Fire Safety Planning - Case Studies

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...

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...

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...

APE Fire & Security Carries Out Design & Installation Of Fire Safety Systems For Globally Popular Recipe Sharing Community, Cookpad

Cookpad is the largest recipe sharing community in the world and believe they can build a better world through encouraging even more people to cook. APE Fire & Security were asked by valued clients such as Cookpad to work with them on their new premises in Bristol. They were asked to do the installation and the continued maintenance of their fire & security systems throughout the properties. Upgrading addressable fire alarms APE Fire & Security were asked to upgrade the addressabl...

Greek Armed Forces To Release Tender Order To Replace Two Historic Vehicles In Their Fleet

The decision to replace two historic vehicles of the Greek Armed Forces, the Stagier trucks and the jeeps of the Mercedes-Benz GD, through a tender whose first part is estimated to have a budget of 550 million euros, mobilizes all major automakers active in defense, but also a number of companies specializing in the equipment of such vehicles. Replacing historic vehicles Some unofficial presentations have already been made in Athens, Greence by foreign groups According to information, some un...

Lake Assault Boats Delivers A Custom 26-Foot Craft Fireboat To Georgia’s Bartow County Fire Department

Lake Assault Boats, part of Fraser Shipyards and a renowned manufacturer of purpose-built, mission-specific fire and rescue boats, has delivered a custom 26-foot craft to the Bartow County Fire Department located in Northwest Georgia. The boat was placed into service in July and is serving on Lake Allatoona, located 30 miles north of Atlanta. “Lake Allatoona is one of the most popular lakes in the entire country, and we’re honored to have one of our custom craft now on duty with the...

Motorola Solutions Aids Australia To Address Complex Public Safety Challenges With APX NEXT P25 Public Safety Radios

As Australia takes careful steps to re-open its borders and economy, public safety personnel have continued to serve on the frontline throughout the nation’s lockdown owing to the global COVID-19 pandemic spread. This year has delivered extraordinary challenges for Australia’s public safety agencies, from managing safety and physical distancing in the field, to maintaining interoperable communication across state borders, during the intense pressure of natural disasters, as well as...

C-TEC’s Hush Pro BS 5839-6 Grade C Domestic Fire Detection And Alarm System Secures Manchester’s Oxygen Towers

C-TEC’s revolutionary Hush Pro BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire detection and alarm system has been chosen for three iconic tower block developments in Manchester, United Kingdom. Located in the center of Piccadilly, Oxygen Towers is a striking set of three new 31-storey, 16-storey and 10-storey buildings consisting of 345 stylish 1, 2 and 3-bedroomed apartments and 12 spacious family townhouses. Protecting futuristic ‘vertical village’ Designed to provide the ultimate living...

Thames Valley Air Ambulance Opts For Vimpex’s Safety Helmets To Protect Their Emergency Medics And Rescue Personnel

When Thames Valley Air Ambulance’s Helicopter Emergency Medics became concerned about their current helmet due to its obsolescence and poor comfort, the charity contacted Vimpex who they were aware had successfully supplied helmet solutions to other Air Ambulance Services, including Lincolnshire and Kent. Pacific R6C Rescue Helmet Following meetings to identify product performance requirements, and a product trial by critical care paramedics and doctors, Thames Valley Air Ambulance chose...

Cadiz Fire Brigade In Spain Takes Delivery Of Bristol Uniforms’ Fire Kit With Ergonomic XFlex Design

Cadiz Fire Brigade in Spain has recently taken delivery of new, state-of-the-art fire kit supplied by Bristol Uniforms, a globally renowned designer and manufacturer of protective clothing for emergency services across the globe. The contract was secured through Bristol’s international distributor, El Corte Ingles, who fought off stiff competition to secure the four-year contract. Ergonomic XFlex design Cadiz has ordered 780 sets of Bristol’s lightweight, ergonomic XFlex design (c...

APE Fire & Security Contracted To Install A Range Of Trusted Fire And Security Systems At Merchants House In Bristol

Merchants House, located on Wapping Road in central Bristol, United Kingdom, was built in 1985 using masonry construction. The building boasts of 5 floors of office accommodation. Fire refuge, WC alarm installed APE Fire & Security were contracted by Merchants House to implement a range of trusted fire and security systems that would ensure safety and ease of security for their corporate tenants. The project included installing fire refuge, WC alarm, access control and video entry. APE Fi...

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