A B.C. company is using satellite technology and data from NASA to further explore the relationship between heat comes, fires, atmospheric rivers and floods in B.C. John Hua reports.
When you live in the driest State in the driest country in the world, bushfires are an unfortunate, and all-too-regular part of life.
We regret to share the passing of Bruce Morley Cousins. Bruce was a founding partner in FireWise and spent many years as the Regional Fire Commissioner for Northern British Columbia. His commitment to the fire service, his wonderful sense of humour, and his friendship...
The New York City Fire Department recently acquired two new dogs, but they’re not Dalmatians, KTLA sister station WPIX reports. Click here to read more.
‘It was avoidable’: New bills on fire safety, holding landlords accountable introduced following Twin Parks fire
Elected officials are introducing new legislation to strengthen fire safety laws after the Twin Parks fire that claimed the lives of dozens in the Bronx. Click here to read more.
Amy Gallagher reports on how aerial firefighters are rising to the challenge of increased wildland fires in the US by the introduction of innovative solutions and transforming military-grade aircraft into firefighting weapons. Click here to read more.
Greg Muise and Darrell Currie were inside Onslow Belmont Fire Brigade when 2 RCMP officers fired at it Click here to read more.
As companies including AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon shut down 3G networks this year, the Rochester Fire Department wants you to know that this could impact your fire alarm. Click here to read more.
Catastrophic residential fires and wildfires have a significant impact in terms of fatalities and injuries, as well as loss of property. Click here to read more.
Crisis psychology refers to how we react in the event of a critical incident such as a fire, terrorist attack, or a natural disaster. Marc Gaunt, Category and Segment Marketing Manager UK&I at Eaton, gives readers an insight into how evacuation technology,...
A senior official has admitted the government knew 15 years before the Grenfell Tower disaster that plastic-filled cladding panels – which fuelled the fatal fire – burned “fast and fierce” and he believed they should not be used on tall buildings. Click here to read...
Keep your e-bike and your home safe. Click here to read more.
A virtual reality tool is helping firefighters train in the field without leaving the station. Click here to read more.
Miami-Dade (FL) Fire Lieutenant Nassoma Morgan and Captain Bill Gustin offer sprinkler flow training. Click here to read more.
New provincial funding to expand the BC Wildfire Service to a year−round endeavour is a welcome step toward preventing disasters, while others in the field say the funds could be better spent elsewhere. Click here to read more.
Following close encounters with gun violence when responding to 9-1-1 calls, the Toledo Fire and Rescue department says it's time for increases in safety. Click here to read more.
Enterprise Control Systems says its products will improve situational awareness and collaboration among services. Click here to read more.
Electric tank firefighting vehicle to be delivered soon to the Los Angeles City Fire Department. Click here to read more.