Fire Prevention - Case Studies

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...

BAFSA Partner, Triangle Fire Systems Highlights The Efficiency Of Sprinklers In London Flat Fire Incident

On 21st July, 2020, a call was received by BAFSA (British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association) member, Triangle Fire Systems advising the company of a fire break out in a flat, on the 4th floor at 1-133 Garnet Road, Thornton Heath, in London, United Kingdom. The call was a result of the sprinkler alarm signaling the call center. BS9251 sprinkler system This building is a sheltered housing and Triangle Fire Systems had, retrospectively, installed a BS9251 sprinkler system supplied by a tank an...

Pierce Manufacturing Secures An Order Of Enforcer Pumpers And Ascendant Ladder From The Hall County Fire Services

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has secured an order from Hall County Fire Services in Georgia. Sold through Pierce dealer, Ten-8 Fire Equipment, the order includes eight Pierce® Enforcer™ Pumpers and one Ascendant® 107’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Ladder. The new fire apparatus will support the department’s efforts to standardize its fleet to allow personnel consistency in their response and service delivery. Excellent customer service “Our fi...

Rosenbauer Provides An Aerial Rescue Platform To The Main Fire Station Of The Freiburg Professional Fire Brigade

Rosenbauer handed over a brand new aerial rescue platform to the main fire station of the Freiburg professional fire brigade. The delivery of the high-end device is another milestone in the multi-year procurement program funded by the state of Baden-Württemberg, in the course of which Rosenbauer Karlsruhe manufactured a total of four high-quality aerial rescue devices - three of them with a working height of more than 40 m - for fire departments in the administrative districts of Tübi...

Alberta Group Deploys Thermal Imaging Cameras At Malta International Airport To Check COVID-19 Virus Spread

Malta International Airport (MIA) has resumed commercial operations as of 1st July, 2020, post the disruption in flight operations caused due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic. Thermal imaging cameras at MIA Naturally, the society will undergo a revolutionary change in the way everyone lives and travels, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Preventive measures have been implemented to lessen the risk of COVID-19 virus spread with temperature screening becoming an important part of daily lives a...

ZIEGLER Delivers Three HLF 20 Vehicles With Breathing Apparatuses To The Municipality Of Planegg

In July 2020, the municipality of Planegg received three identical HLF 20 with extensive equipment. Within the municipality the vehicles will be distributed to two locations. Planegg has been a ZIEGLER customer for many years and continues to rely on ZIEGLER quality. The vehicles are part of procurement in accordance with Bavarian funding guidelines, together with a further HLF 20 for the municipality of Krailling. Thus the total order consists of four vehicles. The three HLF 20 are mounted on...

Coopers Fire Involvement To Tackle Singapore's History With Fire

On 21 November 1972, a blaze tore through Robinson’s department store at Raffles Place. It started at around 10am, when the store was busy with customers. Nine people tragically died. Eight of them were trapped in elevators. Two nearby fire hydrants were malfunctioning on that day, dropping water pressure, preventing the fire and rescue teams from effectively fighting the flames. The fire spread as a result, partially destroying neighboring buildings. Building Control Act of 1974 In the...

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