Better safety testing is required to prevent deadly fires in high-rise exterior building claddings, according to FM Global.
A camp held for teenagers in Canada is aiming to get more girls and women into the firefighting services.
Canadian study reveals that firefighters absorb harmful chemicals through skin.
A non-toxic fire retardant is being developed for the building industry, with the hope that it will help to prevent future fire disasters.
A virtual reality firefighting simulator has been launched by Deakin University for emergency service training.
The Apex2 range of sampling pumps is intrinsically safe for use in flammable atmospheres.
The Scott Safety Scott Sight in-mask thermal imaging intelligence system uses hands-free thermal imaging technology to provide firefighters with a clear, unobstructed view of their surroundings.
Tecpro Australia Mine Spec Range heavy-duty hose reels include a spring rewind mechanism to make it easy for operators to retract the hose after use.
Emergency services will be better able to share resources ahead of the disaster season in Australia, following support from the National Resource Sharing Centre.
PVStop has been designed from polymer film technology that acts a 'liquid tarp' to switch off a solar PV system in seconds, which renders the entire system safe in the event of a fire or other emergency situation.
The deal for global fire and security company Tyco to sell off its Wormald Australian fire business has now been finalised.
Wormald has signed a national supply agreement with Komatsu to provide fire suppression systems for mobile equipment. An industry first, the partnership will see vehicle fire suppression systems supplied directly to Komatsu for fitment by technicians at the assembly stage.
Australian scientists have come up with the solution to a worldwide pollution problem - how to mop up the toxic residues left after the use of special foams to fight fires.
The Elide 1000 fire extinguishing ball is a patented, self-activating fire extinguishing solution that is easy to use and suitable for manual or static operation.
UNSW researchers are a step closer to demonstrating that explosives - rather than water - could be used to extinguish an out-of-control bushfire.