A large fire involving thousands of scrap tyres in Bradford has caused school closures and travel disruption.
A restaurant owner in Banbury has been prosecuted for failing to provide suitable fire safety arrangements for members of the public.
A new study compiled by Zurich Municipal’s data science team reveals a staggering average of 40 fire incidents every month in UK schools.
At the end of weeks of hearings which have examined the refurbishment of the tower and its role in the disaster, it is now possible to piece together an account, from the evidence presented, of what could have gone wrong.
A Luton landlord of a house of multiple occupancy (HMO) has been given a suspended sentence after a tenant died in a fire.
Rochdale property owner and fire risk assessor charged with multiple counts of breaching fire safety regulations
Manjit Dulay, from Rochdale, owned a £30m property empire but ran it ‘like a corner shop’, a court heard. In 2014 he was ordered to carry out urgent improvements at St Clément’s Court, a block of more than 70 flats he owns in Leicester, Leicestershire Live reports. Repeated inspections uncovered a string of problems including…
A comprehensive study by Zurich Municipal of all English schools shows ‘perfect storm’ of risky buildings and poor fire detection and prevention measures.
Alan Diamond, owner of the Cornhill Hotel in Blackpool, has been given a nine-month sentence suspended for 18 months after a two-year long investigation by Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS).
Within the appreciations of clause 15 of the PAS 79 redraft is a requirement for “ adequate fire safety signage” and for suitable and sufficient emergency lighting for premises other than housing. Currently within the fire and life safety market there are differing views on what is considered suitable or sufficient and the fact that…
A Hotel owner was handed down a nine-month sentence, suspended for 18 months, for fire safety breaches at the premises.