fire and rescue service


Hotel owner sentenced to eight months imprisonment after breaching several fire safety regulations

33-year-old, Chate Singh, owner of Ebers Hotel in Nottingham, has been sentenced to eight months in prison following multiple fire safety breaches. Read More

North East waste site closes after defying fire safety rules

The Environment Agency has imposed a restriction order against Shee Recycling, after it failed to comply with fire regulations. Read More

Grenfell Tower Inquiry: “‘Stay Put’ strategy should have been disregarded sooner”, says Kent FRS engineer

In a recent Grenfell Tower Inquiry Podcast, facilitated by BBC Sounds, the 'stay put' strategy was once again discussed. Read More

Emphasis on closer collaboration with industry in new fire and rescue standard for non-residential buildings

The Fire Standards Board has launched a new initiative to improve the fire safety standards of non-residential buildings. Read More

Using technology to improve situational awareness for fire and rescue services

How the technology such as AI, body-worn cameras and drones is being used to improve situational awareness when fighting fires. Read More

Aico selected as alarm supplier to UK Fire and Rescue Service

Aico has been selected as a supplier of smoke, heat and CO alarms for the West Midlands Fire Service Framework. Read More

Fire false alarms account for 42% of FRS incidents in 2020

Fire and rescue incident statistics: England, have been released by the Home Office for the year ending June 2020, containing statistics about incidents attended by the services (FRS). Read More

2019/20 England fire and rescue incident statistics show “lowest number of fatalities in annual series”

The Home Office has released its latest fire and rescue incident statistics, for the year ending March 2020, with some of the key results summarised here. Read More

How Does the LFB Prioritise Targets for Fire-Risk Inspections?

Nick Coombe, FSR management support audit & performance for the LFB, explains how the Risk-Based Inspection Programme works. Read More

FRS Attends Plane Crash, Wildfire and Collapsed Building in Just Three Days

A series of resilience training exercises saw 20 fire and rescue services hone their response to disastrous scenarios that might arise from a period of unprecedentedly extreme weather. Read More



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