London Fire Brigade

Watson joins London Fire Brigade fire dog detectives Sherlock and Simba

A new four-legged trainee has joined the ranks of the London Fire Brigade dog detectives. Watson the English springer spaniel is going through an intensive training programme with the hope he will be put to work alongside his canine colleagues Sherlock and Simba early next year. In a first for the Brigade, Watson has come from a litter bred by the Metropolitan Police Service and has been gifted as part of


FIERO celebrates strong station design symposium

It was a record year for the Fire Industry Education and Resource Organization (FIERO). In September, FIERO recently completed their 19th annual Station Design Symposium (SDS) held in Raleigh, NC. The conference was full of attendees that had traveled from across the country and the globe, including from over 35 states, Canada, the UK, and Saudi Arabia. For the first time, FIERO offered a pre-conference seminar on Training Facility Design


Zebra Technologies delivers FirstNet ready mobile computers for public safety

Zebra Technologies Corporation have recently announced that the Android-based TC57 and TC77 enterprise-class mobile computers, L10 and eight-inch ET56 tablets and Windows-based L10 and XSLATE R12 tablets are now certified and approved for use on the FirstNet communications platform. FirstNet is built with AT&T in a public-private partnership with the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority) – an independent authority within the federal government. It’s designed for first responders and those