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WATCH: Fire safety in houses of multiple occupation (HMOs)

Watch a roundtable discussion on best practice for life safety in houses of multiple occupancy (HMOs), courtesy of event co-hosts Hochiki Europe and the Fire Industry Association (FIA). Read More

Why the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive requires a more holistic approach to fire safety

The revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), which came into force on 9 July 2018, will herald many renovations of existing buildings in the coming years. Euralarm says it creates new fire safety risks that must be mitigated holistically. Read More

Aico names Macmillan its Charity of the Year 2019

Macmillan, which provides specialist health care, information and financial support to people affected by cancer, has been named Aico’s Charity of the Year for 2019. Read More

FIREX International 2019: Registration now open

Registration for FIREX 2019 ­– taking place on 18-20 June 2019 at ExCeL London – has officially opened. Secure your place at Europe’s only dedicated fire safety event. Read More

Are escape rooms safe?

Following the tragic deaths of five teenagers in an ‘escape room’ fire in Poland, our sister site SHP Online investigates what the UK escape room industry is doing to keep players safe. Read More

CES 2019: Guest at a dodgy hotel? Turn your smartphone into a smoke detector

An app that turns your smartphone into a smoke detector has been showcased at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. It’s […] Read More

CES 2019: IoT version of fire-safety device LifeDoor in development

An IoT version of LifeDoor, an automatic door closer created by firefighters, is in development. Communicating with your Wifi router via Zigbee or Z-Wave, it's expected to launch in Summer 2019. Read More

Bull products celebrates Cygnus milestone

Bull Products has revealed that more than 60,000 of its Cygnus Wireless Alarm Systems have been installed in construction sites around the world. Read More

Hackitt plan prescribes changes the fire community called for long before Grenfell: ASFP

Responding to the government’s pledge to implement Dame Judith Hackitt’s recommendations in full, ASFP CEO Niall Rowan said: “We strongly agreed with [Dame Hackitt’s] conclusions, many of which reflect what the fire community, including the ASFP, has been saying for some years.” Read More

Open Fire Podcast launches fire door miniseries

A podcast miniseries dedicated to fire doors has been launched by firefighters-turned-fire risk consultants Dave Calvert and Tom Gilbert. Read More