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Rosenbauer Shares Tips For Care And Maintenance Of NAUTILUS Submersible Pumps

Failure of fire-fighting equipment during an operation can lead to catastrophic consequences, and the same is also true for submersible pumps. For this reason, Rosenbauer has designed the NAUTILUS submersible pumps to be robust, resistant and service-friendly. Slide Ring Seal The motor has to be well protected against the penetration of water via the shaft. In the case of NAUTILUS submersible pumps, this is ensured by two safety levels between the impeller situated in the water and the motor....

Tyne And Wear Fire And Rescue Service Invites Volunteers To Help Them With Variety Of Community Events

Volunteers are being sought to help make a difference in communities by becoming part of the ‘fire family’ at Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS). TWFRS currently has 60 volunteers assisting in a wide range of activities. Volunteers support us by attending a variety of community events such as Pride, Eid, Chinese New Year, Safe Ramadan and many more. Volunteers also help with open days at fire stations, an array of safety initiatives, leaflet drops, promotional events, hom...

2019 Ray Downey Courage And Valor Award Recipient Is Lieutenant Bradford T. Clark

The Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award commemorates the life and career achievements of Deputy Chief Ray Downey, who lost his life while commanding rescue operations at the World Trade Center attack on September 11, 2001. Deputy Chief Downey was chief of rescue operations and a 39-year veteran of the Fire Department of New York. He was the most highly decorated firefighter in the history of FDNY. Deputy Chief Downey commanded rescue operations at many difficult and complex disasters, inclu...

IAFC And NVFC Announce The 2019 Safety Stand Down Theme For Cancer Awareness Amongst Firefighters

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) announces the 2019 Safety Stand Down theme. This year’s ‘Reduce Your Exposure: It’s Everybody’s Responsibility’ campaign will take place June 16-22, focusing on increasing understanding of occupational cancer risks and implementing recommendations in the Lavender Ribbon Report, developed by the IAFC Volunteer and Combination Officers Section (VCOS) and the NVFC. Firef...

Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire Collaborates With National Volunteer Fire Council To Provide Safety And Benefits For Firefighters

To celebrate and support the nearly 70 percent of firefighters who volunteer their service, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire has announced a partnership with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC). A donation of $75,000 will be made by Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire to the NVFC to help support volunteer firefighters nationwide. Health & Safety Of Firefighters The NVFC is a non-profit membership association representing the interests of volunteer fire, EMS and rescue services. The...

Pierce Inc. Dealer, Siddons-Martin Marks 45th Anniversary With Expansion Of Service Centers In US States Of Texas, New Mexico, And Louisiana

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has announced that Siddons-Martin Emergency Group marked the company’s 45th anniversary as an authorized Pierce dealer with the expansion of service center offerings across Texas, New Mexico, and Louisiana. The Lubbock, Texas Service Center opened in August 2018, serving the North Texas and Texas Panhandle region. The Dallas Service Center opened in January 2019, located in Balch Springs, Texas and serves the city of Dallas, Te...

Meesons FPJ140 2SF Joins FPJ140 1AF Security Portal In Providing Fire Protection And Smoke Control

Meesons announces that its FPJ140 2SF has now achieved an EI60 Fire Rating from both directions. The FPJ140 2SF now joins FPJ140 1AF Security Portal in providing fire protection and smoke control on both sides of the flat side doors as per the European Fire Resistance norm: EN 13501-2 & EN 1634-1: 2014. Achieving the fire rating on both directions of the flat side of the portal means that architects and specifiers have reassurance that the Meesons FPJ140 2SF and FPJ140 1AF Security Portal w...

VFIS Sponsors The Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Award To Honor Organizations Contributing To Firefighter Safety

In partnership with the Congressional Fire Services Institute and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, VFIS is proud to sponsor the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award annually. The award is designed to honor organizations that provide outstanding contributions to firefighter safety and wellbeing. This year, co-recipients have been selected, and these incredible organizations are set to formally receive their award at the 31st Annual National Fire and Emergency...

Kent Fire And Rescue Service Firefighters Take Part In Two Different Training Exercises

More than 70 firefighters took part in a training exercise on Tuesday 19th February that involved Kent Fire and Rescue Service responding to two large fires in different parts of the county. ‘Exercise HighPlex’ gave KFRS the opportunity to test procedures when dealing with multiple ‘major incidents’. The main activity of the training exercise involved a simulated fire that took place at the now derelict Foxwood School in Seabrook Road, Hythe. The simulated incident repli...

Fike’s ECARO-25 Enables Quick And Easy Replacement To Halon 1301’s System Discharge In Louisiana

A Louisiana-based paint additive manufacturer experienced a Halon 1301 system discharge in their Rack Room that is vital to the day-to-day operations of the company. Seeking a Halon refill, the company called Fike’s distributor, C & S Safety Systems, in New Iberia, Louisiana who in turn presented ECARO-25®. After learning the many advantages of ECARO-25, this customer agreed to install this exciting product as long as the installation time would be equal to that of recharging the...

Lake Assault Boats Provides A Custom-Built Fireboat To Enhance Fire Safety For East Side Fire District

The East Side Fire District, located on the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene in Harrison, Idaho, took delivery of a custom-built Lake Assault Boats fireboat. Stationed at a new dock and enclosed moorage facility at N-Sid-Sen Camp and Retreat in Martin Bay, the new craft offers significant performance improvements in water pumping capability, response time, and water-based rescue operations. Highest Quality Emergency Response Our on-the-water capability upgrade was an important component of...

Rosenbauer’s LED Conversion Kits Help Upgrade Vehicles In Terms Of Lighting And Requirements

Modern LED technology offers numerous advantages over conventional lighting. With Rosenbauer's LED conversion packages, even older vehicles can be retrofitted to individual customer requirements. Up-to-three-times greater luminosity, and tremendous lighting power: LED lighting actively contributes to increasing safety and efficiency in poor visibility conditions. With LED conversion kits from Rosenbauer, vehicles can be significantly upgraded in terms of lighting, and thus adapted to a brigade'...

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