Wildfires - Case Studies

Swedish Sea Rescue Society Improves Emergency Response In Rescue Operations With Sepura's Over The Air Programming Solution

Swedish Sea Rescue Society (SSRS) in Sweden have enhanced their existing Sepura critical communications solution by upgrading to include Over the Air Programming, saving the team time and reducing costs while improving their programming capability. Sepura SC Series radio terminals Supported by Sepura’s Swedish partner, Northcomm Technologies (Northcomm), the rescue organization has been able to implement powerful changes to its programming capability by programming radios wirelessly, wit...

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...

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...

Cornwall Fire And Rescue Service Equip With Bristol Uniforms’ New Structural Firefighting PPE

Firefighters across Cornwall are wearing brand new PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), procured through the UK Collaborative PPE Framework.  All 560 firefighters in the county have been equipped with two sets of new gold-colored structural coats and trousers, along with flash hoods, and a set of both structural and rescue gloves. Structural PPE The new PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), designed and manufactured by Bristol Uniforms, benefits from the very latest in fiber and fabric tec...

Groveland Fire Department To Install Bryx’s Fire Station Alerting System At Their Public Safety Building In Florida

Bryx, a globally renowned provider of first responder technology products, will be installing its Bryx Station alerting system just 25 miles west of Orlando, Florida, at Groveland Fire Department. Fire Alert device installation  Bryx’s installation will follow Groveland Fire Department’s move into its new headquarters in the brand new public safety building in early 2021. The Bryx Station system is also being installed at the nearby Station 94, with an anticipated third instal...

Shropshire Fire And Rescue Service Firefighters Tackle Huge Blaze At Granville Recycling Plant, In Telford, UK

Eight fire crews from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were sent to Granville Recycling Plant, located in Telford, United Kingdom and at the peak of the fire, there were 50 firefighters battling the blaze, which impacted the entire landfill site close to the A5. Fire at Granville Recycling Plant Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service Group Manager and Fire Service Officer, Adam Matthews said that the firefighters are now on the verge of winning the battle and the number of firefighters deployed...

Hochiki Italia Collaborates With Studio Albertini To Install Its Totem System At Italy’s Campeggio Del Garda

Set on the iconic shores of Italy’s Lake Garda, Campeggio del Garda is a popular campsite that attracts tourists from around the globe to its picturesque location. Hochiki Italia’s Totem solution was specified to protect the idyllic campsite and provide occupants with an ideal level of outdoor protection. Campeggio del Garda is located on the water’s edge of Lake Garda, one of Italy’s most picturesque lakes and holiday hotspots. The scenic location offers a range of bung...

Rajant And Dejero Showcased Their Emergency Communication Systems To Eliminate Wildfire On The Gaviota Coast

Rajant and Dejero’s Technology Springs into Action in the Battle Against a 420-Acre Wildfire on the Santa Barbara County Coast. A wind-driven brush fire triggered evacuations after breaking out along the Gaviota Coast in Santa Barbara County, California. On a sunny afternoon in mid-October 2019, the heat from the sun combined with winds gusting up to 40 mph through the quiet foothills of El Capitán Canyon, sparking a wind-whipped, vegetation brush fire in the overly dry desert hill...

Motorola Solutions’ APX Personnel Accountability System Enables Illinois Fire Departments To Standardize Firefighter Accountability

The South Holland Fire Department, located south of Chicago, Illinois, employs 24 full-time and 19 paid-on-call firefighters. These employees staff two stations 24 hours a day and respond to nearly 4,500 calls annually. The department protects approximately 22,000 residents with a response area comprised of over 8,000 homes, industrial facilities and commercial businesses. Just a few miles to the west, the Midlothian Fire Department, located in the village of Midlothian, Illinois, maintains two...

POK S.A.S Supplies Couplings For France’s Service Des Essences Des Armées And Other Military Services

POK S.A.S, founded in 1976, is known worldwide for its high-tech, high-quality fire-fighting equipment. But it should not be forgotten that POK also supplies a very wide range of couplings for many different sectors of activity. These couplings adapt to the standards of many countries and are available in different materials and sizes. This complete range allows POK to serve many industries but also defense and in the first place the SEA. Service des Essences des Armées (SEA) What is t...

MSA Safety Secures Contract To Provide G1 SCBA And Accessories To Metropolitan Fire Brigade And Country Fire Authority Of Victoria

Global safety equipment manufacturer, MSA Safety Incorporated has announced that it has executed a US$ 10 million contract to provide G1 self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and accessories to the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) and Country Fire Authority (CFA) of Victoria, Australia, two of the country’s largest and most well-respected fire departments. For MSA Safety Incorporated, the contract represents the largest G1 SCBA order placed till date. The majority of the order is expec...

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