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Andrew Lynch, Editor, FIRE Magazine & International Fire Professional
Two Dundee Airport fire fighters will trek across Europe to Bosnia in a bid to share their lifesaving skills with their firefighters.
Fire and rescue services in England need to be "transformed" to become more efficient and effective, a government-commissioned review has said.
Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue are to become the first Service in the country to adopt new Cobra equipment as part of a new integrated firefighting strategy.
For the first year ever no accidental house fire deaths were recorded in Tyne and Wear after preventive efforts from the Fire and Rescue Service.
The Fire Minister has found out about a new programme providing fire and rescue services with information to support landlords is working in practice after visiting Tiverton Fire station this week.
Value-added laminated and coated textiles manufacturer Stedfast Inc. has announced a strategic joint venture with Narcote. Between the two companies, this joint venture will make Stedfast USA (Narcote, LLC) the leading coater and laminator technical textiles worldwide.
DuPont is proud to announce its sponsorship of the 2013 Federation of European Union (FEU) Fire Officers Association conference, to be held from the 15th to 19th May at Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue HQ.
Lion Apparel Systems Ltd has changed its name to LHD Group (UK) Ltd as part of a global corporate rebranding initiative by its parent company.
Dr Dave Sloggett looks at the implications of a chemical attack for emergency services, and considers whether such a threat is on the horizon.
With unique access to many homes and families, members of the fire and ambulance services have a valuable role to play in the ongoing improvement of child safeguarding. FIRE & Ambulance News’ Richard Hook looks at how the NSPCC are working to ensure firefighters and paramedics know how to spot signs of child abuse and where to report these.
Security Correspondent Dr Dave Sloggett looks at the issues arising from the attack at this week's Boston Marathon.
Station Manager Jay Hounsell tells the story of how Hertfordshire Fire & Rescue Service managed to give its 1,000 firefighters quick and easy access to essential training without burning through their budget.
Fire safety expert Natasha Sabin looks at the reasons why 60% of private businesses never recover from a fire.
FIRE Editor Andrew Lynch argues in favour of the pragmatic approach to sprinklers and disparages distorted idealism
Events such as the attack in London on 7 July 2005 have defined a specific form of terrorism. The attack in Boston however shows that once again the nature of the threat is evolving. Security expert Dr Dave Sloggett considers whether a Boston style of attack occur in the United Kingdom.
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