Pierce announces delivery of Pierce Ascendant 107’ heavy-duty aerial ladder to City of Cambridge, Massachusetts Fire Department

Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that it has delivered a custom Pierce Ascendant 107’ heavy-duty aerial ladder to the City of Cambridge Fire Department in Massachusetts. The new apparatus was sold by New England’s exclusive Pierce dealer, Minuteman Fire and Rescue. Features include a custom Arrow XT chassis, 107′ of vertical and 100′ of horizontal reach, 16’ stabilizer spread, and 1,500 gpm waterway flow capacity. Additionally, a TAK-4


Seasoned team hired to launch new trailblazing firefighting liquid

A specialist team has joined the Firexo revolution to bring the life-saving firefighting liquid to markets across the globe. As the only solution able to extinguish all classes of fire (A, B, C, D, F and Electrical) on the market, the team bring their passion for the product to Firexo, truly believing in its life-saving capability. Not only can Firexo put out any type of fire but it can do

Pierce secures order of 11 custom apparatus for Greenwood County Fire Service in South Carolina

Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, has announced that it has secured an order of 11 custom apparatus for Greenwood County Fire Service in South Carolina. The order is made up of custom apparatus including five Saber FR pumpers, four Pierce dry-side tankers, an Ascendant 107 inch aerial ladder and a Pierce 100 inch heavy-duty rear mount aerial tower. This monumental apparatus order for Greenwood County Fire Service has been

California wildfire

California wildfire has now claimed the lives of 63 people with a further 631 still missing

The current California wildfire branded as California’s deadliest wildfire on record as death toll rises to 63, with 631 people still missing. The fire has surpassed the Northern California wine country wildfires of 2017, which took the lives of 44 people.The town of Paradise, previously housing 27,000 people, is being searched by U.S National Guard troops, recovery workers and cadaver dogs in the hopes of finding further victims or those

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Ten new Pierce Quantum Apparatus to diversify the fire response of Harris County Emergency Services District in Texas

  Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company has announced the sale of ten Pierce® Quantum® apparatus to Harris County Emergency Services District No. 9 for use by its provider the Cypress-Fairbanks (Cy-Fair) Volunteer Fire Department located north of Houston in Harris County, Tex. The purchase includes six pumpers, two 105-foot heavy-duty aerial ladders, and two 100-foot aerial platforms. “The Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department is an all-Pierce fleet, and

Royal Wharf

Royal Wharf Riverside development benefits benefits from Cygnus wireless fire alarm system

On another major London development that’s currently underway, Bull Products’ Cygnus wireless fire alarm system is being used for fire safety during the construction phase. Royal Wharf is a visionary mixed development located in East London’s Royal Docks on 40 acres of land where nearly 3,400 homes are being created as well as commercial, retail, leisure and educational facilities for a new and vibrant London district. This brand new riverside district

Ken Bullock

New UK Sales Manager for South East England appointed by Advanced

Global fire systems leader Advanced has appointed Ken Bullock as its new Sales Manager for South East England. Well known in the UK fire industry – and a specialist in wireless fire systems – Ken will develop and maintain Advanced’s customer base across the region, working closely with its existing regional sales managers and business development team. Commenting on his appointment, Ken said: “I’m delighted to be joining Advanced. I’ve


FM Global develops new fire protection innovation: Thermal radiation-activated sprinklers

Commercial and industrial property insurer FM Global has developed a new design for automatic fire sprinkler protection beyond what can be addressed with current commercially available sprinklers. The sprinklers are designed to activate due to their enhanced sensitivity to thermal radiation from flames and would be suitable for particular applications where a new, specialised sprinkler design would be beneficial, such as sprinkler protection beneath grated mezzanines and special fire hazards


Eaton selected to keep trampoline centre secure by reaching new heights in fire safety

Eaton was selected by the design and building company behind Wales’ biggest trampoline arena to provide a bespoke mains lighting, emergency lighting and fire alarm solution. Black Circle Design, principal contractor and designer for the Go Air Trampoline Park in Cardiff, opted for an Eaton mains lighting solution that would enhance the aesthetic appeal and comfort of the interior while maximising energy efficiency. The power management company also delivered an


No working smoke alarms in vast majority of 2017 fatal fires

Five of the seven fatal fires since the turn of the year had no working smoke alarms fitted in their homes, London Fire Brigade announced recently. The information is being released in an unprecedented move ahead of the inquests in a bid to avoid further lives being lost. The Brigade says it is deeply concerned that lack of smoke detection in homes is putting Londoners at risk. Since the beginning