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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...

The National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA) announced the establishment of NFPA Global Solutions - a new corporation that will offer compliance solutions, digital products, and advisory services that go beyond the traditional NFPA products and services. In addition, they announced the creation of NFPA Global Advisors,...

A house fire in Abu Dhabi claimed the lives of six people and injured seven, as reported by the civil defence authority in the United Arab Emirates. The incident took place in Al Moazaz area, and an investigation is currently underway to determine the cause of...

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...

Firefighters in Dubai were called to extinguish a fire on a luxury yacht in Dubai Marina. The incident resulted in thick smoke being seen in the surrounding area. According to reports, at 11:12 AM, the Dubai Civil Defence Operations Room received a report of the fire and...

A daytime fire at a central Istanbul nightclub closed for renovations, tragically claimed the lives of at least 29 people, prompting the detention of five individuals, including managers, for questioning. Firefighters and emergency responders swiftly attended the Masquerade nightclub, situated across two floors beneath a 16-storey...

A fire claimed the lives of at least 29 individuals in a 16-story residential building in Istanbul on Tuesday, as stated by the governor of Turkey’s economic hub. This updated toll contrasts with earlier reports of 15 fatalities and eight injuries. The office of Governor Davut Gul...

On Saturday afternoon, a large fire broke out in Dubai on E611 near Arabian Ranches 3, which engulfed at least one vehicle. Smoke could be seen from around 1 pm as the flames erupted near the Hamdan Sports Complex. It is currently unknown if anyone was...

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...

The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE), a global professional body, has recently named its new Chair and Trustee Director, Dr Paul Stollard. Dr Stollard, who holds a PhD, CEng, MIFireE, RegArch, BArch, and BA qualifications, has gained extensive experience in both architecture and fire engineering over...

'K' Line announced a joint research and development agreement with Nippon Hakuyo Electronics and OPT Gate to create a new fire detection system for vessels. The planned system will use optical detection and recognition technology to identify shipboard fires and prompt mitigating actions. According to 'K' Line,...

HH the Amir Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, along with HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Dr Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, visited the Kuwait Fire Force. The Deputy Prime Minister, Defense Minister, and Acting Interior Minister Sheikh Fahad Al-Yousef Al-Sabah and Interior Ministry Undersecretary Lt Gen Sheikh...

Teledyne Gas and Flame Detection has launched the OLCT 100-XP-MS range of flammable gas detectors that use state-of-the-art MEMS (Micro-ElectroMechanical Systems) sensor technology. These detectors provide highly accurate readings for more than 14 of the most commonly found combustible gases and gas mixes, including hydrogen, methane,...

A major fire destroyed the Al-Ahram Studio in Cairo's Giza district, one of the Arab world's most prestigious and oldest film production houses that was founded 80 years ago. The fire spread to three surrounding buildings which were evacuated before the blaze reached them, according to...

Serco announced the promotion of Teren Tan to Head of Emergency Services for the Middle East, a newly created leadership role. This appointment comes as Serco continues to expand its emergency services operations, underpinning its commitment to improve citizen and resident safety, impacting a better...

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...

Dubai residents rushed to put out a fire caused by an e-bike batter after it exploded outside of a pharmacy in Business Bay on Sunday 10 March. While charging using the power socket outside of the shop, witnessed believed the fire was caused by damp conditions. The...

Kuwait's Fire Force members have ventured on an educational journey to the United States, to enhance their expertise in fire science. Twenty-nine officers of Kuwait's national emergency response team are now attending Mesa Community College in Arizona to receive an associate's degree in Fire Science. The officers...

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...

An update on the recent news that nine Pakistanis were injured in a fire at a chemical factory in Ajman city on February 24 brings terrible news. According to a statement from the consulate, a resident of Dera Ghazi Khan went missing after the factory caught...

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...

Valencia, Spain is currently facing an ongoing blaze after a block of apartments caught fire in the early evening. On the 23rd of February, reports confirmed that at least four people have died and approximately 20 are missing after a fire engulfed the 14-story tower of...

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 Roads and Transport Authority recently announced a Dubai Metro station faced disruption to services after smoke was detected. The authority went on to confirm that although a bus service was provided to stranded passengers, the smoke detected had been caused by an electric scooter. Onpassive metro...

The firefighting foam market faces significant growth as effective fire suppression solutions increase in demand across various industries and sectors. A recent report by MarketDigits found that a prominent trend driving market expansion is the strict regulations and standards governing fire safety, which is prompting organisations...

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...

Dubai Civil Defence introduced the world's first sustainable mobile floating fire station. The mobile floating fire station is engineered to provide high efficiency in safeguarding marine activities and ensure swifter response times, making it a game-changer for maritime emergency response mechanisms in Dubai. The structure is 70%...

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...

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 fire outbreak in a Tehran hospital prompted an evacuation, according to state media. Medics and firefighters were called to work outside of the Gandhi Hospital after a fire erupted on multiple floors in northern Tehran. Firefighters were deployed to the site; however, it was not immediately...

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,...

The WAGNER Group has now established a new national subsidiary in the United Arab Emirates as part of its plan to support new projects with a local presence. The company has been developing and implementing holistic fire protection solutions for various industries for years and will...

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...

Serco Middle East signed a partnership deal with aircraft rescue and fire-fighting (ARFF) training providers Qual-eFire. With the arrangement, Serco will be able to provide the cloud-based training and assessment platform to the Middle East, and the two companies will be establishing a new benchmark in...

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...

Firefighters from the Al-Jleeb and Al-Samoud centres responded to a blaze in Al-Hasawwi over the weekend after a fire broke out in an Arab house. The teams quickly managed to gain control of the situation and extinguish the flames and their efficient response prevented further escalation,...

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...

A large fire left many injured in an Iranian cosmetics factory after a gas leak incident. According to Iran's state media, fifty-three people were injured in a giant fire and blast in the Iranian city of Karaj, near the capital Tehran. Caused by a gas leak in...

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...

Security & Fire Excellence Awards

Security & Fire Excellence Awards, which will take place on Monday 02 December 2024 at JW Marriott Grosvenor House on Park Lane in London!

Following the incredible event in December, we are very excited to back at the highly prestigious Great Room at JW Marriott Grosvenor House, this year running alongside IFSEC, FIREX, Facilities Show and Safety & Health Expo which take place on 2–4 December, 2024 at ExCel London.

Offering elegance, flexibility and sheer quality, JW Marriott Grosvenor House London is a meeting destination of unrivalled luxury in the heart of Mayfair. Since 1929, the Great Room has welcomed royalty, presidents, actors and musicians for the most exclusive and lavish events. One of Europe’s largest and most impressive event spaces to dine banquet style, the Great Room has always been the jewel in Grosvenor House’s crown.

Security & Fire Excellence Awards is the perfect opportunity for you to recognise and reward the excellence of your teams and to network and socialise with the very best in your industry, plus with the early December dateline, combined with the shared dateline with IFSEC and FIREX, you can now cost effectively combine your attendance with your company’s festive celebrations and exhibition participation too!