Captain Sir Eyre Massey Shaw was born on January 17, 1830 in Cobh, Ireland. He was a cousin of author and playwright Sir George Bernard Shaw. During his youth, he spent time sailing on his father’s yacht and preparing for a life in the clergy. However, after graduating from TrinityRead More →

Mumbai Fire Department’s Total Distress Calls Are Only 30% Of Actual Fire-Related Calls | Photo credit: PTI The Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) receives an average of 13,000 to 14,000 calls every year. Only 30% of these calls are related to actual fires. 70% of the calls relate to the collapseRead More →

WRO Staff / Tuesday, October 11 at 1:26 p.m. / Op-Ed Wild Horse Fire Brigade Founder: “Curry County Commissioner Chris Paasch Shows What’s Wrong in Curry County” I appreciated the opportunity to address the citizens of Curry County through this presentation to the Board of Commissioners. It isRead More →

There was great excitement at Letterkenny Fire Station as elected officials, council officials and members of the County Donegal Fire Service came out to mark the official handover of the new state-of-the-art Scania . ‘Class B’ fire engine at Letterkenny Fire Brigade by Cathaoirleach Cllr. Liam Blaney. The new ClassRead More →

Designed by Foundry Types in partnership with Studio Sutherl&, the new London Fire Brigade typeface looks back on the service’s long history for inspiration, taking inspiration from architecture, signage, fire trucks and lettering Victorian water pumps. The London Fire Department needed a typeface for certain touchpoints like its new storeRead More →

Changes in firefighting operations after World War II It would be almost 20 years before London had a new fireboat. There ‘firewall‘ arrived in Lambeth in 1961, replacing the aging Braided wood and join the Massey Shaw like the two fireboats of the capital. In the years since, there hasRead More →

DUBLIN firefighters have released a photo detailing their latest rescue. People get into all sorts of trouble, especially when it comes to using equipment they’re not used to. 3 Dublin Fire Brigade shared this revealing image on social media, allowing users to piece together the storyCredit: Twitter 3 The crewRead More →

Firefighting vehicles and equipment launched in Ahmedabad by Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel Firefighting vehicles and equipment launched in Ahmedabad by Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel Ahmedabad: The fire brigade vehicles and equipment were launched today by the Chief Minister so that the citizens of the city can get immediate firefighting andRead More →

London Fire Commissioner Andy Coe said he “accepts that we have a lot more to do” as he is committed to eradicating bullying. An independent report published today ruled that the LFB needed improvements, including training staff for terrorist attacks and inaction in the face of discrimination and intimidation. RegisterRead More →

Celebrating a Century: Cohuna Fire Department Communications Officer Lee Crichton, Daniyal Zakaria, First Lieutenant Shannon Treacy, Captain Mathew Trigg, Millie Trigg and Secretary Paul Miller. The Cohuna firefighters will celebrate 100 years of service to the community with a torchlight parade at the station on October 29 at 8:30 p.m.Read More →

Mumbai Fire Department sends reminders to companies and commercial establishments to carry out safety audits | Picture File Mumbai: The Mumbai Fire Department has sent a reminder to companies and commercial establishments to complete their fire audit by the end of July. Companies that fail to comply will face action,Read More →

Members of the brigade joined Emergency Services Minister Jaclyn Symes and Acting Chief CFA Officer Garry Cook at the official opening of Broadford Fire Station.​ Three years after its commissioning, volunteers from the Broadford Fire Department celebrated the official opening of their new fire station. The station, at the cornerRead More →

Global Fire Crane Market from 2022 to 2028 is presented by MarketandResearch.biz. The study presents current trends, consumption/adoption scenario, market dynamics, competitive landscape and other information that would help companies in making business decisions regarding market penetration, investments, positioning brand and product marketing, among others. The impact of COVID-19 hasRead More →

The new special purpose vehicle is the first of several operational fire department vehicles with an Allison transmission. DOS, Germany, June 14, 2022 – The Chemiepark Knapsack in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, is a closed and gated industrial area covering approximately 180 hectares. The industrial park was developed by the serviceRead More →

The course at the Dublin Fire Training Center provides a range of practical firefighting experience. At the Dublin Fire Training Center on Malahide Road in Marino, Dublin trainees take part in fire drills in preparation for real life disaster situations. Joining them in practice drills is presenter Siobhán Cleary. SomeRead More →

Gujarat: A major fire has broken out at an GIDC pharmaceutical company, wreaking havoc in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. According to the information received, a dozen firefighters were present on the spot. In this case, the Gandhinagar Fire Department said: “According to preliminary information, no personnel were present on the company premisesRead More →

Police were at Inchmickery Court in Muirhouse, in the north of the Scottish town for several hours. A 23-year-old man and two men, aged 32, were arrested in connection with the burglaries. A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: ‘At approximately 8.30am on Thursday May 19, officers attended after receiving a reportRead More →

In the 1980s, the Greater London Council (GLC) made a commitment to recruiting women as operational firefighters. Sue Batten became the first female firefighter to join the London Fire Brigade in 1982. Batten applied after seeing an advert in a local newspaper to train as a firefighter. She had aRead More →

MUMBAI: The Mumbai Fire Department’s building inspection software, which has been in development for eight years, was finally rolled out earlier this month during Fire Service Week observed from April 14-20. The software is intended to allow designated inspection firefighters to send notices to online structures and ensure they complyRead More →

Ankara firefighters, reinforced with new personnel, prepare for the field 150 new firefighters, who were appointed on merit and took up their duties, have now started receiving Basic Firefighting training after Basic Occupational Health and Safety training. The theoretical and practical training will continue until May. The Ankara Metropolitan MunicipalityRead More →

This is when Dublin firefighters removed a ring from a man’s finger using a HACKSAW. The man and his fiancée arrived at Donnybrook Fire Station seeking help last night. 2 Donnybrook firefighters used traditional methods last night to remove a ring from a gentleman’s fingerCredit: https://www.instagram.com/dubfirebrigade/ And firefighters spent moreRead More →

The pan-northern socio-political organization, Arewa Consultative Forum, has warned the Federal Government’s Chairman, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (Retired) against Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s plan; and other Northwest Governors to hire foreign mercenaries to help fight the insurgency in the North. Following the terrorist attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train thatRead More →

the devastator Particularly frightening was the fire that swept across the left flank of Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain in April 2021. “The smoke was so thick,” 26-year-old firefighter Tarren January said, recalling hSince then, the small fire at Devil’s Peak has quickly spread to the University of Cape TownRead More →

London Fire Brigade announced this morning, Saturday March 19, that three firefighters from the brigade have started their journey to Poland where they will provide much needed firefighting equipment and kit to those on the fire line. Ukrainian front. The kit, transported by a 22-vehicle convoy, will be handed overRead More →

Jim Quinn of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) was speaking to the News Letter after Peter O’Reilly – the current boss – resigned under mysterious circumstances. He had only been in the job for six months and the fire department gave no reason for his resignation. Mr O’Reilly – theRead More →

London firefighters are now prioritizing incidents involving ‘life-threatening’ after being bombarded with 550 calls in less than three hours, including some ‘unnecessary calls’ Video loading Video unavailable The video will start automatically soon8to cancel play now Storm Eunice: The roof of the O2 arena damaged due to high winds LondonRead More →

I Ondon Fire Brigade has declared a ‘major incident’ due to the high volume of 999 calls it is receiving regarding Storm Eustice. “We have declared a major incident in response to the volume of 999 calls taken about #StormEunice related incidents,” he tweeted on Friday afternoon. “Firefighters are alwaysRead More →