Fire Prevention - Case Studies

Toyne Provides Hampton Falls Fire Department With Their Pumper Vehicle To Enhance Firefighting Operations

The Hampton Falls Fire Department (HFFD) has received delivery of their first Toyne pumper tanker. The new engine is replacing the department’s older apparatus that has served this crew for nearly 29 years. Designated as ‘Engine 9,’ the Toyne tailored apparatus is fully customized to fulfill the needs of Hampton Falls’ firefighters and their community for years to come. The HFFD serves 2,300 residents in Hampton Falls, New Hampshire. Operating out of a single fire statio...

Croydon Shurgard Storage To Get Fire Sprinklers Installed After The Warehouse Burned Down In Devastating New Year's Eve Fire

A Shurgard self-storage warehouse in Croydon has almost been completely rebuilt after it was burned down in a huge fire on New Year's Eve in 2018. The devastating blaze ripped through the entire warehouse, located on Purley Way, destroying all 1,198 units on its site. It sadly saw families lose valuable and sentimental items that were locked inside the units. At the worst point of the fire, 20 fire engines and around 125 firefighters were on the scene trying to tackle the flames. But in the end...

Advanced Secures An International School In Myanmar With False Alarm Management Solution

An addressable fire system from Advanced has been chosen to protect an international school in Myanmar, thanks to its EN-54 approval and integrated false alarm management solution. The 2-loop Axis EN system was installed after the British International School Yangon specified an EN-54 approved system to protect facilities, including; classrooms, music studios, laboratories, libraries and its five-hundred seat theatre. False alarm management Authorized Advanced distributor, Technology Enabled...

Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Service Deploys Motorola Solutions’ Cloud-Based Control Room Solutions

Motorola Solutions has announced that Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Service is the first fire service in the United Kingdom to utilize the combined Motorola Solutions cloud-based control room solution, CommandCentral CRS, the data storage solution, CommandCentral Vault, as well as the integrated CAD solution, delivered by Motorola Solutions. CommandCentral Vault By upgrading its operations into one platform, the new solution helps the fire and rescue service in Bedfordshire to manage their en...

Advanced Installs 2-Loop And 4-Loop, UL-Listed Axis AX Fire Panels At Colombo’s Korea Sri Lanka Friendship Hospital

An Axis AX fire system from Advanced has been installed as part of large-scale renovations at one of Sri Lanka’s most prestigious 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. Hospital fire safety system Located south of Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo, The District of Matara was gravely affec...

Rosenbauer Delivers Florian Henkel 01 GW-U Environment Protection Equipment Truck To Henkel Plant Fire Brigade

Rosenbauer announces the delivery of their new environment protection equipment truck (GW-U) for the Henkel plant fire brigade (part of Henkel AG & Co. KgaA), in Düsseldorf, Germany. Florian Henkel 01 GW-U-01 Considered the baby of the fleet of the Henkel plant fire brigade, the new environmental protection equipment truck features radio call name - Florian Henkel 01 GW-U-01. In terms of design, this is a rescue vehicle in according to DIN 14555-3: 2016-12 standard, with an extended...

ZIEGLER Delivers Industrial Vehicle With High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET) To The Zeeland Refinery In Netherlands

ZIEGLER has announced handing over its high-tech industrial vehicle with High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET) to the Zeeland Refinery in the Netherlands. The extinguishing vehicle built on a Volvo chassis has a 2,000 liter extinguishing water tank and a 5,000 liter foam tank. The ZIEGLER centrifugel fire pump FPN 10-10000-1H delivers enormous extinguishing power. Z-PF foam admixture system The ZIEGLER Z-PF foam admixture system allows the effective use of the foam compound. In addition to the 2...

Rosenbauer To Delives Aerial Rescue Devices To Different Australian Fire Service Organizations

This year, Rosenbauer will deliver a total of 15 aerial rescue devices of various kinds to different Australian fire service organizations. In addition to vehicles from the L32A-XS and B32 standard series, these will include hydraulic platforms with a working height of over 40 m and compact aerial ladders with a rescue height of 24 m. All aerial rescue devices have been constructed on Scania chassis (6x4 or 8x4) and designed as multi-function or First Attack vehicles, which - some with full fir...

Amthal Blends Video Door Entry With Fire Safety At Kenilworth Court In London, UK

Amthal has worked closely with the management team and residents at Kenilworth Court to ensure fire and security upgrades on site occur without compromising on aesthetics of the Edwardian mansion blocks. Situated in Putney, Kenilworth Court consists of eight purpose-built Edwardian style blocks of flats, completed in 1904 – 1905. Featuring 150 portered flats, with a garden in the middle, it is now run by the controlling company, Kenilworth Court Co-ownership Housing Association Ltd. Secu...

BSA Pushes For Sprinkler Systems Installation By Highlighting Carrington Textiles’ Pincroft Factory Site Fire Case

A devastating fire raged through a warehouse in Lancashire, United Kingdom, requiring eight fire engines and an aerial platform to tackle the blaze, at its height. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service confirmed the fire, which took place on April 1, 2020, completely destroyed the warehouse, located at the Pincroft factory site. The facility is used to store fabrics for Chorley-based manufacturer, Carrington Textiles, which manufactures much-needed fabrics for NHS and healthcare workwear. Carring...

Rajant And Dejero Showcased Their Emergency Communication Systems To Eliminate Wildfire On The Gaviota Coast

Rajant and Dejero’s Technology Springs into Action in the Battle Against a 420-Acre Wildfire on the Santa Barbara County Coast. A wind-driven brush fire triggered evacuations after breaking out along the Gaviota Coast in Santa Barbara County, California. On a sunny afternoon in mid-October 2019, the heat from the sun combined with winds gusting up to 40 mph through the quiet foothills of El Capitán Canyon, sparking a wind-whipped, vegetation brush fire in the overly dry desert hill...

Sioux Rapids Fire Department’s Firefighters Become Nostalgic While Picking Up A New Toyne Fire Pumper Vehicle

Firefighting is a brotherhood that is surrounded by deep-rooted traditions and a calling to serve and protect others. To a majority in this brotherhood, their fellow firefighter is like family; some indeed are family. For Sioux Rapids Fire Department’s (SRFD) father-son firefighters, Fire Chief Scott Scheiber and Fire Captain Brady Scheiber, one of their traditions has come full circle as they visited Toyne, Inc. in Breda, Iowa to inspect the department’s latest Toyne Tanker. Physi...

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