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ASFP offers free access to key fire safety guidance documents

To support the construction and fire sector during the Coronavirus pandemic, the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has removed all charges for pdf downloads of its key guidance documents from 1 June, offering free access for all to these essential educational…

New TYCO ® ESFR-34 Sprinkler provides industry’s tallest ceiling-only warehouse protection with added flexibility

Early-suppression, fast-response sprinkler gives facilities design flexibility for increased storage 2020) – Johnson Controls today announces the release of the new TYCO ® Model ESFR-34 Pendent Sprinkler (TY9286). This early suppression, fast response sprinkler provides the tallest ceiling-only fire protection…

Sri Lankan Hospital Ensures Staff and Patient Safety with Fire System from Advanced

An Axis AX fire system from Advanced has been installed as part of large-scale renovations at one of Sri Lanka’s most prestigious healthcare facilities. The 2-loop and 4-loop, UL-listed Axis AX fire panels, and more than 500 devices, were supplied,…

Trelleborg highlights importance of safe Crude Oil Storage

Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation supports hydrocarbon storage with DryFoam, a proven UL certified non-water fire prevention solution, specifically designed to suppress up to 98% of vapors, protecting people and property from fire. Trelleborg’s DryFoam technology is completely passive, working with…

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence essential for Emergency Services

Softil urges emergency services to harness IoT and AI in mission-critical communications for the benefit of public safety Artificial Intelligence (AI) is now one of the hottest topics in the telecoms world and is already beginning to show its vast…

Ring announces local Fire Departments have joined Neighbors App to share safety tips with communities

Neighbors, a free app by Ring designed to help community members connect and stay informed about local public safety incidents, recently announced that local fire departments are joining the app to sharesafety tips with the communities they serve and enable…

Nittan provides fire safety protection for Nottingham Students

Nittan Europe, UK manufacturer of conventional and addressable fire detection products and systems, has had its Evolution analogue addressable fire detection system installed into a new student accommodation development in Beeston, Nottingham. The system was installed by Nottinghamshire based integrated…

Telgian’s Tom Parrish elected AFAA Vice President

Telgian’s fire, life safety and security expert Tom Parrish has recently beenelected AFAA Vice President. The Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA) is the only not-for-profit association focused exclusively on the fire alarm industry; AFAA is dedicated to eliminating death, injury,…

New site for Birmingham-based manufacturer, Evac+Chair International

UK manufacturer, Evac+Chair International is investing to futureproof the business as it relocates to Blythe Valley Park (BVP) in Solihull, Birmingham, near junction 4, M42. From Monday 25th May 2020, Evac+Chair International will begin manufacturing and distributing its products worldwide…

Thermal cameras turn Unique heat on coronavirus

A protection services company in Dorset, UK has diversified into high-tech fever screening due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Orders for the detection technology are being placed with Unique Fire and Security, for use in public spaces and workplaces. Established 10…

Growing Fire Service Demands Ignite Partnership

A new cooperative partnership has sparked in the fire service industry.Cooperative purchasing organization Sourcewell has joined forces with the Western Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA), founder of FireRescue GPO. This FireRescue GPO partnership with Sourcewell will provide an even greater opportunity…

Kent FRS to launch first-ever online fire station open day

Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is calling on Kent residents at home to tune into the first-ever online fire station open day on Thursday 28 May! Aimed at families of all ages, the virtual event has been organised in…

20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) to take place in 2021 in Poland

Like many other events, the 20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) had to be postponed due to the current COVID-19 situation. Having initially been scheduled to take place in Warsaw, Poland, on 7th and 8th October 2020, the event has…

Cadcorp launches desktop GIS capability in the cloud

With the rapid adoption of cloud hosting technology, Cadcorp has extended its cloud services to include SIS Desktop There are many benefits to hosting desktop GIS in the cloud and Cadcorp is offering packages that are flexible to each organisation’s…

Another devastating (and preventable) high rise façade fire erupts in Abbco Tower in Sharjah, UAE

Here we go again! On May 5, at about 9:00 pm, yet another massive fire rushed up the flammable cladding of a high rise building–this time in the 49-story Abbco Tower in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. According to the Gulf News,…

Johnson Controls wins contract for fire protection & detection system for Type 31 Frigates

Johnson Controls, which merged with Tyco in 2016, has been awarded a contract by Babcock Team 31, working on the construction of five new Type 31 frigates. Babcock will be provisioning Johnson Controls for the design, supply, certification and commissioning…

Farewell and thanks to Scott Williams

After more than 11 years at the helm of Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia), Scott Williams has departed as our CEO. Scott guided FPA Australia from humble beginnings to the national organisation it is today and worked diligently to raise its profile as the leading fire industry association…

Comelit covers fire detection for G&B (North West) Ltd

As G&B (North West) Ltd continues to extend its roofing operations, Comelit fire detection systems have been installed by Bell Lancaster to protect new operations on its exclusive farm site. Based on Giants Hall Farm in Wigan, G&B (North West)…

Lowe & Fletcher expands into the US market with a new manufacturing facility

Until this investment, Lowe & Fletcher has served its global customer base via manufacturing sites in Europe. Nigel Ward, Managing Director of BLE Smoke and Fire Curtains, part of Lowe & Fletcher’s Fire Safety Division, said “BLE products are trusted…

A few tips for home fire safety

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak that we are affected globally, we started to spend more time at home. In this process, we cook meals in our homes, we carry out daily works with a large number of electrical and/or heating…

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