Fire Prevention - Case Studies

Advanced Secures Campus Of Swansea University With Its MxPro 5 Fire Alarm Control Panels

Swansea University installs a network of Advanced fire alarm control panels to protect its 65-acre, £450million Bay campus from the threat of fire. The University installs 25 one, two and four-loop MxPro 5 fire alarm control panels throughout its 11 academic Bay campus buildings, specified thanks to their superior networking abilities. Installed alongside over 5000 Hochiki and Apollo protocol devices, each fire panel has been programmed as a standalone, with all information reporting back...

NFCC Calls For Review On All Residential Buildings With Four Or More Floors In Brighton And Hove For Fire Sprinklers Installed

The National Fire Chiefs’ Council has called for all residential buildings with four floors or more to be installed with sprinkler systems after a huge fire tore through student flats in Bolton, United Kingdom last month. Fire sprinklers in Tall buildings But a Freedom of Information request from The Argus revealed 44 council-owned housing blocks in Brighton and Hove which are four storeys or taller do not have sprinklers installed. This is a worrying discovery as two of the 44 buildings...

Erickson Incorporated Helps In Fighting The Devastating Australian Bushfires With Their S-64 Air Crane Helicopters

Erickson Incorporated, an operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, is continuing to fight the devastating Australian bushfires into the new year armed with six S-64 Air Crane® helicopters. As of Thursday, January 2nd, New South Wales declared a 7-day state of emergency as Australia’s deadly bushfires rage. This is the third time in 3 months that Australia has declared a state of emergency. Wind is expected to get stronger over the next couple of days — expecti...

Toyne Provides Pumper Vehicle To The Rochester Fire Department To Handle Emergency Situations Efficiently

Firefighters from the Rochester Fire Department (RFD) in the southeastern New Hampshire city of Rochester (a.k.a. the Lilac City) have received delivery of their new Toyne Pumper. It is the third time Toyne, Inc., a fire apparatus manufacturer, has dispatched a fully customized apparatus to the RFD. With their new Toyne Tailored Apparatus, Rochester’s brave men and women will be able to better address the emergency needs of one of the state's largest communities. Response-Ready powertrai...

Gent By Honeywell Installs Its S-Quad Visual Alarm Devices At The Royal Spa Centre

Gent by Honeywell installs its new S-Quad Visual Alarm Devices (VADs) in Leamington Spa’s renowned entertainment venue, the Royal Spa Centre. The popular purpose built theatre and cinema, owned by Warwick District Council, recently upgraded its entire fire detection and alarm (FD&A) system to a fully integrated Gent Vigilon Compact solution, that incorporates more than 50 S-Quad VADs throughout the multi-use building. Visual Alarm Technology Warwick Council had expressed interest in...

ZIEGLER Delivers HLF 10 Firefighting Vehicles To The Münster Institute Of Fire Brigade

The ZIEGLER Group delivers seven structurally identical HLF 10 to the IdF (Institute of Fire Brigade) in Münster. The firefighting vehicles that are built on a MAN chassis will be used for practical training of fire brigades managers from North Rhine-Westphalia.

Self-Storage Facility Big Padlock Wrexham Opts For C-TEC’s ZFP Addressable Fire Alarm System

C-TEC’s innovative ZFP addressable fire alarm system is protecting Big Padlock Wrexham, a high-tech self-storage facility in Wales. With a solid reputation for providing top-notch self-storage solutions to domestic and commercial clients, Big Padlock operates from eight locations throughout the North West. The company’s state-of-the-art Wrexham site combines a mixture of business centres, office space, warehouses and workshops and also offers bespoke facilities for architects, solic...

C-TEC Secures Gates Power Transmission With Its Touchscreen-Controlled ZFP Addressable Fire Panels

C-TEC’s revolutionary touchscreen-controlled ZFP addressable fire panels are protecting Gates Power Transmission in Dumfries. A subsidiary of the giant US Corporation whose motto is ‘If it moves you, there’s a good chance Gates has a part in it’, the company manufactures power transmission belts for the automotive and industrial markets. Certified Visual Alarm Devices A network of eight ZFP one and two loop addressable fire panels connected to over 300 devices Supplie...

E-ONE Delivers TITAN 6X6 Aircraft Rescue And Firefighting Vehicles To The Civil Aviation Authority

E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a manufacturer of fire apparatus, announces the delivery of multiple new TITAN® 6X6 Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) vehicles to the Civil Aviation Authority of Taiwan R.O.C. The trucks will be deployed at multiple airports around the island country. Structural Fire Fighting System Top features of the new 6X6 TITAN ARFF vehicles include: E-ONE unique cab design manufactured from welded aluminum extrusion with 3/16-inch (4.76 mm) plate, exceed...

Toyne Provides A Pumper Vehicle To Enhance Emergency Response Capabilities Of Geyserville Fire Protection District

In Sonoma County, California, Geyserville Fire Protection District (GFPD) strengthened its emergency response capabilities after receiving delivery of a customized pumper from Toyne, Inc., a fire apparatus manufacturer. The latest addition to their fleet comes at a time when the threat of wildfires is an ever-present concern for the district. Earlier this fall, members of the GFPD were among the countless number of first responders that worked tirelessly to contain the Kincade Fire – the...

Rosenbauer PANTHER Fire Engine Secures Stuttgart Airport Fire Department

Stuttgart Airport (also called "Manfred Rommel Airport") is one of the largest airports in Germany in terms of passenger volume: More than 10 million passengers a year use the Swabian aviation hub, situated directly on the A8 motorway. Since 2019, not only four PANTHER 6x6s have been in service with the airport fire department, but also a training simulator from Rosenbauer. This makes training for emergency calls easier and has an enormous impact on sustainability - in two ways. Stuttgart's pat...

Erickson Incorporated Delivers K7 S-64 Air Crane Helicopter To The Korean Forest Service (KFS)

Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide renowned operator, maintainer and manufacturer of utility aircrafts, has announced the delivery of the K7 S-64 Air Crane helicopter to the Korean Forest Service (KFS). On Friday, November 22, 2019, the K7 aircraft was loaded onto the Antonov An-124 strategic airlift aircraft, out of Medford, Oregon, Erickson’s manufacturing facility. The K7 S-64 helicopter is well-known in Korea, with a strong reputation for being the best firefighting aircraft available...

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