Fire alarm system


Brazilian hospital complex upgrades fire system with fully integrated solution

Bosch has installed an integrated fire alarm system to provide optimised safety coverage for Hospital Centro Médico Campinas in Brazil. Read More

FIA unveils new guidance note at FIREX 2022 for fire alarm considerations for people with sensory sensitivities

A guidance note has been launched by the Fire Industry Association regarding fire alarm considerations for people with sensory sensitivities. Read More

Over 30% of fire and security alarm call-outs due to poor maintenance, research reveals

With poorly maintained alarm systems responsible for over 30% of call-outs, businesses are being urged to maintain their fire & security alarms. Read More

£40k fine for Bedford office block landlord for “multiple breaches of the Fire Safety Order”

After multiple breaches of the Fire Safety Order, a landlord and responsible person for an office block in Bedford have been fined £40,000. Read More

Watford Community Housing carries out multi-sensor fire safety upgrades on high-rise blocks

Two high-rise blocks under Watford Community Housing’s have upgraded their fire safety systems using a Grade D LD1 fire detection system. Read More

Hochiki fire safety system installed at Italian food production site

The food production site at Sommacampagna, Italy, appointed Hochiki to supply its new life safety system and devices. Read More

Nittan launches Visual Alarm Base for its Photoelectric smoke detector

Manufacturer of fire detection products, Nittan Europe, has launched the EV-PYSAVD Visual Alarm Base for use with its Photoelectric smoke detector. Read More

Kentec’s new K-Mesh wireless technology installed in Chester Cathedral

K-Mesh, a wireless fire detection technology from Kentec Electronics, has been installed in Chester Cathedral. Read More

C-TEC launches new series of fire detection and fire alarm system compliance courses

Life safety manufacturer, C-TEC, has launched a new series of BS 5839-1 fire detection and fire alarm system compliance courses. Read More

BAFE and NAPIT publish new data highlighting growing fire safety failure rates

BAFE Fire Safety Register and NAPIT have published new research considering domestic fire safety, highlighting failure rates. Read More

Hochiki fire detection devices installed in Special Educational Needs school

Following scheduled servicing, Hochiki fire detection devices have been installed in the Fred Nicholson school, Norfolk. Read More

How evacuation technology can influence the brain in crisis mode

Marc Gaunt gives readers an insight into how evacuation technology can be used to influence the brain in crisis mode. Read More

“44% of businesses are concerned that false fire alarms in the workplace will encourage complacency”, according to study

Research by JLA has revealed that business leaders are most concerned about employee complacency relating to false fire alarms in the workplace. Read More

Legislation in Wales set to change to ensure private rented properties are fit for human occupancy

From 15th July 2022, the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 will change to ensure that private rented properties in Wales are fit for human habitation. Read More

Hochiki fire system installed in Norfolk Sixth Form site

Following a recommendation from Norwich Education Services, Paston College, Norfolk, has upgraded its fire system to one provided by Hochiki. Read More

Council takes legal action against tenants who refuse to have fire smoke detectors repaired

Four people in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, received warrants to enforce access to their homes in order to carry out fire safety work. Read More



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