Avatar
MDM Publishing Ltd - NS
278 Articles0 Comments

It’s time to include mechanical smoke extraction in building regs

In response to the Government’s recent call for evidence as part of their review of Approved Document B (Fire Safety), FlaktGroup has stressed the importance of clear technical performance standards for mechanical smoke shafts in future guidance. Simon Plummer, FlaktGroup’s national…

Firefighters called to more than 30 deliberate fires every day in two-month period

Firefighters were called to tackle more than 1,800 deliberate fires across Scotland in the space of just two months, latest figures reveal. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service data shows how emergency service crews dealt with a shocking 1,824 needless…

Ayrshire fire chief urges road safety after son left in coma

A fire chief has spoken of the devastating moment his son was left clinging to life following a horror road smash – and cautioned others to drive safely this winter. Veteran firefighter Jim Scott had already made it his mission…

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service launches recruitment campaign for up to 300 new firefighters

A LEADING Scottish Fire and Rescue Service figure has issued a rallying call to people from all walks of life to apply to become a wholetime firefighter. The emergency service is set to launch its latest recruitment drive – seeking…

Kentec protects Maidstone Studios and its stars

A highly sophisticated Taktis panel from Kentec, a life safety control systems manufacturer installed by DPJ Fire and Security Ltd is helping protect visitors, staff and actors at Maidstone Studios in Kent, one of the UK’s largest independent broadcasting facilities.…

Vital pledge made by fire service

A pledge to provide help and support to firefighters and staff who are diagnosed with a terminal illness has been made by Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service. The Dying to Work charter is a promise from employers to ensure job security and provide…

The Fire Safety Event – Profile & Showcase

The Fire Safety Event is an independent exhibition and conference dedicated to supporting the UK’s fire and safety industry. Featuring a powerful combination of education, networking and business-support opportunities.

Now in its third year, the Fire Safety Event has been designed to help organisations maintain the very highest standards of fire-safety management.

Discover emerging technologies at The Emergency Services Show 2019

How emerging technologies are improving the efficiency and operational effectiveness of emergency response is set to be the key focus of The Emergency Services Show 2019, the UK’s largest event for the emergency services taking place in Hall 5 at the NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday…

Learn how to respond to a workplace fire

Fire officers from West Sussex are offering businesses practical fire safety training.  The courses are open to all size of business and explain how employees should react in the event of a fire at work, including practical tips and guidance.…

Government Plans To Allow Takeaways To Be Turned Into Homes Without Planning Permission Raise Fire Safety Concerns

Bureau Veritas is advising caution regarding the recent government proposal to convert high street takeaways into housing without planning permission, warning that it could pose a fire safety risk. As part of his responsibility for local growth, Jake Berry, the…

Subscribe to UK FIRE today for FREE!


Choose a Printed or Digital subscription to have full access to our website content.

Subscribe here for FREE

To dismiss this message please login here