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The Hemming Group have been involved in the fire market for close to 20 years and despite the loyal support of our readers, it is with much sadness that we have to announce the closure of the Hemming Fire portfolio – Fire and Rescue, Industrial Fire Journal, Fire Trade Europe and Fire Trade Asia.

Fire and Rescue Q4 2018 has been published

What can you read in this issue?

Firefighting liquid for any type of fire

Start-up company Firexo has launched a new firefighting liquid that can be used to extinguish any type of fire.

Firefighting Foam: Solutions for end users

The publisher of Fire & Rescue magazine and Industrial Fire Journal, Hemming Fire, has announced the timely launch of Firefighting Foam: Solutions for End Users from 3-4 April 2019 at Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands, and aimed at providing the high-hazard sector with the latest firefighting foam technical expertise and developments.

World Rescue Challenge winners

The team from South Wales in the UK has retained its World Rescue Challenge crown for the third year in a row with victory at the 2018 event in Cape Town, South Africa, in October.

Competition for fire-safety design solutions

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the Association for Project Safety CAPS) and Hack_Construct are launching a competition designed to kick-start new safety solutions.

Renka´s Fire Engine No 1

COMMERCIAL PROFILE: Firefighting, fast, safe, everywhere. Michael Renka GmbH, based in Germany, is a manufacturer of firefighting vehicles, pumps and rescue equipment. 

Comment:electric and hybrid vehicle extrication

As concerns rise over the fire risks of electric vehicles, David Dalrymple examines the specific hazards for rescuers from alternatively-fuelled vehicles and outlines some basic tactics and strategies to follow when attending an incident involving a hybrid or electric vehicle.

Airport consultancy opens for business

Total Compliance Management has launched as a new consultancy business specialising in rescue and firefighting services (RFFS), emergency and contingency planning, airport operations and aerodrome regulations.

EV and hybrid aware

Hybrid and electric vehicles are creating new types of issues during roadside incidents. Fire services have a duty-of-care to ensure that they are properly prepared for these types of scenarios.

Ladder trucks for London Fire Brigade

London Fire Brigade has taken delivery of over 126 new dual-ladder fire appliances with crew cabs and has ordered an additional 62 trucks.

All hazards incident management team training

The US All Hazards Incident Management Team Concept was introduced to flood and water incident managers in October at a Floodfighter training event conducted by the Professional Rescue SAR Academy at the UK Fire Service College. Academy CEO David Lane reports.

Protecting a new recycling plant

Grundon Waste Management has installed a fire suppression system that integrates with its alarm system. 

Framework to reduce fire risks in informal settlements

Arup has released new guidance concerning fire risk in informal settlements.

Tower rescue crew receives award

HM Coastguard’s search and rescue (SAR) helicopter crew from Lee-on-Solent, on the south Hampshire coast, has received an industry award recognising the successful recovery of a group of visitors trapped on landmark tower overlooking the English Channel.

Firefighting robot

The latest development in the fight against high-rise fires in Singapore’s urban landscape is not a large firefighting engine, it is a robot.

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