Fire Industry News for January 2016

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service respond to flooding in the City of York

High Volume Pump from Harrogate was used at the Northern Power Melrosegate Electrical Sub Station (York) to keep it operational North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service continue to respond to flooding incidents around the county and in the City of York with the majority of these, recently, being in Tadcaster, Malton and York. NYFRS is being supported by other Services including the use of High Volume Pumps from Tyne and Wear, Durham and Darlington and Nottingham fire and rescu...

Gent helps Bield Housing & Care to provide fire detection system monitoring and management

Bield Response24 alarm receiving centre uses Gent by Honeywell’s pioneering WINMAG software Bield Housing and Care’s Bield Response24 alarm receiving centre (ARC) is one of the first facilities of its kind to provide fire detection system monitoring and management from multiple sites using Gent by Honeywell’s pioneering WINMAG software. Bield Housing & Care Since it formed in 1971, Bield Housing & Care has remained committed to improving the quality...

Chief Fire Officers Association establishes new Coordination Centre to support UK Fire and Rescue Services

ESFRS have agreed to support the call handling arrangements relating to requests for CFOA FRMR assistance via Sussex Control Centre January 2016 will see the start of a new Coordination Centre to support all UK Fire and Rescue Services attending incidents within the maritime domain and specifically those that respond to incidents ‘at sea’. The new Centre has been established by the Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) Fire and Rescue Marine Response (FRMR) wo...

Intersec 2016 press conference: Spending on Middle East physical security market set to surge by 36 per cent in 2016

18th edition of the three-day event will open 10 per cent larger than previous year, featuring 1,290 exhibitors from 55 countries Spending on the Middle East physical security market is set to surge by 36 per cent in 2016, as infrastructure investment coupled with increased urbanisation fuels demand for equipment to protect critical assets and people, according to new research. Global analysts Frost & Sullivan estimated the regional demand for physical security equipment...

Kentec fire alarm control panels protect 26 new Telekom Srbija telecommunication facilities

The fire safety systems are based around Kentec Syncro AS Analogue Addressable fire panels with Argus Altair devices Twenty-six new Telekom Srbija telecommunication facilities, designed to extend the range and quality of the company’s telecom services across Serbia, are being protected by fire safety systems that use Kentec fire alarm control panels. Telekom Srbija is the leading Serbian telecommunications company headquartered in Belgrade. The company offers a range of...

Bosch introduces AVIOTEC video-based solution for reliable and early fire detection in challenging environments

AVIOTEC is based on intelligent algorithms to distinguish between real fires and disturbance values Bosch Security Systems introduces AVIOTEC, a new solution for reliable and early fire detection in challenging environments. Building upon proven Bosch camera technology and Bosch's Intelligent Video Analysis (IVA), video-based fire detection can supplement state-of-the-art fire detection technologies and enables early detection of smoke and flames in environments where these ca...

Wessex Fire & Security promotes two staff members to new key customer service positions

Dee Marsh and Lisa Merefield along with Service Manager Jess Lutwyche, keep customers up to date about fire and security sector Wessex Fire & Security has promoted two of its longest serving staff members to new key customer service positions. Dee Marsh and Lisa Merefield between them have over 40 years with the company that is part of the Wessex Group, based in Shaftesbury, Dorset. Working alongside Service Manager Jess Lutwyche, the pair ensures that customers are kept...

Chubb’s new Blackburn office granted planning application

The project will transform the existing Blackburn office campus into an advanced, integrated and sustainable space Blackburn Council has granted the planning application for Chubb Fire & Security Limited’s new Blackburn office, a high-performance workspace for hundreds of employees. The project will transform the existing Blackburn office campus into an advanced, integrated and sustainable space for Chubb and UK affiliates of Otis Limited and Carrier Controls Limited...

Code 3 appointed Eric Doty as new Northeast Regional Sales Manager for Fire/EMS markets

Eric will manage the Fire/EMS & OEM sales activities within the Northeast territory Eric Doty has been hired as the new Northeast Regional Sales Manager for Fire/EMS markets for Code 3® Inc. In this role, Eric will manage the Fire/EMS & OEM sales activities within the Northeast territory, to ensure delivery of the OEM Division sales and order goals, as well as manage the key end-user contacts. Background Eric brings 27 years of business experience in sales, a...

Oshkosh showcases all-new XP fire apparatus at Intersec 2016 in Dubai

The Oshkosh XP fire apparatus represents a co-venture between Oshkosh and Scania Oshkosh Corporation Fire & Emergency Group is displaying the all-new Oshkosh® XP fire apparatus at Intersec 2016 to be held from January 17-19 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center. The Oshkosh® XP fire apparatus represents a co-venture between Oshkosh and Scania, and will be on display at Stand 5-D11. “Intersec is among the world’s leading fire prote...

Will Crouch appointed as new Southeast Regional Sales Manager for Code 3 Inc.

Will will manage the Fire/EMS & OEM sales activities within the Southeast territory Will Crouch has been hired as the new Southeast Regional Sales Manager for Code 3® Inc. In this role, Will will manage the Fire/EMS & OEM sales activities within the Southeast territory, to ensure delivery of the OEM Division sales and order goals, as well as manage the key end-user contacts. Background Will started his career as a Systems Analyst with Hewlett Packard. His mos...

Advanced MxPro fire panels installed at UK’s newest Harvey Nichols store

Advanced MxPro fire panel range has been specified for its flexibility, reliability and ease of use The UK’s newest Harvey Nichols, which recently opened in Birmingham, is protected by industry-leading intelligent fire panels from Advanced. The Harvey Nichols store Advanced’s benchmark MxPro fire panel range has been specified for its flexibility, reliability and ease of use. The fully integrated 4 loop MxPro 4 panel covers the entire Harvey Nichols store, which...

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