Posts Tagged "Technology"

Cardiac arrest survival rates hit an all-time high in the Borders

A surge in CPR training has seen the Borders become the Scottish capital for surviving cardiac arrests. In the space of two years the survival rate for out-of-hospital arrests has risen from just four per cent to a current figure…

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Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service Hydrogen Cell Vehicle Launch

On Thursday, 13th April 2017, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service introduced two new Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles to the Service at the Hydrogen Centre in Baglan. In a huge step towards reaching the Services Sustainability and Environment…

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Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service appoint new chief fire officer

Following an extensive selection process, Chris Lowther, currently assistant chief fire officer, Service Delivery, will assume the role and that of chief executive next Monday. He succeeds current Chief Fire Officer Tom Capeling. Assistant Chief Fire Officer Lowther started his…

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Notts Fire & Rescue supports NTU student in new fire helmet design

Staff from the Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) Equipment Team have been working closely with a product design student from at Nottingham Trent University in recent months – resulting in the design of a brand new fire helmet. Alex…

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Take virtual tour of UK’s first mobile field hospital for disaster zones (with 360 walkthrough)

Get a glimpse of the UK’s first mobile field hospital which will save lives in disaster zones. The capabilities of this medical facility, set up by UK fire services, are showcased in this 3D virtual tour. Hampshire Fire and Rescue…

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Smart fire engines race to the rescue in time for Christmas

UK’s fire and rescue services to receive the latest IoT tech ready for the festive period. Just in time for the busy festive period, vehicles used by UK fire, rescue and emergency services will be equipped with the latest Internet…

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Do smoke-free stoves really save lives?

A big clinical trial in Malawi was expected to show children are less likely to die of pneumonia if they live in a home where food is cooked on a smoke-free stove rather than an open fire. Instead it suggests…

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CIO interview: Neil Moore, head of ICT, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

Hampshire Fire and Rescue’s CIO talks about collaborating, moving to the cloud and getting staff on board with digital transformation. The project is both comprehensive and ambitious, and Moore expects to have multiple infrastructure elements and applications in place by…

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Devon & Somerset upgrade to the Flir K55 Thermal Imaging Camera

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service has chosen the Flir K55 Thermal Image Camera for their Operational Requirements: Terberg DTS Fire & Rescue are delighted that the Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service has selected Terberg DTS to…

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Suffolk fire service among a handful across the country to use new cutting edge equipment

Investment in state-of-the-art equipment and “forging ahead” with blue light collaboration has put Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) at the forefront of modern firefighting in Britain. Despite being one of the smallest in the country, the service has just…

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