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Bronto Skylift Announces Naming Prioritet Ltd, Part Of Fire Group Ltd. As A Distributor In Russia

Bronto Skylift announced that Fire Group Ltd.’s entity, Prioritet Ltd. has been named as a non-exclusive Bronto Skylift distributor in Russia. The agreement includes the sales of Bronto Skylift high-rise rescue and fire fighting products as well as professional supporting services, such as spare part supply and maintenance activities within the given territorial region. Fire fighting vehicles distributor Harri Tanhuanpää, Regional Sales Manager, Bronto Skylift said, “In t...

ARTS Supports VdS Fire Protection Systems 2020 International Conference

The international conference of VdS experts on fire protection systems will be held in Bucharest. The event is organized by VdS Schadenverhutung GmbH in cooperation with the Romanian Facility Management Association (ROFMA) and is supported by Euralarm member ARTS (Romanian Association for Security Technique). Program topics For the event the following topics are on the program: Automatic fire protection systems from the point of view of fire brigades Sprinkler systems: new developments in...

Rosenbauer Provides 13 Crash Tenders To Enhance Fire Security At Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Over the coming months, Schiphol’s fire service will be phasing in 13 new Rosenbauer fire engines, also known as crash tenders. The airport’s fire service will be using them to deal with aviation incidents. The crash tenders belong to the largest and fastest category of fire engines. They will replace the current vehicles, which have reached the end of their service life after a period of 15 years. The new fire engines are equipped with the very latest fire-extinguishing technology....

NVFC Partners With DRONERESPONDERS To Help America’s Volunteer Fire And Emergency Services Utilize Drones In Public Safety

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), the non-profit membership association representing the interests of the volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue services, has announced a partnership with DRONERESPONDERS – the world’s fastest growing program supporting public safety – to help coordinate, cooperate, and co-promote efforts to enhance the use of drones in the pursuit of public safety. Drone Operations The memorandum of understanding outlines the key initiatives under which th...

Magirus Lohr Announces New Fire Engines Production Plant Site In Zettling, Near Graz, Austria

For almost 100 years, Magirus Lohr has manufactured fire engines in Hönigtal near Kainbach in Austria. As a result of successful business developments in recent years, there is a requirement to accommodate potential growth. “Following increasing demand, we started a strategic search for a new location in 2017,” said Christian Reisl, Managing Director, Magirus Lohr, adding “Due to the specific topographic conditions, there is no possibility for expansion at the Hönigta...

Avon Fire & Rescue Service’s New Fire Alarm Signal Procedure Reduces Response To False Alarms

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AFRS) is changing how it responds to Automatic Fire Alarm signals to reduce its response to unnecessary false alarms. From the 1st April 2020, the new procedure will be introduced and will mean the automatic response to some alarms will be removed. This change follows the implementation of the Service Plan (2019-2022) to ensure that the AF&RS is better able to match resource to risk and ensure public safety. In 2018/19 alone, AF&RS attended over 5,700 cal...

Rosenbauer’s Pre-Series Vehicle Electric Fire Truck Selected By Los Angeles Fire Department

The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) is the first fire service in North America to purchase a pre-series vehicle based on the Concept Fire Truck (CFT). The electric fire truck from Rosenbauer will be delivered in the first quarter 2021 and put into practice as part of a comprehensive test operation. CFT Technology In addition to its driving characteristics and safety features, the truck made an impression with its ergonomics and high functionality during the initial demonstrations last Decem...

Rosenbauer’s Rescue Firefighting Group Vehicle HLF 20 Keeps Fire Department In Germany Prepared For Duty

Large fires, ammunition finds, rescue operations, and searching for people: The scope of duties for the List Fire Department on the German island of Sylt is extremely broad. They are well prepared for these challenges with the new rescue firefighting group vehicle (HLF) 20 from Rosenbauer. Fire-Fighting Vehicles Almost 1,500 inhabitants live in List on Sylt, the northernmost municipality in Germany. Sand dunes, salt marshes, and the Wadden Sea characterize the unique environment on this island...

NVFC Set To Showcase Its Products And Solutions At The Lancaster County Fire Expo 2020

The NVFC is exhibiting at the 2020 Lancaster County Firemen’s Association’s (LCFA) Fire Expo, which takes place in Harrisburg, PA, from May 15-17. Since its inception 48 years ago, Fire Expo has evolved into one of the United States’ premier fire shows that drew nearly 13,000 attendees from 30 U.S. states and internationally in 2019. With over 300 exhibitors displaying nearly 200 vehicles, Fire Expo is a great way to stay up to date on the latest developments and trends in fir...

Lake Assault Boats Deliver Two Patrol Crafts To The U.S. Army’s Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point Base In North Carolina

Lake Assault Boats, globally renowned manufacturer of purpose-built and mission-specific patrol, rescue, and fireboats, will deliver the first of two 35-foot patrol vessels to the U.S. Army’s Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point (MOTSU) base later this month. The second vessel will be delivered in March; both were purchased through a GSA schedule contract. MOTSU military terminal Located in Brunswick County, North Carolina, MOTSU is one of the world’s largest military distribution t...

Rosenbauer International Announces Takeover Of Sales Partner Brandus, Now Known As Rosenbauer Italia

Rosenbauer International AG has completely taken over its former sales partner Brandus GmbH based in Andrian, Bolzano. The company is now operating under its new name Rosenbauer Italia s.r.l. This takeover marks the Group’s recognition of the increasing importance of the Italian firefighting market, as it establishes its own sales and service subsidiary for South Tyrol in the first phase of its plan. The coverage of all Rosenbauer products and services will then be expanded from this loca...

Cambridgeshire Fire And Rescue Service Replaces Old Rescue Boats With New, Enhanced And Efficient Models

New replacement rescue boats for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service will enable firefighters to respond quicker to water incidents. Equipped with the latest technology, the new boats have a more powerful engine and inflate in under a minute compared to the three to four minutes the old boats took. This means that crews can get the boats off the rescue vehicle, into the water and reach the casualty in a significantly faster time. Group Commander Jamie Johnson, who heads the department respon...

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