Fire Industry News for August 2021

Fire-Dex Announces The Acquisition Of Marken PPE Restoration To Provide Clean And Repair Services To Fire Departments

Fire-Dex announces the acquisition of Marken PPE Restoration, a UL verified Independent Service Provider (ISP) of clean and repair services based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. This business is the third ISP Fire-Dex has acquired, following the purchase of Gear Wash in 2019 and Done Right Fire Gear in 2020. This acquisition will allow the company to expand its efforts to provide clean and repair services to departments in untouched regions throughout the West. Making solid connections The broad se...

Charging Of E-Bikes And E-Scooters Represents Residential Fire Hazard

Electric bikes and scooters are a newly popular way to travel through urban environments. However, the nifty devices come with a fire risk that could be deadly. In London, firefighters have responded to more than 25 fires, involving e-bikes or e-scooters in recent months, some of them significant incidents with serious injuries. Lithium-ion batteries pose fire risks The fire hazards of e-bikes and e-scooters stem from their use of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that can erupt into flames....

Attenti To Showcase Their Domestic Violence Deterrence Solution At The Emergency Services Show 2021

Attenti, a pioneer in the electronic monitoring industry, will be presenting their domestic violence deterrence solution at The Emergency Services Show. Taking place at Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre on the 7th and 8th of September, The Emergency Services Show is the UK's largest event for the emergency services. Law enforcement officials Comments Roni Weinberg, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Attenti, "Domestic abuse is the world's hidden pandemic. We're excited to be pre...

Bosch Provides Free Remote Fire Safety App On iOS And Android For Their Remote Services License Holders

Businesses and building owners can now check on the fire safety status of their properties remotely with the Bosch remote fire safety app, running on the new ‘remote interact’ feature of the Bosch remote services portfolio for Bosch fire alarm systems. The application provides peace of mind to end-users and system integrators alike who can easily monitor the condition of their fire alarm systems from a distance. The app also sends push notifications in the case of emergency events &...

Armstrong Fluid Technology Unveils The Industry’s First Self-Regulating, Variable Speed Fire Pump - Design Envelope Fire Pump

Armstrong Fluid Technology has unveiled its industry-renowned Design Envelope Fire Pump unit, along with Fire Pump Manager, a new and connected service for tracking pump performance. In addition to providing important new safety benefits, Armstrong’s new Design Envelope Fire Pump holds the distinction of being the first self-regulating, variable-speed fire pump, to meet NFPA-20 (2019 Edition), Section 4.8 standards. variable-speed fire pump This innovation allows simplification of the p...

Johnson Controls Earns FM Approval On TYCO® High-Temperature ESFR-17 Pendent Ceiling Sprinkler

Johnson Controls, the global pioneer for smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, announces FM Approval of the Tyco Model ESFR-17 Early Suppression, Fast Response Pendent Sprinkler at 205 F (96 C). Combined with the existing FM Approved lower-temperature version (155 F, 68 C), the ESFR-17 sprinklers now provide the options needed to help better protect storage and warehousing facilities. The sprinklers are also cULus Listed for both temperature ratings. Advantage of Pendent Sprinklers The T...

C-TEC New CAST ZFP Addressable Fire System Installed At MANN+HUMMEL

One of the world’s leading manufacturers of filtration solutions has selected C-TEC’s innovative new CAST ZFP addressable fire system for one of its UK sites. A global expert in the field of filtration, MANN+HUMMEL employs 15,000 people at more than 50 locations worldwide and has a turnover of more than 3 billion Euros. In 2014, it acquired Vokes Air manufacturing plant in Burnley to increase its presence in the booming filtration and air purification market. CAST addressable fire...

NFPA To Host Joint Informational Webinar With Saudi Arabia HCIS

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in collaboration with the Saudi Arabian High Commission for Industrial Security (HCIS) will host a one-hour HCIS Licensing Requirements Informational Session webinar on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at 7:00 a.m. (EDT). All fire protection contractors and consultants falling under the jurisdiction of HCIS license renewal requirements are encouraged to attend. Register for the HCIS Licensing Requirements Informational Session webinar today. Ab...

Rosenbauer Shares Refurbishment Services For A Legendary Vehicle Concept

There are often vehicles in a fire department’s fleet that are highly specialized and unique. Firefighters have fond memories of these vehicles and cherish the missions on which the devices provided critical assistance. The volunteer fire department in Windischgarsten, Upper Austria, has one such unique small firefighting vehicle in service. It is built on a very special chassis – a Pinzgauer – from Austria. New Or Old Vehicle Since a replacement for the Pinzgauer was schedu...

PlanRadar Announces Partnership With IFC Group To Manage Fire Safety Inspections And Audit Projects Globally

PlanRadar announces a new partnership with IFC Group (International Fire Consultants), one of the fire safety consultancies. From the end of August 2021, IFC Group will use PlanRadar in the field to manage inspections, fire risk assessments, and audits across their projects globally. The company supports its clients at every stage of their projects, from design to delivery and maintenance, and on projects of all sizes and levels of complexity. Fire safety measures With increased scrutiny on b...

London Waterproofing To Offer Prokol's Pure Polyurea Hotspray Technology To Provide A Durable Alternative To Conventional Coating

London Waterproofing Specialists is one of the first waterproofing companies in the UK to offer Prokol's pure polyurea hotspray technology — an innovative solution that joins the superior performance of pure polyurea with a rapid coating application system. As an approved applicator of the latest pure polyurea technology and Prokol's other waterproofing and fire-retardant coating solutions, the specialist waterproofing contractors can provide a durable and versatile alternative to convent...

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted For The French Fire

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the state of California in combating the French Fire burning in Kern County. On Aug. 24, the state of California submitted a request for a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) for the French Fire. At the time of the request, the fire threatened approximately 4,000 homes in and around Wofford Heights and Kernville. Fire threat The fire also threatened dozens of businesses, schools, a fire s...

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