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London Fire Brigade Announces The Launch Of A New Suite Of Turntable Aerial Ladders To Deal With High Rise Incidents

New aerial ladders that are more responsive to drive, faster to set up and with greater rescue capabilities are soon to hit the streets of London as the Brigade continues to improve its ability to deal with high rise incidents. Twelve new 32 meter appliances known as turntable ladders are part of the aerial replacement project and have many improvements on the existing fleet, the biggest being that the ladder articulates, allowing for greater maneuverability. The articulating top section means...

Hino Announces GT 1528 To Be Available With Allison 2500 Series As A Standard Equipment

Hino’s newly revised GT 1528 is available with the Allison 2500 Series™ six-speed fully automatic transmission as standard equipment. Along with an increase in power, torque and payload, the automatic transmission makes it a safer vehicle in difficult and challenging off-road conditions. After a summer of horrendous bushfire conditions across Australia, a new focus on the safety and well-being of bushfire fighters has been adopted by fire authorities around the country. Hino’s...

Neu-Tech Energy Solutions Provides Bacteria Killing Blue Lights And UVC Lights To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19 Virus

As front line fire fighters and first responders strive to keep their work areas free from bacteria and viruses, one company has introduced several cost effective ways to help keep them and their patients safe. Neu-Tech Energy Solutions, LLC provides an assortment of Bacteria Killing Blue Lights and UVC lights to help them fight MRSA, Staph, Strep and now the COVID-19 virus in their vehicles and firehouses. Initial cleaning methods Before the COVID Virus, Firefighters and EMS personnel were m...

Lifeguard Competitions Prove To Be An Effective Motivational Tool For Developing Seasonal Lifeguards

At the sound of the gun, six lifeguards (four men and two women) jump into the water with red rescue buoys in their hands. As the life guards swim toward the six struggling victims 25 yards away, their rescue buoys trail along behind them. As contact is made with the drowning victims, the lifeguards talk to them and then tow them back to safety toward the shallow end of the swimming pool. While all this is going on, the bleachers, stands, and pool deck are filled with excited and cheering spect...

Dafo Vehicle Introduces Li-IonFire To Increase The Safety Of Electric And Hybrid Electric Vehicle Operations

As there is a global transition to renewable fuels, there is an increasing demand for electric or hybrid vehicles (EV and HEV). However, knowledge is limited about the new fire risks associated with vehicles having these new energy carriers. Consequences connected to risks of Li-ion batteries, in case of a malfunction, can be serious, for example, they can result in toxic gas emissions or explosion. In collaboration with the coordinator, Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection, an EU initiative has built...

ZIEGLER Delivers Three HLF 20 Vehicles With Breathing Apparatuses To The Municipality Of Planegg

In July 2020, the municipality of Planegg received three identical HLF 20 with extensive equipment. Within the municipality the vehicles will be distributed to two locations. Planegg has been a ZIEGLER customer for many years and continues to rely on ZIEGLER quality. The vehicles are part of procurement in accordance with Bavarian funding guidelines, together with a further HLF 20 for the municipality of Krailling. Thus the total order consists of four vehicles. The three HLF 20 are mounted on...

Allison Delivers Fire Trucks With 4000 Series™ Fully-Automatic Transmissions To The U.S. Army Fleet In Germany

The U.S. Army in Germany recently added eight Scania structural pumper P410 B4x4HZ trucks with Rosenbauer-body and Allison 4000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions to its fire fleet. The vehicles, featuring the new CP 31 Crew Cab, are powered by a 302 kW (410 hp) diesel engine combined with an Allison 4000 Series™ fully automatic transmission. They will be stationed at different locations across Germany. The U.S. Army has procured this vehicle configuration for the last 10 years,...

Magirus Announces The Launch Of Their New Magirus EC-Line Fire Engines At Interschutz-Online

Launched at the Interschutz-Online, Magirus presents the next generation of its Excellence Class. The successful series of fire engines with the latest four-wheel drive chassis and state-of-the-art equipment is available as the LF 10 and the HLF 20. With its unveiling of the EC-Line 3 at the INTERSCHUTZ-Online, Magirus is launching the next generation of its revolutionary Excellence Class, or EC-Line for short. Now offered as the LF 10 (all-wheel drive) tank pumper and the HLF 20 (all-wheel dri...

Volvo Penta Collaborates With Rosenbauer To Develop Electric Fire Truck Revolutionary Technology

Volvo Penta has been collaborating with its longstanding customer Rosenbauer to develop an electric driveline for the platform and industrialized version of the company's Concept Fire Truck (CFT), known as "Revolutionary Technology" (RT). By walking away from conventional commercial vehicle concepts and developing an electric solution for the truck's driveline instead, Volvo Penta and Rosenbauer introduced a completely new vehicle architecture that looks set to revolutionize the fire service ind...

Rosenbauer To Exhibit Aerial Rescue Vehicles And Other Products At Retter Messe 2020

In 2020, Rosenbauer will be present at the Retter Messe in Wels, Austria's renowned trade fair for emergency services organizations, from October 29 to 31, 2020. Attendees can witness groundbreaking technologies and experience the innovations first-hand. Aerial rescue vehicles Rosenbauer will be presenting its key products and selected new products from the fields of vehicles, fire-fighting technology, equipment and digital solutions. Two Rosenbauer aerial rescue vehicles will be stationed on...

Rosenbauer Delivers Four New PANTHER 6x6 ARFF Vehicles To Nepal’s ‘Gautam Buddha’ International Airport

Not only is Nepal home to the world's highest peaks, but it will also soon host some of the world's most powerful and modern ARFF (Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting) vehicles. ARFF vehicles Globally renowned rescue and firefighting vehicles manufacturer, Rosenbauer will deliver four new PANTHER 6x6 ARFF vehicles to keep the new ‘Gautam Buddha’ International Airport on the border with India, safe and protected against any untoward incidents. Four new PANTHER 6x6 ARFF vehicles provi...

Avon Protection Announces Venari Group As The Distributor Of Thermal Imaging Cameras For The UK

High-performance equipment manufacturer, Avon Protection, announces Venari Group as its new distributor of thermal imaging cameras (TICs) for the UK fire market. The agreement will see Venari commence distributorship of Avon’s ‘argus’ range of TICs with immediate effect. The British-manufactured argus technology has been a pioneer within the British fire and rescue industry for three decades, having continually invested in R&D and product innovation. Its evolved ‘Mi-...

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