hotel fire


Major fire incident at Midhurst Hotel in Sussex

A major fire broke out in the early hours of the morning on Thursday 16 March 2023 at the Angel Inn Hotel in Midwich, West Sussex. Read More

Exclusive: The Cameron House Hotel Fire – What do we know & what do we still not know?

Fire Safety Consultant, Alan Cox, examines the 2017 Cameron House Hotel fire, where two guests died, asking why we still don't know all the facts. Read More

Calls for building regulations to include mandatory sprinklers in hotels to improve safety

Two men who died in a hotel fire would have survived if sprinklers had been installed, an inquiry has found. Read More

“Contingency” hotel crisis tightens focus on fire risk

Exploring the impact of "contingency" hotel plans and unpredictable scenarios resulting from them on fire risk and safety. Read More

Inadequate fire doors and concerns over compartmentation revealed by Perth hotel audit three weeks before fatal fire

The hotel in Perth where three people died in a fire in January was the subject of a range of fire safety recommendations just 3 weeks prior. 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

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

Full inquiry to be held into Cameron House hotel fatal fire which led to two deaths and £500,000 fine

Cameron House Resort was fined £500,000 for breaches of fire safety legislation following a fatal fire in December 2017. Read More

Hotel fire safety: 11 tips for protecting guests and property

Markings its 25th anniversary, Vulcan Fire Training has put together the infographic below detailing 11 tips for protecting guests and property in hotels. Read More

The Fire Safety Order has failed: Fudged investigations and lessons not learned in 10 years of the landmark legislation

It's been 10 years since the “the worst British hotel fire for 50 years” and the overhaul of UK fire safety laws. Alan Cox considers the major fires since and reveals details of his undercover inspection of hotels with the BBC. Read More



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