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Major incidents across UK puts strain on fire services – ‘Scale of these fires is set to continue’

The capital was one of 15 areas around the UK to declare a major incident with fires starting on a day which saw a record temperature of 40.3C (104.5F). Read More

Man charged after 88 cladding safety forms ‘fraudulently filled out’

A man has been charged with fraud after dozens of cladding safety forms were signed off by an unauthorised person, Merseyside Police has said. Read More

LFB warns home workers of increased fire risk related to use of portable heaters

As people continue to work from home, the LFB urges individuals to be aware of the increased fire risk related to the use of portable heaters. Read More

‘COVID-19 controls increasing fire risks at work’, warns safety expert

Controls to limit the risks of COVID-19 transmission are having an impact on the management of workplace fire risks, according to a firefighter and safety trainer. Read More

Calls for thermal cameras to spot hot works fires

An insurance company has said that the use of thermal imaging cameras should be adopted as standards, to reduce the number of fires caused by ‘hot works’. Read More

WATCH: The hard-hitting video launched for Fire Door Safety Week 2019

Imagine you live in a block of flats. film below implores responsible persons to act now and replace faulty fire doors without delay. Read More

Tata Steel explosion leaves two employees injured

An explosion at Tata Steel's Port Talbot plant causes minor injuries to two employees. Read More

‘It appears that innovation has missed this sector for decades’: In conversation with Firexo Chief Executive, Dave Breith

The company has produced a new fire extinguishing liquid, Firexo, which is able to quickly extinguish all classes of fire, is environmentally friendly and requires small volumes to put out a fire. Read More

WATCH: Interactive virtual town educates children on fire dangers

Fire and rescue services have launched Sparkton, an interactive virtual town which helps children understand fire safety. This was originally Read More

Flammable liquids explosion injured two

An adhesive manufacturer has appeared in court after two employees were injured in a major fire which stopped production at Read More



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