Odisha: Sambalpur buildings under fire safety lens
16May,2018 | Odisha

Fire Services personnel on Tuesday carried out simultaneous inspection of 26 buildings in different parts of the city to check fire safety measures. The 26 buildings consisted of six shopping malls, as many residential apartments, six educational institutions and eight hotels. ......
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Mishaps have increased steadily
May 14, 2018, KOCHI:

There has been increase in the number fire incidents in Ernakulam over the past three years. In 2015, 1,392 fires occurred in the district; it rose to 1,555 in 2016 and in 1,970 in 2017. In the first five months, 1,137 fires were reported in Ernakulam. Officials attributed the increase to rapid urbanisation and deforestation of green belts in the district.
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Factories not in line with fire safety norms to lose licences
May 13, 2018 | Andhra Pradesh

The Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Response and Fire Services Department (APSDRFS) director general K Satyanarayana has written to the government recommending cancellation of licenses of the four factories that were gutted in a mishap on Thursday.
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Uttarakhand gets its first hydraulic aerial platform to tackle fire incidents
Apr 14, 2018, DEHRADUN:

To tackle fire incident and rescue people, especially from the high-rise buildings, the Dehradun fire department on Saturday got its first hydraulic aerial platform worth Rs 4 crore on the occasion of National Fire Service Day.
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Fire safety to be taught to Sask. students with interactive education trailer
16 May 2018 | Canada

A new fire safety education trailer will teach elementary school-aged children about fire safety through the use of props like smoke machines and heated doors that simulate a real blaze in a home.
The first-of-its-kind trailer in Saskatchewan, which will be stationed in Humboldt, will also accommodate students with accessibility issues.
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Ford Restarts F150 Truck Series Production After Fire
May 16, 2018 | U.S.

Ford is restarting production of the F-150 truck, one of its most lucrative and best-selling vehicles, after it suspended manufacturing following a fire at an auto parts factory earlier this month.
The fire on May 2 at Meridian Lightweight Technologies’ facility in Easton Rapids, Mich. shut down the assembly line, creating a parts shortage for F-150 and Super Duty trucks. Meridian is Ford’s only supplier of the magnesium structure for truck radiators in the United States.
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Global Fire Hose Boxes Market Growth Opportunities 2018 – Grap Fire Industries, Supreme In Safety Services, Star Fire, Safeguard Industries and National Safety Solution
16 May, 2018

Fire Extinguish Agents Market - The research report on “Global Fire Hose Boxes Market” reveals exclusive information regarding the leading players of fire hose boxes market, product launches, market segments, technological development, fire hose boxes industry chain structure and policies by region, along with five-year forecasts to assess how the market is anticipated to grow. fire hose boxes report delivers complete details about revenue generation by differing profiles of top leaders of fire hose boxes market.
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Fire Extinguish Agents Market Analysis and Growth Forecast by Applications, Sales, Size, Types and Competitors by 2025

The report on Fire Extinguish Agents Industry will help Major Players and the new entrants to understand scrutinize the market in detail. This information will encourage the Major Players to decide their business strategy and achieve proposed business aims.
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Fire Fighting Foam Market Global Insights and Trends 2018 to 2022

May 17, 2018

The global market for fire fighting foam will grow at a CAGR of 3.2% by 2022, according to a new report published by Gen Consulting Company. The report segments the market and forecasts its size, by volume and value, on the basis of application (petroleum & petrochemical, ship & shipyard, port & warehouse, airport & underground space, etc.), and by geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, MEA and South America).
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MSA debuts Jet-Style Fire Helmet
April 27, 2018, Firefighting in Canada

Pittsburgh company MSA introduced its new jet-style fire helmet called the Cairns XF1. The Cairns XF1 represents a significant style departure from the "brim-style" helmet traditionally preferred by firefighters. The new style delivers new technology integration and maintains the quality, durability, and safety performance firefighters are used to. The helmet has LED lights, an integrated communication system and can easily be disassembled to clean....
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DRONE HOPPER releases prototype for fire fighting drone

March 08, 2018

Spanish company DRONE HOPPER released a prototype for its fire fighting drone to American rescue services in July. The drone is designed specifically for use during wildfires and can hold up to 300 litres of water. Features include thermographic cameras, heat sensors and a navigation system. The product is expected to officially launch in Fall 2018.....
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Dräger announces availability of SCBA packages

April 27, 2018

Houston technology company Dräger has packaged its SCBA components into three of its most requested configurations to make choosing the right self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) easier for fire departments. Each is composed of Dräger-manufactured components ......
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