Dutch company Bacon DDI has developed an application that increases the chances of quickly finding and rescuing potential victims during emergencies in industrial environments.

The first Airbus Defence and Space A400M new generation airlifter for the Royal Air Force has taken another step towards delivery with the start of taxying trials.

The customized ADMS-Command system will be used to train for petrochemical and industrial emergency response.

Italian company puts a turbine to work atomising water into a fine mist.

Hot torso

K-Sorb to be launched during Emergency Services Show in Birmingham NEC, 24-25 September.

Peli Products offer a powerful range of ATEX Certified Lights (Zone 1 & 0) for use during industrial emergencies – see the latest additions here.

‘What the airbag is for cars, the Evacuator is for tall buildings.’

The new Soteria range promises improved detection and reliability, reduced false alarms, as well as compatibility with legacy versions.

The enhanced entry-level intelligent addressable control panel contains a number of new features to meet industry and regulatory requirements. 

Nomex 3DP outer shell made from two layers of fabric woven using a patented weaving structure.

Firefighting monitors come in a variety of shapes and sizes – which one is best for your facility? Nico Zorzetto of monitor manufacturer Sanco SpA in northwest Italy explains the options.

Cutters Edge has successfully developed a new type of cutting technology for rotary saws called the Bullet Blade. Unlike other carbide-tipped blades, the Bullet Blade uses Cutters Edge’ Bullet Chain and is the only carbide blade that can be repaired and sharpened and used over and over again with the same blade core.

The new Stronghold Mobile Anchor Point and Barrier System was invented by London firefighter, Daniel Cheddie, who has teamed up with Capital Safety and the Youngman Group. 

Certification achieved for Re-Healing RF3 3% and Arctic 3x3% ATC foam concentrates.

Dubai Municipality along with Unique System FZE launch a first-of-its-kind app in the UAE.

Pierce Saber

Showcasing the all-new Saber and Enforcer custom chassis, the Pierce booth at the Fire Department Instructors' Conference in Indianapolis (7-12 April) features 14 apparatus.

SP Sweden takes laser measurements of droplet size distributions from the Cold Cut Systems high pressure ‘cutting extinguisher’.

Scenario portfolio includes joint interoperability training events and the capability to support Gold level scenarios.

Not only does this monitor boast a 360-degree field of attack, but it mounts almost anywhere.

E2S Warning Signals’ new Guide for Hazardous Areas is available as a free download and is aimed at specifiers and hazardous area engineers.

Training specialist Haagen unveils the latest member of its family of smoke generators – the portable Vico.

Four C6-foam concentrates pass UL rigorous fire and performance tests – ‘significant milestone’ achieved.

Firefighters in the EMEA region will be able to trade in any existing thermal imaging cameras for discounts on new Flir models K40 and K50.

The new kit meets EN 469: 2005 and has been designed for hot climates.

The dedicated site showcases a complete range of Nomex-containing garments for the fire and industrial markets.

Tests show there are benefits to using Long Term Evolution (4G) mobile data to improve public services – while using existing PMR (personal mobile radio) infrastructure.

The Hemisphere transportable monitor.

With world headquarters in Valparaiso, Indiana, USA, Task Force Tips remains a family owned business dedicated to being a worldwide leader in providing emergency responders with high quality, innovation agent delivery solutions since 1971.

Alert4All uses different communication channels – including fire systems – to send out emergency messages: SEE VIDEO.

As of Monday 18th November organisations can direct critical information to the right people at the right time with a dedicated Twitter programme.

Scientists launch world's first evacuation software to simulate realistic human behaviour associated with lift evacuation

UL listing for RF3 now includes bladder tanks, proportioners, foam chambers, foam makers and fire sprinklers.

The new spreader weighs only 20.3kg and yet has a minimum spreading force of 53kN– which makes it the most lightweight in its category (BS 53/800-20).

CFA volunteer fire brigade in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne (Australia) acquires Hytrans hose layer and recovery system.

Nearly 100,000 miles of crude oil, natural gas, refined products and other commodity pipelines updated.

No-one should design offshore platforms without having felt the heat of such giant fires, say Norwegian fire research scientists.

Firefighters no longer need to devise their own solution for securing a hydraulic pump in a rescue vehicle - and with the new device they can pull out and put back the pump quickly and easily.

Re-Healing Foam RF3x6ATC

Re-Healing Foam RF 3x6 ATC

Level C certification has been achieved with Re-Healing RF3x6 ATC at 6%.

Swedish fire services adopt an aerosol unit for rapid extinguishment – what can other countries learn from Sweden's experience?

Portable gas detector manufacturer Crowcon has put together an informative and entertaining scenario to show why bump testing is important.

Wi-Fi-enabled variant of Portable All-terrain Wireless System launched by comms specialist – SEE VIDEO.

DuPont launches internet tool that provides interactive support for finding the most appropriate chemical protective suit.

Scott Safety and Motorola sign development agreement that will enhance fireground safety.

Euro VI is coming into force on January 1, 2014. However what does it actually mean for vehicle operators? Hemmingfire highlights ten key aspects of the new engine legislation.

Peter Parsons, Chairman of ISO technical committee committee ISO/TC 21, subcommittee SC 3, explains why the latest standard is significant.

Getac partners with ecom instruments to offer ‘the world’s first rugged Android 4.1 tablet with explosion protection’.

The price tag for the privately held manufacturer of fixed and portable gas and radiation detections systems, and software was  $340 million.

Apps for public safety are growing at an impressive rate – which is why APCO International (Association of Public Safety Communications Officials) decided to launch a dedicated online application community. Jose Sanchez de Muniain spoke with Jeff Cohen, APCO's Chief Counsel for Law and Policy, and Mark Reddish, Government Relations Associate, to find out more about AppComm.

Research raises concerns over smoke detectors’ effectiveness in waking up children.

The new public safety application website, AppComm, will provide a single online forum dedicated to emergency response apps.

Solberg's Re-Healing RF3 provides fluorosurfactant-free ‘enhanced fire safety and environmental sustainability’

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If you want quality, you want Zico

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