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  • The latest firefighting solution doesn’t involved expensive equipment, tools or technology. It seems that sheep could actually be a powerful weapon to manage wildfires – and it’s cost efficient and effective for fire fuel mitigation. In California, Cuyama Lamb is an agriculture company with around......

  • Intersec has announced one the first international headliners for its Dubai show: Sir Alex Younger, former MI6 chief. Although this is the first time Younger has spoken to a UAE audience, he’s no stranger to the Middle East. Throughout his career he was posted to......

  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) Wildfire Safety Operations Center is currently testing out artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities in its network of high def cameras across Northern and Central California. Working in collaboration with ALERTWildfire and Alchera, the company is looking at how......

  • The Fire Protection Research Foundation (FPRF) – the research arm of the NFPA – has received funding from three sources to support its advisory projects. The Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance to Firefighters Grant (FEMA AFG), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and National......

  • Authorities in Kuwait have arrested a civil servant working within the firefighting service on suspicion of embezzling KD2million. The suspect worked as a clerk within the payroll department of the Kuwait Fire Force and is thought to have inflated his salary multiple times over a......

  • Air Systems International has introduced its latest product to the Multi-Air Command Kit line – the MACK-5500. Multi-Air Command Kits (MACKS) are portable air distribution units designed with the toughest air handling needs in mind. The newest model offers all of the features and functionality......

  • The Fire Industry Association (FIA) will once again be the exclusive show partner to the UK’s leading fire safety show, FIREX International 2022. It marks a long-standing relationship between the two to provide a platform for collaboration, knowledge sharing and to celebrate success within the......

  • Kuwait Fire Force is collaborating with National Bank of Kuwait to launch a safety awareness campaign ahead of the camping season. Volunteers from National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) will be joining the Kuwait Fire Force Team in visiting camp sites throughout the season. The teams......

  • Though the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) has drawn to a close, the topic of climate change continues to be a hot topic. Tom Roche, Secretary of the Business Sprinkler Alliance explains why fire resilience plays a crucial role in sustainability. “There is......

  • Bosch Building Technologies and Protec Fire and Security Groups Ltd have signed agreements for the former to acquire the latter. The acquisition is still subject to approval by the relevant anti-trust authorities and the purchase price will not be disclosed. Protec is one of the......

  • Naval Support Activity Bahrain Fire and Emergency Services has been awarded the Fire Department of the Year: Small Category in the US Department of Defence (DOD)’s 2020 DOD Fire and Emergency Services Awards. Bahrain’s services scored an amazing 104 out of a possible 105 on......

  • Fire broke out on Monday evening at RAK oil factory in UAE’s industrial area of Al Jazirah Al Hamra. The police operation room received a report of a massive blaze at 7.30pm and fire crews were quickly dispatched to the area. Those in attendance included......

  • When comparing materials for fire suppression, you are essentially asking two questions. One: ‘is this material better to work with?’ Two: ‘Is this material better at protecting buildings?’ Alternatives to traditional steel have to be able to answer these challenges. They must provide safer, more......

  • Rosenbauer is working to expand its electric vehicle fleet for fire departments and following on from the RT tank firefighting vehicle and a logistics vehicle they’re now working on refining the first electrified L32Z-XS aerial ladder. High quality OEM components are used for the electrical......

  • Thanks to increasingly stringent fire standards and environmental regulations, the fire protections market is seeing an increase in demand. Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Global Fire Protection Coatings Growth Opportunities, estimated that the market is anticipated to grow to $2.74bn in revenue by 2027 up from......