TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news TheBigRedGuide.com - Fire news from TheBigRedGuide.com https://www.thebigredguide.com/news.html Copyright (C) TheBigRedGuide.com 2017 Fire news Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT Ballyclare displays new range of Pionér and Xenon fire garments at A+A 2017https://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ballyclare-displays-new-range-of-pion-r-and-xenon-fire-garments-at-a-a-2017.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ballyclare-displays-new-range-of-pion-r-and-xenon-fire-garments-at-a-a-2017.htmlEvents NewsTue, 17 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="240" height="214"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong class="smalltxt">Ballyclare will display Xenon fire garments range at A+A 2017</strong><br /></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Europe&rsquo;s leading trade exhibition covering safety, security and health at work gave specialist workwear manufacturer Ballyclare an excellent opportunity to highlight the breadth of its offering to these different sectors.</strong></p> <p>At the A + A event in Dusseldorf. the company displayed examples of both its multi-norm and flame-retardant Pion&eacute;r workwear, and its Xenon multi-layered and multifunctional fire garments,...Aligned Assets and 118 Information improve NFSP fire and rescue services in the UKhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aligned-assets-and-118-information-improve-nfsp-fire-and-rescue-services-in-the-uk.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/aligned-assets-and-118-information-improve-nfsp-fire-and-rescue-services-in-the-uk.htmlIndustry NewsTue, 17 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="220"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The service has led to an extra 45,000 business addresses being avilable to the Fire Servies for emergency response</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt"><strong>The Network Fire Services Partnership, a collaborative partnership between <a href="https://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/devon-and-somerset-fire-and-rescue-service.1.html" class="redbold">Devon &amp; Somerset,</a> Hampshire, Isle of Wight and <a href="https://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/dorset-fire-and-rescue-service.html" class="redbold">Dorset</a> &amp; <a...ASSA ABLOY UK hosts free fire door safety event in Birminghamhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/assa-abloy-uk-hosts-free-fire-door-safety-event-in-birmingham.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/assa-abloy-uk-hosts-free-fire-door-safety-event-in-birmingham.htmlCompany NewsTue, 17 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="220"> <tbody> <tr> <td><br /></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The event aimed to raise awareness about how certified fire doors can prevent life-changing injuries</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt"><strong>More than 60 prominent facilities managers, architects and door hardware installers attended a free event hosted by ASSA ABLOY UK, the global leader in door opening solutions, to discuss fire door safety at West Midlands Fire Service&rsquo;s headquarters in Birmingham.</strong></p> <p>The event &ndash; &lsquo;It&rsquo;s Time To Talk About Fire Doors&rsquo; &ndash; featured talks from Steve Shoker, Fire Safety Officer at West Midlands Fire Service;...All North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service TRVs now respond to emergencieshttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/all-north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-service-trvs-now-respond-to-emergencies.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/all-north-yorkshire-fire-and-rescue-service-trvs-now-respond-to-emergencies.htmlCompany NewsThu, 12 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="220"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr class="smalltxt"> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The TRVs can respond to small incidents and also more serious incidents including house fires</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="smalltxt"><strong>From 19<sup>th</sup> September, for the first time, all six new emergency response vehicles for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are attending emergencies.</strong></p> <p>The Tactical Response Vehicles (TRVs) have been introduced as part of the review of the fire cover, which was undertaken as the number of incidents the Service attends over recent years* has reduced significantly.</p> <p><strong>New technology and procedures</strong></p>...Kentec fire control panel secures temporary buildings at M3 serviceshttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kentec-fire-control-panel-secures-temporary-buildings-at-m3-services.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kentec-fire-control-panel-secures-temporary-buildings-at-m3-services.htmlCompany NewsTue, 10 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="220"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">The new temporary building will provide full facilities whilst the new permanent&nbsp;building is&nbsp;completed</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>A Kentec fire control panel is helping protect new&nbsp;temporary buildings at Welcome Break&rsquo;s M3 southbound Fleet&nbsp;Services on the&nbsp;Surrey/Hampshire border, erected following a devastating fire in December 2016&nbsp;that almost&nbsp;completely destroyed the&nbsp;former services building.</strong></p> <p><strong>December 2016 fire</strong></p> <p><strong></strong>At its height, more than 100 firefighters from across...Combat Engineer 2017 and NATO partners to focus on military engineering capabilitieshttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/combat-engineer-2017-and-nato-partners-to-focus-on-military-engineering-capabilities.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/combat-engineer-2017-and-nato-partners-to-focus-on-military-engineering-capabilities.htmlEvents NewsThu, 05 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table class="smalltxt" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="106" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Military, government and first-response agencies receive free entry to Combat Engineer 2017</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The current counter-insurgency and terrorism threat, coupled with a traditional enemy in Europe, has created a dual focus for NATO member and partner nations when considering military engineering capabilities.</p> <p>The Combat Engineer meeting, which will take place in Nuremberg, Germany, this November, will provide the platform for military and industry to develop military engineering capabilities which meet...Advanced provides fire panels to protect London Symphony Orchestra discovery projecthttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-provides-fire-panels-to-protect-london-symphony-orchestra-discovery-project.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/advanced-provides-fire-panels-to-protect-london-symphony-orchestra-discovery-project.htmlCompany NewsWed, 04 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="220"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">LSO St Luke's church opened in 1773 and was deconsecrated in 1959 due to subsidence</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>LSO St Luke&rsquo;s, home of the world-renowned London Symphony Orchestra&rsquo;s community and education programme, LSO Discovery, is now protected by industry-leading fire panels from Advanced. </strong></p> <p><strong>LSO St Luke&rsquo;s fire system upgrade</strong></p> <p>LSO St Luke&rsquo;s is an 18<sup>th</sup>-century Grade I-listed Hawksmoor church in the London Borough of Islington. The church, which has an unusual obelisk spire, opened in 1773 and was deconsecrated...Ballyclare exhibited PPE and safety wear for fire sector at 2017 Emergency Services Showhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ballyclare-exhibited-ppe-and-safety-wear-for-fire-sector-at-2017-emergency-services-show.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/ballyclare-exhibited-ppe-and-safety-wear-for-fire-sector-at-2017-emergency-services-show.htmlEvents NewsTue, 03 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="220"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">Among the garments on display was a special Xenon concept structural firefighters suit</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The <a href="https://www.thebigredguide.com/events/the-emergency-services-show-2017.html" class="redbold">2017 Emergency Services Show</a> gave visitors to the Ballyclare stand the opportunity to view the full extent of the company&rsquo;s PPE and safety wear offering to the fire service, and to examine some of the latest developments which were on show.</strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;We are very firmly established as a supplier to the fire sectors and the show gave us the prefect opportunity to...Council housing residents receive fire door safety awardhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/council-housing-residents-receive-fire-door-safety-award.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/council-housing-residents-receive-fire-door-safety-award.htmlIndustry NewsFri, 29 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="220"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The campaign managed to reach more than 500 local residents with information on fire door safety</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>A local fire door safety campaign to inspire hope and raise awareness of fire safety in Southend-on-Sea following the tragic death of a mum-to-be, is one of three initiatives to receive awards this month from the British Woodworking Federation (BWF).</strong></p> <p>Rutendo Chitiga and Terry Brown from the Balmoral Estate Tenants Association in Southend-on-Sea organised a week long fire safety campaign for their community, building on the information and resources made available through the...Laidlaw explains how correct fire door hardware can save liveshttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/laidlaw-explains-how-correct-fire-door-hardware-can-save-lives.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/laidlaw-explains-how-correct-fire-door-hardware-can-save-lives.htmlIndustry NewsFri, 29 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="220"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>2017 has sadly provided a litany of high profile fire-related disasters and brought the need and awareness for better fire safety to the forefront of everyone&rsquo;s mind.</strong></p> <p><strong>Fire doors are critical</strong></p> <p>Fire Door Safety Week (September 25 &ndash; October 1), is a timely opportunity to bring to light the critically important role of fire doors in building fire safety and to remind responsible individuals of the legal requirements and to give tips and guidelines to reinforce this crucial message.</p> <p>There are approximately 3 million new fire doors bought and installed every year in the UK...Fire Authority Chairman Andrew Backhouse requests report to increase crewing of Tactical Response Vehicleshttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fire-authority-chairman-andrew-backhouse-requests-report-to-increase-crewing-of-tactical-response-vehicles.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fire-authority-chairman-andrew-backhouse-requests-report-to-increase-crewing-of-tactical-response-vehicles.htmlIndustry NewsFri, 29 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="220"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong class="smalltxt">The Fire Brigades Union has expressed safety concerns about crewing TRVs with fewer than 4&nbsp;</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p align="center" style="text-align: left;"><strong>Due to long standing safety concerns of <a href="https://www.thebigredguide.com/companies/fire-brigades-union.html" class="redbold">The Fire Brigades Union</a> (FBU) about crewing TRVs with fewer than 4 firefighters, and more recently concerns having been raised by local MPs on behalf of their constituents, the Fire Authority&rsquo;s new Chairman, Councillor Andrew Backhouse, has asked officers to produce a report to increase crewing of TRVs at...Kentec releases new Taktis fire detection and alarm systemhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kentec-releases-new-taktis-fire-detection-and-alarm-system.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/kentec-releases-new-taktis-fire-detection-and-alarm-system.htmlCompany NewsFri, 29 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="220"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span class="redbold smalltxt">Taktis Fire is a very sophisticated and advanced&nbsp;fire panel and is ideal for installation in larger buildings</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Kentec&rsquo;s new&nbsp;Taktis fire detection and alarm system&nbsp;extends user capability by&nbsp;combining the very latest in hardware and software to produce a&nbsp;control and indication system&nbsp;that is both powerful and sophisticated, yet simple to understand.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>Available in 2-8 loop or 2-16 loop versions and certified to EN54-2 and&nbsp;EN54-4, Taktis is ideal for installation in larger buildings. Its capacity to...AFAC17 witnesses highest emergency managers collaborations with record attendancehttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/afac17-witnesses-highest-emergency-managers-collaborations-with-record-attendance.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/afac17-witnesses-highest-emergency-managers-collaborations-with-record-attendance.htmlEvents NewsThu, 28 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table class="smalltxt" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="31" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>AFAC17 discussed the latest in research, learning and practices in collaborative management and natural hazard responses</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Australia&rsquo;s leading emergency management conference and expo, AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, attracted a record attendance of more than 3,200 visitors to Sydney.</strong></p> <p>Compared to the previous edition of AFAC in Brisbane which had already broken attendance records last year, nearly twice as many professionals visited the event to...Critical Communications MENA 2017: Sponsor Nedaa to showcase core strategies for supporting public safety enforcementhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/critical-communications-mena-2017-sponsor-nedaa-to-showcase-core-strategies-for-supporting-public-safety-enforcement.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/critical-communications-mena-2017-sponsor-nedaa-to-showcase-core-strategies-for-supporting-public-safety-enforcement.htmlEvents NewsTue, 26 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table class="smalltxt" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="83" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Nedaa will showcase its mission-critical mobile broadband network and Mobile Transport solutions at CCMENA 2017</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai, headed the opening rites of Critical Communications Middle East and North Africa 2017 (CCMENA) Conference and Expo at Dubai World Trade Centre. Professional Communication Corporation - Nedaa, the Dubai Government security networks provider, is participating...Fire Door Safety Week 2017 spreads awareness of unlocking and unblocking fire doors among facility and security managershttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fire-door-safety-week-2017-spreads-awareness-of-unlocking-and-unblocking-fire-doors-among-facility-and-security-managers.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/fire-door-safety-week-2017-spreads-awareness-of-unlocking-and-unblocking-fire-doors-among-facility-and-security-managers.htmlEvents NewsTue, 26 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table class="smalltxt" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="125" height="278"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Facility &amp; security managers are reminded in Fire Door Safety Week to ensure fire doors are unlocked &amp; unblocked during times of occupancy</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Facility and security managers are reminded in Fire Door Safety Week - September 25th to October 1st - of the need to ensure that fire doors are unlocked and unblocked during times of occupancy.</p> <p>Site managers can use a smartphone app called Lodgic, costing &pound;12 per month, to get confirmation from an independent monitoring centre that each fire door on site...President of Uganda to give keynote and welcoming address at Uganda International Oil & Gas Summit 2017https://www.thebigredguide.com/news/president-of-uganda-to-give-keynote-and-welcoming-address-at-uganda-international-oil-and-gas-summit-2017.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/president-of-uganda-to-give-keynote-and-welcoming-address-at-uganda-international-oil-and-gas-summit-2017.htmlEvents NewsTue, 26 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table class="smalltxt" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="143" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>UIOGS 2017 to discuss and debate the future of exploration and production of oil and gas in Uganda</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>His Excellency, President Yoweri K. Museveni has been confirmed to again give the keynote and welcoming address at the 3rd Uganda International Oil &amp; Gas Summit (UIOGS) to be hosted by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, Uganda, from 27-28 September 2017 at the Hotel Serena, Kampala.</p> <p>Held with the support of the Uganda National Oil Company and Petroleum Authority Uganda, official...Record numbers participate in fifth annual 9/11 memorial stair climbhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/record-numbers-participate-in-fifth-annual-9-11-memorial-stair-climb.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/record-numbers-participate-in-fifth-annual-9-11-memorial-stair-climb.htmlIndustry NewsFri, 22 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="220"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">The event&nbsp;paid tribute to the firefighters who served at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Northeast Wisconsin and its surrounding communities turned out in large numbers earlier today to participate in and support the fifth annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at historic Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. </strong></p> <p>A total of 2,169 area residents, firefighters, and local businesses came together to pay tribute to all of the firefighters who served, and to those who sacrificed their lives, at the World Trade Center on September 11,...Secutech Vietnam 10th anniversary witnessed record-breaking increase in visitor numbershttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/secutech-vietnam-10th-anniversary-witnessed-record-breaking-increase-in-visitor-numbers.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/secutech-vietnam-10th-anniversary-witnessed-record-breaking-increase-in-visitor-numbers.htmlEvents NewsThu, 21 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table style="float: left;" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="220"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="mceSelected"><br /></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="mceSelected" style="text-align: center;"><strong><span class="smalltxt">At Secutech Vietnam 2017 there were 270 exhibitors from 20 countries and regions</span></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>The 10th edition of Secutech Vietnam will be remembered for its record-breaking increase in visitor numbers. The show welcomed 12,097 global visitors (2016: 7,473) &ndash; up 62% on last year, as exhibitors seized the opportunities presented by one of the most promising security markets in Southeast Asia.</strong></p> <p><strong>270 exhibitors from 20 countries</strong></p> <p>Across 9,000 sqm of gross exhibition...ToxCO CO monitor helps Emergency Services screen carbon monoxide poisoned victimshttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/toxco-co-monitor-helps-emergency-services-screen-carbon-monoxide-poisoned-victims.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/toxco-co-monitor-helps-emergency-services-screen-carbon-monoxide-poisoned-victims.htmlCompany NewsTue, 19 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table class="smalltxt" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="127" height="264"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The ToxCO monitor measures exhaled breath on a patient to screen for carbon monoxide poisoning</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The ToxCO CO monitor has been designed by Bedfont, based in Kent, to safely and effectively screen patients for carbon monoxide poisoning. Known as the silent killer, CO is a colourless, odourless, highly poisonous gas that is produced when fuels are burned incompletely. Everybody is exposed to CO in everyday life; from boilers, open fires,...Honeywell appoints Richard Lattanzi and Dino Koutrouki as new security and fire leadershttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/honeywell-appoints-richard-lattanzi-and-dino-koutrouki-as-new-security-and-fire-leaders.htmlhttps://www.thebigredguide.com/news/honeywell-appoints-richard-lattanzi-and-dino-koutrouki-as-new-security-and-fire-leaders.htmlCompany NewsFri, 15 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="8" align="left" width="220"> <tbody> <tr> <td><br /></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong class="smalltxt">In their new leadership roles, Lattanzi and Koutrouki will drive greater customer focus</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Honeywell, a provider of products, software and technologies for connected buildings and homes, has announced Richard (Rich) Lattanzi as the president of Honeywell&rsquo;s global security business and Dino Koutrouki as the president of Honeywell&rsquo;s global fire business.</strong></p> <p><strong>New leadership roles</strong></p> <p>In&nbsp;their new leadership roles, Lattanzi and Koutrouki will drive greater customer focus. Both will continue to report to Michael Flink, president of Honeywell...