Gas car explodes: Driver dead, ten firefighters injured

Nach einem Verkehrsunfall in Margarethenhof bei Rohlstorf explodierte das Fahrzeug, während die Feuerwehrleute den Wagen bergen wollten. Der 53-jährige Fahrer kam dabei ums Leben, zehn Feuerwehrmänner wurden verletzt.

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CTIF sign Memorandum of Understanding with Metro Chiefs

Tore Eriksson in Baltimore today signing MOU with Metro Chiefs, to promote information sharing between fire services.

source: Baltimore Fire

Executive Committee meeting

Date: 
Monday, 17. February 2014 (All day) to Tuesday, 18. February 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Sweden

Newsletter - december 2013

This is the Christmas – end of 2013 letter of information.

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Strenghtening the european citizens safety and security through co-operation CFPA-E, CTIF and FEU presidents cooperation meeting

The Finnish National CTIF Committee was honoured to host meeting of the President of CFPA Europe, Mr. Jesper Ditlev, President of CTIF, Mr. Tore Eriksson and President of FEU, Dr. Dieter Nuessler in connection with the Fire Brigade in Finland 175 Jubilee on 30th August, 2013 in Turku, Finland. The aim of the meeting was to discuss on the principals of the further development of co-operation of the three organisations in enhancing European Citizens Safety and Security. Meeting was hosted and chaired by the Finnish National CTIF Committee, Chairman Mr. Pentti Partanen, Director General of the Rescue Services, Ministry of the Interior.
Photo: Rami Airola

 

Chemical Advisory: Safe Storage, Handling, and Management of Ammonium Nitrate

This advisory contains information on recent and past accidents involving AMMONIUM NITRATE (commonly referred to as AN), on the hazards of AN, how to manage these hazards, and appropriate steps for community emergency planning and proper emergency response. It is focused primarily on safe handling and storage of higher density, solid AN pellets and prills (a prill is a small bead) used in fertilizers.

This advisory is intended to broadly disseminate lessons learned from recent incidents involving AN so that such incidents can be prevented in the future. Also provided is a list of information resources, including relevant codes and standards, industry publications, and applicable statutes and regulations that will help facilities handling AN and first responders better understand the hazards so they can effectively manage the risks.

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