F&R Q2 has been published as an E-mag and come and see us at Interschutz (CCL Building, C15)

Published:  07 June, 2010

Fire and Rescue Q2, which will be distributed at Interschutz in high numbers, is now available online. To read all about how Canada made the Winter Olympics safe and how Jumbo Jets are used in the fight against wildfires, please go to www.hemmingfire.com and sign up. Other topics covered in this issue are:

- Firefighters in Croatian minefields

- LNG – Handling the Cryo Factor, an indepth report by John Frame

- A new aerial quint for North Richland Hills in Texas

- Fire PPE in Focus

- How Holland is implementing a mass notification system for disasters, using Cell Broadcast technology

- Gary West teaches the principles of PPV in Croatia

- Chief of EMS, Search & Rescue Team commander, Board Member, Pennsylvania SAR Council and White Oak EMS, Paul Falavolito stresses the importance of rescue diver certification

- How Stockholm FRS’s Andreas Lundh and his team rescued a man from floating ice

- Gordon Haddow discusses the future of portable gas sensors

- Top rescue consultant, Remco Niks provides the reader with a step-by-step guide on how to carry out extrication on hybrid vehicles

- UKRO discusses extrication training for hybrid technology extrication

Plus news, events and much more.

We are currently also exhibiting at Interschutz, please come and meet Jose, Kelly, Adrian, Mike, Jorg and Ann-Marie at stand C15 in the CCL building. We look forward to seeing you there! Have a great show.

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Company Profiles

XVR Simulation Software, training software for safety and security

XVR is virtual reality training software for the training, education and assessment of incident response professionals – fire & rescue, police ambulance and civil defence. XVR is used by schools and training centres, emergency services, industrial companies and critical infrastructure owners in 23 countries worldwide.

Spectrex Inc. – Optical Flame and Open Path Gas Detectors

Spectrex Inc. is a world leader in optical flame and combustible gas detection, with over 30 years experience in providing solution for the protection of high-risk onshore and offshore oil & gas, chemical and petrochemical sites, including protection of storage tanks, filling operations, aircraft hangars, atria and many other areas where hydrocarbons fires are a concern.

DuPont™ Nomex®; Proven heat stress protection for firefighters

DuPont is the inventor and the world’s largest producer of high-performance materials and solutions with leading world brands such as DuPont™ Nomex®, Kevlar®, Teflon® and Tyvek®, providing personal protection, be it thermal, mechanical or chemical, to over 90 countries.

argus: experts in thermal imaging

argus® are a division of e2v Technologies Ltd. Since the 1940’s e2v have developed imaging solutions for use in some of the World’s most exciting ventures, from monitoring environmental changes on Earth to helping NASA’s Curiosity Rover detect the elements, which could support life on Mars.

Solberg – the new standard in firefighting foam

Solberg is the one-stop resource for firefighting foam concentrates and custom-designed foam suppression systems hardware. With our unique offering of environmentally sustainable fluorosurfactant and fluoropolymer-free foam concentrates, and traditional firefighting foam concentrates, Solberg leads the industry in firefighting foam innovation.

Holmatro - Mastering Power

Holmatro Rescue Equipment develops, manufactures, sells and services high-pressure hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical rescue equipment. With a comprehensive dealer network on all continents, manufacturing plants in the Netherlands (head office) and USA, and sales offices in China and UK, we supply our products and services to fire and rescue organizations all over the world.

Dr Sthamer - Hamburg: foam fights fire

Dr Sthamer – Hamburg, has been developing and manufacturing state-of-the art firefighting foams since the 1920’s. Having been founded in 1886 by Dr Richard Sthamer, we are still proudly owned and managed by the Sthamer family. Our base is still at the original site where we started in, on the banks of the Bille River in Hamburg Germany.

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