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1960s London Fire Brigade Van Sells For Over £10,000 In Classic Car Auction

In 1965, Greater London Council ordered six Commer Cobs to be used BACVs (Breathing Apparatus Control Vehicles). DYC32C ended up, at least to start with, in Bromley. It remained with the Fire Brigade until 1977 when it was sold out of the service. Of the six ordered, DYC32C is believed to be the only one that survives today. The Commer was, at one point, owned by a builder who cared little for the fire-based heritage and then used it as a van. However, it survived the cement dust and was sold a...

FlamePro Launches Their Fire Kit Which Consists Of A Valiant Structural Fire Suit To Enhance Firefighter Safety

FlamePro, a British manufacturing specialist of life-saving garments for firefighters, announces the launch of a first-of-its-kind fire kit, having worked with its suppliers to bring new, innovative technologies to the market. The new valiant structural fire suit represents a significant step forward in firefighter protection, utilizing brand new developments in fabrics, membranes, and components. This includes a new fabric assembly, which incorporates an integrated 3D woven structure and state...

Elbeco Introduces CX360™ Uniform Series

Elbeco's new CX360™ uniform series offers ultimate performance. It is designed to stand up to the demanding conditions of the streets and maintain a professional public image. It has a superior 4-way stretch fabric combined with a performance-driven design that provides enhanced function, comfort, and versatility.

Fire & Rescue New South Wales Places Second Order For MSA And Pac Fire Australia’s XFlex Range Of Structural PPE

Following the successful delivery of more than 5,000 sets of high-quality structural firefighting PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) from globally renowned specialist PPE manufacturer, MSA Bristol (MSA Safety Incorporated) and its Australian distributor, Pac Fire Australia (Pac Fire), Australia’s Fire & Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW) fire service has continued with their roll out and expect to have an additional 5,000 sets of structural PPE delivered by June 2021. The expectation is...

MSA, Dupont, And NVFC To Provide PPE Gears Through The 2021 Globe Gear Giveaway Program

MSA, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are teaming up for the 10th year to provide state-of-the-art personal protective equipment to better protect the volunteer firefighters who need it most. Through MSA’s and DuPont’s 2021 Globe Gear Giveaway, 13 departments will each receive four new sets of turnout gear along with four helmets to increase firefighter safety. This decade-long program has provided over $1 million worth of life-saving gear to date. Volunteer f...

Hunter Launches EN14683 Certified Face Cover With Type IIR Fluid Resistance To Enhance Firefighter Safety

Hunter has designed and manufactured the EN14683 certified face cover that is tested for Type IIR fluid resistance and will remain antibacterial for 100 wash cycles. This makes the Hunter Ultra the protective, most sustainable face covering and is an outstanding example of Hunters' highly intuitive R&D. The Hunter Ultra has been approved by the National Technical lead for PPE for the UK Procurement Hub and is included in the National Framework for Consumable PPE run in partnership between K...

ATF And NRT To Join The Investigation Of The Fire That Occurred At Chula Vista

The National Response Team (NRT) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, along with ATF special agents from the Los Angeles Field Division, were activated to join the investigation of the fire that occurred Monday at Action Footwear, 655 H Street, Chula Vista, California, injuring four firefighters from Chula Vista Fire Department. Initially, an ATF Certified Fire Investigator responded to the scene to assist Chula Vista Fire Investigators with the origin and cause investig...

Elbeco Launches BodyShield™ External Vest Carrier V4

Elbeco introduces the new BodyShield™ External Vest Carrier V4. Based on extensive wear testing and evaluations, changes were made to the BodyShield™ that address an improved side closure performance while providing enhanced mobility and comfort. Features The addition of a 2" knit elastic extension to the end of each front side panel providing an extra range of motion while relieving the FastLock closure of direct stress when bending, getting in and out of vehicles, running, etc....

Hi-Line Industries Launches HI-KLEEN Highly Effective Surface Sanitizer For Commercial Premises

With the UK continuing its battle against COVID-19, businesses everywhere are facing the unenviable task of ensuring virus-free workplaces for staff and customers alike. For this reason, HI-KLEEN from Hi-line Industries has been proving exceptionally popular since its introduction in the summer of 2020. To help even more companies benefit from this highly effective surface sanitizer for commercial premises, Hi-line has produced a short but highly informative video that demonstrates the product&...

Hunter Supports Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month

Hunter supports Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month currently being promoted internationally, and the efforts being made across the UK and Ireland to improve the future long-term health outcomes for our firefighters. Recent ground-breaking research revealed the serious health risks to UK firefighters following exposure to toxic fire effluents, the chemicals emitted during a fire, in an independent University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) report commissioned by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU). The...

Hunter Supplies PPE To Essex Fire During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Hunter are delighted to have been able to play their part in the supply of PPE to the frontline staff during the extremely difficult months of 2020. COVID has tested every business and challenged the way in which they operate. So to receive such a warm thankyou from one of their customers have really made Hunter finish the year with a great sense of pride. “Just passing on a heartfelt thanks from everyone at Essex County Fire and Rescue Service for the support provided this year with our...

CNH Industrial Launches A Campaign To Help The Local Firefighters Recover From The Impacts Of The Wildfire

Juan Molina is head of the voluntary firefighters of Malagueño, a city located near Córdoba in northern Argentina, where this year’s fire season has been particularly intense. Every year between August and October the mountains that surround the town of Córdoba become a raging inferno and the battle to save the forests, indigenous wildlife and livestock is waged by firefighters and locals alike. This year, for the first time they are being supported in their fight by...

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