Fire Industry News for October 2012

Hochiki Europe Introduces FIREscape+ For Fire Detection And Emergency Lighting Technology Integration

Hochiki's FIREscape+ system integrates addressable fire detection and emergency lighting technology Hochiki Europe, the leading manufacturer of innovative life safety solutions, has announced a major technological breakthrough with the launch of FIREscape+. This unique system integrates addressable fire detection and emergency lighting technology to provide an intelligent way-finding solution that represents a step-change in how people safely evacuate buildings. Evacuation...

Sprue Safety Products Hosts Event To Raise Awareness Of Carbon Monoxide In Northern Ireland

Sprue Safety Products is committed to keeping more people safe from the dangers of fire and carbon monoxide Northern Ireland is the first country in the UK to take an important step forward in protecting its residents and tenants against the potentially fatal dangers of carbon monoxide (CO). Changes to Northern Ireland’s Building Regulations come into force from October 31st, making it a legal requirement to fit carbon monoxide alarms in all dwellings where a new or rep...

FIKE Continues Expansion In India With New Appointments In Sales Team

Fike's two new managers will add their expertise in the fire protection sector to that of existing members To support the strong and sustained growth for its products in India, Fike India Pvt Ltd, has made two important additions to its sales team in Mumbai: Anuj Jhunjhunwala has been appointed as Business Development Manager, while Jayan Divakaran has taken up the post of Regional Sales Manager. In their new roles, Fike’s two new managers will add their experience and...

CHEMTREC And The National Registration Center For Chemicals (NRCC) Of China Enter Strategic Partnership

The NRCC and CHEMTREC partnership can enhance responses to hazardous chemicals incidents when they occur CHEMTREC® and the National Registration Center for Chemicals (NRCC) of China are pleased to announce that the two organizations have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for mutual assistance that became effective on August 1, 2012. The partnership will enhance the capabilities of both organizations to effectively respond to hazardous materials incidents o...

Pierce Manufacturing Receives Order Of Four Pierce Aerial Tiller Vehicles From The San Jose Fire Department In California

The four Pierce Aerial Tiller vehicles will be placed into service in spring 2013 Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, received an order for four Pierce Aerial Tiller vehicles from the San Jose Fire Department located in San Jose, Calif. Built on the Arrow XT chassis, these are the San Jose fire department’s first Pierce aerial tiller vehicles, and all four will be placed into service in spring 2013. “Because our fire department recently moved f...

Sprue Safety Products’ Animated Safety Film Wins Community Recognition Award

Sprue Safety Products won the Community Recognition Award at this year's Blackrock Film Festival in Dublin Fire safety products specialist, Sprue Safety Products, is celebrating its first film gong after its ‘Don’t Drink and Fry’ animated safety film http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7WEdAbYhDY&feature=plcp) was given a special Community Recognition Award at this year’s Blackrock Film Festival in Dublin.   Unanimously voted as favourite by judge...

Holmatro Introduces SPU 16 BC Greenline Pump For Emergency Workers

Holmatro’s new battery-driven pump is suitable for use in confined spaces, such as tunnels The Holmatro SPU 16 BC Greenline is the first pump that emergency workers can use anywhere, for any rescue operation. Because it is battery-driven and emission-free it can be used in confined spaces such as tunnels and collapsed buildings without risk to rescue workers or victims. It also has a long running time offering 90 minutes of operation during common vehicle extrications....

Apollo Fire Detectors Safeguard London’s Iconic Oxo Tower

Apollo's wireless Xpander Range was installed at the Oxo Tower Apollo Fire Detectors are now playing an integral part in keeping an iconic building on London's South Bank safe. Members of the Apollo Partner Plus initiative, Drax Services, has recently been working with the Coin Street Community Builders (CSCB) to develop a design proposed by Environmental Design Associates and install a system for the Oxo Tower Wharf. The Oxo Tower has been a riverside landmark since the 193...

CPSC And USFA Urge Consumers To Install Smoke Alarms In Homes

CPSC and USFA are working to further reduce fires and fire deaths through education In recognition of Fire Prevention Week, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) have provided new statistics on fires in American homes and urging consumers to install smoke alarms in their homes and check to make sure all smoke alarms are working properly. It is also vitally important to develop and practice a family fire escape plan. In a re...

USFA Releases Special Report Examining The Characteristics Of Portable Heater Fires In Residential Buildings

The report is based on 2008 to 2010 data from the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) announces the release of a special report examining the characteristics of portable heater fires in residential buildings. The report, Portable Heater Fires in Residential Buildings (2008-2010), was developed by USFA’s National Fire Data Center and is based on 2008 to 2010 data from the N...

Navistar Senior Vice President Jim Hebe Announces Retirement

Jim Hebe has led Navistar's North American truck sales and marketing efforts since 2008 James L. Hebe, Navistar senior vice president, North America Sales Operations, recently announced his retirement. Hebe, 63, has led the company’s North American Truck sales and marketing efforts since re-joining the company in 2008. “Jim Hebe has been a significant figure in our industry for four decades,” said Jack Allen, president, Navistar North America Truck & Par...

FoxFury Displays LED Fire Helmet Lights And Portable, Rechargeable LED Area Light At NC/SC IAAI Training Conference

FoxFury is showcasing its Nomad Prime, Command Series and Breakthrough BT2 and BT3 FoxFury Lighting Solutions is exhibiting at this week's NC/SC IAAI Training Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC. This is the joint conference for the North Carolina Chapter & South Carolina Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators, which runs October 15-17. FoxFury will feature its LED fire helmet lights and portable, rechargeable LED area light and spotlight at its...

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