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Image 1: Fire in the Lacrosse apartment block in Melbourne showing the rapid flame movement along the vertical cladding. Image courtesy of Fire Rescue Victoria, Australia Images supplied by Author / Contributor
The Lacrosse apartment building fire in Melbourne, Australia

In the small hours of 25 November 2014 there was a fire at the Lacrosse…

A modern office in the former post office: equipped with an AQUASYS high-pressure water mist (HDWN) system for efficient and economical fire protection. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
High-pressure water mist protects modernised office building in Berlin

The former post office building in Lübecker street in Berlin was transformed into a modern…

The Reacton bus and coach fire suppression system is compact and high-performing, approved to both P-Mark SPCR 183 and UNECE R107 it provides total protection. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Reacton Fire Suppression wins one of the worlds largest retrofit bus fire protection projects in history

Reacton Fire Suppression are proud to announce that we have secured an extremely large project…

Analogue addressable fire detection system. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Modern trends and developments in fire detection

Demand for reliable fire-detection systems is growing worldwide, with an estimated compound annual growth rate…

The resort boasts 340 rooms and suites, multiple restaurants, spa facilities and conference rooms. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Luxury Greek resort receives five-star fire protection

Based in the coastal town of Ierapetra in Crete, the Robinson Club is designed around…

Siemens is installing the fire protection solution to Saint-Nazaire windfarm’s substation which is partially below the ocean surface. Image courtesy of Chantiers de l‘Atlantique
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…

Plastics factory prior to and following the fire. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
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…

Historic Miramare Castle has been equipped with more than 150 high-performance wireless devices from the Taurus range.
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…

A network of 20 Axis EN fire panels now protect HaDo Centrosa Garden.
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…

The UniPolSai Tower in Milan, which has been coated with FIRETEX® C69 Epoxy blast primer, followed by FIRETEX FX6002 methacrylate intumescent coating and a topcoat of Acrolon™ 7300 polyurethane from Sherwin-Williams.
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…

SIX and TRIANGLE are protected by Kentec’s Taktis fire panels.
Kentec’s Taktis fire panels protect landmark Cypriot University student accommodation

Award-winning Taktis fire panels, manufactured by Kentec Electronics, a leading manufacturer of life-critical control systems,…

Hochiki’s L@titude system takes control at Firestone Entertainment Hub

Entertainment establishments, such as shopping malls and multiplexes, are popular attractions due to their ability…

The brand-new 514-room Vila Galé Resort Touros on the coast of north-east Brazil.
Global Fire Equipment (GFE) solutions chosen for two luxury hotels in Brazil

Fire-detection solutions from Global Fire Equipment (GFE), a leading European-based fire-detection manufacturer, have been installed…

Advanced's MxPro 5 fire panel has been installed at Revlon’s South African manufacturing facility.
Global cosmetics giant installs fire system from Advanced at South African HQ

An intelligent fire-detection system from UK manufacturer Advanced has been installed at the South African…

New TU Delft building for Applied Sciences.
Safeguarding TU Delft from Li-ion batteries risks

84Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) are widely used as a power supply for electronics and electric vehicles,…

Tackling fire safety in large scale residential developments

84With many of the nation’s tower blocks entering into their late 50’s and 60’s, the…

Berber Cement Factory, Sudan.
Hochiki Life Safety products chosen to protect Sudan cement factory

A key factory in Sudan’s cement making industry has recently undergone a significant expansion that…

Racegoers to the newly re-developed Curragh Racecourse are now protected by a high quality EN54 certified Public Address/Voice Evacuation system manufactured by Baldwin Boxall.
Baldwin Boxall and Sound Productions at the races

Nestled in the glorious countryside of Southern Ireland sits the Curragh Racecourse. Initially founded in…

Advanced’s TouchControl enables the end user to see the status of the gas suppression system via 3D interactive maps.
Advanced secures historical archives of Belgrade

A custom-engineered gas extinguishant system from fire systems leader, Advanced, is now protecting thousands of…

Sigma A-XT gas extinguishing system demonstrating its advanced configuration capabilities in first-of-its-kind Holy Quran Academy.
Kentec protects Holy Quran at National UAE University

The intelligent Sigma A-XT gas extinguishing panel from Kentec, is at the heart of Luke…

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