First Line Technology Announces AmbuBus QRT

First Line Technology (FLT), the manufacturer of the AmbuBus™ Conversion Kit that converts any school or metro bus into a multiple patient transport that can carry up to 24 patients, announces the release of the AmbuBus QRT Quick Response Transport (QRT)™. The AmbuBus QRT Conversion Kit™ is

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Hash Oil Factory Explosion Injure Firefighters

An explosion in downtown Los Angeles injured 11 firefighters, with more than 230 sent to put out the blaze in what has been described as a factory making cannabis oil.

Captain Erik Scott of the Los Angeles fire department said “one significant explosion” shook the neighborhood

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Introducing the DQE Slyde Evacuation Sled

DQE  announced on May 6th the acquisition of the Slyde Evacuation Sled, an innovative expansion of its emergency evacuation product line.

In the event of fires, natural disasters, attacks or other emergencies, moving injured or immobilized individuals can be a challenge. The DQE

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Deadly stampede caused by pepper spray?

Six people have been killed and dozens have been injured, 12 of them seriously, in a stampede at a nightclub in Italy.

Witnesses have reported that a teenage boy sprayed an irritating substance leading to the mad rush by the crowd to flee the area. Police have confirmed that a

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DroneShield launch DroneNode

DroneShield is pleased to announce a launch of the additional product DroneNodeTM, in response to end-user requirements.

DroneNodeTM is an evolution of the Company’s existing DroneCannonTM product, a portable, compact and inconspicuous counterdrone jamming device which can be utilised at...

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New generation survey meter designed for use by Military Forces

ECOTEST, an experienced developer and manufacturer of over 30 high-quality radiation measurement instruments and systems, is pleased to bring you the MKS-UM, a new generation survey meter designed for use by Military Forces.

MKS-UM is a full-range radiation survey device in field...

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Luxfer Initiates European Launch of the ECLIPSE

Luxfer will be holding the European launch of their highly acclaimed ECLIPSE cylinder at the Congres NATIONAL DES SAPEURS-POMPIERS 2018, taking place in Bourg-en-Bresse 26 - 29 September 2018.

The Eclipse is considered the the world’s lightest SCBA cylinder for Firefighter life support....

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NIOSH CBRN Respiratory Protection Handbook

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has recently released an updated version of their CBRN Respiratory Protection Handbook. This guide covers everything you need to know including the available types of respiratory protection equipment for CBRN, respirator selection,

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Gore announce NFPA 1994. Class 3R Certified Suit

Announced on May 29th, W. L. Gore & Associates’ Protective Fabrics Division has expanded its line of certified products for emergency responders with the addition of the Ruggedized Class 3 suit made of GORE® CHEMPAK® selectively permeable fabric.

The suit, manufactured and distributed by...

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Hawaiian Missile Threat Mishap

On Saturday 13th the residents of Hawaii received a shocking emergency alert notification stating \"BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL,\" the message, which went out on TV, Radio and cellphones transpired to be a false alarm and a second

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CDP back in the live agent training business

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) announced today that the Center will resume using nerve agents and biologicals in some of its hazardous materials training courses on Jan. 11.

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Research and Development Solutions to Water Emergencies Webinar

The EPA will be hosting a Webinar that will describe with tools and strategies what services the EPA provides water utilities to improve drinking water and wastewater system resiliency to disasters, and to quickly recover from contamination involving chemical, biological, radiological, (CBR)

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Call for Papers for Indianapolis Convergence 2017

Are you working on research which would be of interest to emergency first responders? If so, we’d like to invite you to submit an abstract for our CBRNe World Convergence 2017 which is taking place in Indianapolis (November 6-8).

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Cobra helps keep Trump safe during inauguration

Dynamis Inc.’s COBRA incident management software was utilized by multiple public safety organizations in Washington, DC during the Inauguration of President Donald Trump on January 20, as well as the corresponding marches and events held during the following days

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Defense Threat Reduction Agency Awards Leidos Prime Contract

Leidos, a global science and technology company, was awarded a contract by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to support DTRA's Cooperative Biological Engagement Program (CBEP) and Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program through a worldwide Scientific & Technical Engagement

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Bruker Delivering 300 Hand-Held Chemical Detectors to German BBK

LEIPZIG, Germany – December 21, 2016: Bruker announced that it is in the process of delivering three hundred (300) RAID™ M-100 hand-held chemical detectors based on ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) to the German Civil Defense Authority Bundesamt für Bevölkerungsschutz und Katastrophenhilfe

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Day one of CBRNe Convergence 2016

From detection through to forensics and EOD, we have had a highly successful first day at CBRNe Convergence 2016 with a packed full-day programme. The 300-strong delegation who have flown in from across the world, heard presentations from a variety of military, defence, emergency and private

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DHS offers new response comms package

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has announced the Next-Generation Incident Command System (NICS,) an information sharing tool for first responders, is now available worldwide.

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JTF-CS bids farewell to Roy

U.S. Army MG Richard J. Gallant assumes command of Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS), replacing U.S. Army MG William F. Roy during a change of command ceremony.

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REBS downselected for JUPITR

The REBS, cost-effective technology, passes government testing with “live agents” and will be deployed to the Republic of Korea as part of the DoD’s JUPITR program.

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COBRA software chosen for Belgian national information system

After extensive national and international comparison and through a public procurement process, the Belgian Interior Ministry has chosen to collaborate with CEMAC (BE) and Defense Group Inc. (DGI, USA) for the development of a national information system for cooperation in disasters.

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Perfect 10

Med-Eng announced the launch of its highly anticipated EOD 10 Bomb Disposal Suit & Helmet ensemble, at (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) SHOT Show 2016.

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