Fire Prevention - Case Studies

Advanced MxPro 5 Fire Alarm Control Panels And AdSpecials Panels Installed At Manchester’s Wythenshawe Hospital

130 Advanced fire alarm control panels have been chosen to protect one of the UK’s largest acute teaching hospitals. Selected for their performance, quality and ease of use, 96 intelligent addressable MxPro 5 fire alarm control panels and 34 custom AdSpecials panels will be installed at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, as part of a comprehensive upgrade. Wythenshawe Hospital As a center of clinical excellence, Wythenshawe Hospital, part of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, has...

Heathrow AFRS Gets Domestic Response Units Based On Mercedes-Benz Chassis To Tackle Emergencies

The Heathrow Airport Fire & Rescue Service is now able to tackle a broad range of incidents more quickly and efficiently after commissioning a pair of highly specialized domestic response units based on Mercedes-Benz chassis. The Sprinter 519 CDI chassis cabs were supplied by Dealer Rossetts Commercials to Rosenbauer UK, a subsidiary of the Austrian group that is one of the manufacturers of firefighting equipment. Replacements for a single 18-tonne domestic appliance, the new vehicles offer...

Groveland Fire Department To Install Bryx’s Fire Station Alerting System At Their Public Safety Building In Florida

Bryx, a globally renowned provider of first responder technology products, will be installing its Bryx Station alerting system just 25 miles west of Orlando, Florida, at Groveland Fire Department. Fire Alert device installation  Bryx’s installation will follow Groveland Fire Department’s move into its new headquarters in the brand new public safety building in early 2021. The Bryx Station system is also being installed at the nearby Station 94, with an anticipated third instal...

Shropshire Fire And Rescue Service Firefighters Tackle Huge Blaze At Granville Recycling Plant, In Telford, UK

Eight fire crews from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were sent to Granville Recycling Plant, located in Telford, United Kingdom and at the peak of the fire, there were 50 firefighters battling the blaze, which impacted the entire landfill site close to the A5. Fire at Granville Recycling Plant Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service Group Manager and Fire Service Officer, Adam Matthews said that the firefighters are now on the verge of winning the battle and the number of firefighters deployed...

Hochiki Italia Collaborates With Studio Albertini To Install Its Totem System At Italy’s Campeggio Del Garda

Set on the iconic shores of Italy’s Lake Garda, Campeggio del Garda is a popular campsite that attracts tourists from around the globe to its picturesque location. Hochiki Italia’s Totem solution was specified to protect the idyllic campsite and provide occupants with an ideal level of outdoor protection. Campeggio del Garda is located on the water’s edge of Lake Garda, one of Italy’s most picturesque lakes and holiday hotspots. The scenic location offers a range of bung...

Allied Fire Alarms & Escapes Co. Ltd. Installs C-TEC’s CAST And Hush Pro Domestic Fire Systems At Mixed-Use Site In Llangollen, Wales

C-TEC’s revolutionary CAST and Hush Pro fire alarm systems are safeguarding a charming cluster of commercial and residential properties in Llangollen, Wales. As a ‘mixed-use’ building housing both business units and domestic dwellings, a combination of commercial and residential fire systems was required. Allied Fire Alarms & Escapes Co. Ltd., a renowned Wrexham-based fire specialist company, installed one of C-TEC’s powerful CAST XFP addressable fire systems to prot...

Bosch Provides Aspirating Smoke Detection System To Secure Mercedes-Benz Car Manufacturing Plant In Russia

Located 40 kilometers outside the Russian capital, the new Mercedes-Benz passenger car factory is a showcase for Industry 4.0 automotive manufacturing. To ensure the safety of more than 1,000 employees at the massive facility, Bosch provided a fire alarm and security system, replete with voice evacuation capabilities to meet the specific safety needs of modern-day car factories. Future of car manufacturing Walking into the main manufacturing hall of the new Mercedes-Benz Cars plant in the Mosc...

APE Fire And Security Installs Contactless Doorway Access Panel From Hikvision To Detect Body Temperatures

APE Fire & Security prides themselves on keeping up to date with current trends in the industry and innovative technology. Most recently COVID-19 has completely turned everyone’s lives upside down. This really motivated them to want to contribute to helping keep people safe and feel confident about going out again. Working with Hikvision, provided them with advanced thermal CCTV systems, they can now install systems to accurately detect elevated body temperatures, even in crowds with...

Advanced Celebrates Their Anniversary By Installing Fire Alarm Control Panel On London Underground

The 100th fire alarm control panel, from pioneers in the design, manufacture and supply of intelligent fire systems, Advanced, has been installed on the London Underground. The UK-based manufacturer is celebrating their 20th year in business with more than 60 Tube stations now protected by their fire systems. First beginning operation in 1863, the London Underground transports five million commuters to 270 stations across the capital each day, serving over a billion passengers a year. The most...

Vimpex Smart+Guard Secures Amazon’s Fulfilment Center’s Alarm Call-Points

A huge new Amazon fulfilment center on the outskirts of Bristol has installed Vimpex Smart+Guard tough polycarbonate hinged protective covers to protect the building's alarm call-points from accidental or malicious activation, which could trigger costly building evacuations resulting in lost production and missed logistical connections. Amazon's new 500,000 sq. ft. fulfilment center at Severn Beach is designed to ensure that more people in the Bristol region receive next-day deliveries. When it...

Lake Assault Boats Delivers Third Fire And Rescue Boat To The San Bernardino County Fire District

Lake Assault Boats, a manufacturer of purpose-built and mission-specific fire and rescue boats, delivers its third fire and rescue boat to the San Bernardino County Fire District (SBCFD) in California. The 28-foot long vessel is serving on California’s Big Bear Lake, and is similar to one stationed in Needles, California on the Colorado River. “We’re thrilled to deliver and place into service a third fire and rescue craft to the San Bernardino County Fire District,” said...

Advanced Secures UK Headquarters Of Computacenter With MxPro 5 Fire Panels

A network of fault-tolerant MxPro 5 fire panels from Advanced, have been installed at the UK headquarters of Computacenter. As an independent provider of IT infrastructure services, having robust fire protection measures in place at Computacenter’s UK logistics and distribution center is crucial to ensuring smooth operations. As part of a fire system upgrade and move towards a more open-style protocol, Advanced was selected as the preferred solution at Hertfordshire-based Computacenter&rs...

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