Fire Industry News for April 2019

Quelfire To Exhibit Latest Passive Fire Protection Products At FIREX International 2019

Manufacturer and supplier of specialist passive fire protection products, Quelfire, will bring its expertise to stand FX239 at FIREX International 2019, taking place on 18-20 June at the ExCeL, London. Quelfire has built its name on a long-standing commitment to high-quality certified products, including fire containment systems for pipe, duct and electrical service penetrations, as well as linear joints and cavity barriers. With over 40 years’ experience in the industry, the company prov...

Chubb Sicli Secures Webster University By Installing Fire Safety And Security Equipment

Chubb Sicli completes the installation of a full suite of fire safety and security equipment and services at Webster University Geneva. The new equipment will better protect students, staff and facilities with essential fire and security systems across the entire campus. Chubb Sicli is a part of Chubb Fire & Security Group, which is a part of Carrier, a provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies...

Waco Fire Department Purchases Lake Assault Boats Fireboat And Rescue Craft For Emergency Response Services

The Waco Fire Department has taken delivery of a custom-built Lake Assault Boats fireboat and rescue craft. The new vessel provides a wide range of emergency response services on Lake Waco (a 12-square-mile body of water located within the city limits) as well as a section of the Brazos River that flows through the department’s protection area in central Texas. The craft was purchased through Lake Assault Boats’ listings on GSA Advantage Schedule 84 that includes Marine Craft. &ldqu...

TOA Corporation UK To Exhibit Its Innovative Audio And Security Solutions At FIREX International 2019

TOA Corporation UK, the global manufacturer of cutting-edge commercial audio and voice alarm equipment, is getting ready to exhibit its latest innovations at FIREX International 2019, which takes place on 18th-20th June at ExCeL, London. The company’s presence at this event will give over 18,000 international fire safety professionals an excellent opportunity to find out more about its comprehensive range of products and systems. A focal point on Stand FX915 will be the VX-3000, which com...

Newburn Provides Emergency Power To The Lifts At Victorian Mill Conversions In The Event Of A Mains Failure

In a fire, a safe, reliable source of power is of paramount importance. Tasked with supplying emergency firefighting power for Victorian mill conversions, Newburn Power Rental’s expertise and commitment to health and safety made them the perfect partner for power safety - instilling confidence should the worst happen. The client, who are converting mills into luxury apartments – initially in and around Leeds, Halifax and Manchester, the centres of Victorian industry – gave New...

Orange Fire Protection Shifts To A Bigger Office At Queens Court In Wakefield

Orange Fire Protection, which provides fire sprinklers, extinguishers and alarms for commercial and residential properties, relocates to new, 6,500 sq ft offices at Queens Court in Wakefield. The business, which launched in 2016 with eight staff, has more than tripled in size over three years and now has a workforce of 26. A heightened awareness of fire safety in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster in 2017 has led to a number of new contracts for the business. High-End Residential Developm...

Horbury Provides Fire Door Replacement And Fire Compartmentation Upgrades For Arches Housing

Horbury Property Services, part of the Horbury Group, has been selected to provide fire safety services for over 55s accommodation managed by Sheffield-based Arches Housing. The contract involves Horbury Property Services providing fire door replacement and fire compartmentation upgrades, which will be completed within a four-week schedule, as part of enhancing fire safety for residents. Offering Optimal Fire Protection Richard Sutton, General Manager at Horbury Property Services, said: &ldqu...

Euralarm Announces Global Safety And Environment Technology Firm, Halma Plc. Added To Its Fire Section

Following a decision of its Board, Euralarm has welcomed its newest member Halma plc. The company will join the Fire Section of Euralarm.   Halma will now benefit from Euralarm’s services in terms of representation towards European institutions and standardization organizations. This includes the monitoring of legislative and standardization issues relevant to the industry. Halma will have access to the extended network of national associations and major companies in the electro...

How To Optimize Your Water Shuttle Performance In Firefighting

Water is key to any firefighting operation. Being able to secure an adequate water supply is critical a critical skill for all fire departments. One of the most challenging scenarios to secure a water supply in is when there is no municipal water supply, or it is lacking in volume and flow. When fires occur in these areas, the only alternative is to shuttle water from the nearest municipal supply or a static body of water. To get the highest flow possible, departments must train on shuttle set...

CWA Promotes Awareness Of FirstNet Broadband Network

The Communications Workers of America (CWA), a labor union, is promoting awareness of the benefits of FirstNet, an independent government authority established in 2012 to build and deploy the first-ever nationwide broadband network dedicated to first responders. “Once people know what it is, they get excited,” says Bianca Garcia, CWA's FirstNet Program Coordinator. AT&T, the only unionized wireless carrier, was chosen as the private company tasked over 25 years with building ou...

What’s New For 2019 At FDIC International, The Largest U.S. Fire Event

North America’s largest fire event, FDIC International, brings together more than 34,000 fire industry professionals this month (April 8-13) at the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. First constructed in 1928, FDIC continues today in its original tradition of providing a forum for networking about the most vexing issues and sharing the most promising solutions to concerns that face the fire service. FDIC provides opportunities to learn new techniques, train a...

Bristol Uniforms Along With Rosenbauer Slovenia Secures Contract With Ljubljana Fire Brigade

Bristol Uniforms, a designer and manufacturer of protective clothing for emergency services across the globe, has joined forces with its international distributor Rosenbauer Slovenia to secure a contract with Ljubljana Fire Brigade. Rosenbauer Slovenia and Bristol’s world-class design team worked closely to produce the winning design, which is based on Bristol’s ergonomic and lightweight XFlex design and customized to accommodate specific equipment. They used the latest fabric techn...

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