London: 22 officers injured and police cars smashed after street party in Brixton

Twenty-two officers have been injured and police cars smashed up during “significant disorder” following a street party in Brixton overnight. Footage on social media showed a line of police retreating from crowds of people running at them with makeshift weapons Read More …

Portland Fire & Rescue (PF&R) Fire Investigators Need Help Regarding Dangerous Explosive – video

Portland Fire & Rescue Fire (PF&R) Investigators and Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Detectives are investigating an explosive device that was thrown over the fence at MCSO deputies in front of the 3rd ave. side of the Justice Center late Read More …

UK: Defence scientists trial innovation to slash ambulance cleaning time

Trials of novel technology that could dramatically cut the time it takes to decontaminate ambulances have taken place following a rapid appeal by the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) in response to Coronavirus. Scientists at the Defence Science and Technology Read More …

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA): Call for rapid sanitising technology for ambulances

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is looking for rapid sanitising technology to speed up the time it takes to clean ambulances to help in the national effort against Coronavirus and save lives. It can take up to 45 minutes Read More …

Five police commandos, 1 civilian injured in powerful IED blast in Manipur’s Imphal

A powerful improvised explosive device (IED) blast rocked Manipur’s Imphal town on Tuesday morning. The IED blast took place at Thangal Bazar. Five police commandos and one civilian were injured in the explosion. The injured were taken to a nearby Read More …

Grenfell Tower fire: ‘Systemic failures’ in fire brigade’s response

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) has been condemned for “serious shortcomings” and systemic failures in its response to the Grenfell Tower fire, in a report after the first phase of an inquiry. Fewer people would have died in the 2017 Read More …

Manchester fire service lacks training to react to armed terror attack, says inspector’s report

The inability of Greater Manchester Fire Rescue Service (GMFRS) to deploy officers in the event of some terror attacks has been highlighted in a new report into standards in the nation’s fire services. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire Read More …

Egypt train station fire: At least 20 dead and dozens injured following blaze

At least 20 people have been killed and 40 people have been injured in a fire at a railway station in Cairo, according to state media. The head of Cairo Railroad hospital, Mohammed Said, who previously confirmed 10 deaths said Read More …

CenturyLink outage takes down several 911 emergency services across the US

Emergency 911 services in some US states have gone down yesterday and today due to a massive outage reported at several CenturyLink data centers. According to a CenturyLink status page, the outage began at around 12pm ET on December 27, and Read More …