Fire Safety Risk Assessment Case Studies

Comelit Fire’s Fire Detection Systems Recommended By Avalon Technology To Secure Smaller Gym Facilities

Comelit’s specialist fire detection systems have been specified by Avalon Technology Group at newly introduced smaller gym facilities of a leading low-cost leisure group. Standing as the pioneer of low-cost, no contract 24 / 7 gyms, the new leisure facilities in Newark, Beverly and Lowestoft, mark the introduction of ‘slimmed down’ gym concepts, to make them more accessible opportunities in smaller towns. For each facility, the electrical contractor appointed Avalon Technology...

Leipzig Fire Department Announces Replacing Old HLF Fleet With Rosenbauer’s HLF 20 "Light Class" Fleet

In the coming months, the Leipzig Fire Department will replace its entire HLF fleet (emergency fire-fighting group vehicles) as the current fleet has reached an average age of almost 20 years. The new fleet will feature 22 vehicles that are the Rosenbauer HLF 20 "Light Class", all identical in construction and equipped with the high-end extinguishing system N35 + DIGIMATIC42. They enter service in equal parts both with the professional and the volunteer fire brigades, who also drew up the specif...

20,000th Rosenbauer FOX Portable Pump Supplied To Elsdorf-Westermühlen Fire Department

In December 2019, the 20,000th Rosenbauer FOX portable pump was ceremoniously handed over to the Elsdorf-Westermühlen fire department in Rendsburg-Eckernförde district by Rosenbauer sales partner in Schleswig-Holstein, Kraft Feuerschutz GmbH, based in Rendsburg. Classic Portable Pumps At the start of the 21st century, many experts agreed that portable pumps would play no role in the future, and that classic portable pumps would be replaced by other systems, such as in-built vehicle p...

NFCC Calls For Review On All Residential Buildings With Four Or More Floors In Brighton And Hove For Fire Sprinklers Installed

The National Fire Chiefs’ Council has called for all residential buildings with four floors or more to be installed with sprinkler systems after a huge fire tore through student flats in Bolton, United Kingdom last month. Fire sprinklers in Tall buildings But a Freedom of Information request from The Argus revealed 44 council-owned housing blocks in Brighton and Hove which are four storeys or taller do not have sprinklers installed. This is a worrying discovery as two of the 44 buildings...

Metalline’s A1 Constructed Ultima Spandrel Panels Offer A Safe Replacement For Camden Tower Blocks

Metalline’s fire rated non-combustible Ultima Spandrel panels have been specified to replace the existing window panels on five tower blocks on the Chalcots Estate in Camden. Ultima Spandrel panels The decision by Camden Council to replace all combustible material from their tower blocks is part of a major upgrade to ensure the safety and security of their residents. A key influence on the decision to specify Metalline’s Ultima Spandrel Panel was the fabricators willingness to put...

Self-Storage Facility Big Padlock Wrexham Opts For C-TEC’s ZFP Addressable Fire Alarm System

C-TEC’s innovative ZFP addressable fire alarm system is protecting Big Padlock Wrexham, a high-tech self-storage facility in Wales. With a solid reputation for providing top-notch self-storage solutions to domestic and commercial clients, Big Padlock operates from eight locations throughout the North West. The company’s state-of-the-art Wrexham site combines a mixture of business centres, office space, warehouses and workshops and also offers bespoke facilities for architects, solic...

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...

Kentec’s Taktis 8 Loop Addressable Fire Panel Secures Mohali International Cricket Stadium In India

Spectators, players, and property at India’s Mohali International Cricket Stadium are being protected by a highly-sophisticated Taktis panel from Kentec, a manufacturer of life-critical control systems. The Taktis 8 loop addressable fire panel, installed by Firehut Commercial Equipment Pvt Ltd, was chosen by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to replace a faulty system, and to provide a reliable and user-friendly control panel. 700 detectors and devices The Mohali International Cri...

STANLEY Security Installs Wireless Fire Alarm System At Harvey’s Windows & Conservatories

STANLEY Security, one of the UK’s leading security providers, has installed a wireless fire alarm system at Harvey’s Windows & Conservatories, meeting their insurance requirements while saving considerable expense.   Based in Leicester, Harvey’s Windows & Conservatories Ltd. operates from a large three storey building which it owns. Harvey’s itself works out of the bottom floor and the remaining building is subdivided into units which are rented out, with th...

Fike’s PROINERT2 System Meets Requirements And Protects Melvin Weaver & Sons’ Warehouse In Pennsylvania

Established in 1975, Melvin Weaver & Sons has provided crop protection products for the agriculture industry for over 40 years. The company’s steady growth throughout these years generated the need for additional space at their Lancaster, Pennsylvania based facility. In summer 2014, Melvin Weaver began planning the construction of a 16,800-square-foot addition to its warehouse. Having a long-time relationship with Kint Fire Protection, Melvin Weaver turned to Kint to explore fire supp...

Rosenbauer Provides New Personal Protection Equipment To Professional Fire Brigade Sarajevo

The approximately 200-strong department of the Professional Fire Brigade Sarajevo proudly presents its new personal protection equipment (PPE). The equipment consists of FIRE MAX 3 jackets and pants as well as TWISTER protective boots, all of the highest quality and protection level. The Fire Brigade Association of the Canton of Sarajevo procured the equipment. The Rosenbauer partner Firing d.o.o. based in Visoko, 35 km northwest of Sarajevo, supervised the procurement with the support of Rosenb...

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