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Unsprinklered buildings: do we clearly understand the impact of fire?

Fire regulations are designed with life safety in mind and not property protection. People need to understand this and also realise that in the event of a fire, the fire and rescue service will have to focus on getting everyone…

A deluge foam system installed into a Blast Proof Resistant Module (S-BRM)
In the continuous effort to improve its performances, Sanco have successfully designed and manufactured 14 water/foam deluge firefighting modules (special containers) named S-BRM (Sanco – Blast Proof Resistant Module) having dimensions up to 13 x 2.5 x 3m (L x…
Fire safety: building services penetrations
Fire safety, competency and the way we build post-Grenfell has become a major industry focus. With specifiers under increasing pressure to ensure fire compartmentation is maintained, this feature looks at the design, specification and installation of building services penetrations through…
Partrix Fire GmbH – Next-generation aspirating smoke detectors based on innovative technology help detect more subtle fire threats

Partrix Fire is a fire-protection company specialising in developing aspirating smoke detectors (ASDs). Its core R&D team has more than 20 years of R&D and manufacturing experience in the industry and has been committed to providing customers with high-performance, very…

FibreSense – Going the extra mile

Industrial fire-detection specialist Patol now offers a fibre-optic linear heat detection cable (LHDC) and controller suite in its range of solutions and, in doing so, has extended the capabilities of LHDC technology.  FibreSense is a fibre-optic distributed temperature sensing solution.…

Luxury Greek resort receives five-star fire protection

Based in the coastal town of Ierapetra in Crete, the Robinson Club is designed around ‘neighbourhoods’ of hotel rooms across a 150 acre-site. This unique layout meant that the fire system specified needed to deliver seamless detection and notification of…

AQUASYS high-pressure watermist systems: an expert report about innovative fire protection in data centres

State-of-the-art firefighting using high-pressure watermist (HPWM) technology is becoming more and more common for the protection of buildings, industry, rail and road tunnels as well as metros and trains. This feature explores the advantages of HPWM in data centres.  AQUASYS…

International foam school – Focused on team leaders and fire chiefs

These days fire and rescue services are living in their own bubble to avoid causing trouble in daily shifts due to infection by Covid. This affects municipal fire services as well as the industrial fire brigades.  But the result is…

Siemens to protect offshore wind farm in the French Atlantic against fire risks

The offshore wind farm in Saint-Nazaire off the Atlantic coast of France is a major project of the shipyard and energy company Chantiers de l’Atlantique. It encompasses the construction of 80 offshore wind power plants, complemented by a substation that…

Starting the year strong with GESA’s Equipment Exchange

We all know that Emergency Services departments and communities across the Global South struggle to get the equipment they need. Budgets are tight, procurements can be slow and inefficient, and the process for getting donated equipment can take years. At…

Improving outcomes for the UK Fire and Rescue Services using foams

The largest fire seen in the Humberside area for many years was controlled and extinguished with FREEGEN SF-LV, a fluorine-free, solvent-free and low-viscosity firefighting foam concentrate. The Thompson Plastic factory fire in the Bridgewood area of Hessle, Hull involved more…

A tale of five presidents: what the past can tell us about the future of fire protection

As we forge ahead in the face of ongoing government reform initiatives, Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) sought insights from some of our former presidents, and the current office-bearer, about what the future holds.  As Australia’s peak industry body…

Trident Emergency Products, LLC – Foam pumps, balanced pressure and ATP foam systems

Around the world Trident Emergency Products specializes and supplies our GP-Series high-quality foam pumps and foam system components. We have the ideal combination of industrial firefighting applications for both mobile fire apparatus and fixed installations. Trident offers delivery on foam…

Historic Miramare Castle benefits from world-beating Taurus wireless protection

A fairy-tale castle built for an emperor, which is now one of the most visited museums in Italy, has been equipped with the new powerful Taurus wireless fire network and range of devices from Argus. More than 150 high-performance wireless…

Fire Safe Europe – Ten years dedicated to fire safety

Why Fire Safe Europe?  Fires in buildings are now bigger, more unpredictable and more dangerous than ever. Many regulatory requirements around fire safety in buildings are outdated and do not provide an adequate level of fire protection. Fire Safe Europe…

Intersec to deliver groundbreaking show in 2022

Intersec – the world-leading emergency services, security and safety event – will mark its return in 2022 with a groundbreaking, elevated new programme uniting global and regional leaders as they explore solutions for the rapidly evolving challenges facing the industry. …

Creating a better international Emergency Services donations pipeline

Donations of emergency services gear, vehicles and rescue equipment are a welcome sight to under-resourced departments around the world struggling to provide emergency care. However, despite the best intentions of the donors, there’s often a mismatch between what’s donated and…

Axis EN installation protects Ho Chi Minh City’s latest upscale apartment complex

An intelligent network of 20 Axis EN fire panels from fire and life safety systems manufacturer, Advanced, has been installed at HaDo Centrosa Garden in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. HaDo Centrosa Garden is a 70,000m2 development…

Sherwin-Williams chosen for fire protection at iconic Milan landmark

The award-winning FIRETEX FX6002 intumescent coating system from Sherwin-Williams has been selected to deliver fire protection of a new landmark in Milan’s financial district. UnipolSai Tower, currently under construction in the Porta Nuova district of the Italian city, will become…

VTI Constant Flow Regulator (CFR) – Offers highest safety for use in stationary non-liquefied inert gas extinguishing systems

High and inconstant abrupt output of energy, extreme sound levels during the extinguishing process, enormous pressure load on the system, limited options in installation – you will no longer have to struggle with these. As a specialist in engineering and…

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