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TWO UNSPRINKLERED FACTORY FIRES, SAME OUTCOME: TWO DESTROYED BUILDINGS
Fire Safety & Prevention

TWO UNSPRINKLERED FACTORY FIRES, SAME OUTCOME: TWO DESTROYED BUILDINGS

In early April, when industrial fires broke out in two different locations, they both had the same devastating outcome. On the 10th April, a fire …

Fire Tears Through Tower-Block Near Canary Wharf With Similar Cladding To Grenfell Tower
Fire Safety & Prevention

Fire Tears Through Tower-Block Near Canary Wharf With Similar Cladding To Grenfell Tower

Emergency services were called to a 19-storey tower-block over the weekend when a fire broke out at New Providence Wharf development, near Canary Wharf, which reportedly had cladding similar to …

Smoke control systems must remain operational to protect occupants of high-rise buildings
Fire Safety & Prevention

Smoke control systems must remain operational to protect occupants of high-rise buildings

The recent discovery that the smoke control system on Grenfell Tower had been inoperative for over a year before the refurbishment and that the tenant …

SSAIB awarded accreditation to certify installers for BAFE’s emergency evacuation scheme
Fire Safety & Prevention

SSAIB awarded accreditation to certify installers for BAFE’s emergency evacuation scheme

SSAIB has announced it has achieved accreditation for BAFE’s SP207 scheme for emergency evacuation systems, which are used by Fire and Rescue services to prioritise …

Sherwin-Williams Wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2021 for Its FIRETEX® Intumescent Fire Protection Technology
Fire Safety & Prevention

Sherwin-Williams Wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2021 for Its FIRETEX® Intumescent Fire Protection Technology

Sherwin-Williams, through its Protective & Marine division, has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2021, one of the most prestigious awards for …

Spelsberg’s fire protection enclosures contribute to the safety of Limbecker Platz mall
Fire Safety & Prevention

Spelsberg’s fire protection enclosures contribute to the safety of Limbecker Platz mall

In the event of fire in large, crowded shopping centres, the safety and well-being of anyone inside relies on emergency systems operating for long enough …

AEI Cables invests in new HQ
Fire Safety & Prevention

AEI Cables invests in new HQ

Leading supplier AEI Cables has further invested in service excellence for existing and new customers by moving into new UK headquarters. The company has moved …

Just 1% of buildings complying with vital fire safety measure
Fire Safety & Prevention

Just 1% of buildings complying with vital fire safety measure

Despite their crucial fire safety role, huge numbers of fire and smoke dampers remain untested in thousands of buildings across the UK, according to the …

Warringtonfire accelerates roll out of remote witnessing capabilities
Fire Safety & Prevention

Warringtonfire accelerates roll out of remote witnessing capabilities

As part of the Element Materials Technology Group (Element), Warringtonfire has accelerated the roll out of its digital remote witnessing offering to improve customer experience. This …

Fire Door Frame Inspection regime change
Fire Safety & Prevention

Fire Door Frame Inspection regime change

The NHBC has announced a U-turn on its decision to insist all fire frames must be installed and sealed at the pre-plaster inspection stage. The …