False Alarms

False alarm management – issues for the RP

When considering the implications and consequences of potential and prolonged false alarms within your fire alarm system there are a number of key areas that require understanding. The installer/incumbent service partner has a responsibility to use the correct product that fulfils the design responsibility requirements within BS5839 Part 1 2017. Systems that fail the due…

Hotel boss pleads guilty to fire offences that placed people at risk of serious injury or death

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…