Prince of Wales

The Prince of Wales meets Emergency Services personnel

The Prince of Wales has met representatives from South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT), Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service (DSFRS), and Devon and Cornwall Police. His Royal Highness (HRH) visited Exeter Middlemoor Fire Station on Wednesday 22 July to express his support and thanks for the work undertaken by the three services so far in response to Covid-19. He heard first-hand from various personnel about the

PELI agrees a big donation

PELI agrees a big donation to several fire, police and humanitarian entities, among them, Red Cross. A large number of PELI Torches and Lighting systems have been donated for several uses PELI Products, being the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases and advanced lighting systems, is uniquely positioned to provide support to those most in need. After its large donation of PELI 9600 Lighting systems

Heavy rescue instructor training

Heavy rescue instructor training: Instructor is Jimmy Säfström from HRS who created Heavy Rescue in Sweden in 2003. Jimmy is one of the most meritorious and most sought trainers and instructors in Heavy Rescue / extrication. Instructors are John Curley from HRS: John has been an operational firefighter for the last 18 years; most of that time has been spent specializing in vehicle crash rescue, working with many extrication experts

Using robots for firefighting

The Robot-TINO was specifically designed for fighting fires in industrial process areas, tunnels and storage terminals, but it can also be used for terrorist incidents, urban areas, and whenever firefighters need to deal with hazardous substances or extreme temperatures. The unit is protected against heat radiation with a cooling system which allows the Robot-TINO to get closer to the fire origin to suppress it with higher probability of success. In

How can holding open doors prevent the spread of COVID-19?

Reducing the spread of germs and bacteria has never been more essential in the current climate. Holding open internal doors provides an easy and effective method of infection control within your building, but it is important that this does not impact your fire safety. Reducing door handle contact A study by the New England Medical Journal, which researched the survival of coronavirus on a number of surfaces, identified that the