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MSA (Mine Safety Appliances) is introducing a groundbreaking solution with the MSA id Tag feature integrated into the ALTAIR io™ 4 Connected Gas Detector. This promises to revolutionise device accountability and compliance management, addressing critical challenges faced by industries relying on gas detection equipment. One of the...

In the world of fire protection and safety, the Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS®) certification has long been regarded as a hallmark of expertise and competence. For years, professionals seeking to demonstrate mastery of critical skills and knowledge from the NFPA® Fire Protection Handbook® have pursued...

Ajman Police arrested a suspect who allegedly committed murder and arson in a store in the emirate's industrial area on Monday.  According to the police report, the suspect stabbed an Asian woman to death and seriously injured three others of Asian nationality.  The Deputy Director of the...

A massive fire engulfed a high-rise residential building in Ajman, one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates, in the early hours of Tuesday.  Videos circulating online showed flames leaping from the ground level to the top of the building, with debris...

Ed Chivers announced today that Reacton Fire Suppression, the headline sponsor of the Fire Middle East Conference 2024, has achieved the World’s First Listing to UL2166 For Direct (DLP) Clean Agent Technology. Speaking on the success of the system, Reacton Fire Technology stated: “Our system had...

Ramtech, a global wireless solutions provider, announced an exclusive distribution deal in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to accelerate fire safety solutions in the Middle East. The deal involves Ramtech's product range, including the renowned Wireless Evacuation System (WES3) and REACT platform, to be operated by...

Lubrizol recently inaugurated a new Global Capability Centre (GCC) in Pune, India. This centre will act as a strategic hub to accelerate the company's growth in the region and foster closer collaboration between its customers and employees. The GCC is part of a new facility in Pune,...

Fire Sprinkler International 2024 stands out as the highlight of the sprinkler calendar, marking the largest conference in Europe exclusively dedicated to water-based fire protection. These conferences offer a unique chance to showcase your organization to a targeted audience of over 300 fire professionals worldwide. The upcoming...

Five people died and 44 others were injured after a fire broke out at a high-rise residential building in Al Nahda. The police believe that the deaths were caused by suffocation. Out of the 44 injured, 17 are still receiving treatment in the hospital, while 27...

Esteri Group introduced Hosemaster, a solution that ensures optimal performance of your hoses. The critical importance of reliable equipment in emergency services is imperative, and Hosemaster is designed to help maintain hoses in the best possible condition. Some of the key benefits of Hosemaster include: - Swift detection...

Siemens Smart Infrastructure will be displaying its latest fire detection and alarm solutions at Stand 5/B125 during the upcoming Fire Safety Event. The company has recently launched an updated version of their web-based SaaS (Software as a Service) fire app, "Fire Manager", which offers service providers...

We are delighted to welcome SAFE – the National Security Services Company – as an official sponsor of the upcoming Fire Middle East Conference in Riyadh. Established in 2019 and fully owned by the Public Investment Fund (PIF), SAFE has been a transformative force in the...

A fire that occurred in a warehouse near Rades on Thursday morning has now been contained by firefighters. According to Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP), thirty-eight individuals were injured to varying degrees, however, no fatalities were reported. The injured were promptly evacuated to hospitals, stated Faker Bouzghaia, a...

The Ministry of Interior in Qatar (MoI) has taken proactive measures to ensure the safety of residents and citizens, particularly in the realm of fire safety. In a recent announcement, the MoI outlined several key safety measures that individuals and families can implement to safeguard their...

Pyroguard announced two major appointments for its fire safety company, hoping to expand in the Middle East. The organisation stated that Lee Coates has become the new Export Business Development Director and Sherif Khalifa’s promotion to Technical Sales Manager. Pyroguard creates toughened glass with thermal stability for...

Messe Frankfurt Middle East officially launched the 2025 edition of the Intersec exhibition in response to the high demand from exhibitors and visitors following a record-breaking event in January this year. Returning to the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) in 2025, Intersec is set to be...

March Networks' integration of its 8000 Series Hybrid NVRs and 9000 Series IP Recorders with DMP's XR500 and XR550 control panels is changing the fire safety game. This collaboration allows surveillance video integration with alarm panel management, offering a robust security solution which can monitor various...

A fire which broke out in a cardboard factory in Shujabad raged for one and a half hours. According to the emergency services, firefighters were able to control the blaze, however the fire had spread rapidly. Using six fire trucks and more than 20 personnel to conduct...

Hochiki Europe has launched its Hochiki Training Academy, a facility which will provide training for industry professionals operating in the field of fire safety worldwide. Set to offer a blend of online and in-class learning experiences, the Academy aims to suit professionals in the industry and...

A blazing fire erupted at a chemical factory in the United Arab Emirates over the weekend, which injured nine Pakistanis. According to the Pakistani embassy, the fire began late Saturday (24 February) in a factory which produced chemical products for sanitisers and perfumes. The incident took place...

The Dubai Hills Estate project has set new benchmarks in safety standards after implementing fire safety as a critical priority. For this plan, motor and drives specialist, WEG supplied W22 Smoke Extraction motors to ensure air circulation in closed environments, and fast smoke and heat extraction. Emaar...

A fire which started shortly after midnight took the lives of four children of the same family, a relative disclosed. The blaze took hold of a house in southwestern Saudi Arabia, which led to the father carrying his five daughters and wife to safety. However, it was...

The 9th International Fire Safety and Security Expo 2024 has come to an end, and what a show it was. Here are some of the highlights from this event: The Electronics Safety and Security Association of Bangladesh (ESSAB) honoured 13 organisations for their fire safety efforts across...

The growing market for fire safety products creates opportunity in the UAE after it found that Bangladesh relies on imports from the region among other international nations. However, the country now wants to create their own manufacturing hub. The domestic market for fire safety and security equipment...

The Global Fire Protection Systems Market is set to expect a promising compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.6% during the period from 2023 to 2032, reaching an estimated worth of USD 190.26 billion by the end of 2032. According to Adroit Market Research, the market...

FeuerTrutz 2024 will be taking place in Nuremberg on 26 and 27 June 2024 and is the go-to event for fire professionals. As the only European trade fair and congress to combine passive, active and organisational fire protection solutions, it offers the best overview of the...

Siemens Smart Infrastructure has announced its planned launch of its Fire Manager app for easy monitoring. Its web-based SaaS fire app offers service providers and fire safety managers the capability to have all fire safety sites in one view, with features that allow the status of...

United Arab Emirates residents have been warned about potential causes of house fires, especially regarding the dangers of carbon monoxide. As the gas is often difficult to detect, knowing what to look out for is essential for early treatment. The Abu Dhabi Police put out safety guidelines...

J2 Innovations announced its FIN Framework software will underpin the next- generation of ventilation control systems from FläktGroup. The smart open platform for building management, smart equipment and IoT applications is primarily used by OEMs to build controls and automation equipment. FläktGroup collaborated with J2 Innovations to...

The fire extinguisher inspection services market is expected to grow in upcoming years after several factors showed increasing interest in compliance, oil and the public sector. The Global Fire Extinguisher Inspection Services Market report found new sights in the market which signified a significant growth trajectory...

Patol will be exhibiting at the Fire Safety Event 2024 between 30th April and 22nd May this year to demonstrate its wide-ranging capabilities in fire detection. The company’s Firesense Linear Heat Detection Cable (LHDC) is available in digital and analogue options. It is designed to provide...

WAGNER Fire Safety Consulting GmbH appointed its new Managing Director, Cecil von Dungern to its management team. The company welcomed Dungern to its subsidiary of WAGNER Group GmbH at the beginning of this year and after a short transition period, Andreas Erbe will leave the company...

A Sharjah apartment fire claimed the lives of two individuals, prompting calls for further building safety measures. After a fire was reported in Sharjah during the early hours of January 25, firefighters in the area arrived promptly and managed to contain the blaze within two minutes. However,...

It has nearly been a week since the 25th edition of Intersec took place, and there has been amazing news regarding award winners in the region. The 3rd Intersec Awards took place at Palazzo Versace in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to celebrate innovations and commitments across...

After a week of innovative fire safety, detection and extinguishing products launched at Intersec Dubai 2024 this year, the event has come to a close. Leading brands in the fire industry exhibited their products and announced partnerships at the Dubai World Trade Centre for the 25th...

Reacton Fire Suppression is proud to announce that it received the world's first Fire Suppression innovation, with UL Listing to UL2166 for Direct (DLP) Technology Clean Agent systems. This certification is the latest step in Reacton’s ongoing initiative of global product certification. They strive to develop...

The Kuwait Fire Force (KFF) urged residents to be mindful when using kerosene, gas or coal for heating purposes. The KFF explained that using such measures to warm camps, farms and homes could unintentionally release carbon monoxide, which can lead to poisoning, suffocation or death. General Mohammad...

The Abu Dhabi Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) and the Gas Safety Committee announced new gas rules in the emirate to ensure additional safety measures and reduce construction site fire accidents. The cylinder safety protocols will require all construction sites in the area and accompanying...

JAHEZIYA, a single-stop service provider for defence solutions and emergency response services, and Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy (ADMA), a world-class maritime education and training institute, part of AD Ports Group, announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand regional fire safety and...

Dräger, an international leader in manufacturing medical and safety technology products, has commercialised a firefighting breathing apparatus with the world’s lightest type 4 composite cylinders, enhanced with graphene nanotubes to minimise weight.  Fire services in Saudi Arabia, Turkey, the UK, Germany, Indonesia, Qatar, and many other countries have already recognised the efficiency of the innovative...

The fire protection systems market is expected to is projected to be worth US$ 83,507.3 Mn by the end of 2026. Between 2018 and 2026, it is predicted that the worldwide FPS (Fire Protection Systems) market would generate additional potential worth US$ 41,772.2 Mn. Geographically, the fire...

Six UAE property owners have been ordered to foot firefighting costs and a fine of Dh50,000 after their buildings did not meet current fire safety standards. Sharjah Civil Defence has issued a warning for others that if they don't adhere to building code, they too could...

Fire-Dex, the fastest-growing manufacturer of PPE for first responders,  has introduced the Dex-Rescue Glove, for emergency responders attending fire scenes. Designed to be a first responder’s best friend, the Dex-Rescue Glove is the industry’s first non-structural glove certified to NFPA 1951 ("Standard on Protective Ensembles for Technical Rescue...

Ford has recalled over 634,000 SUVs worldwide after issues with cracked fuel injectors leading to fuel spillages and leak vapours, which are fire risks. The recall covers Bronco Sport and Escape SUVs from the 2020 through to 2023. All have 1.5-litre, three-cylinder engines. The car company said...

NFPA Conference & Expo®

NFPA Conference & Expo® features a wide variety of 350+ exhibitors and 120+ educational sessions, workshops, and presentations for anyone involved in safety. Collaborate and network with thousands of fire protection engineers, electricians, firefighters, building and facility managers, manufacturers of safety equipment, government officials, and all other safety professionals.

WHEN: Conference & Expo: June 17–19, Technical Meeting: June 20

WHERE: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL