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  • Elkhart Brass have produced a HydroBlast Remote Control Monitor System for fire protection and cleaning needs.  The product is suitable for fire protection applications, construction equipment and dust mitigation. The HydroBlast Remote Control Monitor is seen to be extremely reliable/ efficient and can be suited......

  • About 5 years ago Rosenbauer started to develop the first hybrid fire engine. Rosenbauer is now on to the testing phase of the compete vehicle. Due to the vehicle being a technical prototype the name needed to change from a Concept Fire Truck (CFT) to......

  • Inim’s range of fire panels is now compatible with the Alarm Signalling of CSL. The Italian’s manufacturers range to work with the new DualCom Pro Range as well as WebWay products. Graham Bolton, CSL’s International Director, commented: “We are delighted to announce CSL’s integration with Inim,......

  • The reference legislation for the Fire Detection and Alarm Systems sector steers designers ever more towards alarm signalling systems that are capable of warning building occupants in a targeted and detailed way, with greater attention paid to the correct distribution of alarm sounders, the appropriate......

  • Misuse of manual call points or pull stations is a very significant factor in false or nuisance fire alarms. During 2015/2016, the Fire and Rescue Service attended 214,100 fire false alarms in England, which represents 40% of their total attendances during the year. In fact, from 1st January 2019 the London Fire Brigade......

  • As of May 2020, all buildings above 11m will now require sprinklers. The Approved Document B set out by the Government has reduced the level from 30m to 11m in order to improve health and safety within high-rise buildings. The change has come after pauses......

  • In addition to the published 3rd edition of the BRANDSCHUTZ pocket in February 2017 the English-language edition FIRE PROTECTION pocket ’Summary of fire protection coatings’ was published and is available as a free PDF-download. > FIRE PROTECTION pocket [PDF] or as a printed brochure in......

  • In May 2018, Rudolf Hensel GmbH, as the world’s first manufacturer of reactive steel fire protection coating systems, exceeded the American market requirement of up to 4 hours by an additional 90 minutes according to the UL263 standard. The April 2018 test aimed at extending......

  • As the Abbco Tower building in the UAE engulfed in flames, residents were lucky to escape. The alarm was said to be raised at 17.00GMT on the 5th of May 2020. It took less than 3 hours to get the fire under control. Once all......

  • Compressed Air Foam manufacturer Intelagard, will give away up to $75,000 in decontamination equipment to first responders to aid in the CAUSE of rebuilding our global economy.  Intelagard is giving away up to $75,000 in fire suppression and decontamination equipment to first responders. Dennis Smagac,......

  • Iran’s media reported that while out on a training exercise in the Gulf of Oman, a missile was fired and hit a support vessel. 19 Iranians were killed and 15 wounded as a result of this. The friendly fire incident happened on Sunday, 790 miles......

  • In March 2016 AUDAX-Keck GmbH merged with Rudolf Hensel GmbH. The aim of the merger was to use the current synergies to the benefit of our customers, this means that you have access to RENITHERM® and HENSOTHERM® / HENSOMASTIK® fire protection systems and will therefore......

  • Firefighters struggled more than two days to extinguish a forest fire that broke out in the 2,600 square kilometre exclusion zone that was established at Chernobyl in Belarus after the 1986 nuclear power plant disaster. There were no reports of injuries among the 200 people......

  • A fire which started in a 15-acre rental car storage area at Southwest Florida in America damaged an estimated 3,500 vehicles and needed 80 drops of water from the local fire aviation unit to extinguish. Initial report suggested the blaze was caused by a car......

  • Eighteen firefighters and a farm worker acting as their guide died while battling a 1000 hectare forest fire in China’s Sichuan province, A year to the week after 30 firefighters died battling a blaze in the same area, the latest victims were reported to have......

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