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Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation raises funds for providing equipment to first responders

The non-profit Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation continues its commitment to properly equip and protect first responders with its annual fundraiser, First Responders Month, this October at all Firehouse Subs restaurants. To reach the goal of raising $1 million for lifesaving equipment within the month, guests are encouraged to visit any local Firehouse Subs restaurant and support the initiative through the purchase of a Gear Medallion in the amount of $1, $5, $10, $25 or $100. Previously...

EPISECC demonstrates information technology enabling interoperability between public safety agencies for Pan-European crisis and disaster management

The collaborative project to enhance European public safety showcases innovative information technology At the Civil Protection Center in Palmanova, Italy, the research project EPISECC1, funded by the European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme FP7, demonstrated innovative information technology to enable interoperability between public safety agencies. The electronic information exchange between these stakeholders will aide them in response to large disasters, such...

NFPA offers Energy Storage Systems Safety resources and training to fire service

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is the first organisation to offer resources and training to help the U.S. fire service As the world continues its shift towards renewable energy generation, Energy Storage Systems (ESS) are rapidly becoming a reality across the globe. ESS capture energy for use at a later time and convert the energy for more convenient or economical storage forms; they are found in business facilities, high rises, and single-family and multi-un...

Expoprotection 2016 - Understanding and anticipating the major changes of tomorrow

Expoprotection brings participants all the keys to understanding and anticipating the major changes of tomorrow Expoprotection, the trade show for risk prevention and risk management, will take place 7-9 November 2016 in Paris – Porte de Versailles – Pavilion 1. Held every two years, the event brings together the top experts and the most innovative solutions from two complementary sectors – Occupational, Natural & Industrial Risks and Security & Fire...

Lake Assault Fireboat helps with Foss Lake wildfire

Lake Vermilion Fire Brigade shuttles equipment and firefighting crews A Lake Assault fireboat, owned and operated by the Lake Vermilion Fire Brigade, provided support for wild land fire fighting efforts during the Foss Lake wildfire near Ely, Minn. earlier this spring. The 33-foot craft was used to haul up to 20-person crews, and their canoes and equipment to staging areas to fight the blaze. The fire, located approximately 10 miles west of Ely, Minnesota in the Boundary Water...

Williams Fire & Hazard Control to host XTREME Industrial Fire & Hazard Training School in September 2016

The participants will learn fire tactics from experienced specialists and have access to the latest product innovations from Williams Williams Fire & Hazard Control (“Williams”) will once again be hosting its world renowned XTREME Industrial Fire & Hazard Training School on 25 – 29 September 2016, at the Gesip Fire Training Facility in Northern France.  Attendees of the five-day course will benefit from the combined experience of Williams...

Prague Fire & Security Days 2016 to highlight latest trends in fire-fighting and security technologies, systems and services

FSDays 2016 will be spread across two halls for professional visitors and the general public The 8th International Trade Fair of the latest trends in Fire-fighting and Security Technologies, Systems and Services – Prague Fire & Security Days 2016 (FSDays 2016) - will be held on the 20th – 24th September, 2016 in Prague in Czech Republic in parallel with the international building fair FOR ARCH 2016. Prague Fire & Security Days 2016 Prague Fire & Secur...

The Emergency Services Show 2016 to host new features covering home safety and emergency response services

New seminar programmes will cover Lessons Learnt, ICT Innovation and PPE The Emergency Services Show has a host of new features for 2016 as it moves to the larger Hall 5 at the NEC, Birmingham on 21-22 September. New seminar programmes will cover Lessons Learnt, ICT Innovation and PPE. Home Safety 2016 runs as a new show within the show, the Drone Zone brings together everything UAV, while popular features like the Collaboration Zone and College of Paramedics CPD workshops hav...

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service respond to flooding in the City of York

High Volume Pump from Harrogate was used at the Northern Power Melrosegate Electrical Sub Station (York) to keep it operational North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service continue to respond to flooding incidents around the county and in the City of York with the majority of these, recently, being in Tadcaster, Malton and York. NYFRS is being supported by other Services including the use of High Volume Pumps from Tyne and Wear, Durham and Darlington and Nottingham fire and rescu...

Commercial UAV 2015 for global commercial and civilian UAV community

The event will feature the latest UAV technology and most innovative end user case studies from around the world The Commercial UAV Show takes place 20-21 October 2015 at the ExCel, London. It’s a conference and exhibition featuring the latest Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology and most innovative end user case studies from around the world. Successful case studies at the event As UAV technology becomes more advanced and accessible, the potential applications acr...

Red Sea Oil & Gas 2015 Summit to attract ministries of Somalia, Jordan, and Eritrea

The event to discuss about oil and gas developments across all Red Sea countries The Red Sea Oil & Gas 2015 Summit, organised by IRN on 23rd-24th February in Dubai will gather Government Officials and senior executives from international and national oil companies to discuss about oil and gas developments across all Red Sea countries. Government officials from the Ministry of Petroleum of Somalia, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Jordan, the Ministry of Min...

Albania Oil, Gas and Energy 2015 Summit to assess developments of its energy sector

The new Government implemented reforms to bring a middling business environment up to global standards Over the past year, Albania has made significant progress in establishing itself as a credible, multi-party democracy and investment-friendly economy. The new Government implemented reforms to bring a middling business environment up to global standards. In fact, in the World Bank’s 2015 Doing Business Report launched last week, and Albania rose for the first time i...

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