fire and rescue service


‘Consistent stream of queries’ on fire performance cables

Questions around correct cabling in critical applications is an ongoing issue for supply chains and decision makers, say AEI Cables. Read More

Fire destroys Bolton primary school

A fire that broke out in August on the roof at SS Simon & Jude CE Primary School in Bolton has destroyed 'nearly all' of the buildings. Read More

Fire safety concerns raised over Bibby Stockholm – Five improvements required include escape routes, ventilation and firestopping

Reports in the media reveal that arrivals on the Bibby Stockholm barge, moored in Dorset, have been delayed due to fire safety concerns. Read More

FireAngel fundraises for National Energy Action

FireAngel has raised over £1,200 for National Energy Action to support its 'vital' work in ending fuel poverty. Read More

What is the true cost when a business is forced to close due to fire?

IFSEC Global hears from Tom Roche, Secretary of the BSA, on the impact and after effects of a fire on businesses. Read More

Fuel poverty… A crisis set to spark fire hazards?

Reporting on how high energy costs are feeding through to a growth in fire hazards, and what the fire industry is doing to combat the issue. Read More

Premises under guardianship scheme in Brighton closed down without prohibition order after fire safety failings

Occupants at a former care home under a temporary guardianship scheme were evicted after the premises was found to have fire safety failings. Read More

FireAngel partners with Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service to deliver fire safety education to school children

FireAngel has partnered with Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (DFRS) to produce a home fire safety jigsaw puzzle for school children. Read More

New plans for fire and rescue service reform introduced by Home Secretary

The government has announced a consultation to introduce “system-wide reform” to strengthen the fire and rescue services in England. 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

Is my hotel safe from fire? A guest’s perspective on concerns over hotel fire safety standards

Alan Cox highlights the many hotel fire safety issues he’s found and explains his experiences upon liaising with owners and the relevant FRS. Read More

Major disruption caused by fires on sites lacking sprinkler systems

Ash Green Primary school in Mixenden, and a Nottingham recycling plant, both lacking sprinkler systems, have been severely damaged by serious fires. Read More

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



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