Front Line Emergency Services Rely on Wagner Fire Prevention System

Essex County Fire & Rescue Service (ECFRS) has opened a new state-of-the-art Command & Control Centre, which is protected by WAGNER UK’s OxyReduct® fire prevention system. The multi-million pound development, which is an extension to the existing Fire Service HQ based at Kelvedon Park, Witham, provides a new 999 call centre, together with training and admin facilities for over 200…

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Fike Launches Cloud-based Fire Alarm Management Solution

Fike Safety Technology (FST) has released Nimbus, a new solution for the monitoring and management of remote fire alarm systems over the internet. At the heart of the system is a cloud-based database, which receives data from fire alarm systems via the GPRS mobile network. In addition to FST’s own TWINFLEXpro and Duonet fire alarm systems, Nimbus also works with…

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London’s largest social landlord installs Aico smoke alarms

Southwark Council is installing Aico’s RadioLINK smoke alarms as part of the Council’s commitment to its fire risk assessment programme and associated fire safety works for its social housing stock in the borough. Southwark Council, London’s largest social landlord with more than 50,000 properties and over 300 high-rise blocks, is currently running a programme of works in order to attain…

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Morgan Advanced Materials announces FireMaster® FireBarrier™ high performance fire protection

Superior fire protection with simple and cost effective installation ideal for use in tunnels Morgan Advanced Materials announces the availability of FireMaster® FireBarrier™ 135 sprayed refractory cement, offering superior fire protection and simple, cost effective installation. FireMaster® FireBarrier™ 135 is ideal for concrete tunnel lining fire protection and the fire protection of ventilation shafts, escape tunnels and refuges as well…

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Fire Fighting Enterprises Gains CCCf Approval in China

Fireray 5000 optical beam smoke detector all set for Chinese market Fire Fighting Enterprises (FFE) has received CCCf approval for its Fireray 5000 optical beam smoke detectors, allowing the company to distribute them in China. Using infrared beams, optical beam detectors can identify smoke over much larger areas than traditional fire detection devices, making them perfectly suited for large indoor…

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Failure to test and maintain fire prevention equipment can lead to serious consequences

Ventilation duct systems may be out of sight but should never be out of mind when it comes to fire prevention says Dermott Quinn MD of duct maintenance specialist Ductbusters. “Ducting provides the perfect conduit for fires to spread rapidly through buildings – and into neighbouring buildings,” he says. “The heat build-up inside ducts can cause combustible materials nearby, such…

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Dirty ductwork – the hidden fire hazard in your kitchen

Commercial kitchens play a crucial role in many public sector organisations, such as hospitals, schools and prisons, so their maintenance and upkeep is vitally important. They are hardworking environments, not just for the people who cook in them, but also for the equipment. Ductwork, extraction and ventilation systems form a critical part of any catering operation, but as the majority…

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Derby Arena Protected by Optical Beam Smoke Detectors

FFE’s Fireray 5000 detectors ensure safety of athletes, spectators and staff The Derby Arena has been fitted with nine Fire Fighting Enterprises (FFE) Fireray 5000 advanced infra-red beam smoke detectors as part of its fire protection system. The arena is a new multi-sports complex currently under construction by Derby City Council and scheduled for completion in early 2015. “Optical beam…

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Keep valuable documents safe with the Fire Stor from Securikey

The Fire Stor range of fire and burglary resistant storage cabinets from Securikey offers an extremely reliable and affordable solution for the safekeeping of important documents and other valuables – providing complete peace of mind even in the face of the unexpected. When the home or workplace succumbs to fire, the destruction of documents such as insurance policies, wills, passports…

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