Fire Protection - Case Studies

University Of Edinburgh Secured With Customisable MxPro 4 And MxPro 5 Fire Panels From Advanced

The University of Edinburgh, one of the UK’s most prestigious educational establishments with a history stretching back to 1582, is now protected by industry-leading intelligent fire panels from Advanced. Edinburgh is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world, with the Old College building being opened in the early 19th century as a school for anatomy and surgery. The original campus was expanded in the 1880s with the addition of the New College, and the university now occ...

Apollo Enhances Fire Security Of Red Jet 7 With 30 Multisensor Detectors

A new addition to the Red Funnel Ferries fleet of passenger catamarans that criss-cross the Solent between Southampton and the Isle of Wight entered service in summer 2018. With a speed of 38 knots, Red Jet 7 is 41 meters long and holds 277 passengers and four crew. As a new-build vessel, the advanced design for the fire protection had to undergo a stringent approval process to comply with the Marine Equipment Directive (MED) prior to installation by SEC Marine from Southampton. Fire Detection...

MOBOTIX Enhances Security For Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) Along With OpenView Security Solutions

Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) manages more than 26,000 properties on behalf of Newcastle City Council. They are piloting an innovative fire detection system in partnership with OpenView Security Solutions, the UK’s largest privately-owned independent security company and a national supplier of fire, electrical and mechanical services to the public and private housing sector. Thermal Imaging Cameras MOBOTIX thermal imaging cameras have been installed in 3 multi-story blocks across the city...

Kentec Secures A Power Storage Station In Hefei With Its Sigma XT Extinguishing Panel And Accessories

A Sigma XT extinguishing panel and accessories manufactured by Kentec, a life safety control systems manufacturer, are protecting a power storage station built in Hefei in China, and brought over to Yorkshire, in Northern England. Guangzhou Wanzhen Information Technology Co. Ltd completed the installation and commissioning of the project for Sungrow Power in Hefei earlier this year, after which it was transported to Yorkshire, where the storage container was fixed to the site. The storage stati...

Nittan Secures St. Nicholas Church With Its Evolution Analog Addressable Fire Detection System

Nittan Europe, UK manufacturer of conventional and addressable fire detection products and systems, has had its Evolution analog addressable fire detection system installed into St. Nicholas Church in Bristol. The system was supplied and commissioned by Coomber Fire and Security Systems who are a Nittan Elite Partner and BAFE SP203-1 & SP101 accredited. Grade II listed, St Nicholas Church was built in 1769, although the crypt dates back to medieval times. St. Nicholas has always played an i...

Lake Assault Boats Upgrades Patrol And Emergency Services At St. Croix County With Its Custom-built RHIB

The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office, located in Hudson, Wisconsin, took delivery of a custom-built Lake Assault Boats rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB) in time to serve during this summer’s active July 4th holiday weekend. The new craft enhances the Office’s patrol capabilities and water-based emergency rescue operations on a 27-mile stretch of the St. Croix River, a National Scenic Riverway. “Our stretch of the St. Croix River is a heavily used recreational area, with...

Advanced’s MxPro 5 Multiprotocol Fire Panels Installed At Central London Office Building

Intelligent fire panels from global fire systems pioneer, Advanced, have been installed in a prestigious, £134million Central London office building. Situated in the prime London business address of St Paul’s Churchyard, the nine-story commercial premises, Condor House, stands adjacent to St Paul’s Cathedral and just meters from Fleet Street. Comprising 110,000 sq. ft. of high-quality office space, Condor House is home to a number of professional services firms including finan...

Apollo Fire Detectors Secures Darrick Wood School With Its SOTERIA Range Of Detectors

Apollo Fire Detectors’ innovative SOTERIA range of detectors has been chosen to protect the prestigious Darrick Wood School in Orpington, Kent. The school is rated by Ofsted as ‘outstanding’ and achieved the ‘World Class Schools Quality Mark in’ 2015. The fire detection system was upgraded as part of a wider program of works which saw the school invest in a new dining hall, a Movement & Performing Arts Building with specialist Drama and Music rooms and new PE c...

AQUASYS Equips Skyscraper In The Center Of Tallinn With High-Pressure Water Mist System

Skyscrapers form the center of the world’s modern cities. As a result of progress in the construction industry, there are hardly any limits to the shape and construction of buildings. As a manufacturer of high-pressure water mist technology, AQUASYS is meeting this challenge together with a worldwide network of partners, supporting experts in cost-efficient planning. The company was once again able to prove its worth, in the center of Tallinn in Estonia, by protecting the new built 30-sto...

KME Fire Apparatus Delivers 11 Custom Trucks To Hamilton Fire Department In Ontario, Canada

KME Fire Apparatus, an internationally renowned manufacturer of fire apparatus, has delivered eleven KME custom trucks to Hamilton Fire Department in Ontario, Canada. These trucks will join dozens of KME vehicles currently in service in Hamilton. The Hamilton Fire Department operates out of 30 locations across the city with 26 emergency response stations. Their 430-square-mile response area includes high-rise buildings, heavy industry and rural farm land, requiring a variety of apparatus. The r...

Patol Supplies Firesense Linear Heat Detection Cables To Cemex

Patol’s experience and expertise in protecting industrial environments from the threat posed by fire has seen the company supply its Linear Heat Detection Cable (LHDC) to one of the UK’s major producers of cement.  Cemex is a manufacturer of a wide range of British cements from three UK factories, using locally quarried materials and additives to produce cements that are employed in construction projects throughout the UK.   At its flagship site in Rugby, a number of...

Avinor, Norwegian Airport Operator, Equips Regional Airports With Rosenbauer Fire Fighting Vehicles

Avinor, the Norwegian airport operator has equipped additional regional airports with Rosenbauer fire fighting vehicles. A dense aviation network connects the Norwegian Namsos Airport, also referred to as Høknesøra Airport, with more than 40 regional airports throughout the country of Norway. Namsos, located about 500 km northwest of Oslo on the central Norwegian coast, is one of the smallest airports in the country. Here, only so-called STOL (short take-off and landing) machines...

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