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Published:  22 June, 2017

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Editorial deadline: July 17, 2017

Advertising deadline: August 4, 2017


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ARFF: Belgrade Airport Fire and Rescue Service

A profile of the firefighters of Nicola Tesla Airport in Croatia

Wildland firefighting

A new device has been launched for spotting concealed heat sources on the fire line and mop up operations. This affordable infrared device mates to a smart phone and can detect heat through smoke, water vapour and under ash.

Firefighter health and wellbeing

F&R continues its research into the dangers of the job and how to reduce these, as well as addressing the inherent risk of being a firefighter.


PPV has been much publicised throughout the world in both uses of operation, and general principles in order to provide a safer working environment for firefighters. How has the use of PPV developed over time, and in what ways have basic firefighting and equipment changed?

Portable pumps and high-volume pumps

F&R reveals the latest case studies, as well as an overview of a range of new pumping equipment launches, including portable and lightweight pumps.

We cover a major exercise and an attempt to move the largest volume of water ever with the use of high-capacity pumps.



What are the key trends for the fire vehicle industry for the next five years? How do experts see vehicle design change and how will firefighting developments and emission legislation influence what fire trucks look like?

Foams, powders and gels

F&R speaks to all major foam producers about the latest fire extinguishing and suppression products launched. Plus we look at proportioning systems and foam mixers, as well as alternative ways of suppressing fires such as water mist.

PPE: helmets, boots and accessories

F&R reviews different types of helmets, boots and gloves on the market, including for firefighting, rescue, and other types of emergency response operations, including wildland firefighting, water and high angle rescue operations.

We also look at how US firefighters are switching over to Euro-style helmets.

Thermal imaging cameras

What do firefighters think of the latest thermal imaging camera? F&R asks fire brigades all over the world.

Rescue special: defining rescues

We talk to rescue professionals from over the world about case studies that impacted them most in their life. Plus we look at the equipment they used and recommend.


Fire and Rescue explores new training initiatives from all over the world and highlights the most exciting new product launches.

ARFF training special

Editorial guidelines

To submit editorial for Fire and Rescue please send in word or text documents accompanied by a separate selection of pictures in high resolution (300 dpi/1mb). For large file transfer, use

DEADLINE:  July 17

For by-lined articles please send a headshot (high res) and a small bio (150 words).

Every editorial is published on its merit for the readers and at the discretion of the editor.

Ann-Marie Knegt, the editor, can be contacted on, 0044 (0) 1935 374001.

To advertise contact Kelly Francis 0044 (0) 207 973 4666

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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.