Fire Fighting News

  • Husky sponsored the OK State Firefighters Association Poker Run

    Husky is proud to support the firefighting community, and we recently had the opportunity to sponsor a Poker Run for the OK State Firefighters Association. The last stop was at The Thirsty Turtle, a firefighter-owned pub right here in Dewey, OK. ...


    By Husky Portable Containment

  • Husky® Sponsors Firefighter of the Year Award

    Husky Portable Containment was a proud sponsor of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise's Firefighter of the Year award for 2016. Bartlesville Fire Department Battalion Chief Mike Remington was chosen to receive the award from more than 20 nominations from area fire chiefs and the public. Congratulations, Mike! We were also honored to be a sponsor of the "HEROES, A Tribute to Firefighters" ...


    By Husky Portable Containment

  • Success for EPISECC in its second review

    The EPISECC project (Establish Pan-European Information Space to Enhance seCurity of Citizens) brilliantly passed its second review, held in Leuven (Belgium) last Friday, 15th of July. During the evaluation, Dr. Uberto Delprato, IES’ CEO, has shown the capabilities of the Common Information Space (CIS) of EPISECC, a information sharing and exchange platform designed for ...


    By IES Solutions. S.r.l.

  • Scenario-Based Active Shooter Training Course Tests Firefighters’ Decision Making Skills

    What steps do firefighters take when simultaneously faced with an active shooter and a raging house fire? That’s what this month’s featured AlphaACT FIRE training course explores. The Lowell Street Incident, which is available at an additional cost on the TargetSolutions’ platform, ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • RSPO Commits to Orangutan Crisis via GRASP

    The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) joined the battle to protect endangered orangutans from the fires and haze ravaging Southeast Asia today with a $100,000 USD contribution to support Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP) projects in Borneo. GRASP will direct the funds towards orangutan rescue and rehabilitation, fire-fighting, and habitat protection efforts already underway. Fires ...

  • Yosemite-area wildfire balloons in size overnight

    A wildfire outside Yosemite National Park - one of more than 50 major brush blazes burning across the western U.S. - more than tripled in size overnight and still threatens about 2,500 homes, hotels and camp buildings. Fire officials said the blaze burning in remote, steep terrain had grown to more than 84 square miles and was only 2 percent contained on Thursday, down from 5 percent a day ...


    By Associated Press

  • National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Award

    The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation proudly recognizes Husky Portable Containment Co. as a Red Helmet Sponsor. Red Helmet Sponsors help connect senior fire officers who have experienced the death of a firefighter in the line-of-duty. This established network, the Chief-to-Chief Network, helps these chiefs to cope with a line-of-duty death by gathering chiefs and chaplains of similar ...


    By Husky Portable Containment

  • Rotork actuators on the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carriers

    Hundreds of Rotork electric actuators are being installed on the Royal Navy’s giant new aircraft carriers HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales, both of which will be 920ft long and weigh in at 65,000 tonnes full displacement. Each ship will be home to more than 1200 Rotork actuators, mostly operating ball and butterfly valves on duties encompassing sea water, fresh water, ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Shenton Group’s generators for ‘life safe’ applications

    Power support company, shentongroup, has launched a range of standby diesel generators and associated control systems that meets the life safety requirements of BS EN8519: 2010. Called PhoenixPower, generators are available in sizes from 20kVA to 800kVA and have been specifically developed to provide secondary power for ‘Life Safety’ and fire-fighting systems. As ...


    By Shenton Group

  • ASTM E2226 - 11 Standard Practice for Application of Hose Stream

    Significance and Use This practice is intended to standardize the apparatus used and the method or pattern of application of a standard hose stream to building elements as one part of the assessment and fire resistance of building elements. This practice specifies the water pressure and duration of application of the hose stream to the test assembly. This practice ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D6127 - 11 standard practice for handling, transportation, and storage of HFC-23 (Trifluoromethane, CHF3)

    This practice provides requirements for the handling, transportation, and storage of HFC-23 encountered in distribution through both commercial and military channels. It is intended to ensure that HFC-23 is handled, transported, and stored in such a way its physical property values are not degraded. Transport may be by various means, such as, but not limited to, highway, rail, water, and air. ...


    By ASTM International

  • Charlotte maersk blaze is extinguished after 11 days

    The fire involving 150 containers on board the Charlotte Maersk has finally been extinguished, 11 days after the boxes caught alight. Maersk Line said the blaze, which started on 7 July at around 9pm local time, close to Port Klang, Malaysia, was finally extinguished on Sunday. The 8,200teu vessel is now berthed at Tanjung Palepas, Malaysia, and containers are being unloaded. ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • World`s national parks and protected areas go on-line - UNEP

    A new online database that will allow scientists to arm chair environmentalists monitor the world’s national parks and protected areas was launched at the 5th World Conservation Congress in Barcelona. The new product, a partnership between the United Nations Environment Programme’s World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) and IUCN, also allows users to zoom in, fly over and explore over ...

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