Fire Prevention - Case Studies

Autronica’s AutroGuard Smoke Detectors Prevent Fire At Norway’s National Sanctuary, The Nidaros Cathedral

During the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 8 someone attempted to set fire to Nidaros Cathedral - the world’s northernmost medieval cathedral, built beginning in 1070, and Norway’s national sanctuary located in the city of Trondheim. Luckily, the fire was quickly detected by Autronica Fire and Security’s AutroGuard® protectors. The recently developed protector has technology that enables fast and reliable smoke detection. The Nidaros Cathedral is one of the first buildings where A...

Advanced Secures Leuchie House In East Lothian With Their Wireless Fire Detection System

The fire alarm control equipment from UK manufacturer, Advanced, has been installed at the core of a wireless fire detection system protecting Leuchie House in East Lothian on the Scottish Borders. As part of an upgrade to the existing radio fire system at the classical Georgian mansion house in North Berwick which operates as a respite center for people with multiple sclerosis, an Advanced 4-loop MxPro 5 fire panel has been installed alongside the latest EMS wireless FireCell equipment. Fire...

Cox Fire Provides Fire Sprinklers To Enhance Fire Security At USF Morsani College Of Medicine Building

Cox Fire is pleased to have been selected as the Fire Sprinkler Contractor for USF Health’s downtown Water Street Morsani College of Medicine building. The Victaulic Vortex system installed at USF Morsani consists of 7 total zones. The zones are supplied by a common manifold filled with 44 nitrogen tanks. The manifold is release via 2 common fluid releasing panels to the zone in alarm. Each zone is controlled by 1-2 zone panels that release the air-nitrogen into the system when tripped....

Advanced Installs Axis Fire System At Sri Lankan Hospital To Ensure Staff And Patient Safety

An Axis AX fire system from Advanced has been installed as part of large-scale renovations at one of Sri Lanka’s healthcare facilities. The 2-loop and 4-loop, UL-listed Axis AX fire panels, and more than 500 devices were supplied, installed, and commissioned at the Korea Sri Lanka Friendship Hospital by local Advanced partner Firetech (Pvt) Limited. Located south of Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo, The District of Matara was gravely affected by the 2004 Tsunami. The Korea Sri Lanka F...

Ampac Attains Order To Deliver Networked Firefinder Plus Panels And Wagner Aspirated Systems To Grafton Prison In Australia

Ampac Queensland, the Queensland State branch of Ampac, has been successful in obtaining the order for the Grafton Prison for a total of 64 networked Firefinder Plus Panel, computer graphics, and 366 Wagner Aspirated Systems. This is the largest prison to be built in Australia. Ampac Queensland is proud to be working with their customer, Triple M and fire systems installer, Interfire Systems. Firefinder Plus Panels delivered It’s a slice of countryside nestled in the Clarence Valley, in...

IRT’s Rhodium Incident Management Suite Was Used By Agencies In South Carolina To Plan Hurricane Florence

State and local agencies in South Carolina used the Rhodium Incident Management Suite before, during and after Hurricane Florence made landfall in September 2018. The cloud-based incident management platform allowed agencies to manage response both locally and along the entire coast where hundreds of crews and resources were deployed. The benefits of Rhodium were first realized while the storm was still gathering strength offshore. Emergency management teams had already used Rhodium to create h...

Alberta Fire And Security Collaborates With CNS Digital Media To Provide CCTV Systems At Corinthia Royal

Alberta Fire and Security in collaboration with CNS Digital Media is honored and proud to announce a new commissioned CCTV System at Corinthia Royal, Budapest. The client, Corinthia Royal,Budapest, requested the design, installation and configuration of a holistic CCTV system by AVIGILON Trusted Security Solution. To come up with a proper compliant solution and a complete coverage, Alberta proposed the installation of a full Avigilon surveillance solution including over one-hundred Avigilon cam...

Alberta Installs Hikvision Temperature Screening Solution At Mater Dei To Detect Elevated Skin-Surface Temperature

Everyone at Alberta is appreciative of the work being carried out by all Medical and Support Personnel at Mater Dei. They know that every single moment of their time is dedicated to saving lives and it is because of this that they should have the best tools to ensure a better use of their skills. Hikvison together with local authorized partners, Alberta have donated a Hikvision Temperature Screening Solution so that key workers can monitor the elevated skin-surface temperature of hospital visit...

BAFSA Certified Tank And Pump System Help To Extinguish Kitchen Fire At The Lindop Court Tower Block

Fire crews with an aerial ladder were to a kitchen fire on the eighth floor of the city center Lindop Court tower block in Stoke on Trent on 22nd May. A total of five crews attended from Longton, Hanley and Newcastle but the fire, believed to be started in a chip pan, had already been put out by a sprinkler system when firefighters arrived at the scene. 1 concealed sidewall sprinkler had activated. The building had been retrofitted and has a BS 9251 tank and pump system. There were no casualtie...

Clark Contracts Receives ISO 45001 Certification From BM TRADA For Occupational Health And Safety

Keeping workers safe is one of the most important concerns of any employer. Occupational accidents or work-related illnesses have an enormous impact on families and communities, as well as incurring significant costs to businesses. ISO 45001:2018 Occupational health and safety management systems is the world’s first international standard for occupational health and safety (OH&S). It provides a framework to improve employee safety, reduce workplace risks and enable organizations to cr...

A.P.E Fire & Security Installs Fire Safety Systems At A Fully-Converted Castle In Gloucestershire

Installing fire systems at the castle in Cirencester, Gloucestershire was a £3 million pound project that was complex from the offset, and A.P.E Fire & Security had to think outside the box in respect of how these bespoke systems would operate and work with the client’s very unique requirements. The project was carried out in several different phases and in total took around 12 months to complete, utilizing a team of four engineers at different stages throughout the year. The pr...

A.P.E Fire & Security Installs Fire Alarm And Aspiration Systems At The Gothic Style Tyntesfield House

Tyntesfield is a hugely historic site located in North Somerset, England. The house is a Grade I listed gothic style Victorian house and estate which in 2002 got put in the care of the national trust. The name Tyntesfield is derived from the owners the Tynte baronets who had owned the estate in the 1500s. A mansion was added to the grounds in 1830 and bought by Williams Gibbs shortly after. Gibbs commissioned an architect to design the main rooms inside the house using gilded paneling, woodwork...

vfd