fire prevention


Idle threat: Fire risk in unoccupied buildings

Simon Brand, Editor of Fire & Risk Management (F&RM), the journal of the Fire Protection Association, examines the arson threat facing unused and unoccupied buildings. Read More

Burning decks – Complexities in the rising trend of marine fires

Examining the causes of the rising trend of marine and shipping fires, and the key challenges for fire protection strategies on vessels. Read More

Annual cost of farm fires approaches £100m as arson costs almost double

NFU Mutual is urging farmers to take precautions and have fire control plans in place, as the cost of farm fires reached £95.6m in 2021. Read More

Are E-scooters and similar devices the new major fire risk?

Why are there increasing concerns over lithium battery fires from items such as e-scooters, and advice on what to use if one were to occur. Read More

5 basic essentials for how businesses can prevent fire hazards: The importance of fire safety in the mass return to work

In this article, Peter Martin, Operations Director or Fire and Security at JLA, offers 5 basic essentials for how businesses can prevent fire hazards. Read More

“38% of businesses do not have suitable fire risk assessments in place”, according to new research

JLA, has revealed that many companies are ill-equipped to deal with the growing risk of fires at their sites. Read More

“Over a third of businesses do not have suitable fire risk assessments in place”, new survey finds

New research by fire safety specialist, JLA, has revealed that many companies are ill-equipped to deal with the growing risk of fires at their sites. Read More

Euralarm publishes new guidance on maintenance of extinguishing systems

Euralarm has published new guidance on the maintenance of extinguishing systems/equipment controlled by electronic detection systems. Read More

Hyfire wireless devices used to safeguard fashion warehouse

Fashion retailer, Sock Snob, has selected Taurus wireless fire devices from Hyfire to protect its flagship warehouse in Leicestershire. Read More

LFB urges historic landmarks to complete fire emergency salvage plans

Thousands of historic artefacts in London are at risk of being lost forever if venues don't have the correct salvage plans, the London Fire Brigade has warned. Read More

Those most at risk from fire highlighted in new initiative

Plumis has launched an initiative to raise awareness around most common types of fires and those at greatest risk from fire-related injury. Read More

£1 million fire sprinkler projects set to “keep hundreds safe”

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue spent the money fitting fire sprinklers in around 650 flats across the county in a bid to prompt owners of accommodation for mostly vulnerable residents to consider fire sprinklers as a long-term measure to keep their tenants safe. Read More

New report suggests ‘Toxic culture’ in English fire services

Fire services in England suffer from a “toxic” culture, with some firefighters not treating colleagues with “enough humanity”. Read More

Apollo Fire Detectors and Exova Warringtonfire Win Fire Excellence Awards

Apollo Fire Detectors, BB7 MD Ben Bradford and Exova Warringtonfire were among the winners at last night's Security & Fire Excellence Awards. Read More

A Heartbreaking History of Victorian Pier Fires

The fire that gutted Eastbourne pier’s Grade II listed Victorian dome is the latest in a litany of blazes on […] Read More



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