Pierce Manufacturing (Oshkosh company) has delivered one of its Velocity pumpers to Prince George’s County, Maryland Fire/EMS Department (PGFD) in Largo, Maryland. Nicknamed ‘Courage’ through a contest conducted through the department’s social media outlets, it is one of six Pierce apparatus recently purchased by the department.
West Yorkshire FRS now trialling Red Ledge RFID Fire Appliance Asset Management.
Warranty aims to provide ‘peace of mind’ in light of new EU F-gas regulation.
Partnership approach to understanding data centre fires
Groundbreaking research will answer questions such as where to place smoke detectors.
Intelligent active dynamic signage systems in action
SEE VIDEO: Full-scale experiment conducted at Sant Cugat station in Barcelona as part of the GETAWAY EU FP7 project.
Vehicle extrication - are we moving too fast?
“I feel the need. The need for_______.”
New York Museum of modern Art features water monitors!
Anti-pirate robotic nozzles made by Unifire debut in project Design and Violence.
Upgraded training facility for Dallas Fort Worth ARFF firefighters
The DFW Airport Fire Training Research Center (FTRC) has undergone a complete 21st century transformation in the way Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighters (ARFF) train, writes Michael Foster, Assistant Fire Chief/Training.
Identification and detection of trace explosives in the field
908 Devices awarded $2.6 million in growth funding for high pressure mass spectrometry tool.
Turbine-aided fire fighting in refineries
The TAF20 maneuverable tracked vehicle with top-mounted turbine has undergone testing at the RAM refinery in Milazzo-Italy, simulating worst-case scenarios.
Fluorine: is the future really free?
Simon Webb reports from the Angus Fire Foam Seminar held at the Manchester United stadium, Old Trafford, in Manchester (UK) on 3-4 June 2014.
Fire Resistance Testing Explained
Video explains the fire resistance testing process for passive fire protection products.
FIRE JOKE OF THE WEEK: Clever Johnny and the smoke detector
Clever Johnny’s class were very excited to be going on a field trip to find out all about fire safety and fire fighting.
- Recent Chemical Incidents at Fixed Facilities
- Static electricity, lack of fire-retardant clothing to blame in fatal gas field blast
- Residents evacuated following gas leak at oil well site in Red River Parish
- Jars filled with volatile chemicals force evacuations in San Pedro
- WHITMAN COUNTY Brief: Farmer involved in industrial accident
- Glastonbury High School Evacuated For Chemical Issue
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