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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...

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...

A large fire that broke out at an oil factory in the UAE city of Ras Al Khaimah has been brought under control by emergency services. Fire teams from Ras Al Khaimah Civil Defence attended the scene alongside police to tackle the blaze on Saturday 19...

A large fire at a motor oil factory in Iran has injured 15 people, with three needing to be taken to hospital. The blaze which broke out in Isfahan’s Mobarakeh industrial town in central Iran on Sunday was brought under control by authorities. Mansour Shisheforoush, head of...

Dubai will be home to the Middle East's first fire and water fountain. Dubai is already home to the world’s tallest choreographed fountain system, The Dubai Fountain and the Palm Fountain at The Pointe, which has the title of the largest fountain in the world. Now...

A 'blazing inferno' which broke out at the Emaar tower, close to the Burj Khalifa, has been fully extinguished by authorities. The fierce fire at the 35-storey building broke out after midnight on 7 November, but has now been fully controlled by Dubai Civil authorities. The...

Firefighters and fire crews were called to the scene of a fire at Jumeirah Beach on Saturday 5 November. The incident near Jumeirah Beach involved a blaze on a vessel just off the coast of the popular tourist spot, and was thought to involve a jet...

The Institution of Fire Engineers has named its new president at the organisation’s 99th Annual General Meeting. Dr Peter Wilkinson CSci MIScT CEng FIFireE will take over as new international president. The handover procedure was carried out by Andrew Sharrad GradCert EngTech CFIFireE, who served as...

The Dubai Civil Defence has controlled a blaze that broke out in a 14-storey residential tower in the Al Nahda area of Dubai. No casualties have been reported, with official sources confirming the fire was controlled quickly and efficiently. The operations room of the Dubai Civil Defence...

A fire in a factory in Abu Dhabi was caused by a gas cylinder explosion on Saturday 24 September. Local authorities acted quickly to bring the blaze under control in the Abu Dhabi Industrial Zone with a cooling operation now underway. Abu Dhabi Police shared updates on...

A fire started at an electric scooter showroom in India has killed at least eight people and injured eleven. Police confirmed the details of the incident, describing it as one of the deadliest such incident involving electric vehicles in the country. The fire broke out late on...

RescueDAYS, run by Weber Rescue, have taken place in Poland have seen firefighters undergo two days of intense training to practice practical techniques for firefighting. With a total of 24 international instructors from 9 nations, experiences were exchanged, techniques were combined and realistic scenes were re-enacted...

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 night....

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 and rescue...

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 contributed...

Teledyne Flir is fighting potential fire with its early fire detection systems including thermal imaging cameras and software. Fires that are not caught early or extinguished quickly can cause serious financial, environmental, and commercial distress for a company, as well as distress to the community. The...

Two UK leading trade associations have warned that more rigorous checks are needed to ensure the fire safety of pre-insulated pipework. The call comes from the UK's Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the Thermal Insulation Contractors Association (TICA). The pair have issued a joint statement that...

Fire safety works have been highlighted in London, totalling up to £400m worth of maintenance worth to contractors. The London boroughs of Kensington and Chelsea and Hammersmith and Fulham have flagged up jobs including construction work for buildings across the two boroughs, fire-prevention installation works, mechanical...

The global fire safety equipment market size is projected to reach $114.1 billion by 2026 according to the latest industry report from Polaris Market Research. The report also showed the market is growing at a CAGR of 9.1% from 2019 to 2026. Increase in casualties of...

The Dubai Civil Defence have controlled a fire that broke out in two warehouses in the area of Al Quoz Industrial Area 3. No injuries or fatalities were reported. The Dubai Civil Defence team reached the blaze within six minutes of receiving the fire report and...

A fire that broke out in Dubai's Deira Harbour has been skilfully brought under control by local firefighters. The flames began on a boat docked in the harbour on Tuesday 28th June, with Dubai Civil Defence receiving reports of the blaze at 7pm. Fire crews arrived...

A high-rise block of London flats was set alight by a charging e-bike, in a blaze that forced dozens of people to evacuate. The building is less than a mile away from Grenfell Tower where 72 people died following a blaze in 2017. Speaking to ITV...

Dubai Airport in cooperation with Serco has trained 23 trainees in its intensive eight-week firefighting training programme, and if looking for further recruits. The immersive training took place at Serco’s award-winning International Fire Training Centre, now firmly established in the Middle East, using the Dubai Airports Fire...

Hytrans Systems BV in the Netherlands, the market leader in high-volume mobile water transport systems has recently acquired the technology and products of Foru Solution BV. Foru Solution is well known for its innovative and proven oil spill response solutions and is a strong addition to...

IFSEC's Global top influencers in security and fire safety have been unveiled for 2022. The winners have been named after hundreds of nominations and a judging panel of highly respected international professionals selected them across several categories. The categories cover roles spanning across many sectors, including: ...

Saudi Arabian authorities have warned of the six products that can cause car fires in summer, as the temperature rises. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Civil Defense warned the public against leaving these products inside a vehicle during intense heat, particularly due to their flammable...

Abu Dhabi's official online government portal, tamm.Abudhabi, has reminded residents of the best action to take in an emergency to save lives and reduce casualties. With residential fires often a source of huge devastation, the advice also centres on what to do when faced with a...

A huge fire in a container depot in Bangladesh has killed 49 people and injured hundreds more. The fire is believed to have begun when chemicals stored in some of the containers exploded. The fire broke out at around 21:00 local time (15:00 GMT) on Saturday...

Leading global manufacturer Perimeter Solutions has named Jeff Emery as its President of Global Fire Safety. The newly created role will be responsible for the Fire Suppressant and Wildfire businesses at Perimeter Solutions. Emery joins Perimeter Solutions after serving as the Vice President and General Manager...

Power management company Eaton will be showcasing its full life safety solutions portfolio when it embarks on a region-wide roadshow. The company will hold expert seminars and workshops for its life safety division as well as discussing its new range of alarms and signaling devices designed to help...

Abu Dhabi authorities have rushed to extinguish a fire caused by a gas cylinder explosion. Casualties have been confirmed, and the authorities are continuing to support those injured in the incident. The explosion happened in a restaurant in Al Khalidiya area, according to Abu Dhabi Police....

Qatar's Civil Defense has fought and controlled a blaze that broke out in Lusail. The fire began in an under construction building at the Cresecent Tower but was quickly controlled by the authorities. No casualties or injuries happened at the scene. The Civil Defense was praised by Qatar's...