firefighting equipment Tag

A new report by Maizel et al, carried out by the National Institute of Standards and Technology has discovered that the multi-layer design of Firefighter Turnout Gear Textiles can trap Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl subtances. Researches have carried out in-depth examination of the various layers that make...

Magirus Italia has delivered 42 articulated turntable ladders to the Italian Ministry of the Interior. The units are based on Iveco or Magirus chassis. Magirus’ modern turntable ladders give firefighters maximum flexibility and safety along with consistent reliability. The orders includes three types of turntable ladders,...

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...

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...

UK Firefighters' Trade Union is set to develop its training and research into the links between firefighting and cancer and disease. The organisation will look to establish the best practice on contamination expanded throughout the Fire and Rescue Service, including via national guidance, contaminants monitoring, cancer...

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...

New data from Chubb Fire and Security has identified the importance of portable fire extinguishers, which are used to douse and stop 93% of fires. The 2021 survey, titled the Fire Extinguisher Use Survey, has brought together technicians from companies in the four main trade associations...

Hydraulic equipment manufacturer Holmatro has celebrated its partnership with ESPRIT to create life saving equipment. Countless fire, police, and other first response organisations around the world count on Holmatro to equip them with the most reliable and efficient tools available. To satisfy these demands, Holmatro has...

Germany based fire safety specialists FireDos has educated those in the fire industry on the importance of regularly testing foam proportioners. The education comes in the form of their latest video, which aims to highlight how having the exact foam agent flow rate is vital for...

Bullard has introduced a brand new fire helmet to its product line-up in the form of the UST-LW helmet. It features an advanced fibreglass composite material which has shaved up to 300 grams of the weight of the helmet, depending on its specific configuration. At...

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