Fire Industry News for May 2013

IFRA’s And Dundee Airport Firefighters To Make 3,000 Mile Round Trek Across Europe

The group will train on breathing apparatus, petrochemical fires and water rescue to over 50 firefighters Two Dundee Airport firefighters are to make a 3,000 mile round trek across Europe in a bid to share their lifesaving skills with firefighters in Bosnia. Watch Manager Gary Johnstone and airport fire fighter Lucas Belina will join two other fire fighters from International Fire and Rescue Association (IFRA), a Scottish based charity which equips and trains emergency servi...

Hochiki’s Total Communications Solution For Intelligent Fire Detection And Fully Integrated Systems Secure Europe’s Biggest Service Station

Hochiki’s communications solution has multi-purpose structure to provide flexibility and expansion When the Extra Motorway Service Area (MSA) Group opened its facility on the M25 at Cobham in September 2012, it marked the culmination of a project that had first been discussed some 19 years earlier. Planning issues and some local objections to the size and scale of the proposed development meant that filling a 63-mile gap between service areas on this section of the mot...

Eurotech Fire Protection Introduce Its Subsidiary Firetec Systems At FIREX International 2013

Firetec Systems offers a wide range of inert and chemical gas based solutions Firetec Systems used this year’s FIREX International to introduce itself to visitors and delegates as the new name in active fire protection excellence and expertise. Initially focusing on gaseous fire suppression systems, this new organisation is evolving  from Berkshire based Eurotech Fire Protection, and is part of Nitin Fire Protection Industries - a leading name in fire protection th...

Hochiki Europe Previews Its New Visual Alarm Devices At FIREX International 2013

EN 54-23 is set to become mandatory at the end of December 2013 Hochiki Europe, the leading manufacturer of innovative life safety solutions, gave visitors to FIREX International a glimpse into the future with a preview of its new EN 54-23 compliant visual alarm devices (VADs). Set to become mandatory at the end of December 2013, the introduction of EN 54-23 has already had to be delayed due to the fact that very few manufacturers were able to offer compliant products to the...

Hochiki Europe Demonstrates FIREscape+ System At FIREX International 2013

Watch this video to learn more about Hochiki's FIREscape   FIREscape+ comprises an addressable emergency lighting control panel with battery back up, and addressable LED luminaires At this year’s FIREX International, Hochiki Europe, the leading manufacturer of innovative life safety solutions, showed visitors a live working demonstration of its unique FIREscape+ system.   By integrating addressable fire detection and eme...

C-TEC Secures St Helens Rugby League Club Stadium

C-TEC's new ZFP analogue addressable fire panels now safeguard the state-of-the-art arena   C-TEC's new ZFP fire panels have been installed to safeguard the stadium Two of C-TEC’s new ZFP analogue addressable fire panels are playing a major role safeguarding St Helens Rugby League Club’s new 18,000 seat ‘Langtree Park’ stadium.  The two 4 loop networked panels connect to over 600 devices including 500 Apollo detectors and...

Bristol Manufactures New Firefighter PPE For Australian Defence Force

Bristol designed fire coats and trousers similar to its Ergotech Action2, for Army, Air Force, and Navy Following the decision by Air Services Australia in 2010 to use Bristol’s firefighter PPE, the company has once again been chosen to manufacture new firefighter kit for the Australian market – this time for the Australian Defence Force (ADF). At a recent handover ceremony at Victoria Barracks, Melbourne, the ADF received their 1200 sets of Bristol’s fire c...

AMKUS Introduces GH2B-MCH Mini Power Unit Extrication Tool

The GH2B-MCH offers two tool simultaneous operation with “BOOST” mode AMKUS Rescue Systems (Downers Grove, IL) is proud to introduce their latest innovation in high performance extrication tools and equipment, the GH2B-MCH Mini Power Unit. The GH2B-MCH offers two tool simultaneous operation with “BOOST” mode. When in alternate operation, “BOOST” mode will increase tool speed in both pump stages. Weighing in at approximately 58 lbs., the com...

FoxFury Announces Upgrades For Its Command And Performance Series LED Headlamps

FoxFury also announced that Tasker models are being retired and replaced by Tasker S models FoxFury recently announced lumen upgrades for select Command 10, Command 20 and Performance Series LED head and helmet lights. These top selling LED headlamps for general, industrial and firefighter use are now 20% brighter. FoxFury has offered wide angle LED headlamps since 2003. Among its bestselling lights are the Fire, Tasker and Tasker S models within the Command and Performance S...

FoxFury Unveils SideSlide C-clamp Flashlight And Helmet Light At FDIC 2013

The SideSlide C-Clamp features an innovative helmet adaptor with a lock that goes into a custom groove on the flashlight FoxFury Lighting Solutions unveiled the SideSlide C-Clamp flashlight and helmet light at FDIC 2013 firefighter conference in Indianapolis. This 140 lumen light features a unique lock and C-clamp system that securely attaches this flashlight to firefighter helmets and full brim style hard hats. Traditional side mounted helmet lights have a focused beam and...

Pierce Manufacturing Displays Fire And Emergency Vehicles At FDIC 2013

The vehicles displayed included the Bronto Skylift Rescue Platform, Arrow XT walk-in rescue, Dash CF pumper and Velocity PUC pumper Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, displayed six fire and emergency vehicles at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Indiana. As part of the company’s 100th Anniversary celebration, Pierce recreated its factory experience and renowned Blue Floor – where customers conduct final vehicle in...

ADT Fire & Security Secures Aberdeen Emergency Care Centre With CEM Integrated Access Control

ADT won the tender with a CEM AC2000 integrated access control, security management system  ADT Fire & Security, the UK’s leading provider of electronic fire and security solutions, recently announced its selection as the security provider for the new Aberdeen Emergency Care Centre.  ADT won the competitive tender with a CEM AC2000 integrated access control, security management system (SMS); custom designed to secure the 400 doors throughout the premises....

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