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Fire Service College improves hydration with chewable ice cubes

The Fire Service College has been pioneering hydration and cooling techniques by providing firefighters with chewable ice cubes.

CBRNe community to gather in the Netherlands next month

In addition to a conference, workshops and exhibition, NCT Europe 2018 will feature daily live demonstrations as well as CBRNe training with teams from Ukraine, Italy, Poland, Germany, Czech Republic and Spain.

Media interference during incidents

Recent events such as Grenfell, the Manchester attacks and the Salisbury Novichock incident have highlighted how press attention can really influence incident response. However, there are ways to manage this problem, writes Matt Tee, CEO of the Independent Press Standards Organisation.

Industrial Fire Journal Q2 2018 has been published

The market-leading international publication covering response and fire protection for high-risk industry is available to read online.

Message heard

A highly flexible public address and voice alarm system has been launched by Siemens Building Technologies Division this month.

ARFF options

The US Federal Aviation Authority is seeking to allow civilian airports to choose non-fluorinated fire-fighting foam for aircraft rescue and fire fighting.

Under pressure

A new fixed foam system can extinguish a refinery fire, full surface tank fire or rim seal fire without the use of pumps or external energy.

Take your kit off

Dermal absorption of toxic chemicals on PPE is elevating firefighters’ risk of developing cancer, according to a new study from the University of Central Lancashire in the UK. But what can be done to minimise this risk? Lotte Debell looks at research and initiatives from around the world and the challenges faced by fire services in getting to grips with the cancer threat.

Firex – because life safety is a right, not a privilege.

Event preview  Be part of the largest global gathering of fire safety professionals, 19-21 June, London.

Safe on the coach

A fire suppression solution for engine compartments in coaches has been developed that complies with new regulations coming into force this summer.

Fire Trade Europe 2018 has been published

The only passive and active fire equipment directory for Europe is out now – read it online.

What is new in F&R Q2, 2018?

Fire and Rescue, the thought-leading magazine for firefighters around the world has been published again. What can you read in this issue?

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