Fire Prevention - Case Studies

E-ONE Provides Seven Custom EMAX Rescue Pumpers To Polk County Fire Rescue

E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a manufacturer of fire apparatus, announces the delivery of seven new custom eMAX® Rescue Pumpers to Polk County Fire Rescue in Bartow, Florida. “Polk County Fire Rescue is very excited to receive these units into our fleet of emergency response apparatus,” said Polk County Fire Chief Tony Stravino. “They have been designed to provide fire protection, emergency and ALS service by an internal apparatus committee of firefighters, officers...

Pierce Manufacturing Secures Order Of 11 Custom Fire Apparatus For Greenwood County Fire Service

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has announced that it has secured an order of 11 custom apparatus for Greenwood County Fire Service in South Carolina. The order is made up of custom apparatus including five Saber FR pumpers, four Pierce dry-side tankers, an Ascendant 107’ aerial ladder, and a Pierce 100’ heavy-duty rear mount aerial tower. This monumental apparatus order for Greenwood County Fire Service has been placed in partnership with South Carolina&rs...

ZFP Addressable Fire Panels By C-TEC’s Safeguards And Suits Requirements Of School In Middlesex

A powerful network of C-TEC’s ZFP addressable fire panels is safeguarding Sunbury Manor School in Middlesex. Programmed with sophisticated cause and effects to suit the school’s special requirements, the 4-loop touch-screen control panels connect to a series of detection devices including 250 of C-TEC’s EN54-23 certified visual alarm devices to provide top quality fire protection at the 1025-pupil capacity school. Emergency Lockdown Policy The system also has a lockdown facil...

Motorola Solutions’ APX Personnel Accountability System Enables Illinois Fire Departments To Standardize Firefighter Accountability

The South Holland Fire Department, located south of Chicago, Illinois, employs 24 full-time and 19 paid-on-call firefighters. These employees staff two stations 24 hours a day and respond to nearly 4,500 calls annually. The department protects approximately 22,000 residents with a response area comprised of over 8,000 homes, industrial facilities and commercial businesses. Just a few miles to the west, the Midlothian Fire Department, located in the village of Midlothian, Illinois, maintains two...

E-ONE Provides Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Vehicle To The Fort Lauderdale Police Department

E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a manufacturer of fire apparatus, announces the delivery of a new Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) vehicle to the Fort Lauderdale Police Department (FLPD). The FLPD’s bomb squad is a federally accredited unit which provides front line response to suspected explosive devices and suspicious items in the Fort Lauderdale area. The FLPD bomb squad needed a modernized EOD response vehicle to provide the fundamental tools for response to various calls for se...

Lake Assault Boats Assigns Marine 24 To Respond To A Wide Range Of Emergencies Along With TDFPD

A Lake Assault Boats fire and rescue craft now on duty with the Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District (TDFPD) in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, was named one of WorkBoat magazine’s ‘10 Significant Boats of 2018’ at the International WorkBoat Show in New Orleans, Louisiana. WorkBoat magazine is North America’s publication serving the inland and coastal waterways commercial maritime market. The Lake Assault Boats craft, named Marine 24, is designed to respond to a wide range of emer...

Airbus Provides Seven H145 Helicopters To The Federal Office Of Bundeswehr

The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINWBw) has ordered seven H145 helicopters to replace the German Armed Forces’ (Bundeswehr) obsolete Bell UH-1D search and rescue fleet. The aircraft will be delivered in 2020 and will be stationed at the sites in Niederstetten, Holzdorf and Nörvenich. Airbus Helicopters will also be responsible for logistics support, repair, and maintenance of the helicopters. High Levels Of Operational Ava...

Abbot Fire Group Complete Installation Of Low Level Lighting For Hightown Housing Association

Abbot Fire Group, working in partnership with Everlux, have successfully completed an installation of low level lighting (LLL) for Hightown Housing Association. Based in nearby Hemel Hempstead, Hightown chose Everlux as the supplier for their LLL requirements having seen a demonstration at the International Firex exhibition earlier this year. The project required Abbot Fire Group to fit low level lighting in three buildings managed by Hightown Housing Association. A total of 1.72 km of low leve...

AQUASYS Provides TLF-A 5000 Fire Fighting Vehicle To The Voestalpine Fire Brigade

With the new TLF-A 5000, the voestalpine fire brigade in Linz (Austria) not only receives a modern fire fighting vehicle, but also a high-pressure unit for use on the plant premises. The 97 full-time firefighters thus ensure safe operation and efficient and rapid fire-fighting in the event of an emergency. Early fire detection system The system serves as a supply unit for the high-pressure water mist dry piping installed in the plant. In the event of an emergency, the unit supplies a wide rang...

Wintersteiger AG Supplies Drying Panels For Volunteer Fire Department In Ried, Austria

For a volunteer fire department in Ried, leaving gloves, shoes, and boots to air dry is now a thing of the past, thanks to the drying panels from Wintersteiger AG, which have been in use since the beginning of November 2020. Regional Fire Inspector and Fire Chief, Josef Leherbauer is delighted with the successful solution. He said, “To save energy, we chose one small and one large dryer that can be used as required. Both are equipped with different nozzles for gloves and boots. As the dry...

ASP Fire Safeguards Macadamia-Nut Processing Company With Its Smoke Detector

To reduce the fire risk, and comply with regional regulations, a Mpumalanga macadamia-nut processing company called on risk consulting specialist ASP Fire during the planning of its processing plant to implement a turnkey solution. This involved designing compartmentalization, safety distances, access routes, and the installation of the fire-detection system itself. “Macadamia nuts have a high fat content of 70%,” says ASP Fire CEO Michael van Niekerk, which poses a high fire risk i...

E-ONE Provides Decontamination Options To Provide Better Environment For Miami-Dade Firefighters

E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a manufacturer of fire apparatus, announces a new collaboration with the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department. Working with E-ONE to address the issue of exposure to harmful materials and carcinogens contaminating firefighter’s protective gear, the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department has chosen new decontamination options for its five new E-ONE Custom Rescue Pumpers. Promoting A Better Environment For Firefighters A cab compartment over the front wheel-we...

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