Electrical fires

Electric buses withdrawn in Wimbledon after bus fire

TfL are investigating the cause of an electric double decker bus catching fire in Wimbledon yesterday (11 January), after a 'huge bang' was heard. Read More

Government releases fire safety guidance for electric vehicles in car parks

The Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) has released ‘interim’ fire safety guidance for electric vehicles in covered car parks. Read More

Government action urged as new figures show surge in lithium-ion battery fires

Trade and consumer bodies are warning that action is needed in the light of sharp increases in e-bike and e-scooter lithium-ion battery fires. Read More

Thermarestor: A predictive solution for electrical and lithium-ion battery fires?

A deep dive into Thermarestor, a device said to predict and therefore help to prevent electrical fires from happening at source. Read More

Care home fined £46k after woman dies in fire

Care home, Elder Healthcare, which runs on the Isle of Man, has been fined £46,000 for health and safety breaches after a 95-year-old died in a fire. Read More

Serious fire incident leaves Network Rail footing £700,000 fine

Network Rail has been fined for failing to protect the safety of staff following an electrical fire incident in Kent at the end of 2018. Read More

Calls for thermal cameras to spot hot works fires

Insurance company says thermal imaging cameras are to be advised and implemented in companies where there is a risk of fire caused by ‘hot works’. Read More

Fighting fire risks with data

Nadège Petit, Executive Vice President, Global Power Products at Schneider Electric, explains how a smart electrical fire prevention strategy can help. Read More


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