A retired builder has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay £80,000 after an employee died in a fire at his home
Residents on two housing estates where blocks of flats burned down have been left at risk because of fire stopping measures in buildings being “missing or useless”.
The average Fire Safety Order breach fine has risen sharply since the fire at Grenfell Tower in 2017.
An inspection has left an HMO landlord with a large fine after an array of fire safety breaches were found at his property in Birmingham.
As we approach the 13th anniversary of the introduction of the Fire Safety Order it is worth a minute to consider the issues that have come from it.
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) brought a prosecution against Wakefield Grammar School Foundation and its former fire risk assessor Doctor James Gibson.
Is our reliance on fire compartmentation to halt the spread of fire is based on outdated thinking and could sprinklers could play a bigger role?
How toxic substances can cause environmental risks and health problems during and following fires.
Principal consultant at the FPA, Howard Passey explored the implications, particularly for fire risk assessors, of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety at FIREX 2019.
When a fire broke out at the Hull factory of offsite specialist Walker Modular, more than 400 staff were evacuated in less than three minutes!
Five fire engines were called to the scene after the alarm was raised at the bathroom pod manufacturer Walker Modular.