Fire Industry News for May 2018

SphereVision’s 360-degree Imaging System Aids Fire Safety Teams In Smoke Detection

SphereVision’s tool allows fire safety teams to experience the effects of smoke within restricted spaces without risk SphereVision has added a smoke simulation feature to its 360-degree imaging software to aid training, emergency planning and incident management. Specifically designed for fire and rescue teams, a variable density smoke layer can be applied to the 360-degree imagery allowing first responders to assess fire equipment, alarms and exit routes, and plan...

Kentec Electronics’ Taktis Fire Detection And Alarm Control Solution Secures Dumfries Baptist Church

Kentec’s Taktis fire detection and alarm system can be networked up to 128 panels and repeaters Kentec Electronics Ltd., a manufacturer of life-safety systems, has had its highly acclaimed Taktis fire detection and alarm technology chosen to help protect an iconic new £4.7 million flexible use community hub development for Scotland’s Dumfries Baptist Church. The church for the 21st century in Dumfries, Scotland, is a £4.7 million community facility and...

Ballyclare Limited Appoints Stanley Russell As Technical Sales Executive

Stanley brings considerable experience of high-performance fabrics to his new role Fire and emergency services workwear manufacturer Ballyclare Limited has announced a new appointment which adds industry expertise to its ranks. Stanley Russell has been appointed as Technical Sales Executive, and he brings considerable experience of high-performance fabrics to his new role. Stanley has joined Ballyclare after managing his own textile and workwear company for a number of years....

Secutech India 2018 Features Security And Fire Safety Innovations

Secutech India’s reputation for fire & safety products attracted big name brands from across India and abroad The 7th edition of Secutech India closed following a successful three days of trading, networking and sourcing between key players in India’s security and fire & safety sectors. The event was held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai from 5 – 7 April 2018, and was jointly organised by Asian Business Exhibition and Conferences Ltd (ABEC)...

Amthal’s Fire And Security Solutions Safeguard Alfresco Living

Amthal Fire & Security ensured Alfresco Living achieved the necessary requirements for fire safety Amthal has designed and installed fire and security solutions for Alfresco Living’s chic new showroom and present ultimate protection for staff, visitors and premium products in storage. Hertfordshire based Alfresco Living specialises in the supply and installation of superior outdoor products for homeowners to maximise usage of their garden, terrace or patio space. M...

Advanced’s MxPro 5 Fire-safety System Safeguards Chichester College

MxPro 5 offers high-performance fire detection and alarm control across multi-panel networks and multiple sites More than 15,000 students and staff at Chichester College, one of the largest education institutions in the South of England, are being protected by fire panels from Advanced. Opened in 1964, the West Sussex college’s main campus houses over 5,000 full-time students studying A-Levels, BTEC Diplomas, NVQs and many other vocational qualifications. The campus ha...

North Yorkshire Fire And Rescue Service Rescue Individual From Trench On Rossett Green Lane

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service worked with other fire agencies to release the individual Fire crews recently attended to an incident in Harrogate where an individual was trapped in a hole in the road on Rossett Green Lane. North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service crews from Harrogate, Tadcaster and Knaresborough along with specialist teams from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and ambulance teams responded to the call. The incident involved a trench which had c...

Skanwear Supplies Fire-resistant Apparel For Diverse Needs And Industries

Skanwear caters to electrical engineers working in diverse environments with stock garments that meet safety legislation A protective garment supplier that specialises in fire-resistant apparel for a variety of hot and cold environments has offered workwear solutions for both genders in a wide range of sizing options. Skanwear is a well-established, global brand that manufactures clothes specifically designed to protect against the harmful qualities of arc flash, which can re...

North Yorkshire Fire And Rescue Service Increases Staff Strength Post Overtime Ban Relaxation

Staff will now be able to provide cover for staff shortages as FBU ends ban on overtime Following the Fire Authority’s decision in December 2017 to crew the four tactical response vehicles (TRVs) at Malton, Northallerton, Ripon and Tadcaster, with four staff, positive discussions have been on-going to try to resolve the dispute. These discussions have been successful in relaxing the industrial action, which included an overtime ban and, with effect from 29th March, the...

The Emergency Services Show 2018 To Feature Fire-safety And Rescue Seminars

The Emergency Services Show will feature free advice on physical and mental wellbeing for those working in demanding roles Returning to Hall 5 and the outdoor area at the NEC, Birmingham, UK from 19-20 September 2018, The Emergency Services Show is a unique and growing event, promoting collaboration between the emergency services. Free-to-attend, it brings together all disciplines from the emergency services sector to discover innovative technology and operational solutions,...

Skanwear’s Safeline Portal Simplifies Ordering Fire-resistant Clothing Online

Safeline is an effective tool for electrical companies requiring protective garments for their workforce A specialist manufacturer of fire-resistant clothing can offer its customers an exceptionally easy online shopping experience thanks to a web portal that has the ability to match businesses with garments that fulfil the individual requirements of their company. Skanwear, a brand that provides high-quality garments that protect against the fatal injuries associated with arc...

North Yorkshire Fire And Rescue Service Safety Directives

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s fire safety request to parents North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is appealing to parents to monitor their children’s activities over the Easter holidays, after an increase in the number of fires caused deliberately during the Easter holiday period last year. In 2016, the service attended 86 deliberate fires during March and April, and last year during March and April, the number had increased to 159. Whilst the Nort...

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