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Stanley Security installs wireless fire alarm system at Harvey’s Windows & Conservatories

Stanley Security has installed a wireless fire alarm system at Harvey’s Windows & Conservatories, meeting their insurance requirements while saving considerable expense. As part of its insurance policy, Harvey’s Windows & Conservatories conducted a Fire Risk Assessment, undertaken by a third party. The assessor stated that an L2 category Fire System was required throughout the building. BS 5839-1:2017, the British Standard for fire detection and fire alarm systems in non-domestic

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Advanced invites visitors to experience Firex’s largest ever exhibition zone

Advanced is set to showcase its latest industry leading products at Firex International 2019 as it forms part of the annual event’s largest ever exhibition zone. Global leaders in the design, manufacture and supply of intelligent fire systems, Advanced, alongside fire brands Apollo, Argus, FFE and Klaxon have joined together to form the Fire Solutions Sector at this year’s Firex International, June 18-20. Visitors to Advanced’s striking stand (FX610) at

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New Kentec addressable fire panel protects new air ambulance HQ

Staff and air ambulance helicopters at Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance headquarters in Chatham are being protected from the risk of fire by a fire safety solution that centres around the new Taktis addressable fire panel from Kentec. The HQ main office building is monitored by the Taktis panel and hard-wired Hochiki detectors, with wireless versions specified to cover the helicopter hangar. Alvin Lewis, Operations Manager at CSG Fire

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More care homes not compliant with regulation

It has been announced that care homes around London have failed fire safety standards carried out by the London Fire Brigade (LFB), with Bromley and Croydon topping the list of the most homes not following regulation. Regional data found that of 1,226 fire safety audits carried out in London since June 2017, 51 were served an enforcement notice and 498 received a notice of deficiencies. Topping the list, Bromley had 71 care

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Pawcatuck Fire Department welcomes new pumper truck to its fleet

Members of the Pawcatuck Fire Department have welcomed a new pumper truck to its fleet, part of an effort to assure the department’s apparatus are well-maintained and ready to serve the community into the future. The department took receipt of the truck, a 2019 E-One Typhoon pumper truck, approximately two weeks ago. The custom-built truck cost the agency US$439,000 and replaces a 1994 truck built by the same company that

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Faulty fire hydrants restored through District Walks program

Nearly 1,000 fire hydrants across Staten Island have been repainted and repaired as part of a community effort implemented by Councilman Steven Matteo’s office. “Fire hydrants are such a ubiquitous and common presence in our neighbourhoods, we almost don’t notice they are there,” said Matteo. “But a hydrant that is not working properly, not easily visible or blocked by weeds or debris can cause a fatal delay for firefighters rushing

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Launch of overseas research grants for new ideas for handling public emergencies

From May 16, new ideas for improving the prevention, handling and recovery from public emergencies will be supported with overseas research grants. These are available to anyone involved in emergency and crisis management, and others, for non-academic studies of the best ideas and practice to be found anywhere in the world. The Churchill Fellowships in Emergency Response will fund Fellows to explore innovation in the management of public emergencies of

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NSW buys Boeing 737 large air tanker for firefighting

New South Wales has signed a contract with United States-based Coulson Aviation to purchase three aircraft for firebombing duties, including a modified Boeing 737 large air tanker. In addition to the modified 737, the contract announced by NSW Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott on May 15 also included two Citation V lead/intelligence aircraft. The Minister’s statement noted the modified 737 would give the state year-round access to

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Infinity CCS helps the FDNY win Community Mayors Nicholas DeGaeta Award

Infinity CCS, UK-based technology provider, congratulates its client, the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) project team, on winning the Department’s Community Mayors Nicholas DeGaeta Award for the implementation of its 9-1-1 Computerized Triage System. FDNY has worked with Infinity CCS since 2016 to deploy the new system, FIT (Flexible Intelligent Triage) Platform, which is based on Infinity CCS’ call scripting and workflow solutions for call centres.