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Toyne Shares 5 Tips For Enhancing Department’s Apparatus Maintenance Plan

Fully operational equipment is essential to take effective and responsible action during an emergency situation. No piece of equipment is as vital as the fire apparatus. While departments are already armed with the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) codes and standards for emergency vehicle maintenance, there are other general apparatus inspection and maintenance practices that build on top of that foundation. Toyne, Inc. has been building call-ready apparatus for nearly 80 yea...

Sutphen Corporation Enters The Tractor Drawn Aerial Market

Sutphen Corporation, the largest family-owned fire apparatus manufacturer in the nation, announces the launch of the Sutphen tractor drawn aerial. Adding to Sutphen’s expansive family of aerials, the 131-year-old, family-owned business offers its renown mid-mount design, its leading rear-mount design and, now, its new tractor drawn aerial design. “Sutphen is proud to introduce our new TDA into our product mix, allowing us to welcome more fire departments into the Sutphen family,&...

AM Fire & Security Is Delighted To Confirm A 3 Year Agreement With East Sussex Fire & Rescue

East Sussex Fire & Rescue issued a formal tender based on selecting a single provider for all of their Intruder alarms, CCTV systems and access control systems included barriers. AM Fire & Security are delighted to be chosen as the provider of choice. Work started towards the end of last year and encompasses security maintenance alongside the updating and installation of IP video systems.

Sutphen Corporation To Build New Manufacturing Facility In Urbana, Ohio

Sutphen Corporation, the nation’s largest family-owned and operated fire apparatus manufacturer with headquarters in Dublin, Ohio, announced plans to combine its three Urbana manufacturing and service sites in a new 160,000-square-foot facility to be constructed at State Route 55 and Edgewood Avenue in Urbana. With this plan, Sutphen will retain the three Urbana facilities’ 160 existing jobs and add 20 to 25 more positions at the new site. “We are extremely proud to continue...

Cardiff Apartments Meet BS 8629 Code Of Practice With Installation Of Advanced's EvacGo

Two seven-story residential apartment buildings in the cultural and social hot-spot of Cardiff Bay are now protected by evacuation alert systems from UK manufacturer, Advanced. The EvacGo panels have been installed to meet the criteria set out in the BS 8629 Code of Practice for the design, installation, commissioning, and maintenance of evacuation alert systems for use by fire and rescue services in England and Wales. Audible warning in emergencies Situated in Cardiff Bay’s Tiger Quay...

Add Power To Paging Systems Using The PP-250 Amplifier From Viking Electronics

The new PP-250 can be used as a stand-alone paging amplifier or to add 250-Watts of power to existing paging systems. “The PP-250 amp is an economical paging solution both financially and for its small footprint. A lot of power is packed into that small chassis,” said Paul Speltz, Senior Engineer, Viking Electronics. Paging amplifier The PP-250 is a rack-mounted paging amplifier that provides 250 Watts of paging power. The unit is compatible with both 25V and 70V paging speakers....

MSA Safety Announces A New Partnership With FIRE AID To Help Protect Firefighters In Developing Countries

MSA Safety Incorporated, the pioneer in the development, manufacture, and supply of sophisticated safety solutions that protect people and facility infrastructures, announces a new partnership with UK-based non-profit FIRE AID to help protect firefighters in developing countries. The program will help deploy repurposed Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) to firefighters in developing countries, who often times may have limited access to protective equipment. "MSA's mission is to see to it...

Eaton System Solution Eliminates Boom Bounce On Aerial Fire Apparatus

Booms on aerial fire trucks are subject to oscillation, also known as boom bounce, due to quick movements and disturbances such as wind, the flow of pumped water, or individuals on the ladder. Further magnification of this oscillation occurs as the boom extends. However, Eaton has developed a system solution for aerial fire apparatus that can help OEMs eliminate boom bounce and address a variety of challenges and trends in modern aerial design. Boom extension The elevation, extension, and rot...

Chubb Launches VisiON+ Remote Fire Safety And Security Services For Better Connectivity And Responsiveness

Chubb announces the launch of Chubb visiON+ for its customers worldwide, a range of complementary remote fire safety and security services for improved connectivity, responsiveness and overall peace of mind. With visiON+, Chubb is changing how protection is managed, using valuable data analytics to remotely take the right actions at the right time, maintaining full protection. Chubb is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, the global provider of healthy, safe and sustainable building and cold c...

AEI Cables Safety Campaign On Code Of Practice For Category 3 Fire Performance Cables Gets Fire Industry Support

The fire safety industry is widely welcoming the campaign by AEI Cables to highlight the importance of using only approved cabling in signal and control equipment. The company has been advising the industry of the requirements under the revised version of the Code of Practice for Category 3 fire performance cables. The systems powered by these cables, including smoke and heat extraction systems, assist fire services in firefighting and a safe evacuation in the case of life safety. AEI Cables&r...

NBS Enters Into A Partnership With ASFP To Ensure Accuracy Of Specifications Relating To Passive Fire Protection

NBS, a specification and product information platform for the construction industry, has entered into a new partnership agreement with the ASFP (Association for Specialist Fire Protection), the UK’s association for the passive fire protection sector. The partnership aims to assist with peer review and ensure the accuracy and quality of specifications relating to passive fire protection. It allows NBS to publish references to and extracts from ASFP Technical Guidance in NBS products and se...

E-One Dealer 1200 Degrees Announces Major Expansion Of Its Techno Feu Branch In Quebec

E-ONE®, a subsidiary of REV Group® and a foremost manufacturer of fire apparatus, is pleased to announce the major expansion of its dealer 1200 Degrees’ Techno Feu, an E-ONE dealer for more than 30 years. The $1.5 million investment at the branch in St- François-du-Lac, Quebec includes the addition of more than 12,500 square feet, increasing the facility’s footprint to almost 30,000 square feet. As a result, there are now 18 service bays and the size of its after-ma...

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