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February 2019

Residence Advised to Stay Put During Fire in Highrise

By |February 5th, 2019|

A fire in Brighton in January had residence on edge as they were being advised to stay put – to stay in their flats rather than trying to leave their flat and the building. The order to stay put during the Grenfell Tower fire a year and a half ago is still fresh in […]

Have the Right Fire Extinguisher on Hand!

By |February 5th, 2019|

You don’t have to be a professional firefighter to protect your home and family from a fire, but you should, at least, know what type of extinguisher you need and that they may vary depending on where you place that extinguisher. Yes, you may need more than 1 type.

Every year there are around 60,000 […]

January 2019

Fire Safety Signs

By |January 16th, 2019|

Fire safety signs are required in all workplaces and it is important to be understand their meaning. These signs have been standardized and divided into 5 categories according to the type of message they are intended to convey. Each category is assigned a specific format and set of colours. The categories are prohibition signs, […]

Strange but True Fire Stories: The Batteries

By |January 16th, 2019|

This is the first in a series of stories about fires and their causes. It’s truly amazing how many different ways a fire can start. We all know the stories about candles not being put out at night or a cooker being left on by accident, but these stories will give you pause to […]

Fire Risk and Health and Safety Assessments – How We Can Help

By |January 16th, 2019|

The Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order 2005 places the responsibility of fire safety firmly onto the shoulders of the business owner. Priority for most UK businesses is the completion of a fire risk assessment, which will identify any fire hazards, people at risk and actions to be taken.

The first step to fire legislation is […]

Christmas Safety Tips

By |January 16th, 2019|

Christmas can be a wonderful time of year. Hosting festivities in your home for friends, new and old, and family means it’s also a very busy time of year. We want to remind you to keep your home safe from fire. We realize this isn’t something that you want to think about during the […]

What’s Needed in Becoming a Firefighter

By |January 16th, 2019|

Being a firefighter isn’t just holding a hose and putting out a fire. There is so much more involved and one’s personality plays a big part. As a firefighter, you will be called upon to tackle various emergency situations where your problem-solving skills and initiative will be vital to resolve issues quickly and calmly. […]

Heart breaking Fire at Littlewoods Building

By |January 16th, 2019|

A huge blaze has destroyed part of the Littlewoods Pools building, one of Liverpool’s most famous landmarks. The roof and upper floor of one wing of the “iconic” structure were feared to have been lost after the fire took hold shortly before 20:00 BST on Sunday. Merseyside Fire Service said there had been no […]

Life-saving benefits of fire extinguishers

By |January 16th, 2019|

All of us have seen fire extinguishers at some point of time in our lives. Many times, we walk past it in office buildings, shopping malls and even our homes without thinking for a moment about how useful they can be. In fact, fire extinguishers are a life-saving tool because they act as the […]

Are you prepared for a fire accident in your premises?

By |January 16th, 2019|

Fire accidents are one of the most common accidents that can happen around you. In fact, it causes more deaths than other types of accidents, and a lot of it is due to lack of preparedness.

Fires don’t have to be deadly, if you know the early signs of a possible accidents and the associated […]