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Whether you own or manage a building that is made up of several floors installation of the right kind of fire suppression system is crucial.  In recent years in the UK, the number of deaths related to fires in multiple floor buildings has been highlighted.  One of the main components of a good fire suppression… Read more »

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Any kind of house fire can prove very devastating. Each year there are well over 300,000 house fires and most of these tend to occur during the winter months, than at any other time of the year.   But with the right kind of knowledge and preparation, you can reduce the risk of a fire occurring.  You… Read more »

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A very serious fire occurred in a block of flats in Hampstead, London. Fortunately the building was protected by an automatic fire sprinkler system installed by a BAFSA and RSA Member company. The system activated on five floors, due to the severe fire that spread from balcony to balcony. The incident clearly shows the importance… Read more »

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A fire that broke out in a flat at Avon Reach in Middleton Road, Salisbury at 1059 on August 15th was extinguished when the sprinkler system activated – as a result, the fire damage was contained and there was minimal water damage. Group Manager Tim Gray, Head of Fire Safety, said: “Because of the quick… Read more »

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A fire in an airing cupboard on the half landing of a duplex apartment in an 18 storey block was suppressed by the operation of two sprinkler heads. The fire had spread from the airing cupboard, which did not have sprinkler protection, on to the half landing. The half landing door was open allowing the… Read more »

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Rise in Sprinkler Demand after Grenfell Tower Disaster More than a year on from the Grenfell Tower fire and we’re still learning from the mistakes that lead to the disaster, after it was revealed that the tower was not fitted with a sprinkler system during a renovation in 2016, residents and the public were outraged… Read more »

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London Fire Brigade reveals the hidden dangers of UK heatwave   The London Fire Brigade (LFB) has warned Londoners of the potential risk that comes with this record-breaking hot weather this summer, mirrors. This may seem like a strange and rare cause for a house fire, but it’s more common than you think. With this… Read more »