A report from insurer Zurich Municipal – which insures ‘about half’ of all UK schools and universities – noted that two thirds of schools ‘are not properly prepared’ for a fire.
Emergency services have been at the Beechmere supported living development in Crewe since around 4.30pm on Thursday, with more than 70 firefighters tackling the blaze throughout the night.
Two former directors of Lawrence Skip Hire Ltd were given suspended prison sentences and community punishment orders at Worcester Crown Court.
The fire began at Cawleys waste transfer and recycling depot on the Finedon Road Industrial Estate in Wellingborough shortly before 2.30pm on Friday 5th July, according to the local fire service.
Concerns have been raised over an airport’s evacuation procedures and care for fire safety after passengers claimed there were ‘blocked fire exits.’
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.
Salim Virani, the boss of The Crown Hotel in Burnley, has pleaded guilty to a string of offences after the hotel was shut down in 2017. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service carried out an inspection in 2017 and found a range of problems, which varied from a lack of fire detectors and alarms to missing…
With the introduction of the new requirements of BS 7671 getting ever closer how many fire and life safety projects that are currently under way but will not be commissioned until after the holiday where zip ties and other non-fire retardant fixings are being used, these will constitute a non-compliance and as such require qualification…