Fire Industry News for July 2021

Smart Specifications: Differences Between British And European Fire Safety Standards Part 2

In my latest article for TheBigRedGuide.com, I gave a detailed explanation of the differences between British and European fire safety standards. To help shed some light on this complex world, our team of fire safety experts concisely defined the Euroclass and UK standards, and explained how they differ. This article will aim to go one step further and demonstrate what architects, specifiers, and other industry professionals should be looking for when they’re selecting materials and prod...

Correctional Facilities Present Special Challenges In Case Of Fire

Immediate evacuation is often the appropriate response in case of a fire emergency, but correctional facilities are built on the premise of keeping inmates inside. Such is the apparent conflict, when it comes to responding to a fire in a prison, jail or correctional facility. Fire safety challenges The unique characteristics of a correctional setting present challenges in case of fire. For example, how can locked doors be consistent with the need for easy egress in case of fire? Because doors...

Pierce Manufacturing To Showcase The Latest In Fire Apparatus Design And Innovation At FDIC 2021

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has announced that it will showcase a broad selection of the latest in fire apparatus design and innovation with 12 fire trucks to be on display during the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) on August 5 – 7, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Attendees can find Pierce’s display located in the north end zone of Lucas Oil Stadium (booth #8807).“Over the last year and a half, our team continued in a pivotal role to...

Emergency Showcases Innovative Vehicles At The Emergency Services Show

Emergency One Group Ltd (E1) is looking forward to its return to the UK’s largest event for emergency services, The Emergency Services Show, at the NEC Hall 5 L12 & 0S10. To see the latest technology and innovation in the Fire Industry be sure to stop by. Steven Bell, Director stated “We are looking forward to returning to ESS and finally being able to showcase our latest projects! Despite the difficulties many companies faced last year, Emergency One was able to navigate throug...

FlamePro Presents The Garments For Tackling Wildland Fires

Wildland fires are perceived as increasing risk in the UK, having been added to the National Risk Register of Civil Emergencies in 2012. High risk and difficult to manage, wildland fires create a set of very particular circumstances, meaning that firefighters need flexible kits that will help them do their job whilst tackling these incidents. Nathan Bricknell, general manager at FlamePro explains the advantages of a specialist wildland fire turnout kit and what other situations can it be used f...

FEMA Authorizes Funds To Fight Montana’s Poverty Flats Fire

FEMA authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Poverty Flats Fire burning in Big Horn County and Crow Agency in Montana. FEMA Acting Regional Administrator Tammy Littrell approved the state’s request for a federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) after receiving the request earlier today and determining that the fire threatened such destruction that it would constitute a major disaster. Fire Threat At the time of the request, the Poverty Flats...

VIKING Shield Offers Three-In-One Protection For First Responders

  VIKING Life-Saving Equipment launches fully certified, three-in-one protective gear so first responders can be ready for wildland fires, technical rescue/extrication, or emergency medical operations. The VIKING Shield is a new generation of multi-purpose protective gear that allows crews answering emergency calls to get underway assured of having the gear that is fit-to-purpose, whatever lies ahead. The challenges are growing with more frequent and larger wildla...

Coopers Fire Are Exhibiting At The Fire Safety Event 2021

Based in Birmingham at the NEC, the Fire Safety Event is dedicated to supporting industry practitioners, professionals, and organizations in achieving and maintaining the very highest standards of fire safety management. Showcasing the latest products, technology, and solutions in fire safety, this is the perfect opportunity for visitors to gain direct insight into improving business protection and continuity. Visit the Coopers Fire stand 4/L11, to find out more about the BS 8524 fully complia...

Coopers Fire Are Re-Certified For ISO 9001 And ISO 14001

Coopers Fire announced that they have been re-certified for ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS) and ISO 14001 Environmental Management System. ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems The ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System specifies what our business needs to do: To provide products and services that consistently meet customers’ needs To enhance customer satisfaction through a process of continual improvement To ensure it conforms with all applicable statutory and regulato...

Coopers Fire Shares How Technology May Change Fire Protection And Rescue In 2021

The difference is that any change in technology or attempt to innovate current solutions could result in a matter of life or death. With ever-adapting technology in 2021, some trends have the potential to shift the ways we keep safe during the event of a fire and how first responders work in the future. Not only that, they can improve overall awareness, reduce operational costs and – most importantly – save lives. Developing data The exciting developments around IoT could change t...

High Rise Fire Safety Prioritized With REHAU's New Pipework

With recent regulations mandating more fire safety precautions be put in place around building services, a polymer specialist has released a Class B fire-rated pre-insulated pipework solution for quick installation in high-rise buildings. Following previous developments such as the 2018 Hackitt Review and the Government’s July announcement of legislation appointing a new regulator for safety in buildings, there is even more emphasis on building compliance from developers and contractors....

Comelit Group To Showcase Their Smart Security And Fire Safety Systems For Residential And Commercial Premises At The Security Event 2021

Comelit Group, as a founder Partner to The Security Event, is excited to return to exhibit with the launch of the latest integrated solutions, comprising an array of smart security and fire safety systems for residential and commercial premises. On stand 3a/B10, Comelit will be presenting its new Logifire addressable panel, which has been designed to offer a simple to install, fire safety solution that is compliant with the latest standards.  It is complemented with a new range of detector...

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