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  • Fire Protection Water Storage Tanks

    Water availability and supply is an important subject to the fire service. Potable water for human consumption is delivered to domestic, commercial and industrial properties from (in the majority of cases in the UK) municipal water systems (mains water supplies). This system also supplies to fire hydrants or fire protection systems, but to guarantee water availability there also needs to be the ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Protecting soil in fire-ravaged landscapes

    Following a wildfire, there is often the potential for devastating storm-induced erosion and mudslides. To prevent this possibility, teams of scientists work on these scared landscapes to quickly assess the erosion potential and potential mitigation strategies. By using digital soil and fire severity data, coupled with a Geographic Information Systems (GIS), the process is made much simpler. A ...

  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • EPA provides fire protection to city of Hammond

    The City of Hammond, Louisiana, is receiving assistance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide its citizens with safe and reliable drinking water and improved fire protection. The EPA awarded Hammond $210,000 to extend its drinking water services and add additional water hydrant assemblies. The Safe Drinking Water Act protects human health by regulating the nation’s ...

  • North County Fire Protection District Saves Time by Streamlining Training Management

    When implementing TargetSolutions as a go-to training platform, an organization isn’t just changing the way it trains employees; it’s revolutionizing it. Enter the North County Fire Protection District. Located in the community of Fallbrook, Calif., the district has enlisted the services of TargetSolutions for more than 10 years. The powerful online training management system has ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Tank liners for fire protection industry and potable water tanks

    The role of a tank liner is to protect a storage tank as well as to prevent leakages. Two characteristics that are looked at when choosing the type of material is life-long performance with minimal maintenance. Tank liners made from flexible rubber membranes such as EPDM and Butyl have proven to be highly successful in offering those ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • 160 experts meet for the »10th GreCon fire protection symposium«

    The latest findings and developments of the last years were introduced at the 10th GreCon fire protection symposium "Protection against Dust Fires and Explosions in the Industry" which took place in Bad Wildungen near Kassel from 26 to 27 April 2012. With around 160 participants, the anniversary event of the series, which has been organised by the specialist for spark detection and ...

  • Extended scope contract secures improved fire protection at the Royal Mint

    The Rotork Site Services contract to install an automated shutdown system on the gas main has secured improved safety and fire protection for the Royal Mint, at Llantrisant in South Wales. The gas main serves the annealing and pickling plant at the site, where, following a fire, an investigation by Safety, Health and Environmental Services recommended improvements.  These involved the ...


    By Rotork

  • National Fire Protection Association NFPA presented at Fire Safe Latin America conference

    Col. Reginaldo Campos Repulho, Comandante dos Bombeiros em São Paulo and NFPA presented at fire safety conference 18 June 2013: Fire Safe Latin America organized by Fleming Gulf Conferences got off to a good start today with fire safety experts from in and around Latin America gathering to discuss fire safety and emergency preparedness at Sheraton WTC Hotel, Sao Paulo - Brazil. The ...


    By Fleming Gulf FZE

  • Domino`s partners with the national fire protection association to deliver fire safety message

    Nearly two-thirds of home fire deaths occur in homes without smoke alarms or with smoke alarms that do not function properly. With that in mind, Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, today announced its fall fire safety campaign to encourage customers to focus on home smoke alarms for safety. Fire Prevention Week is October 3 through October 9, and ...

  • RAE Systems Joins Fire Smoke Coalition to Help Protect Atlanta Firefighters and First Responders in Smoke Inhalation Situations

    RAE Systems Inc., a leading provider of toxic gas monitoring systems, will collaborate with the Fire Smoke Coalition to deliver the "Know Your Smoke" Symposium for firefighters, EMTs and paramedics in the Atlanta area, February 24-25, 2012. The event will take place at the Cobb County ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • Striving for zero fire accidents

    The UAE Civil Defense, in a joint effort with Gulf co-operation, is analyzing possible fire hazards and through commercial & residential national level campaigns are training people and monitoring them with great success to achieve the goals of a fire safe environment. Barely entering the second quarter of 2013, several unfortunate fire accidents have already made the news. Fire continues to ...


    By Fleming Gulf FZE

  • Fire sprinkler systems get safety torque

    Replacing a torque meter with a torque sensor has revolutionised the validating process for bespoke Fireset sprinkler systems built by Grundfos Pumps Ltd. in Leighton Buzzard. Grundfos designs and builds a vast range of electric and diesel driven Firesets that form the heart of any sprinkler system. These Firesets have sophisticated control systems that activate automatically when the presence of ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • Fire Sprinkler Systems get Safety Torque

    Replacing a torque meter with a torque sensor has revolutionised the validating process for bespoke Fireset sprinkler systems built by Grundfos Pumps Ltd. in Leighton Buzzard. Grundfos designs and builds a vast range of electric and diesel driven Firesets that form the heart of any sprinkler system. These Firesets have sophisticated control systems that activate automatically when the presence ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • SolarBOS Puts out the Fire in PV Systems

    SolarBOS, Inc., a leader in electrical 'Balance of System' solutions for the solar industry, will be unveiling the industry's first ...


    By SolarBOS, Inc.

  • Code requirements and the need to protect life and property stoke the North American fire and life safety market, finds Frost & Sullivan

    The strict enforcement of safety codes requiring all industrial and commercial buildings in North America to install systems for quick detection and suppression of fires has created a robust market for fire and safety systems. Existing buildings undergoing renovation also need to upgrade or replace existing systems to comply with current codes aimed at protecting building occupants and the ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Steve Malone of the Manhattan Fire Protection District in Illinois Named the 2016 Training Officer of the Year

    TargetSolutions, the leading provider of computer-based training management applications for public safety agencies, and the International Association of Fire Chief’s (IAFC) Volunteer & Combination Officers Section (VCOS) are excited to announce Deputy Chief Steve Malone of the Manhattan Fire Protection District (Ill.) as the 2016 Training Officer Recognition Award winner. Malone, 32, ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Recommendations to help protect your property after a fire from the California Landscape Contractors Association

    Fire destroys hundreds of homes each year in California and often burns thousands of acres of land. If your property was damaged by fire, the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) is pleased to offer some recommendations to help your landscape recover and to help protect your property. • In general, many plants and trees are exposed to fire in their native environment and many ...

  • RIO OLYMPICS PROTECTED BY SPECTREX

    SAFE automatic fire detection and suppression system by Spectrex installed in Plasan’s successful Guarder armored vehicle,helping secure2016 Rio Olympics.It is equipped with most advanced optical detectors,providing fastest response time,highest false alarm immunity, alongside homogeneous efficient suppression agent dispersion,helping protect security forces and vehicles. For more ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • The Importance of a Dedicated Fire Weather Network

    Forest Technology Systems Ltd. (FTS) recently appointed an independent party to explore a common concern in the Fire Weather monitoring community: dedicated networks of remote automated weather stations (RAWS) for the primary purpose of predicting wildfire danger vs. repurposing existing networks of meteorological weather stations. With wildfires around the world increasing in frequency as well ...


    By FTS

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