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Industry-leading fire protection solutions from global fire systems manufacturer, Advanced have been chosen to protect the prestigious waterfront mall, hotel and serviced apartments development in the Kingdom of Bahrain. A network of 19 UL-864-approved Axis AX fire panels from Advanced has been installed at the 178,000m2...

Residents were quickly evacuated from the 16 storey Falcon Tower located in the Rigga area of Deira after a fire broke out on the 14th floor. The fire was put out in under an hour and no injuries were reported. The Dubai Civil Defence said,...

The IRIS Kharg, an oil replenishment ship in the Iranian Navy has sunk in the Gulf of Oman, following a devastating fire which started during a training exercise. Firefighters tackled the blaze for over 20 hours but were unable to save the vessel. The crew were...

At least 90 people were killed and over 100 injured in a fire likely caused by an oxygen tank explosion at a coronavirus hospital in Iraq's southern city of Nassiriya, health officials and police have confirmed. As rescuers combed the smoke-charred building in search of more...

De-Wipe is proud to be launching its new range of biodegradable after fire equipment wipes designed specifically for vigorous cleaning of contaminated firefighter equipment and PPE – a UK first for firefighter decon. It’s inevitable that firefighter equipment will be contaminated with harmful carcinogenic substances on...

On June 6th the Dubai Civil Defence reported a fire in a warehouse that stores flammable chemicals in Dubai’s Al Quoz industrial area. Photos and videos showed thick black smoke rising over Al Quoz. The fire was reported at 11.09am on June 6th but firefighters acted fast...

The Tyco® Corridor Sprinkler family has grown to include both a recessed and concealed model. These special application sprinklers are UL Listed and specifically designed for use in long, narrow spaces such as corridors and hallways. Both sprinklers have a maximum coverage area of 28...

The content programme for FIREX Connect 2021, taking place online between 1-30 June, has been revealed! Sessions will cover key topics such as the the evacuation of tall buildings and how we improve building safety, as well as demonstrations of the latest product innovations to...

Firefighters are dying of cancer. Exposure to carcinogens is the main culprit behind the high rates of cancer among firefighters. Doff ‘n DECON™, a new turnout gear cleaner and decontaminate from the family of Intelagard decontamination products, may provide additional exposure protection. The formula neutralizes...

Firefighters belonging to Umm Al Quwain civil defence were praised for the speed in which they responded to an alarm call to attend a fire that broke out in a paint and chemical factory in the Umm Athuobb Industrial Area. They were able to oversee the...

Ali Mahmoudi, the director general of Forests in Algeria, said he believed that many of the country’s 37 wildfires in February were caused by “arson and criminal acts of vandalism”. On the state’s radio he stated: "The high temperature during 5, 6 and 11 February coincided...

In the event of a fire in a building, active fire suppression systems can have a major impact in fire development and spread, and they can be one of the crucial factors in affecting occupant safety. Here Mina Abdo, Senior Fire Safety Engineer at Warringtonfire...

Alexander Emery, Associate, BuroHappold Engineering explains that before undertaking a fire strategy for a scientific building, or simply diving into following prescriptive design codes, the fire engineer needs to engage proactively with the end users and client team to appropriately respond to their needs. At no...

Firefighting training has been given to over 618,000 workers at various facilities in the UAE to provide firefighting skills. Civil authorities provided the training in a bid to safeguard people’s lives if a fire breaks out. A policy on civil defence workers at various establishments for...

Bosch have appointed Michael Hirsch as Vice President of the Fire business unit in the division. Whilst working in the Fire Business unit Mr Hirsch will be responsible for strategy, research & development, product management, marketing and sales for Bosch’s comprehensive portfolio of fire alarm systems,...

While retaining all of the features of the 3000 Series, the new eco-fit range of fire alarms is available as head unit only, which means there is no easi-fit bases, screw packs or dust covers included. This is due to the easi-fit base being universal...

NEBOSH, one of the world’s leading health and safety awarding bodies, has launched a new globally relevant fire safety qualification which can be completed in just one week! The NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety helps learners develop practical fire safety skills that can be used...

FIREX International, Europe’s largest gathering of fire safety professionals is launching an online event FIREX International Connect 2021, which will take place online throughout June. The virtual fire safety event is a unique opportunity for buyers to browse solution providers and products on the innovative online...

Fireco has released its newest innovation, Germgard, a smart sanitiser combined with digital signage. Germgard has been designed to promote awareness of the importance of hand sanitisation to all building users. With the outbreak of COVID-19, good hygiene practice has become more important than ever before. We have already...

Intertek has announced the launch of a new in-country service for fire testing and certification of building products in Saudi Arabia, to support the increasing demand for fire resistance testing from customers in the region. Intertek is the first certification body to offer end-to-end fire...

Apollo Fire Detectors, the UK’s leading manufacturer of fire detectors and alarm devices, have launched their range of flush mounted, EN54-7 approved fire detectors to the international market. With a global reputation for innovation, quality and reliability, Apollo products keep people safe from fire in over...

Today, Fire Middle East Magazine learned that the organisers of Milipol Qatar, the leading international event for homeland security and civil defence, have announced force majeure has prompted postponement of the event for six months to March 2021. Over recent weeks and months, they have...