Groundbreaking research will answer questions such as where to place smoke detectors.
Warranty aims to provide ‘peace of mind’ in light of new EU F-gas regulation.
The city of Tianjin is a costal metropolis in the north of China, and with a population of more than 14 million people, it is the fourth largest city in China. In January 2014, a major fire broke out at the CST Tyre factory. The company CST is specialised in the production of tires and other rubber products. A HydroSub1200 (HS1200) was delivered to the Tianjin Fire Service in 2011, and was deployed to feed approximately 10 fire trucks simultaneously during the fire.
DuPont recently put its new Nomex 3DP fabric to the test on DuPont Thermo-Man. Over 60 firefighters and industry professionals were invited to witness the results at an exclusive event on the site of TOTAL Bitumen in the industrial town of Brunsbüttel in Germany. Hosted in conjunction with the German association of safety engineers (VDSI), the event saw DuPont demonstrate the latest Nomex solutions and put each garment through its paces.
Chassis from France, body and firefighting equipment from Austria
At today’s Congrès National des Sapeurs-Pompiers de France in Avignon (France) Rosenbauer introduces a fire fighting vehicle on a Renault truck for the first time.
The new Pierce Velocity is pretty in pink to promote cancer awareness
Pierce Manufacturing (Oshkosh company) has delivered one of its Velocity pumpers to Prince George’s County, Maryland Fire/EMS Department (PGFD) in Largo, Maryland. Nicknamed ‘Courage’ through a contest conducted through the department’s social media outlets, it is one of six Pierce apparatus recently purchased by the department.
Fire appliance management with RFID technology
West Yorkshire FRS now trialling Red Ledge RFID Fire Appliance Asset Management.
- Industrial Fire Journal, Autumn 2014 issue, has been published
FIRE HUMOUR: Skills and specialisms
If you’ve ever wondered what fire ranks actually mean in practice, then read on….
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- Glastonbury High School Evacuated For Chemical Issue
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