Fire Prevention - Case Studies

Toyne Provides A New Rescue/Pumper Vehicle To The Rochelle Fire Department As An Upgrade To Their Current Apparatus

In the Midwestern Illinois city of Rochelle, the local fire department took delivery of its first Toyne Apparatus, a fully customized rescue/pumper. The Rochelle Fire Department's (RFD) new rescue/pumper will replace an older fire truck built-in 1995 that had served the department for 26 years. Built to take the call, the department’s latest fire apparatus addition is ready to protect the community. Established in 1877, the RFD has been serving the residents of Rochelle for nearly 145 yea...

Fire & Rescue New South Wales Places Second Order For MSA And Pac Fire Australia’s XFlex Range Of Structural PPE

Following the successful delivery of more than 5,000 sets of high-quality structural firefighting PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) from globally renowned specialist PPE manufacturer, MSA Bristol (MSA Safety Incorporated) and its Australian distributor, Pac Fire Australia (Pac Fire), Australia’s Fire & Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW) fire service has continued with their roll out and expect to have an additional 5,000 sets of structural PPE delivered by June 2021. The expectation is...

Motorola Provides VB400 Body-Worn Video Solutions To The Frontline Workers At London Ambulance Service To Respond To Threats

London Ambulance Service announced that 529 violent incidents have been reported between April 2020 and January this year. To protect their frontline workers, the Ambulance Service has started to roll out Motorola Solutions VB400 body-worn video solutions to help their frontline workers to deal with assaults and threats. “The health, safety, and wellbeing of our crews are of utmost importance. We want to take every precaution possible to ensure that our frontline people are safe whilst at...

C-TEC’s Hush ActiV Domestic Fire System Elevates Protection At Swallowfields Apartment Block In Bolton

Hush ActiV, C-TEC’s innovative new BS 5839-6 domestic fire alarm system, is providing first-class fire protection at a luxury apartment block in Bolton, United Kingdom. Set in stunning landscaped gardens in Horwich, a small town on the edge of the West Pennine Moors, Swallowfields is a collection of 28 contemporary new-build apartments featuring spacious living spaces and high-specification fittings. Hush ActiV smoke detectors Each dwelling has been equipped with Hush ActiV smoke detect...

Sparc Provides Fire Alarm System Upgrade And Auxiliary Radio Communication System (ARCS) For NYC’s Allen-Stevenson School

The Allen-Stevenson School is a private school located on the Upper East Side locality in Manhattan, New York City, occupying two inter-connected buildings. Due to a need for additional space, the school expanded the existing buildings vertically, while renovating the remaining floors and constructed a new inter-connected building, adjacent to the original. The project proceeded in a phased manner and services included advising the client on appropriate phasing and implementation of the fire al...

Sparc Fire Protection Provides Fire Alarm Systems To Enhance Fire Safety At The New York Hilton Midtown Building

The New York Hilton Midtown is a bustling forty-six story high-rise hotel in Midtown Manhattan.  Sparc has undertaken multiple fire alarm system design projects within the building, including retail tenant fits-outs, modifications to public assembly spaces, and multi-floor, fast-paced guestroom renovation projects.  Fire alarm system Sparc prepared fire alarm system design documents that were filed with the New York City Fire Department (FDNY).  Sparc also provided constructio...

Sparc Helps Multiple Tenants In NYC’s The West Tower Obtain Their FDNY Fire Alarm System Letters Of Approval

The West Tower (Alexandria Center) is a fifteen story office building with technological and medical based tenants, constructed in 2015, in New York City, USA. FDNY fire alarm system LoA Since its construction, Sparc (Sparc Fire Protection Engineering, LLC) has assisted multiple tenants in the West Tower building in obtaining their FDNY fire alarm system Letters of Approval (LoA), which also allowed for the issuance of their Temporary Certificate of Occupancy or permanent Certificate of Occupa...

Rave Mobile Safety Platform Helps Morris And Blair County's Public Health Agencies To Carry Out Vaccine Rollout

Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the critical communication and collaboration platform that customers count on when it matters the most has announced Morris County, in New Jersey and Blair County, in Pennsylvania, are among the latest counties to leverage the company’s Vaccine Distribution Solution to identify and communicate with vulnerable populations, deliver tailored guidance and logistical information, and conduct ongoing check-ins to ensure the success of vaccine rollout. Vaccine Distribu...

ATF’s National Response Team Determines The Cause Of Fire At Action Footwear To Be Accidental

The fire incident at Action Footwear store on Jan 25, 2021, that resulted in injuries to four Chula Vista Fire Department firefighters has been determined to be accidental. The National Response Team from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), along with the Chula Vista Fire Department, completed the investigation into the origin and cause of the fire that occurred on Monday, Jan 25, 2021, at 5:40 pm, at Action Footwear, 655 H Street, Chula Vista, California. Action Fo...

Toyne Delivers A New Pumper Vehicle To Enhance Fire Safety At Skamania Fire District

Trading views of the cornfields of Iowa for forested mountains of Southern Washington state, a new Toyne pumper–named engine 11–has been delivered to its new home with Skamania Fire District #1 (SFD). This is the department's second Toyne tailored apparatus, and just like the other Toyne in their fleet, it is geared explicitly for SFD's needs. Established in 1959, Skamania Fire District #1 has been providing fire protection to the residents of Carson, Cook, Stabler, and surrounding...

Chris Lewis Fire And Security Enhances Security For St Antony’s College With Their Fire And Security Products

The new center for Middle Eastern Studies at St Antony’s College was designed by the award-winning Iraqi-British Architect Dame Zaha Hadid. As one of her last projects before she passed away in March 2016, this project has been recognized by many for its architectural merit and nominated for numerous awards. It recently won the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) South Award 2016. Oxford University asked Chris Lewis Fire and Security to provide the best possible intruder alarm, C...

Slimbridge Wildfowl Trust Choses CIA Fire & Security And EMS Group To Install Wireless Fire Detection And Alarm System

The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that saves wetlands, which are essential for life itself. WWT Slimbridge is one of nine wetland centers across the United Kingdom, founded by Sir Peter Scott in 1946 and is now a world-renowned reserve for water birds. WWT Slimbridge’s new £6.2 million visitor center houses a wildlife art gallery, The Hanson Discovery Centre, the Waterside Restaurant, a cinema and the Sloane Observation Tower. Wild swans from Russia com...

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