Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection amplifies its presence

Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection has started a partnership with Cool & Care SARL. Dafo Vehicle’s fire suppression solutions will be added to C&C’s wide range of fire safety products and services, giving business in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) access to services and equipment previously unavailable in the Region. C&C will offer Dafo Vehicle’s Suppression Systems and solutions to businesses of all sizes and types in the DRC.


TFT release new dual feature SHO-FLOW app

TFT’s new SHO-FLOW app is the fire service’s first dual featured application that operates as either a fully functional stand-alone water flow calculator or in conjunction with TFT’s SHO-FLOW Bluetooth Flow Meter. In stand-alone mode, crews are able to independently calculate everything related to getting water to the fire using established fire flow formulas. Functions include Flow Rate, Nozzle Reaction, Pump Discharge Pressure, Hose Friction Loss and establishing Target Fire Flow Rates.

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

Autotalks and Applied Information help emergency vehicles

The two companies are carrying out the world’s first Dual-Mode /Dual-Active V2X deployment, in which Autotalks’ chipsets are installed in roadside units such as traffic lights in Georgia, Texas and Hawaii Autotalks, which specialises in V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) communication solutions, has teamed up with Applied Information, Inc., an Atlanta-based provider of intelligent transportation infrastructure solutions, to save lives on the roads of Georgia, Texas, and Hawaii. The two companies are carrying

Pierce to Offer PACCAR MX-13 Big Block Engine

Pierce Manufacturing and PACCAR have collaborated to make MX-13 big block engines exclusively available to the fire service on Pierce Arrow XT, Enforcer, and Velocity chassis. Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced today that it has collaborated with PACCAR to make the 12.9 liter MX-13 big block engine exclusively available to fire departments on Pierce Arrow XT, Enforcer, and Velocity custom chassis. Known as a global leader in the design and

Dräger expands capacity for respiratory masks

In connection with the COVID 19 pandemic, Dräger has received an order from the British government to deliver respiratory protection masks (FFP3). The delivery of the order will start in 2020 and will stretch until the end of 2021. The expected net sales are roughly EUR 100 million. For this purpose a mask production facility will be set up in the UK, in the Blyth area of Northumberland. There, Dräger

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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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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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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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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