Is our reliance on fire compartmentation to halt the spread of fire is based on outdated thinking and could sprinklers could play a bigger role?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.
Residents of the Beechmere residential apartments would have died in a blaze at a retirement complex without a fire chief’s “swift and decisive actions”.
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.
After fire chiefs served an enforcement notice on a block of student flats ten months ago, the accommodation has officially been evacuated over concerns of fire safety
Fire safety professionals could be held accountable for fire safety breaches in the same way as building owners, according to an expert in fire safety law.
Following the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy in London in 2017, many housing providers are working hard to ensure their housing stock is safe.
P.A. Fire Systems Ltd, a family-run fire alarm installation company based in West Sussex, recently completed work on two children’s homes for Hillcrest Children’s Services. Find out about the brief and how they met it.