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Geofire’s Fire Safety Compliance And COVID-19. How Can The Salamander Fire Door System Protect Patients In The Event Of A Fire?

As the rising number of COVID admissions pushes patient capacity limits, ensuring compliant fire safety has never been more important. As hospitals battle through the second major wave of the virus, concerns have been raised around the NHS’ on-going maintenance backlog and the impact on safety and infrastructure. In January 2021, figures suggested that the total backlog was the equivalent of the annual running cost of the entire NHS estate, which was around £9.7bn in 2019/20. Despit...

Ziamatic Corporation Offers Storage Devices To Fire Departments To Carry Any Equipment Safely Aboard The Fire Apparatus

What is considered one of any fire department's greatest challenges, when it comes to equipment carried on its apparatus? If anyone answers - how to get the most out of the available storage space, then theirs is the case with most fire departments. Fire departments have to make sure that all their fire apparatus is stored safely and is easily accessible at the same time. Ziamatic Corporation (Zico) has the right storage device for any equipment needed to carry aboard the fire apparatus. The na...

CU First Responders Finance Welcomes Firefighters First Credit Union To Business Lending Network

CU First Responders Finance (CUFR) is excited to welcome Firefighters First Credit Union as a lead lender to their business lending network. Firefighters First Credit Union will be originating commercial and business loans generated by the CUFR network of first responder credit unions. CUFR’s business lending solutions CUFR’s business lending solutions provide an online platform for member credit unions to refer their members’ business loan requests to a trusted lender. They...

E-ONE Delivers HR 100 Ladder Truck To Auburn Fire Department In New York

E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group, Inc. and a foremost manufacturer of fire apparatus, announce the delivery of an E-ONE HR 100 ladder truck to the Auburn Fire Department in Auburn, NY. To allow for ample equipment storage space, Auburn Fire Department chose a tandem axle, no-pump, no-tank design. Features and Design The body features full-height, full-depth compartments, and a large forward transverse compartment. A well-thought-out assortment of roll-out trays, shelving, and tool boards pro...

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...

E-ONE Received An Order To Install 70 Active Air Purification Systems By Marion County Fire Rescue

E-ONE®, a subsidiary of REV Group, Inc. and a foremost manufacturer of fire apparatus, has received an order for 70 Active Air Purification Systems to be installed into existing fire and rescue apparatus by Marion County Fire Rescue in Ocala, Florida. The Active Air Purification System kills 99 percent of pathogens, including COVID-19, in the air and on surfaces delivering better air quality and a safer cab environment. Designed with advanced photohydroionization™ (PHI) and UV techno...

FLIR's Scion PTM Helps In Detecting Hotspots For Californian Wildfires

How can one effectively identify the hot spots that can be brought back to life by the winds and dropping humidity before they can flare up? Before they can grow into another rapid-moving fire that launches aerial assaults on new fronts? Thermal imaging technology in the form of the Scion PTM (Personal Thermal Monocular) from FLIR is the answer to those questions. Into The Fire Chad Costa, a battalion chief with the Petaluma (Calif.) Fire Department was deployed for 18 days on the Walbridge F...

Messe Frankfurt Announces Interschutz International Trade Event Postponed To June 14 - 19, 2021

For obvious health safety reasons owing to the global COVID-19 pandemic spread, the organizers and partners of the world’s renowned trade fair for fire and rescue services, civil protection, safety and security, Interschutz have decided to postpone the appointment made in June 2020 for the event to be held to June 2021. Interschutz Indeed, the health crisis, which directly affects both exhibitors and visitors, forces them to make themselves available at other sites and does not allow gat...

Vimpex Delivers It’s Smart+Guard Tough Polycarbonate Hinged Protective Covers To Protect Amazon’s Fulfillment Center Near Bristol

A huge new Amazon fulfillment center on the outskirts of Bristol has installed Vimpex Smart+Guard tough polycarbonate hinged protective  covers to protect the building’s alarm call points from accidental or malicious activation, which could trigger costly building evacuations resulting in lost production and missed logistical connections. Life and fire protection system Amazon’s new 500,000 sq. feet fulfillment center at Severn Beach is designed to ensure that more people in t...

Johnson Controls Announces Expansion Of GRINNELL One-Bolt Coupling Portfolio With New Smaller Sizes

Johnson Controls has announced that it is expanding its GRINNELL G-Fire One-Bolt coupling product line by adding two new sizes - 1.25 and 1.5 inches. The new, smaller couplings allow contractors to perform easy and quick installations on smaller diameter piping and in tight spaces. GRINNELL G-Fire One-Bolt As part of the One-Bolt family, both couplings feature the unique, single-bolt design that eliminates alternate tightening while resulting in more consistent installations and dependable pro...

NVFC And PHMSA Unveil FD-PREPP Toolkit To Aid Fire Departments To Accelerate Pipeline Response

As of April 2020, there were 301,960 miles of natural gas transmission lines in the United States along with 17,414 miles of gathering and 1,328,271 miles of distribution lines. There is an additional 218,851 miles of liquid transport lines in service in the U.S. The footprint touches all 50 states and poses a response consideration for approximately 85 percent of the nation’s fire service. Natural gas incidents Most natural gas incidents involve either motor vehicle crashes where a serv...

Kochek Unveils All-In-One HiRise Kit To Combat Fire Outbreaks In Hotels And High-Rise Buildings

Kochek Company, LLC has introduced its new HiRise Kit, carefully designed to carry the basic tools and adapters needed to combat fire in hotel and high-rise buildings. Developed in response to requests from first responders for a convenient, grab-and-go bag, each Kochek HiRise Kit contains two spanner wrenches, one line-pressure gauge, one 09k valve, and one 2.5” elbow. Kochek HiRise Kit Kochek's HiRise Kit bag is constructed of heavy reinforced vinyl with a double heavy-duty waterproof...

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