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Lake Assault Boats’ Fireboat Serving With Marathon Petroleum Company At Louisiana Refinery Operation

Lake Assault Boats, part of Fraser Shipyards and a renowned manufacturer of purpose-built, mission-specific fire and rescue boats, has placed a custom 36-foot fireboat into service with the Marathon Petroleum Company at its Louisiana Refining Division in Garyville, Louisiana. The craft is serving on the waters surrounding the nation’s newest major refinery. “Marathon’s Garyville refinery, located near New Orleans and the Mississippi River, is an important facility and a vital...

AFEX Enhances Control Unit V1.7 With Additional Features

AFEX Fire Suppression Systems control unit has been field-proven for almost 10 years. It is durable, powerful, reliable, and easy to use. This unit features a programmable LCD display, standalone battery, internal data log, telematics connectivity, audible and visual alarms, and up to two simultaneous detection circuits. New Features USB downloadable data log Data log storage increased to 3272 entries Real-time clock for time-stamped entries Normally closed Alarm and Problem relays provid...

Fire Brigades Union And Fire Service Employers Offers To Deliver COVID-19 Vaccines And Assist Test And Trace

Firefighters are ready to assist the UK’s rollout of COVID-19 vaccines after an agreement was reached between the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) and the fire and rescue service National Employers. The agreement allows firefighters to assist other public sector organizations with the track, trace, and isolate measures, and to check that potential higher risk premises are COVID-secure. Firefighters will inspect workplaces where relevant authorities have raised concerns about COVID-security, not...

American Fire Sprinkler Association Appoints Jason Williams And Tom Noble To Several NFPA Technical Committees

The American Fire Sprinkler Association is pleased to announce that Jason Williams, C.E.T., manager of ITM technical training, and Tom Noble, C.E.T., technical programs specialist, have been appointed to several 2017 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) technical committees. Jason Williams has been appointed to serve on the technical committee for NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems. He has nearly 20 years of extensive han...

American Fire Protection Group Educates On How To Identify And Counter Microbiologic Corrosion (MIC) In Fire Sprinkler Systems

American Fire Protection Group, Inc. (AFPG) is the expert when it comes to detecting and identifying Microbiologic Corrosion in fire sprinkler systems. There are several types of corrosion that can form in sprinkler pipe. Microbiologic Corrosion (MIC) When a pipe is leaking, it cannot be automatically assumed that the cause is Microbiologic Corrosion (commonly referred to as ‘MIC’). The following is a list of common corrosions: Galvanic Corrosion MIC Corrosion Localized Corros...

Flat In A Residential High Rise Saved By The Activation Of Fire Sprinklers

Crews were called to a five pump fire on the 25th floor of a four roomed flat of a 39 story high rise residential block in Southwark Bridge Road. The alarm was raised by the occupier to a kitchen fire, one sprinkler head activated and extinguished the fire prior to the arrivals of crews. Without AFSS the outcome of this incident may well have been more serious with the potential for a full compartment fire which would have seriously compromised the safety of residents and firefighters. No fire...

Lake Assault Boats Delivers A Custom 26-Foot Craft Fireboat To Georgia’s Bartow County Fire Department

Lake Assault Boats, part of Fraser Shipyards and a renowned manufacturer of purpose-built, mission-specific fire and rescue boats, has delivered a custom 26-foot craft to the Bartow County Fire Department located in Northwest Georgia. The boat was placed into service in July and is serving on Lake Allatoona, located 30 miles north of Atlanta. “Lake Allatoona is one of the most popular lakes in the entire country, and we’re honored to have one of our custom craft now on duty with the...

Ponsse Oyj Releases Firefighting Equipment To Be Installed In The Load Spaces Of Forwarders For Extinguishing Wildfires

Ponsse (Ponsse Oyj) has announced the release of firefighting equipment to be installed in the load spaces of forwarders for extinguishing wildfires efficiently. “Forest machine is the most natural and effective way to access a forest fire area. Operations in difficult terrain come as second nature to them, and they have more than enough capacity in their hydraulic system for demanding conditions,” said Juha Haverinen, Ponsse's Product Manager of forwarders. Firefighting equipment&...

Spartan Emergency Response® Focuses On Florida Sales With Rev Technical Center

Spartan Emergency Response, a subsidiary of REV Group, Inc., and foremost manufacturer of fire apparatus announced that REV Technical Center (RTC) will sell and service the full portfolio of Spartan ER fire apparatus including aerials, pumpers, rescues, tankers, and wildland units throughout Florida. REV Group Brands Headquartered in Ocala, FL, RTC also represents fellow REV Group brands for fire apparatus and ambulances. The experienced sales team works closely with customers to determine the...

Rosenbauer Launches New Generation Of Compact Vehicles With CT Frame And Spacious Superstructures

With the CT Frame, Rosenbauer is launching a new generation of compact vehicles with spacious superstructures. The CT Frame is the ideal vehicle when compact dimensions, high payloads, a wide range of functions, and ease of operation are required. Multitalented, which offers everything, can handle any type of operation. The CT Frame is mounted on van or truck chassis in the weight class from 5 to 14 tons. These chassis allow the realization of fire-fighting vehicles with small widths (2,100/2,2...

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 Develops RFC CUTTEX Extinguishing System For Efficient Firefighting

CUTTing & EXtinguishing, is the operating principle of the newly developed Rosenbauer cutting extinguishing system RFC CUTTEX. It combines ultra high pressure extinguishing technology with the function of water jet cutting and thus offers a multitude of new tactical possibilities. It is used, for example, for firefighting in closed rooms without having to enter them directly in the initial phase, which significantly reduces the risks for the crews. Cutting extinguishing system The cutting...

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