The blast caused internal structures to collapse and led to damage totalling more than £20 million (US$25 million).
The 17th International Water Mist Conference will – as has been announced already – take place on 25 and 26 October 2017 in Rome.
Ruff Fire Systems Solutions, a manufacturer of high-pressure water mist firefighting solutions, demonstrated its ultra-high-pressure (UHP) fire engine on an open fire, a car fire and a room-and-contents fire during several live-burn scenarios at a Minnesota firefighting college.
A live streaming 360° technical rescue search camera will be launched at the Fire Department Instructors Conference in Indianapolis, 24-29 April.
Keynote speakers for IFSEC and Firex 2017
Professor Brian Cox OBE, Dame Kelly Holmes and Simon Weston CBE have been confirmed as keynote speakers.
Bushfire public consultation
Standards Australia has released draft revisions to Australian Standards AS 1530.8.1 and AS 1530.8.2 for public comment, closing on 13 June 2017.
Fatal explosion in St Louis, Missouri
The US CSB sends a three-person investigation team to the Loy-Lange Box Company to assess incident that killed three and injured four on 3 April.
The future of thermal imaging
In low light and smoke-filled conditions, thermal imaging can help firefighters safely assess a scene and assist in rescue operations. How do the latest advances improve the effectiveness and safety of this crucial technology? John Graves reports.
Large fine for UK care home
A care home in Burnham-on-Sea in the west of England has been fined £100,000 (US$125,000) for breaching fire safety regulations at a house used for staff accommodation.
Emergency Services Show 2017 returns to the NEC
This year’s ESS will feature new learning opportunities including CPD-accredited seminars which are free to attend.
Fire-fighting foam guidance
Fire Protection Association Australia publishes information bulletin on the selection and use of fire-fighting foams.
Dates announced for 4th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference
The 4th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference will take place on 20–22 June 2017 at Excel, London alongside the Firex International Exhibition.
- Industrial Fire Journal, Spring 2017 has been published
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