Fire Prevention News

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) And Knights Brown Break Ground On New £4m State Of The Art Fire Station

The redevelopment of Avonmouth fire station on St Andrew’s Road will help improve response, operational efficiency and prevention work for both staff and our community. This development will provide a cost-effective, modern and fit for purpose facility that allows AF&RS to match resource to risk and make our Communities Safer and Service Stronger. The new station, which is being built by contractors Knights Brown, will feature five new appliance bays, office and accommodation faciliti...

Fire Industry Association Announces The Fire Industry Manufacturers (FIM) Expo To Be Held In Belfast On 22nd April, 2020

The Fire Industry Manufacturers’ (FIM) Expo is heading to Northern Ireland this spring with a one-day stop on Wednesday, 22nd April to the impressive Titanic Centre in the heart of Belfast, Ireland. Organized by the Fire Industry Association (FIA), FIM Expo features many of the UK's renowned fire detection and alarm manufacturers and focuses on showcasing the latest products and developments in this sector of the industry. Fire Industry Manufacturers’ (FIM) Expo FIM Expo is a road...

Centurion Fire & Security Ltd Selected To Test C-Tec CAST Fire System, The Latest Fire System Technology In UK

Centurion Fire & Security Ltd, a commercial security and fire system provider, has been selected as one of the first companies to test and roll-out the world’s most advanced fire system technology. The major deal is announced as the firm approaches a milestone year, in which revenues are expected to grow by 25%. Just six UK organizations have been hand-picked to help bring the C-Tec CAST fire system to market. Designed to pre-empt changes in industry-standards, the addressable 'distri...

Rosenbauer International Announces Takeover Of Sales Partner Brandus, Now Known As Rosenbauer Italia

Rosenbauer International AG has completely taken over its former sales partner Brandus GmbH based in Andrian, Bolzano. The company is now operating under its new name Rosenbauer Italia s.r.l. This takeover marks the Group’s recognition of the increasing importance of the Italian firefighting market, as it establishes its own sales and service subsidiary for South Tyrol in the first phase of its plan. The coverage of all Rosenbauer products and services will then be expanded from this loca...

Vimpex Limited Acquires Sigma Fire And Security With Its Brands To Expand Business

Since January 2020, pioneer manufacturer of world class fire evacuation, signalling and building infrastructure system products Vimpex Limited acquires the legal rights and ownership of Sigma Fire and Security and its brands Smart+Guard and Smart+Cage from Evac+Chair International. Vimpex Managing Director James Jones says that "This important acquisition marks a pivotal moment for Vimpex, and an exciting point in our growth as a UK manufacturer.” Alarm System Equipment "Evac+Chair Inte...

FLIR Launches Its First Uncooled, Fixed-Mount, Connected Thermal Camera For Detecting Methane

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced the FLIR GF77a Gas Find IR camera, its first fixed-mount, uncooled, autonomous leak detection camera designed specifically to visualize methane and other industrial gases. A new camera in FLIR Systems’ optical gas imaging (OGI) series, the connected GF77a provides upstream and midstream gas processors, producers, and operators with the ability to monitor continuously for invisible, potentially dangerous methane leaks at natural gas power plants, renewable energ...

Quelfire Releases An Enhanced Package To Support Architects And Designers

Manufacturer and supplier of specialist passive fire protection products, Quelfire, has further strengthened its service by introducing an enhanced package that is designed to support architects and designers from the very beginning of their projects. Established in 1977, Quelfire has been providing a range of valuable products and services to architects, designers, main contractors, fire stopping and other specialist contractors for over 40 years. Building on the first-class technical support...

Avon Fire & Rescue Service And ASP To Take Part In Makaton Training To Enhance Security At Thornbury

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) and Avon and Somerset Police (ASP) are aiming to make Thornbury a better place to live and work by taking part in Makaton training. The two Services spent Monday evening (27/01) learning Makaton, a basic form of sign language that uses facial expressions and symbols, in the hope of making Thornbury more welcoming. Everyone involved recognises that being able to communicate is one of the most important skills in life, and even more so when it comes to e...

Viking Releases K-1900-712L-IP Panel Phone Compatible With A Wide Array Of VoIP SIP Phone System Providers

Viking’s K-1900-712L-IP panel phone is durable, easy to use, and provides added strength to hold up under heavy abuse. “The shortened, reinforced armored cable increases safety for users and may discourage potential abusers.” – James Catt, Engineer, Viking Electronics. The K-1900-712L-IP vandal resistant VoIP SIP panel phone is equipped with a short 12-inch armored handset cable to reduce the risk of users harming themselves, their surroundings, or the phone itself. Pro...

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) To Host Two Free Fire Safety Seminars On Fire Door Safety

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) announces it will be hosting two free fire safety seminars in the coming months. Taking place on 11th February and 17th March at DHF’s head office and training academy in Tamworth, the morning seminars will primarily appeal to those with responsibility for compliance, fire safety, asset management and procurement within local authorities and housing associations in the West Midlands area. DHF plans to offer these seminars to those beyond the immediate...

POK Releases A Range Of Pump Outlet Dividers Made Of Aluminum Alloy

With a pump outlet, the divider is used to supply several pressurized water lines. The most commonly used dividers have 2 or 3 outlets and are equipped with quick couplings at the inlet and outlets. Dividers are usually equipped with shut-off valves on each outlet to open or close the water supply or to switch equipment. With a pump outlet, the divider is used to supply several pressurized water lines. These dividers exist with several valve models, either ball valves, clappered valves or full...

Business France Organizes French Pavilion At INTERSEC 2020 To Showcase Fire Safety Products

Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy will be organizing the French pavilion at INTERSEC 2020, the world’s largest international trade fair for safety, security and firefighting that gives privileged access to MENA markets. The French industry has gained an international reputation in different fields such as fire prevention and firefighting, personal protective equipment (PPE), infrastructure protection and safety, those secto...

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