Fire Protection - Case Studies

Swedish Sea Rescue Society Improves Emergency Response In Rescue Operations With Sepura's Over The Air Programming Solution

Swedish Sea Rescue Society (SSRS) in Sweden have enhanced their existing Sepura critical communications solution by upgrading to include Over the Air Programming, saving the team time and reducing costs while improving their programming capability. Sepura SC Series radio terminals Supported by Sepura’s Swedish partner, Northcomm Technologies (Northcomm), the rescue organization has been able to implement powerful changes to its programming capability by programming radios wirelessly, wit...

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...

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 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...

London Fire Brigade Called To Attend To Fire At The Balcony Of Tweed Walk Tower Hamlets

LFB crews were called to a rapidly developing fire on the sixth floor external balcony of Tweed Walk Tower Hamlets – a twelve storey apartment block. The fire spread horizontally along the balcony from the seat of the fire affecting the balcony of the adjacent dwelling. Due to the intensity of the fire the patio doors/glazing located adjacent to the seat of the fire failed. The prompt activation of the Automatic Fire Suppression System (AFSS) restricted the fire damage to the glazing unit...

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...

Firefighters Help In Extinguishing A Fire Incident At A Supermarket In Holt In North Norfolk

On the morning of 22nd June a fire has destroyed the only supermarket in Holt in North Norfolk. The shop is run by the Baker family and prides itself on stocking food from local suppliers and running a delivery service for the elderly and local people. The shop, where 82 people work, was closed at the time because it’s been shutting early during the coronavirus pandemic. C T Baker thanked emergency services for their efforts and said there were no reports of any injuries. Automatic fire...

Flat In A Residential High Rise Saved By The Activation Of Fire Sprinklers

Crews were called to a five pump fire on the 25th floor of a four roomed flat of a 39 story high rise residential block in Southwark Bridge Road. The alarm was raised by the occupier to a kitchen fire, one sprinkler head activated and extinguished the fire prior to the arrivals of crews. Without AFSS the outcome of this incident may well have been more serious with the potential for a full compartment fire which would have seriously compromised the safety of residents and firefighters. No fire...

Ampac Supports The Australian Nurses War Memorial Chapel By Installing ZoneSense Plus Fire Control Panel

Ampac was delighted to assist with the supply of a ZoneSense Plus Fire Control Panel for the Australian Nurses War Memorial Chapel. The Australian Nurses War Memorial Chapel is managed by the Prince Henry Hospital Trained Nurses Association (PHHTNA) and overlooks the stunning cliffs of Little Bay in NSW. The chapel first opened in 1967 and is a memorial to the women who paid the supreme sacrifice while serving during the wars. not for profit organization Carol Parker, Hon Secretary of the PHHT...

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 Makes Award-Winning Installations For A Series Of 20 Luxury Apartments

Frequently visited by Prince Charles, Royal Pavilion in Poundbury, Dorchester is a rather prestigious project located on Queen Mother Square for the Duchess of Cornwall, consisting of 20 luxury apartments with a retail area set to become a luxury spa facility. The main build is complete and A.P.E are just about to start the separate contract for the spa facility located on the ground floor. This contract will cover exactly the same disciplines under the spa’s control. Project length from...

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