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ADI Group Launches ADI Fire & Security To Strengthen The Security And Safety Credentials

A pioneering engineering firm has expanded its divisional offering to meet a growing fire and security requirement across a spate of industries. The news comes as many sites and facilities have been laid victim to theft following forced site closures during COVID-19. National firm ADI Group has introduced ADI Fire & Security into the fold, continuing its strong track record of launching a new engineering discipline every 12-18 months. Highlighting security risks The new division will aim...

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...

Packexe Recognized With Queens Award For Enterprise For Their Critical Glass Management Tools

Packexe were awarded a Royal Warrant in 2016 for supplying Packexe protection film to the royal household and last year, the company added a Queens Award for Enterprise to their name. Recognized in the category of innovation for their time critical glass management tool, Packexe SMASH, Packexe have been supplying emergency teams across the globe with their innovative extrication tool for the last decade. Packexe SMASH Packexe SMASH is designed to hold glass securely in place, reducing the ris...

Rapid Fire Protection Group Acquires Brick Wall To Expand Their Business In The Colorado Market

Boyne Capital Partners, LLC ("Boyne") is pleased to announce that Rapid Fire Protection Group, Inc. ("RFPG"), a Boyne portfolio company, acquires Brick Wall Fire Sprinkler, LLC ("Brick Wall"), a provider of fire protection solutions to customers throughout the Central Colorado market. Founded in 1988 by Roger Wallace and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Brick Wall provides design, installation, and ongoing service of fire suppression systems for large-scale facilities across a wide range of e...

FSRI Unveils New Report Investigating Near-Fatal Lithium-Ion Battery Energy Storage System Explosion

UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) released a report detailing a deflagration incident at a 2.16 MWh lithium-ion battery energy storage system (ESS) facility in Surprise, Arizona. The report provides a detailed technical account of the explosion and fire service response, along with recommendations on how to improve codes, standards, and emergency response training to better protect first responders, maintenance personnel and nearby communities. "The ability to study lithium-ion ba...

National Volunteer Fire Council Partners With TargetSolutions To Provide Online Training To Members

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is pleased to partner with TargetSolutions to provide additional operational training and education opportunities to the volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue community at no cost. TargetSolutions is offering a cadre of 10 online firefighter continuing education courses to all members of the NVFC. TargetSolutions features more than 450 hours of fire department training based on NFPA codes and standards. The training catalog includes awareness and refresher l...

TRANSCAER And The RFA Announce Series Of Free Ethanol Emergency Response Webinars

TRANSCAER and the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) are hosting a series of free Ethanol Emergency Response webinars as well as a train-the-trainer webinar. These courses are being offered online due to the pandemic and current social distancing guidelines. Take advantage of this special opportunity to get this important training online. RFA has conducted nearly 300 in person ethanol safety seminars across the country.  Ethanol Emergency Response Webinar Due to current circumstances and...

LION Group Sponsors The Fire Engineering’s Reading Smoke Podcast

LION Group announces that they will be the sponsor of the Fire Engineering's next Reading Smoke podcast. Reading Smoke has been a training tool for firefighters all over the county and even provides a CEU Certificate of Attendance for continued learning. This episode will be about "The Next Generation." Here is what to look forward to: Reading smoke as a strategic, tactical, and task-level skill Like any skill, reading smoke improves with practice Integrated use of live incidents, recent...

Harris County Fire Marshal's Office’s HazMat Response Team To Initiate Pre-Incident Planning In March 2020

The Harris County Fire Marshal's Office (HCFMO) has announced that their Hazardous Materials (HazMat) Response Team will begin pre-incident planning in March 2020, in compliance with NFPA 1620: Standard for Pre-Incident Planning. Funding from the Harris County Commissioners Court, to support additional HazMat team staffing, has allowed the Harris County Fire Marshal's Office to develop and pursue this progressive avenue of pre-incident planning of businesses and facilities in the unincorporated...

NFPA Announces That Massachusetts Is The First State To Implement 2020 Edition Of The NEC

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced that the state of Massachusetts’ recent update of the Massachusetts Electrical Code to contain the requirements of the 2020 edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC) (plus MA-specific amendments) represents the first state to implement the latest version of the code. The NEC continues to be the most widely used code in the built environment in the world, and sets the standard for safe electrical installation and inspection to pr...

LION Group Announces Partnership With Shur-Sales & Marketing, Inc.

LION and Shur-Sales & Marketing, Inc. are partnering to expand the sales coverage, service, and support of LION’s personal protective equipment (PPE) and training products along with LION’s distribution partners throughout the western states. LION is the family-owned manufacturer of first responder personal protective equipment (PPE) in the United States. In addition to producing some of the most high-quality, turnout gear available, LION also offers a holistic suite of critica...

LION Group To Increase The Protection Of Firefighters By Testing RedZone Turnout Gear

LION is taking action to increase the protection of firefighters by testing its RedZone turnout gear with Underwriters Laboratories (UL) to the NFPA 1971, Optional Standard for Liquid and Particulate Protective Ensemble. UL Verification is an objective, science-based assessment that confirms the accuracy of marketing claims. The independent assessment process scrutinizes the validity of specific advertising or promotional statements, giving individuals a way to separate verified facts from fic...

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