Fire Industry News for August 2019

Motorola Solutions' Public Safety Radio Communications System Deployed In The Greater Addis Ababa Region

Commissioner General of the F.D.R.E Federal Police Commission, Endashaw Tassew, announced the deployment of Addis Ababa’s regional Project 25 (P25) public safety radio communications system by Motorola Solutions. The deployed ASTRO 25 secure land mobile radio (LMR) system covers the greater Addis Ababa region, allowing secure and reliable communications for the F.D.R.E. Federal Police Commission. “Critical communications is a core component of any police work,” said Commission...

Kent Fire And Rescue Service Trainee Firefighters Start Responding To Emergency Calls Across The County

Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is proud to welcome a new group of whole-time firefighters to a number of Kent stations this month. Chosen from over 5,000 applicants, the group of 24 men and women have now officially joined fire crews at a number of stations around the county. An official passing out parade to mark the occasion for recruit course 181 was recently held at Rochester Fire Station, and was attended by the firefighters’ family and friends. 16-Week intensive training cours...

KME Fire Apparatus Delivers Eight Custom Pumpers To Central Pierce Fire & Rescue

KME Fire Apparatus, globally renowned manufacturer of fire apparatus, announces the delivery of eight KME custom pumpers to Central Pierce Fire & Rescue, WA. KME custom pumpers These eight engines have been specifically engineered to the department’s requirements. Paul Stueve, Assistant Chief of Logistics for Central Pierce states, “Cascade Fire and KME have provided an experience of responsiveness, a willingness to meet high expectations, and delivery with professionalism.&rdq...

Motorola Solutions Wins Three Awards At Critical Communications World 2019

A rising star in the world of engineering, a highly successful international sporting event and an innovative mission-critical radio system. Motorola Solutions’ three awards at this week’s 2019 International Critical Communications Awards (ICCA) at Critical Communications World 2019 symbolize the company’s diverse capabilities and investments as a mission-critical communications leader. Motorola’ ICCA 2019 successes: TCCA Young Engineer Of The Year Angelene Koid fr...

Motorola Solutions Announces Rollout Of New Mobility Managed Service To Victoria Police

Motorola Solutions has completed the rollout of a new mobility managed service to Victoria Police, enabling increased situational awareness, safety and productivity on the front line. Officers across the state have received 9,398 mobile devices loaded with smart applications to give them a technological edge to protect community safety. Mobility managed service Motorola Solutions’ complete, end-to-end managed service enables Victoria Police members to focus on core policing activities ra...

Kent Fire And Rescue Service Awarded Good In All Three Areas After An Inspection By HMICFRS

Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is effective, efficient and looks after its people. Following an independent inspection by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS), the service has been awarded ‘good’ in all three areas in the first review of its kind. And as a result, Kent has emerged as one of the top performing services in the country, of those assessed so far as part of a rolling program to inspect all 45 fire and rescue services...

Motorola Solutions To Exhibit Advanced Mission-Critical Communications Solutions At Critical Communications World 2019

Motorola Solutions will demonstrate how its advanced, mission-critical solutions enable public safety and enterprise organizations to overcome their most complex challenges at Critical Communications World 2019 (June 18-20, MITEC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, booth G30). At CCW 2019, Motorola Solutions will showcase a comprehensive set of innovations spanning mission-critical communications, command center software, video security solutions and managed and support services. Mission-critical communi...

Motorola Solutions Recognizes Highly Skilled Engineering Talent While Celebrating 45 Years Of Innovation In Malaysia

Motorola Solutions is celebrating 45 years of innovation in Malaysia, recognizing the country’s highly skilled engineering talent and capability to deliver advanced technologies for customers all over the world. Motorola Solutions first established supply chain operations in Penang, Malaysia in 1974. Today, it develops technologies across its mission-critical technology ecosystem at the facility. In 2014, the company opened its ‘Innoplex’ research and development (R&D) cen...

Fike To Offer 3M Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid In Its Impulse Valve Technology Fire Suppression System

Fike Corporation, a global manufacturer and distributor of industrial fire, explosion and pressure relief safety products, will now offer 3M Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid in its patented Impulse Valve Technology fire suppression system. Fike fire suppression systems are manufactured with impulse valve technology to improve the release of the agent into the zone with greater precision and reliability. Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid “The most globally recognized sustainable clean age...

Oakland County Upgrades Public Safety Communications System By Installing ASTRO 25 LMR Network

Oakland County is enhancing the safety of residents, guests and businesses by improving the ability of first responders to communicate with each other during emergencies, including seamless interoperability with neighboring counties as well as state and federal agencies, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has announced. ASTRO 25 LMR network The county has entered into a contract with Motorola Solutions to replace its aging public safety radio system with the ASTRO 25 land-mobile radio (LMR)...

Motorola Solutions’ Integrated Call Control Incorporates NG9-1-1 Call Handling And CAD Solutions

Imagine you’re a dispatcher using six different screens to find the information you need to coordinate an emergency response. Motorola Solutions is taking this complex process and making it simpler by integrating call handling and computer aided dispatch (CAD) software for seamless information management. “As part of our voice and CAD software offerings, we’re taking separate products and merging them into one integrated call control solution,” said Andrew Sinclair, corp...

Former Kent Fire And Rescue Service Firefighter Malcolm Cowie Awarded The Queen's Fire Service Medal

Former Watch Manager Malcolm Cowie, believed to be the UK’s longest serving operational whole-time firefighter, has been recognized in the Queen’s Birthday Honors List. The 65-year-old, who hung up his helmet with Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) last year after joining at 16 and dedicating nearly 50 years of his life to the service, has received the Queen's Fire Service Medal. KFRS Chief Executive Ann Millington said: “This is an outstanding achievement for Malcolm and is...

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