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AFAC Conference And Fair Powered By INTERSCHUTZ Postponed To August 2021

It is with deep regret that the organizers of the Australian AFAC declared that the 2020 edition of the conference and fair on protection and rescue has been postponed. This is due to the conditions and restrictions caused by the current COVID 19 pandemic. The AFAC powered by INTERSCHUTZ, scheduled for August, will now be held one year later - from August 17 to 20, 2021, in Sydney at the International Convention Center (ICC). AFAC had chosen Adelaide as a venue in southern Australia. The AFAC o...

Allison Transmission Presents UROVESA K6 IS Forest Firefighting Vehicle At SICUR 2020

Allison Transmission presented the UROVESA K6 IS, equipped with the Allison 3000 Series™ transmission, at SICUR 2020 (February 25-28, IFEMA trade fair center, Madrid). The vehicle features a chassis with a maximum GVW of 16 metric tonnes, excellent traction and extremely robust parts. It is specifically designed for off-road work on very rough terrain with full loads. It is in great demand for forest firefighting applications due to its innovative 4-wheel independent suspension system com...

Burlington Police And Fire Departments Organize Event To Show Support For Lahey Hospital Employees

Fire Chief Michael Patterson and Police Chief Michael Kent are pleased to announce that the Burlington Police and Fire Departments will be among several first responder agencies throughout the region paying a special visit to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center of Burlington, on May 4, 2020, to show their appreciation to the hospital’s employees. tribute to frontline medical staff The Burlington Police and Fire Departments, which are organizing the event, will be among several neighborin...

BAFSA And Cambridgeshire Fire And Rescue Service Organize “Sprinklers Save Lives” One-Day Business Seminar

Around 200 delegates from the building and design industries in the United Kingdom region and beyond attended a one-day business seminar themed - “Sprinklers Save Lives” on providing a fire resilient environment for everyone. It was held at The Burgess Hall in St Ives, United Kingdom.  “Sprinklers Save Lives” seminar Organized by BAFSA (British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association Ltd.) in collaboration with, and hosted by, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service, t...

Deutsche Messe Postpones INTERSCHUTZ By One Year Due To The Outbreak Of COVID-19

INTERSCHUTZ, which was scheduled for June 2020, will be postponed by one year. This is the mutual decision of the organizers and partners of the trade fair for fire and rescue services, civil protection, safety and security. The reason is the coronavirus, which directly affects both exhibitors and visitors of INTERSCHUTZ and requires them to be available for duty at other locations. INTERSCHUTZ will now take place from 14 to 19 June 2021 in Hannover. About three months before the actual start o...

FDIC International 2020 Postponed Due To Coronavirus Concerns

With just days left until the planned fire industry show, Clarion Events has cancelled FDIC International over concerns about the COVID-19 coronavirus. Following All Guidelines Here is the statement on the decision: “In light of the recent activities around COVID-19, we are continuing to prioritize the safety and health of our attendees, exhibitors, customers and staff above all else. We are postponing FDIC International and are in conversations with the Indiana Convention Center and Con...

FIREX Rescheduled To Early September 2020 Due To Coronavirus Fears

FIREX 2020 and its co-located events, which were originally scheduled to be staged in May 2020, will now be held at ExCeL London on 8–10 September 2020. This rescheduling covers the following events: FIREX International IFSEC International Safety & Health Expo Facilities Show Intelligent Building Europe Workplace Wellbeing Show Counter Terror Expo, Ambition, Forensics Expo Europe, and World Counter Terror Congress (organized by Clarion) Providing the best possible platform...

The Fire Safety Event Postponed To 22-23 September 2020 Due To The COVID-19 Outbreak

Following the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak in Europe, Nineteen Group have taken the decision to reschedule The Security Event, The Fire Safety Event, The Health and Safety Event and The Facilities Event to 22-23 September 2020. The company stated: “The decision has been taken in consideration of the recent spread of the virus, as well as the impact of current and likely future travel restrictions. Whilst government guidance has not restricted mass gatherings, we feel we need to uph...

Lieutenant Jason Menard Recipient Of 2020 Ray Downey Courage And Valor Award

Lt. Jason Menard, a member of the Worcester (MA) Fire Department since 2010, is the recipient of the 2020 Ray Downey Courage & Valor Award posthumously. Menard succumbed to thermal injuries he sustained in a residential fire on November 13, 2019, after he had pushed fellow firefighter Christopher Pace to safety. The fire was on the second-floor of a three-story balloon-frame wood structure in Worcester. The initial report to dispatch was that a mother and her baby were trapped on the third...

rescue-tec GmbH & Co. KG Unveils Special Safety Product, Evacuation Bag In The Run-Up To INTERSCHUTZ 2020

To keep a clear overview even in the most serious emergencies, rescue-tec GmbH & Co. KG has now unveiled a special bag that ensures people can lay their hands on everything needed to ensure an orderly evacuation with the greatest of ease. Regular staff training Fortunately, it isn't every day that large buildings such as hotels, offices, hospitals and care homes need to be evacuated under extreme time pressure. Yet emergencies can occur anytime and anywhere. Regular staff training is ther...

FFE Announces Postponement Of FIREX International 2020 To September With Smooth Transition Of Bookings Through UBM

FIREX 2020 which was originally scheduled to be staged in May 2020, will now be held at ExCeL London on 8–10 September 2020. This decision has been made as a result of consultation with exhibitors and other stakeholders to determine the best outcome for all. This new date benefits all and provides the best possible platform for both exhibitors and visitors to do business. All exhibition bookings and visitor pre-registrations will be transferred automatically to the new dates and ther...

ARTS Supports VdS Fire Protection Systems 2020 International Conference

The international conference of VdS experts on fire protection systems will be held in Bucharest. The event is organized by VdS Schadenverhutung GmbH in cooperation with the Romanian Facility Management Association (ROFMA) and is supported by Euralarm member ARTS (Romanian Association for Security Technique). Program topics For the event the following topics are on the program: Automatic fire protection systems from the point of view of fire brigades Sprinkler systems: new developments in...

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