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Motorola Solutions Announces Cloud-Based Solutions To Enhance End-To-End Integrations

Motorola Solutions announced the addition of three cloud-based offerings to its CommandCentral software suite: CommandCentral 9-1-1 Smart Transcription, CommandCentral 9-1-1 Citizen Input and PremierOne®️ Cloud CAD. These offerings provide emergency call handlers and the computer-aided dispatch (CAD) operators who dispatch 9-1-1 calls to police, fire and emergency medical services with the ability to streamline workflows and improve the monitoring and integrity of information in a secure go...

Vikings Launches 25AE-70V Paging Horn For Indoors And Outdoors

Economical and effective - the 25AE-70V paging horn for 70-Volt and 25-Volt paging systems distributes sound evenly, accurately, and affordably. “The 25AE-70V efficiently produces high quality audio and is a great addition to Viking’s paging collection.” – Paul Speltz, Senior Engineer, Viking Electronics Viking’s new 25AE-70V paging horn is designed to broadcast paging audio from a 70-Volt or 25-Volt paging amplifier. Five selectable power taps enable each horn&rs...

Task Force Tips Introduces High Rise Kits For Supply Pressure Visibility

TFT has introduced all new High Rise Kits that help eliminate cumbersome hose line setups and allow for easy visibility of the supply pressure at the standpipe. The kits includes a heavy duty duffel bag, 2.5” angled waterway with in-line pressure gauge (valved and no valve options can be specified), two spanner wrenches, 2.5” x 1.5” reducer for use with a 1.5” coupled hose off of the TFT high rise solution, and 1.5” x 2.5” increaser for break and extend hose o...

Ontario Government Increases Funds For Emergency Forest Firefighting

The Ontario government has taken additional steps to protect people and property during the wildland fire season, including an increase in base funding for emergency forest firefighting by $30.2 million, and ensuring safety measures are in place to protect Ontario's highly trained fire rangers from COVID-19. On May 16, 2020, Ontario is lifting the Restricted Fire Zone (RFZ) designation that was put in place last month across Ontario's fire region.  The province will continue to assess fore...

Berlin Fire Department To Develop Hybrid Electric Firefighting And Rescue Vehicle

Berlin Fire Department's "eLHF" project, an abbreviation of "electric firefighting and rescue vehicle" in German, is a scheme backed by the Berlin Program for Sustainable Development (BENE). The main aim of this program, which is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund, is to procure and pilot-test an innovative firefighting and rescue vehicle equipped with an electric drive to get it from A to B and run its extinguishing technology. Austrian specialist Rosenbauer, the world's man...

Batley Fire Engine Builder, Angloco Limited Secures Multi-Million Pounds Defense Contract From The UK Ministry Of Defense

Angloco Limited, the UK’s oldest manufacturer of fire engines, has secured a major deal to replace and service most of the UK Ministry of Defense’s existing fire fleet. UK Defence Fire and Rescue Project The £30 million order comes as part of the Defense Fire and Rescue Project – a significant outsourcing contract recently awarded to Capita Plc. Under the contract, Angloco will not only supply more than 80 new state-of-the-art fire vehicles but will also support them b...

North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service Announces Opening Of Recruitment For Wholetime Firefighters

On the 8th June, 2020, the North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service will be opening recruitment process for wholetime firefighters. Between now and then, the fire and rescue service wants to raise awareness of the role of modern day firefighters and encourage applications from all parts of the communities. Raise awareness on fire safety When the recruitment application window opens, the North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service will be recruiting wholetime firefighters for the following fire st...

Oshkosh Corporation Appoints John C. Pfeifer As President

Oshkosh Corporation, an innovator of mission-critical vehicles and equipment, announced that John C. Pfeifer, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Oshkosh, effective May 11, 2020. Mr. Pfeifer will continue to report to Wilson R. Jones, Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Pfeifer joined Oshkosh in May 2019 and has been responsible for overseeing the Company’s Access Equipment, Fire & Emergency and Commercial segments...

Apollo Fire Detectors Delivers Online Training Via CPD Webinars And Virtual Product Training Courses

Apollo Fire Detectors is delivering online training to members of the fire industry throughout the government lockdown thanks to a series of online events, including CPD webinars and virtual product training courses. Online fire focused CPD webinars Created in response to a significant volume of requests from consultants and specifiers for technical training, each week Apollo is delivering an online fire focused CPD, covering topics such as EN 54-23 Visual Alarm Devices (VADs) and An Introduct...

Aran Services Acquires Additional Funding Through Successful MBO

Insulation and fire protection expert Aran Services has secured £1.5 million in working capital from Independent Growth Finance (IGF). The funds, which were raised using invoice discounting, were used to support the recent MBO and to provide working capital to support the continued growth of the business. Founded in 2004, the Suffolk-based company specializes in domestic and commercial energy efficiency and fire safety, working with schools, social landlords, local authorities, utility pr...

Kochek Unveils All-In-One HiRise Kit To Combat Fire Outbreaks In Hotels And High-Rise Buildings

Kochek Company, LLC has introduced its new HiRise Kit, carefully designed to carry the basic tools and adapters needed to combat fire in hotel and high-rise buildings. Developed in response to requests from first responders for a convenient, grab-and-go bag, each Kochek HiRise Kit contains two spanner wrenches, one line-pressure gauge, one 09k valve, and one 2.5” elbow. Kochek HiRise Kit Kochek's HiRise Kit bag is constructed of heavy reinforced vinyl with a double heavy-duty waterproof...

Bosch Unveils New Version Of Its Video-Based Fire Detection System, AVIOTEC IP Starlight 8000

With a new version of its video-based fire detection system, AVIOTEC IP starlight 8000, Bosch Building Technologies now enables the early detection of fires with cameras, even in low light conditions. Both flames and smoke are reliably detected down to an ambient lighting level of 2 lux. AVIOTEC IP starlight 8000 For this purpose, Bosch has extended its proven video analytics in the camera by artificial intelligence, which processes the results of more than 20 algorithms and makes an alarm dec...

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