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AFPG Little Rock Recognized For Their Work On The Crawford County Detention Center With Excellence In Construction Eagle Award

The new Detention Center in Crawford County, Arkansas has raised the bar when it comes to Life Safety measures. The new Crawford County Justice Center was built due to alarming overcrowding issues that endangered the safety of the inmates and staff. The new 307 bed facility is now a beacon of safety, especially when it comes to Life Safety & Fire Protection. Installing Life Safety system In February of 2018, The Association of Builders and Contractors of Arkansas awarded American Fire Prot...

LSS Life Safety Services Discuss The Importance Of Fire Barrier Maintenance During The Winter Season

With December finally here, the official first day of winter is right around the corner, and many have already been facing the first snow days of winter. As the cold weather continues to quickly approach, LSS Life Safety Services can’t help but think about all the potential fire risks that increase during this season. Winter is the peak season for heating-related structure fires due to the increased use of heating equipment. Since colder temperatures result in longer operating times, ther...

Margot McDaniels Appointed As Service And Inspections Salesperson

Cox Fire appoints Margot McDaniels to its Jacksonville branch. She has accepted the position of Service and Inspections salesperson in the Jacksonville office. Margot has been in the fire protection industry for 10 years. She and her husband owned a very successful fire protection company in NC from 2010 through 2017. Her expertise in the industry includes experience in everything from accounting, HR, permits, and licensing to advertising and marketing.

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...

Rosenbauer Discusses The Evolution Of Their Famous Rosenbauer AT Vehicle

An essential constant in the AT success story is continuous change. The AT concept has been and will be continuously developed. Resourceful technicians, sales staff, buyers and other employees adapt the concept to market requirements and integrate technological progress in the AT. The sales figures prove this steadfast strategy of continuous change right: By 2020, almost 6,000 AT had been produced all over the world. The 3rd AT generation is currently available. The starting shot for this furth...

Euralarm Releases A Guide On Periodic Testing Of Transportable Gas Cylinders Used In Fixed Firefighting Systems

The Extinguishing Section of Euralarm has published a guidance document on the important aspects relating to the periodic inspection of cylinders used in fixed gaseous fire extinguishing systems and especially in respect to hydrostatic testing. The guidance note is intended to identify some critical areas that are often not fully understood and does not prescribe the full processes involved in the testing or the physical handling of the cylinders. Transportable cylinders under the TPED (Transpo...

GS Global Resources Supports Companies By Solving Their OEM Challenges

If OEMs find a comprehensive resource - where the complex simplifies, where peace of mind and mutual respect grow relationships, where competitive advantage and machine performance improve every time - there’s only one place to get it. That’s at GS Global Resources: Foremost in machine performance for life. Mobile and industrial machine OEMs profit from GS Global Resources (GSGR) renowned engineering minds in hydraulic, electronic, mechanical and software applications. As an extensi...

AVK And Fusion Announce Resuming Of Factories Operations In China

As almost all other factories in China, AVK and Fusion’s Chinese factories were closed from mid-January to mid-February. During that time, orders did not stop coming in, even though machines were shut down, and employees, therefore, faced a large backlog on their first day back. Due to the employees’ hard work and determination, and with extra precautions put in place they were soon back in work with high spirits. The health and wellbeing of the employees, partners and customers is...

AVK Announces All Communication Lines To Be Operational During COIVD-19

AVK shared an update on the latest policies as regards to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier the Company announced that all staff, where they are able, are to work from home. This update is to inform that customers will still be able to contact in the same way that they would have done prior to the COVID-19 outbreak. All of the incoming landline numbers are diverted to mobile phones; if for any reason the call doesn’t get answered, one may hear a message service from a mobile provid...

AVK Announces Home Working Policy And Operations To Remain Open Amidst COVID-19

Paul Hubbard shared the update on the latest policies amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic.  The government informed that in an effort to drastically reduce the rate of transmission of the virus, they are imposing enforceable measures to stop all but essential traveling and personal interaction for the next 3 weeks.  In response to this, the Company has ensured the welfare of customers, the staff and the wider population as a whole, whilst maintaining the highest possible level of se...

BAFE Releases Fire Safety Advisory During The Coronavirus (COVID19) Pandemic

BAFE has announced releasing a fire safety advisory during the on-going coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic. The advisory stated, “During this extraordinary situation, it must be noted that fire safety cannot be put on hold. Fire does not discriminate, and it is important that your fire safety policy is well maintained appropriately”. Fire safety systems and provisions It further reads, ”BAFE have discussed this fact before, but fire safety systems and provisions are different to...

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...

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