Fire Safety Planning

MSA Safety, DuPont And NVFC Aid Highway K VFD And Valley View Volunteer Fire Department Avail Turnout Gear Via 2020 Gear Giveaway

MSA Safety, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are helping volunteer fire departments obtain much-needed gear through MSA’s and DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway. In 2020, 13 departments will each receive four new sets of turnout gear and four new helmets to help enhance the safety of their firefighters. The first 500 applicants also received a one-year NVFC membership, courtesy of MSA. The latest recipients of MSA’s and DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway are th...

BAFE Announces The Availability Of SP207 Evacuation Alert Systems Scheme Document

BAFE announces that the SP207 Evacuation Alert Systems Scheme Document is now available. Supporting British Standard 8629 (Evacuation Alert Systems for use by fire and rescue services in buildings containing flats), the BAFE SP207 Scheme document covers demonstrating quality evidence of competency for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of evacuation alert systems. Emergency evacuation system Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government published their outcome t...

Task Force Tips Announces The Working Fire Nozzle With Pressure Relief Of 150 Gpm And 160 Gpm

One can register for a learning presentation via Friday, October 23 at 3 pm CST to learn how the Working Fire can deliver initial attack fire flows for today’s fireground while LIMITING reaction force if one needs to send more GPM for the firefight. Deliver initial attack GPM for today’s fireground while limiting reaction force if one over pumps to send more GPM for the firefight or experience a GPM spike during a gated wye operation Fixed Flow GPM for today’s fireground wi...

Vimpex Introduces Fire Door Coordinator To Ensure Self-Closing Fire Doors Always Close In The Correct Sequence

Vimpex Ltd, Europe’s independent manufacturer of fire alarm ancillaries, has added a Fire Door Coordinator - which ensures that a pair of self-closing fire doors will always close in the correct sequence, enabling each door leaf to shut fully, and help to maintain the fire integrity of the doors - to its door holder product range. If double fire doors don’t close in the correct sequence they will not close in the middle and leave a gap for dangerous smoke and gases to pass through....

Fire Doors Serve An Important Role To Protect Life And Property

During the Grenfell Tower fire incident in 2017, ineffective fire doors allowed smoke and toxic gases to spread through the building more quickly than should have been possible. Sir Martin Moore-Bick made this finding in the conclusion to Phase 1 of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. It serves to highlight the importance that fire doors play in protecting life and property. Grenfell Inquiry findings The Grenfell Inquiry findings have impacted subsequent United Kingdom government guidance and proposed...

Koorsen Fire & Security Utilizes Services Of Criticom Monitoring Services And MyAlarms.com For Fire Alarms

Setting up fire and/or security monitoring services for one’s business provides great peace of mind. But the process can be confusing, especially when multiple parties are involved in providing the services. Koorsen Fire & Security wishes to provide quality monitoring services to our customers, which is why the company works with CMS, who provides excellent service and a valuable end-user experience with their free online portal. To better understand how one’s Koorsen monitorin...

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