Fire Prevention - Case Studies

Tema Sistemi Has Been Chosen To Extinguish The Last Outbreaks Of The Norman Atlantic

Tema Sistemi spa, a company from Taranto specialized in the design and production of fire prevention systems, has been chosen to extinguish the last outbreaks of the Norman Atlantic. The rapid reduction of the internal temperatures of the ship no longer made the shutdown necessary. Speed of shutdown Inaccessibility of the doors Use of a limited extinguishing quantity to avoid further damage to the ship. Fire extinguishing technology The fire extinguishing technology with added atomized...

Sepura Enhances Airport Operations At Mexico City International Airport With Its TETRA Radios

Mexico City International Airport's (AICM) TETRA network is now fully operational following its initial roll out in the first quarter of 2018. Officially known as Benito Juárez International Airport - the international hub serves Mexico City and the surrounding areas. It is one of Latin America's busiest airports, with over 100,000 passengers passing through each day. Statistics from 2017 showed a 7.2% increase of passengers (45 million passengers in total) compared to 2016. More...

Advanced MxPro Fire Panels Protects National College For High Speed Rail In Doncaster

The college occupies 76,000 sq ft of teaching and workshop space, with specialist training installations, including 150 metres of external track and catenary A key driver in the successful delivery of the UK’s £42.6 billion HS2 project, the new National College for High Speed Rail, is now protected by industry-leading fire panels from Advanced. Located in Doncaster, a town historically known for its prominent role in rail engineering and maintenance, the college...

Securiton Aspirating Smoke Detection System Chosen For Fire Detection At New National Cold Store, UK

The Securiton aspirating smoke detection (ASD) system has been selected as the fire protection method for a new cold store to be operated by one of the UK’s major supermarket retailers.  The new 68-truck bay, 30,000 square meter hub in Pineham, near Milton Keynes, is providing a state-of-the-art facility, and has been built alongside an existing 58,000 square meter distribution center to which it will be linked via interconnecting yards. Located next to Junction 15a of the M1 at th...

Notifier Offers Castello Di Urio Hotel Five-star Life Safety With Its Wireless Fire Detection Technology

Located on the shore of Italy’s beautiful Lake Como, Castello di Urio is a hotel and conference centre that is steeped in history. When it needed to upgrade its life safety system without affecting the structure of the building, the owners decided to use wireless fire detection technology from Notifier. Agile wireless fire detection system Castello di Urio is now a 150-room hotel and conference centre, and a meeting place for people from all over the world who come to enjoy the surroundi...

POK S.A.S Supplies Couplings For France’s Service Des Essences Des Armées And Other Military Services

POK S.A.S, founded in 1976, is known worldwide for its high-tech, high-quality fire-fighting equipment. But it should not be forgotten that POK also supplies a very wide range of couplings for many different sectors of activity. These couplings adapt to the standards of many countries and are available in different materials and sizes. This complete range allows POK to serve many industries but also defense and in the first place the SEA. Service des Essences des Armées (SEA) What is t...

Eurotech Upgrades Fire Safety By Installed The Best In Fire Detection Systems At The Curzon Cinema Aldgate

Movie buffs and film lovers visiting the East-End Curzon Cinema Aldgate will now sit back and enjoy the latest feature in safety as well as style in the knowledge that Eurotech has installed the best in fire detection systems at the venue. Products used for this installation are Teledata Touch Screen Panel, Apollo Intelligent Devices, Integra Public Address, and Voice Alarm System. Fire alarm panel Eurotech’s customers required a modern touchscreen fire alarm panel to complement the cin...

House Fire Incident In Dover, UK Puts The Spotlight On The Dangers Posed By Electronic Charger Overheating And Short Circuits

Firefighters are issuing a warning about the dangers of leaving electronic gadgets on charge after a fire broke out at a house in Dover, UK on 1 May 2018. Crews were called to the two-story property in Coombe Valley Road just after 9pm after a family discovered smoke coming from the first floor of their home. Breathing apparatus Three fire engines attended and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus located the fire on the first floor Three fire engines attended and firefighters wearing brea...

KIMTEK's FIRELITE And MEDLITE Units Installed Aboard Latest Energy Efficient First Response Vehicles

KIMTEK's FIRELITE and MEDLITE units installed aboard emergency vehicles KIMTEK CORPORATION, manufacturers of modular skid units for firefighting and emergency medical transport in ATVs / UTVs, and brush trucks, recently implemented their latest line of skid units that support energy efficient electric vehicles.  KIMTEK's commitment to environmental sustainability, quality construction and convenient, modular design features provides important advantages for makers of ele...

MSA Safety Secures Contract To Provide G1 SCBA And Accessories To Metropolitan Fire Brigade And Country Fire Authority Of Victoria

Global safety equipment manufacturer, MSA Safety Incorporated has announced that it has executed a US$ 10 million contract to provide G1 self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and accessories to the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) and Country Fire Authority (CFA) of Victoria, Australia, two of the country’s largest and most well-respected fire departments. For MSA Safety Incorporated, the contract represents the largest G1 SCBA order placed till date. The majority of the order is expec...

Sepura Provides Its TETRA Digital Radios To Onda City Council’ Police Force

Sepura partners for the Spain region, Zenon Digital Radio and Adesal Telecom, have provided Onda City Council with new TETRA digital radios to supply their police force. Onda is a town in Valencia, eastern Spain with over 25,000 inhabitants to keep safe. The City Council wanted to facilitate and accelerate the work of the Local Police and improve their efficiency. In order to do this, the City Council purchased new Sepura digital radios. Providing Crime Prevention The move to digital has conn...

1st Attack Engineering Builds Their First Water Tanker For The LaGrange Fire Department

With 20 years of building emergency vehicles, 1st Attack Engineering of Waterloo has added water tankers to its lineup. The company built its first water tanker for the LaGrange Fire Department. LaGrange Fire Chief Dave Elick contacted Jeffrey Cook, president of 1st Attack Engineering, to build the tanker, the company said. LaGrange chose to use a 1999 International chassis for its tanker. The fire department took delivery of the tanker on February 22. The truck is equipped with a 2,400-gallon...

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