Fire Prevention - Case Studies

Hörmann UK Enhances Fire Safety For Panattoni Park By Installing Access Doors And Fire Exit Doors

Panattoni Park Nottingham is a landmark development for the UK’s pioneer speculative developer, Panattoni, comprising of three separate units that span 55 acres of prime location in Eastwood, Nottingham. As the developer of logistics solutions across Europe, Panattoni is experienced in delivering efficient buildings that support each individual client in achieving optimum operational productivity throughout each stage of the supply chain. As part of this commitment, Hörmann UK is its...

ZIEGLER Delivers Four TSF-W Vehicles To Fire Departments In Germany

In April 2020, the ZIEGLER Group delivered four identically constructed TSF-W on an IVECO Daily chassis to the fire departments at Butzbach, Ostheim, Fauerbach and Hausen. The vehicles were manufactured at the ZIEGLER plant in Mühlau. Especially for the fire departments in rural regions it is very important to have a vehicle that ensures a successful first operation – no matter if there is a fire or just a minor technical rescue. The chassis has a wheelbase of 3,750 mm and is equipp...

Pierce Manufacturing Supplies Nine Pumpers Built On A Freightliner Chassis For Dyer County Fire Department

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that it has secured an order for nine pumpers built on a Freightliner chassis from Dyer County Fire Department located in Northwest Tennessee. Emergency vehicle specialists Sold through Pierce dealer for Tennessee and Arkansas, Emergency Vehicle Specialists, the order for nine pumpers is the largest in the department’s history and will be distributed among each of its nine fire stations to replace aging apparatus. Our...

Comelit’s Atena Easy Fire Detection System Installed By KJ Fire Safety At Gleavewood Care Home

Comelit Group’s fire detection solution has been installed at Gleavewood Care Home by KJ Fire Safety, for the ongoing safety and security of staff, residents and visitors. Cheshire-based, Gleavewood Care Home, part of the Minster Care Group, is a two storey care home, with 30 single rooms and a variety of communal areas, alongside an enclosed garden area and multiple facilities and visitor activities on site for residents to benefit. Risk assessment on fire detection systems KJ Fire Saf...

Iredell Rescue And Cool Springs Fire Department Saves A Patient Pinned Under The Vehicle With Amkus Spreader Lift

The call was dispatched for a vehicle overturned with 4 patients possibly 2 pin in the vehicle. Andy Webster Chief of Cool Springs arrived on scene and confirmed double pin in. Deputy Chief Brandon Lester of Iredell Rescue arrived on scene and started assessment of vehicle. Delane Mcwhorter arrived on scene with crash truck and all personal above started assisting with deploying tools and assist with cribbing vehicle. Deputy Chief Brandon Lester from Iredell Rescue started extraction efforts on...

Pierce Manufacturing Provides Velocity 100’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Platform To Rochester Fire Department

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, in collaboration with Pierce dealer MacQueen Emergency Group, has delivered a Pierce® Velocity® 100’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Platform featuring innovative new idle reduction technology. The apparatus is the first of its kind and addresses the City of Rochester’s requirements to reduce emissions and its carbon footprint. The Pierce idle reduction technology incorporates high-performance lithium-ion batteries, lead-acid batt...

Kentec Electronics’ Sigma XT Gas Suppression Panels Installed At The Louisa Jordan NHS Facility Glasgow

Sigma XT gas suppression panels, manufactured by Kentec Electronics, a globally renowned manufacturer of life-critical control systems, are protecting NHS staff and patients at the Louisa Jordan NHS Facility Glasgow, located at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC), which provides more than 500 COVID-19 beds. Vipond Fire UK Ltd. installed the fire safety systems within a seven-day turnaround. The system includes a total of seven Sigma XT gas suppression panels, and 32 detectors located within the ele...

Toyne Provides A Customized Pumper Vehicle To Enhance Fire Safety Systems At The Huntley Fire Protection District

Illinois' Huntley Fire Protection District (HFPD) recently received delivery of their customized pumper that was built by Toyne, Inc., an Iowa-based fire apparatus manufacturer. This apparatus will be deployed to the district's ‘Station 2’ where it is replacing a higher-mileage fire engine. There it will be ever ready to serve the resolute firefighters and the communities they protect. Established in 1959, the HFPD tirelessly fulfills the fire service needs of over 50,000 residents...

GS Global Resources Installs Flat Plate Heat Exchanger For An OEM’s 3300hp Rock Crusher

Facing a unique combination of challenges, an OEM came to GS Global Resources while creating a 3300-horsepower rock crusher, one of the largest open pit cone crusher in the world. Aside from its size, the cone crusher would also be located in Zambia, facing multiple environmental issues including extremely high ambient temperatures and caustic water supply. Due to the hot climate, the large air coolers traditionally used in this application would not be able to effectively remove heat from the...

Patol Fire Detection Solutions’ Linear Heat Detection Cable Protects Renowned Petroleum Producer Firm’s UK Facility

The UK site of one of the world’s renowned producers of petroleum has selected Linear Heat Detection Cable (LHDC) from Patol Fire Detection Solutions (Patol) to protect its floating roof tanks. The site in the south of England is the latest in a long line of worldwide petroleum production facilities to opt for the Patol fire detection solution. With atmospheric storage tanks used to store highly flammable products, finding an effective way to prevent what could be the catastrophic consequ...

French International Dairy Industry Group Chooses IEP Technologies’ Industrial Explosion Protection Solution

A globally-renowned International Dairy Industry Group consulted IEP Technologies SAS located in France when an expansion project for one of their production sites in Western France led to the requirement for the upgraded process plant to be protected against the potentially dangerous and costly effects of industrial explosions. risk of explosion protection The company had decided to invest in the plant to increase its production capacity of dairy-based ingredients which are used in the food i...

IEP Technologies Provides Spray Dryer Explosion Protection In Food Ingredients Plant Based In US Mid-West

A practical, economical and versatile solution was demanded when IEP Technologies was approached to design an Explosion Protection System for a new spray drying process in a major Food Ingredients Manufacturing Plant based in the US Mid-West. The manufacturer may produce any one of 14 different cooking ingredients for the food industry on any given day, depending upon their customer requirements. Given the wide range of materials used and their respective particle/dust properties, individual ex...

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