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Spanish firefighting and rescue fleet invests in major vehicle upgrade

The Vizcaya Provincial Council in Spain, has invested seven million euros in its fire prevention, firefighting and rescue services. Almost 25 percent of the existing fleet will be replaced by new trucks, which will enhance efficiency and improve rapid response. The 15 new vehicles include six heavy-duty urban fire trucks, three heavy-duty large-tank pumpers, three first-response trucks and three automatic turntable ladders, all fitted with Allison fully automatic transmissions. Heavy-duty urba...

Johnson Controls Unveil Chemguard 3x3 Non-Fluorinated Foam Concentrate For Class B Fuel Fire Suppression

Johnson Controls, the globally renowned company for smart, healthy and sustainable building solutions and architect of OpenBlue connected solutions, has announced the launch of Chemguard NFF 3x3 UL201 Foam Concentrate. NFF technology This new, patent-pending Non-Fluorinated Foam (NFF) technology provides fast and effective fire suppression on most Class B hydrocarbon and polar solvent fuel fires. With a longer drain time than most AR-AFFFs, this foam blanket also delivers excellent post-exting...

VIKING Spearheads Testing Of Life-Saving Marine Firefighting Foam

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment is driving more investment into its marine fire service business. The inauguration of VIKING’s Foam Lab Odense, which specializes in the testing of a vessel’s reserves of firefighting foam, intensifies the company’s focus on marine fire service, a segment earmarked for significant growth in the coming years. Marine Firefighting Equipment “Our ambition is to cover all aspects of marine firefighting equipment, and our new state-of-the-art lab...

Rosenbauer International AG Unveils Customized Firefighting Vehicles In New Modular Technology

Completely modular! This is the quintessence of a customized firefighting vehicle. In the new MT model range unveiled by Rosenbauer International AG, they have become a reality. With its Modular Technology, Rosenbauer manufactures vehicles for municipalities, industry, and airports, precisely in line with the fire departments' tactical needs and their specific requirements. Customizable firefighting vehicles The vehicles are highly customizable. They can be mounted on 2, 3 and 4-axle serial ch...

Rosenbauer’s New Universal Direct Injection Foam Proportioning System RFC Admix Variomatic

More and more fire departments rely on foam in extinguishing operations. And rightly so, because if foam compound is added to the firefighting water, it ensures more effective firefighting and brings a number of other advantages. In many cases, it is possible to fight fires with a less extinguishing agent and thus save precious resource water. Range Of Applications Faster extinguishing successes can be achieved, the flammable material can be better suffocated by the withdrawal of oxygen, flue...

Rosenbauer Introduces Compressed Air Foam RFC CAFS Cube For Water, Foam, And CAFS Operations

The new Rosenbauer RFC CAFS Cube compressed air foam system presents itself almost like a cube, with very compact dimensions. It offers the highest flexibility in fire fighting operations. It can be used to carry out a pure water attack, for example in situations where foam compounds are not allowed to be used. With RFC CAFS Cube, heavy, medium, and expansion foam can be produced to combat classic solid and liquid fires or to flood cellars and storage rooms. Wetting agent operation is also poss...

VIKING Signs Global Firefighting Foam Agreement With Dr. Sthamer

VIKING Lifesaving Equipment reaches a global partnership agreement with a renowned foam manufacturer, putting marine fire safety at the center of its one-stop-shop strategy for maritime and offshore safety. VIKING, the foremost marine safety specialist, acquired Drew Marine’s Fire Safety Rescue division in 2019 and absorbed the operation into its marine fire service (MFS) business, consolidated under a management and competency center based in Rotterdam. The new agreement covers distribu...

Advanced Discusses The Benefits Of TouchControl And Its Effectiveness When Installed At Historic Sites

The threat and consequences of fire in any building are serious, but historic structures pose a particularly complex challenge for the people and systems charged with protecting them. Not only do these buildings tend to be complex and varied in their design and construction, the contents will often include furnishings and artefacts of high monetary and historic value, the loss of which would be permanent and costly to the heritage. Safeguarding the occupants, fabric and contents of these buildi...

Komtes To Participate And Showcase Their High Pressure Water Mist Systems At Intersec Dubai 2019

Komtes, the renowned European business group in fire suppression systems, will be present from January 20 to 22 at the Intersec fair in Dubai, the most important PCI and security event in the Middle East. In this international environment, Komtes will present some of its most innovative products, demonstrating once again its commitment to quality and innovation. Under the RG Systems brand, those present will be able to admire the most advanced High Pressure Water Mist systems, which have a grow...

Magirus Announces The Launch Of TLF AirCore Turbine-Aided Extinguishing Turbine

The innovative, all-terrain tank pumper with the efficient AirCore extinguishing turbine mounted on a lifting device opens up new, previously unavailable possibilities for effective forest and surface fire-fighting. Premiere for the TLF AirCore: For the first time, Magirus presents the new turbine-aided fire-fighting vehicle to representatives of the press, partners and invited guests on 24 and 25 September 2020. After the unveiling, the new vehicle was shown directly in action on the plant's ow...

Magirus Demonstrates The Benefits Of The Maximum Extinguishing Power In Magirus FireBull

Launch of the one of world's first production-ready tracked fire engine The Magirus FireBull combines efficient AirCore extinguishing technology, flexible superstructure options and the all-terrain PowerBully chassis from Kässbohrer Geländefahrzeug AG to form a fully developed solution for use in vegetation fires. On the second day of this year’s press conference in Ulm, Magirus presented FireBull; another solution ready for series production in the field of off-road and forest...

Kochek Company Announces The Launch Of Re-Engineered Scotty Pistol Grip Ball Valves For Enhanced Performance

Kochek Company, LLC has announced that new, custom Scotty pistol grip ball valves are replacing its former offerings.  The new Kochek ball valves in 1.0” and 1.5" sizes are now sourced directly from Scotty Firefighter to ensure durability and top-quality performance. To further meet the rigorous demands of the field, Kochek re-engineered the Scotty models to include a lightweight aluminum full-time 360º female swivel on all models and aluminum male threads on most models, exclud...

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