News

  1. VESDA LaserPlus & LaserCompact Discontinued

    Xtralis alert customers that the VESDA LaserCompact ("VLC") and LaserPlus ("VLP") will retire from December 31, 2019. There will be two years official support after this date. Building and asset owners should consider options if they are considering the installation of a new VLC or VLP. Xtralis offer a compatible alternative from the VESDA-E range.

    Russ Porteous
    Aug, 2019
  2. Preventing unwanted deaths at home!

    A terrible tragedy occurred early this morning here in Melbourne, when a man died in a home fire that the fire brigade believe was caused by a discarded cigarette. Cigarette likely ca

    Russ Porteous
    Jan, 2019
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    Aug, 2018
  4. Australia adopts new warning signals

    Around the world, there is a move toward a International Standard for Acoustics-Audible Emergency Evacuation Signal, also known as a "Temporal-Three, T-3 or Temporal Tone".

    Russ Porteous
    Aug, 2018
  5. Estimated 3,675 die from fire in the U.S. in 2005

    The American National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released a study on August 1 illustrating the number of people who die from fire in the USA.

    Russ Porteous
    Aug, 2018
  6. Australia: Simplex recall smoke detectors

    According to the Product Safety Section of the ACCC, Simplex Fire Products, a division of Tyco International have recalled photoelectric smoke detectors and sensors effective 04/09/2006.

    Russ Porteous
    Sep, 2006
  7. Aged care facilities safety inadequate

    According to Melbourne Age journalist Carol Nader last Friday (August 25, 2006) the Victorian aged care centres cop flak

    Russ Porteous
    Aug, 2006
  8. Essential Safety Measures Manual Review

    The new Victorian Building Regulations 2006 are now in force and feature important changes for the Victorian building industry including changes to;

    Russ Porteous
    Aug, 2006
  9. Fire-safe cigarettes

    The seems to be a groundswell movement by various groups to force cigarette manufacturers to produce fire-safe cigarettes.

    Russ Porteous
    Aug, 2006
  10. Firefly Cavity Fire Barriers

    Firewize has now become an Accredited Installer of the Firefly Plus range of Cavity Fire Barriers.

    Russ Porteous
    Aug, 2006