Bronto Skylift

Bronto Skylift appoints TRI-Lift as their distributor in Canada

TRI-Lift has been appointed as the new Bronto Skylift distributor in Canada. As a division of TRI-Crane, Ontario-based TRI-Lift was founded by three partners, Jason Hanna, Mark Williams and Aaron Hanna in March 2019 and will provide sales, service and maintenance, spare parts and rental of Bronto’s non-insulated aerial truck mounted platforms. Williams, TRI-Crane partner, said, “When we got to know Bronto Skylift we did some background research and saw


KME introduces brand new X-Series custom pumpers

KME Fire Apparatus, a subsidiary of REV Group, has introduced the new X-Series Custom Pumper where performance, value, and reduced delivery time meet. The new X-Series is designed to help fire departments navigate the challenges associated with specifying and procuring fire apparatus by offering multiple core models that can be customised with thousands of options to meet their unique needs. This allows KME to build and deliver custom pumpers that

Cambridge Fire and Rescue Service

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service steps up to 2020 challenges

Despite 2020 bringing unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service has continued to deliver vital services to the residents of Cambridgeshire. While maintaining an effective emergency response, staff have been delivering safety advice and supporting the health sector with the battle against COVID-19. Even before the pandemic fully began in March, storms Ciara and Dennis hit the county with high winds reaching between 50 and


NVFC releases toolkit to help fire service leaders create solid departments

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), in partnership with the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance, have launched the Psychologically Healthy Fire Departments (PHFD) initiative to support firefighters and EMS providers and create healthy, successful departments. A new implementation toolkit is now available to help fire department leaders promote and foster well-being among their members. Maintaining a psychologically healthy fire department provides a positive work environment

Clarience Technologies

Clarience Technologies acquires ECCO Safety Group

Clarience Technologies have announced that it has acquired ECCO Safety Group (ESG), a manufacturer in audible warning equipment and emergency lighting for commercial and emergency vehicles and home to brands like ECCO and Code 3. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. Brian Kupchella, Chief Executive Officer of Clarience Technologies, said, “We are thrilled to welcome ESG to Clarience Technologies. The addition of ESG’s leading safety and emergency lighting solutions expands and complements our


NFCC confirm firefighters are prepared to assist with vaccination rollout

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) have confirmed that firefighters across the country are being provided with thousands of lateral flow tests by the government in order to support the ongoing fight against COVID-19. The Home Office informed the NFCC about the move by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) recently. The initial 10,000 tests a week will enable at least 5,000 firefighters to continue to assist with


Scottish Fire & Rescue Service (SFRS) issues frozen water warning

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is warning communities across Scotland to stay clear of frozen water as temperatures drop. The national service is urging the public to be aware of the risks of going onto or allowing children and pets to go onto the ice. According to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, more than 50 per cent of all drowning cases involving ice in the


Streamlight Dualie 3AA ATEX rated flashlight wows industry wide

Streamlight Inc. offers a range of high-quality products built with precision and performance especially for law enforcement, fire & rescue and the military. Trusted all over the world by multiple industries, Streamlight is defined by their innovation, delivering effective, efficient, high performance lighting solutions. These feature the latest technology, unmatched performance, incredible value and durability that you can depend on. The Dualie family of lights are intrinsically safe and feature

Bronto Skylift

Bronto Skylift provide new aerial platforms for the IJsselland Safety Region

Bronto Skylift will be further assisting the Safety Region of Ijsselland in Netherlands after they agreed a deal for three new fire fighting aerial platforms with Bronto’s local distributor, Kenbri Fire Fighting. The public tender regarding the supply and maintenance of 3 new fire-fighting platforms was awarded to Kenbri and the contract was signed in Zwolle on Tuesday 8th December. The IJsselland safety region had issued the tender because the


Rosenbauer receive major order from airport operator AENA

Rosenbauer received a major order from Spain just before year-end. Airport operator AENA ordered 22 PANTHER 6×6 vehicles, including a multi-year maintenance contract. The vehicles are destined for twelve of the largest airports in Spain and will be delivered by the end of 2022. The Spanish airport operator ordered an additional seven rescue vehicles from Rosenbauer in another project. The PANTHER is one of the most powerful and safest ARFF