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Dawn of the digital forest: Dryad Networks sets out plans for ultra-early wildfire detection solution

Environmental Internet of Things (IoT) start-up Dryad Networks has announced that it is developing a large-scale IoT network for the ultra-early detection of wildfires. Dryad’s digital forest solution will help public and private forest owners monitor, analyse and protect the world’s largest, most remote forests and tackle the devastating impact of wildfires on the environment,… Read more »

Cornwall FRS goes for gold with new structural fire fighting PPE

Firefighters across Cornwall are wearing new PPE, procured through the UK Collaborative PPE Framework. All 560 firefighters in the county have been equipped with two sets of new gold-coloured structural coats and trousers, along with flash hoods, and a set of both structural and rescue gloves. The new PPE, designed and manufactured by Bristol Uniforms,… Read more »

Nissan unveils a 100% electric emergency response vehicle concept

Nissan has unveiled a 100% electric emergency response vehicle concept, designed to provide a mobile power supply following natural disasters or extreme weather events. Called RE-LEAF, the working prototype is based on the Nissan LEAF passenger car, the world’s first mass-production electric vehicle. Alongside modifications to navigate roads covered in debris, the RE-LEAF features weatherproof… Read more »

Wash away the risk: De-Wipe’s solution for a healthier ‘shower within the hour’

Words: Stuart Glover, Marketing Manager, De-Wipe Ltd The firefighters’ mantra ‘shower within the hour’ is one of the best practices for preventing firefighter cancer. Without a mandatory shower back at the station, firefighters not only run the risk of harmful carcinogenic toxins and impurities found in soot and smoke absorbing through their skin, hair and… Read more »

Hexagon introduces assistive AI technology for public safety agencies

Hexagon’s Safety & Infrastructure division has introduced HxGN OnCall® Dispatch | Smart Advisor, the industry’s first assistive artificial intelligence (AI) technology designed to help public safety agencies detect and respond to complex emergencies sooner. Using AI, advanced statistics and machine learning (ML), Smart Advisor mines operational data in real-time to fill blind spots and alert… Read more »

Unique trolley designed for neo-natal transport service

Paraid (a division of Evac+Chair International), a specialist in patient transportation, has designed a unique trolley to enable the road carriage and loading of a customised incubator system, used for the air transport of newborn babies who require emergency care. Three years in development, the Elevating Transporter+ (ET+), was required to meet an exact set… Read more »

South Central Ambulance Service automates business processes with Turnkey Consulting

Risk management and cyber security consultancy Turnkey Consulting is to work with South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) to automate some of its core business processes as the foundation trust looks to increase its operational efficiency and meet wider NHS policy requirements. A successful rollout could make this the blueprint for other NHS Trusts. The project… Read more »

Peugeot supports police and fire authorities with new fleet of over 1500 vehicles

Peugeot has delivered 611 vehicles to 38 different police and fire and rescue services across the UK to support their daily operational needs. The latest delivery forms part of an order for over 1500 new cars and vans by the 38 different authorities. The vehicles ordered include the all-new 208 and e-208, 308, 508, the… Read more »

Fully rugged tablet delivers seamless mobile performance

Getac has launched the next generation UX10-IP, a powerful fully rugged tablet built to thrive in the challenging, high pressure environments emergency medical services professionals operate in each day. The UX10-IP features fully sealed buttons and an ergonomic design that makes frequent cleaning fast and simple. This supports infection prevention, offering further peace of mind… Read more »

New aerial ladders to hit London’s streets

New aerial ladders that are more responsive to drive, faster to set up and with greater rescue capabilities are soon to hit the streets of London as the brigade continues to improve its ability to deal with high rise incidents. Twelve new 32m appliances known as turntable ladders are part of the aerial replacement project… Read more »