Concerns have been raised over an airport’s evacuation procedures and care for fire safety after passengers claimed there were ‘blocked fire exits.’
Thousands of fire doors in blocks of flats across Brighton and Hove have failed fire safety tests and will need to be replaced, costing the council over £2.5 million.
A landlord has been fined £55,000 plus over £3000 in fees after inspectors found faulty fire alarms and a leaking roof at a set of 16 bedsits in Southport.
About 30 firefighters tackled a blaze at a secondary school which may have been caused by a lightning strike. The Fire Risk Assessment (FRA) for this site should have highlighted the need for surge protection and the issues within BS 62305 which would have much reduced the risk of this fire or, possibly avoided it altogether.