UL/ULC and LASTfire listings on both hydrocarbon and polar solvents in fresh and saltwater. Providing independent ass...

National Foam Announces Completion Of Its Fluorine Free Foam Manufacturing Facility Expansion In Angier, North Carolina

National Foam has announced the completion of its fluorine free foam manufacturing line expansion in Angier, North Carolina. This expansion, along with ongoing product initiatives, is designed to support the growing shift to synthetic fluorine free foam concentrates. fluorine free foam production “We have substantially increased our fluorine free foam production, to meet the rapidly growing demand in the marketplace,” said Bobby Nelson, the General Manager at National Foam. Bobby...

Advanced Highlights Some Of The Key Solutions That Are Needed In Hotels To Ensure Effective Fire Protection

Advanced’s Technical Support Engineer, Mark Taylor, examines some of the solutions available to those tasked with protecting hotels from the threat of fire. Cooking equipment, careless smoking, and electrical malfunctions are three of the leading causes of fire in hotels. Aside from the serious threat to life and property, posed by genuine fires, failure to provide and maintain high-quality fire protection measures has other dire consequences as well. False alarms lead to disruptions...

Advanced’s Axis EN System Offers A 360-Degree Approach To Fire Protection At An Office Complex In Dubai, UAE

A host of fire and life safety solutions from Advanced have been installed to protect 26,000 sq. meters of grade A office space in Mohammed Bin Rashid City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). EN 54-approved Axis EN fire panels with integrated voice evacuation and fire telephone systems have been installed across four, seven-story office buildings, at the prestigious Dubai Hills Estate Business Park, in Dubai. Cignetix installs Axis EN fire panels Cignetix Systems (Cignetix) was responsible fo...

Vimpex Has Supplied Agrippa Wireless Acoustic Fire Door Holders For Infection Control

Vimpex has supplied Agrippa wireless acoustic fire door holders to hold open fire doors at the HQ of one of England's largest housing associations to provide an easy and effective method of infection control, while not impacting fire safety. Part of a COVID-secure risk assessment carried out identified the need to reduce the touching of fire door locks and door handles by staff and visitors at the organization's administrative offices. "Reducing the spread of germs and bacteria has never been m...

International VdS-Conference “Fire Extinguishing Systems” Can Be Booked As Livestream

The development of the COVID19 pandemic has gained extreme momentum in recent days. The incidences are exploding and events are already being banned in individual federal states of Germany. Given the current developments, we can no longer hold a face-to-face event with thousands of people in the same high quality and safety that you have come to expect from us. It is therefore with a heavy heart that we have decided to cancel the VdS-Fire Safety Cologne planned for 8 and 9 December 2021. Seven...

How Sustainable Is Fire Safety Equipment?

Fire prevention and fire safety have clear positive effects on the environment. However, it’s important for fire safety equipment to become as sustainable as possible to support this. This can include optimizations in the materials that are used, the design of products, or battery life, all of which can help to make fire safety equipment more sustainable. The priority for manufacturers in developing fire safety equipment is largely focused on safety, but in many cases, optimizations can b...

KME Welcomes Dependable Emergency Vehicles As New Dealer In Ontario

KME, a subsidiary of REV Group® and a foremost manufacturer of fire apparatus, is pleased to welcome Dependable Emergency Vehicles as the dealer covering parts of the Ontario province in Canada. About Dependable Emergency Vehicles  Founded in 1975, Dependable is a family-operated business with a dedicated team of more than 60 employees. With three locations in Ontario, its main facility in Brampton is 40,000 square feet and features 40 full-service bays for bodywork, painting, refu...

Defending A Fire Brigade Prosecution

As the Grenfell Inquiry slowly heads to an end and the Government begins the task of assessing the recommendations in the Inquiry reports, there will be mounting pressure on Fire and Rescue Services to carry out more inspections and to prosecute more often.  There are likely to be more cases in the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts.  With that in mind, here are some points to ponder when defending in Fire Prosecutions. Entry to Premises Fire Inspectors have wide powers “to d...

New Order Highlights Next Generation Of Ballyclare Xenon Rescue Jackets

A major new order has shone the spotlight on the latest evolution of Ballyclare’s Xenon firefighter rescue jackets. The order has been awarded by three fire and rescue services in the Yorkshire and Humberside region and covers the rescue jacket requirements of some 3,200 firefighters. “PPE rescue jackets are subject to constantly evolving customer demands because of the ever-widening range of duties which fire and rescue crews face, many of which are not fire-related,...

IoT’s Role In Fire Suppression

Technological advances in recent decades have considerably improved fire alert systems. Fire sprinkler systems are now installed at a rate of 40 million units per year and now, 96% of buildings covered by sprinkler systems are potentially able to control fires without additional aid. The next step is predictive fire alarm maintenance, better fire detection, and more effective fire fighting. These capabilities rely on assessing massive amounts of data in realtime to enable predictive maintenance...

Discover Fire Safety Peace Of Mind With Versatile Solutions From Advanced

Global fire systems manufacturer, Advanced, invites you to explore its extensive range of UL 864 and EN 54-approved intelligent fire solutions. Whether protecting large, networked complexes or small, standalone premises, Advanced products offer power, performance, and ease of use that put you in complete control of your fire protection. Product range Visitors to Stand 4F24 can find out about the flexibility of Advanced solutions. The UL 864-approved Axis AX fire system makes light work of i...

Rosenbauer's Service As The Basis For Operational Readiness At All Times

There is hardly any work that is more important than that of the fire service: rescuing, recovering, extinguishing, and protecting. The safety of people is always the top priority. The most important virtue for this mission is certainly readiness.   Fire departments place the highest requirements and expectations on themselves, but above all also on the vehicles and equipment. In operation, only 100% complete functionality and reliability count. As a basis for this, a preventive ser...

Scutum Group Accelerates Its Development In North America With The Acquisition Of Statewide Fire Corp.

The Scutum Group is pleased to announce that Statewide Fire Corp. (Statewide Central Station) in the United States has joined Scutum North America Inc. Founded in 1981, Statewide is a UL Listed, TMA (The Monitoring Association) five-diamond designated central station, monitoring all emergency conditions throughout the United States and has established a reputation for excellence in customer service, expertise in the industry and cutting-edge technology. Acquisition of Statewide Alarm installe...

Allegion Brings Certified Fire Door To Provide A Tried, Tested And Trusted Solution To The Market

When entering, exiting, or passing through a building, door hardware is always the first point of contact. Whether users are met with a mechanical system such as a lever handle, an exit device, or an access control solution, all architectural hardware must be fit for its role - operating as intended the first time, every time. Aside from being an integral piece of a building’s navigational network, door hardware inherently plays a vital role in critical safety scenarios too. Fire doors an...

Siemens To Protect Offshore Wind Farm In The French Atlantic Against Fire Risks

The offshore wind farm in Saint-Nazaire off the Atlantic coast of France is a major project of the shipyard and energy company Chantiers de l’Atlantique. It encompasses the construction of 80 offshore wind power plants, complemented by a substation that collects and transforms the generated electricity before it is transported onshore. The substation also enables remote control of the wind farm. This central element requires reliable fire protection to ensure safety and optimal operation....

Rosenbauer Travels Through Half Of Europe With Its Electric Firefighting Vehicle

Since mid-August, Rosenbauer has been on the road in Western and Central Europe with two vehicles of the "Revolutionary Technology" series (RT), demonstrating the reliability and robustness of the electric tank firefighting vehicle. A total of ten countries will be visited by mid-December and more than 25,000 kilometers will be covered, which is roughly equivalent to the mileage of this type of vehicle over its entire service life in urban use. "The RT is not a further development of a vehi...

CMC Rescue Announces The Schedule Of Courses For Rescue Professional Training

CMC, the rescue and work-at-height company dedicated to helping save lives and keeping people safe, announces its 2022 CMC School schedule of courses for rescue professional training. Offering education in many disciplines at strategic locations around the country, the CMC School provides hands-on learning and practical scenarios, including Confined Space Rescue, Rope Rescue and Trench Rescue classes. Two new classes have been added this year: Introduction to Rope Access for Rescue and Arizona...

Gas Leak Sensors Essential for New Low-GWP Refrigerants That Are Flammable

New refrigerants used in air conditioning systems provide less potential for global warming (GWP), but the new materials can also be potentially flammable. Sensors are designed to detect refrigerants in a specific confined area (within the unit). However, if the refrigerant leaks outside and away from the unit, the sensor may not be able to detect it, resulting in a potentially hazardous environment. Society is prioritizing the mitigation of climate change, and new, potentially flammable, low-G...

Nittan Evolution Control Panels Cleaning And Care Recommendations

Users are all only too familiar with the “Hands, Face, Space” mantra intended to help control the spread and risk of Covid-19. Obviously, this means it has never been more important to ensure that surfaces are kept clean. This includes items such as Nittan fire alarm control panels, which have controls and touch screens used by engineers and end-users when operating them. But as with all electronic equipment, the materials used to clean them need to be chosen very carefully. Tech...

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