Fire Brigade

CMS to improve underground fire-fighting system

24 Feb 2014 | Update - For CERN people | Achintya Rao | The High Expansion Foam System is the last line of defence against fire in the CMS cavern

CERN firefighters train in the hot seat

16 Jul 2013 | Update - For CERN people | Anaïs Schaeffer | Members of the CERN Fire and Rescue Service and the Swiss fire services took part in a training exercise to test new protective clothing

Fire simulation

9 Jul 2013 | Image | Members of the CERN fire brigade wear protective gear in a fire simulation exercise on CERN's Prevessin site in France

All fired up

18 Feb 2013 | Image | Members of the Directorate and their support staff take part in a fire-fighting course with the CERN Fire Brigade before the end-of-year break

New radio system for CERN emergency communications

12 Dec 2012 | Update - For CERN people | Anaïs Schaeffer | Starting in January, the CERN Fire Brigade will use TETRA - a new digital radio communication system designed to meet emergency communication needs

CERN firefighter wins world boxing title

5 Nov 2012 | Update - For CERN people | Craig Stevenson won gold in the under 75kg category at the 12th World Firefighter's Games in Syndey, Australia, last week

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