Fire and Rescue Q3 has been published!

Published:  03 September, 2010

Find out what we cover in this issue, read our magazine online and download the articles individually as pdfs.

What we cover in this issue:

  • Chicago Fire Department’s revolutionary new trench rescue truck
  • How to carry out a trench rescue operation
  • Confined space hazards
  • Aerosol knockdown special
  • Lighter PPE plus a focus on technical rescue PPE
  • US EMS scene struggles with three key issues: retention; funding and duplication of service
  • How Canada prepares for the wildland fire season
  • New WASP (Wildland Attack Structural Vehicle) for Orcas Island
  • Compartment Firefighting carbonaceous or LPG?
  • Master class in flood rescue exercise held every year in Charlotte North Carolina
  • The last part of the LNG focus
  • Fires in hybrid and electric vehicles
  • Fire engineering considerations in trains
  • Use of CAFS in car fires
  • Suppression systems for vehicles

Click here to read latest issue of Fire and Rescue online, or here to download the pdfs.

  • Operation Florian

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Company Profiles

Waterax - We move water

Trusted by wildland firefighters around the world, WATERAX sets the industry standard by developing innovative, portable fire pumps and water-handling equipment designed to withstand demanding applications and rugged environments.

Big Water Flow for Industrial and Municipal Firefighting Applications

Protecting the lives of the public and firefighters while limiting the structural damage caused in large scale fires is our primary mission

We are committed to improving lives and doing business in the right way

We have a unique mix of capability and culture that we refer to as 3M Science and we strive to develop products that improve people’s daily lives in a multitude of ways.

HazSim - Bringing situational HazMat training to life

HazSim, LLC provides innovative simulation training to ensure your team works safely and effectively. HazSim Pro simulation equipment is in use by hundreds of fire departments, training schools, industrial fire teams, and private trainers across the US, Canada and further afield as well as the US Army.

The ultimate in innovation, quality and service

For 60 years Lehavot has been delivering the world’s most advanced fire detection and suppression automatic systems

Advancing rescue technology

The specialist supplier of quality PPE and Rescue Equipment to Emergency Services.

Revolutionizing fire fighting foam technology

The one-stop resource for fire fighting foam concentrates and custom-designed foam suppression systems hardware.

Trust the best, let us be your foam solution

AUXQUIMIA is a Spanish company whose main activity is the design, manufacture and commercialization of firefighting foam concentrates.

Williams Fire & Hazard Control offers a full line of specialized fire response equipment for oil and gas platforms

From storage tanks and pipeline emergencies to offshore platforms and vessels at sea, Williams' response personnel and specialized equipment quickly address adverse fire emergencies.

The leader in truck-mounted hydraulic platforms

Our mission is to provide the best and the safest solution to professionals that work at height.

If you want quality, you want Zico

Since its inception Ziamatic Corp has provided the men and women of the fire service with products designed to make their jobs safer and easier.

The independent alternative

Dafo Fomtec AB is a privately owned company with head office in Stockholm Sweden and manufacturing in Helsingborg in the south of Sweden.