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  • FireOut, a firefighting system designed by five engineering students from Heriot-Watt University to control wildfires in regions suffering from recurring outbreaks, has won the 2022 National James Dyson Award. The students – Tasneem Nawar, Deenah Sabaahat, Eman Rashid, Zahid Rehman and Zahrah Tungekar – spotlighted......

  • A major fire broke out outside the Dubai International Cricket Stadium ahead of the Super 4s match between India and Afghanistan. However, it seemed to have no effect on the game as the Super Fours match between India and Afghanistan was successfully held at the......

  • A fire in a karaoke bar in Vietnam has killed at least 32 people, with a further 11 injured. Fire broke out in the karaoke bar in Ho Chi Minh City, trapping people inside and forcing some to jump from the second-floor building on Tuesday......

  • Reports of a residential fire in Dubai have been confirmed by the Dubai Civil Defence. A fire in a residential building broke out in Barsha Heights on Wednesday night. The Dubai Civil Defence responded to the emergency immediately and brought the blaze under control quickly.......

  • Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport has been forced to close one of its runways after a nearby grass fire. It announced the closure via its Twitter, writing that the dry grass caught fire and “spilled over from the adjacent community within the airport precinct”. Fire......

  • Hi-line Industries, a UK-based manufacturer and installer of energy-efficient compressed air purification equipment, has appointed Steve Smith as its new Managing Director. Steve takes over from Mike Thurlow, who has retired, and joined the business in 2000 as Marketing Director when Hi-Line Industries began trading.......

  • UL Solutions, a global leader in applied safety science, has announced its collaboration with GCC Labs’ safety arm to help advance fire safety in the Middle East. With this collaboration, GCC Labs becomes the exclusive partner laboratory of UL Solutions in Saudi Arabia and the......

  • IFSEC Europe will launch in October 2023 as a new addition to the IFSEC brand. The new addition comes as IFSEC extends its brand to bring IFSEC Europe to the security and fire markets. IFSEC is coming to RAI Amsterdam in October 2023 for a......

  • Promat UK, fire protection experts, has developed two new steel framed glazed door systems and a timber door as new fire safety solutions. All three door sets are available in EI30 or EI60 specifications, which means they will retain their integrity and provide effective insulation......

  • The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has issued a critical fire safety warning about a potential fire safety weakness in a large number of building ventilation systems. The fire damper safety issue has been deemed as critical by BESA, who issued an interim technical bulletin......

  • The U.S. Navy has confirmed it is addressing the chai of command for fires and other emergencies that occur onboard ships whilst they are in port for maintenance. The statement comes from the head of the surface navy after uncertainty about who was in charge......

  • The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) has announced that all the buildings on campuses are now connected to the “Hassantuk” safety system for emergency response. The system is integrated with Civil Defence Command Centre in the UAE and in line with an agreement with “Injazat,”......

  • The UAE has expressed condolences and offered solidarity for the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria over wildfires which have killed 38 people. The fatal wildfires have blazed through the country, forcing many to evacuate and injuring many people. Reports say nearly 350 residents have been......

  • Teledyne GFD, which specialises in gas measurement instruments, has launched a new product designed to help firefighters and those in fire safety. The company, which headquarters in France, has an expansive portfolio of products designed for gas and fire detection and to improve safety. Teledyne......

  • Deadly forest fires in northern Algeria in Africa have killed 26 people and left dozens more injured. Kamel Beldjoud, the country’s interior minister, said 24 died in El Tarf, near the border with Tunisia, as well as a mother and daughter in Setif. The fires......

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