Fire Extinguishers

5 types of fire extinguishers: A guide to using the right class

Choosing the correct fire extinguisher for the relevant class of fire could literally be the difference between life and death. Here’s a guide to each type and when to use them. Read More

Firechief adds PyroFlow lithium-ion battery fire extinguishing agent to range

Firechief Global has added PyroFlow to its battery safety range to fight and prevent fires in lithium-ion battery cells and combustible liquids. Read More

Webinar: Lithium-Ion Battery Fires – A burning issue in today’s world

Join this on-demand webinar to find out why battery fires happen and what can you do to keep lithium-ion battery fire safe? Read More

Are E-scooters and similar devices the new major fire risk?

Why are there increasing concerns over lithium battery fires from items such as e-scooters, and advice on what to use if one were to occur. Read More

Euralarm publishes new guidance on maintenance of extinguishing systems

Euralarm has published new guidance on the maintenance of extinguishing systems/equipment controlled by electronic detection systems. Read More

Euralarm releases guidance document on gaseous systems

The Extinguishing Section of Euralarm has published a guidance document explaining the differences between approved gaseous extinguishing systems and components. Read More

Fire sprinkler systems: a guide to designs, colour codes and suppliers

Triangle Fire Systems' primer on everything you need to know about fire sprinkler systems, including types, nozzles, and tap designs. Read More

5 Exciting Fire Innovations at FIREX International 2015

Featuring the Cirrus HYBRID multi-sensor aspirating detector, CFS-C Firestop Collar Endless by Hilti and the Stove Guard by Innohome, among others. Read More

Infographic: How Many Businesses Routinely Neglect Fire Safety

Last week week a Hockiki study revealed that one in four European businesses have poorly maintained fire systems. Here's an accompanying infographic. Read More

Dubai Inferno: 5 of History’s Worst Skyscraper Fires

Given the potential death toll and frequency of skyscraper fires, the stakes are high for getting both the architecture and fire-safety procedures right. Read More

25% of European Fire-Safety Systems are Poorly Maintained

The survey of European fire equipment installers also revealed other stats that should alarm the fire-safety industry. Read More

SGS UK Offers PAS 7 Healthcheck for Fire Risks

The leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company will test against 'PAS 7 Fire risk management systems: Specification'. Read More

Sector Spotlight: Fire Safety in Care Homes

Dave Sibert of the FBU and Nick Coombe of the LFB offer their thoughts on a sector where slow evacuation times make fire-safety management particularly challenging. Read More

Tyco Fire Protection Products Q&A: DDS Duct Deluge System, AquaMist and the TN-25 Nozzle

A top engineer and the company's director of marketing EMEA discuss its latest products designed for steel manufacturing, coal power generation and other extreme environments. Read More

Euralarm Calls for EU Directive Covering Fire-Safety in Tourism Accommodation

Horizontal legislation at European level is necessary to regulate tourist accommodation more consistently and effectively, according to the lobby group, which represents European fire-safety and security businesses. Read More

Tavcom Training Publishes 2015 Prospectus for Security and Fire

Online access control and intruder and perimeter alarm courses are among the additions to Tavcom Training's latest prospectus. Read More

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