UK Fire magazine – Issue 8 – February 2020

United by common themes and desires?

As this issue is published, the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union will have…

Why many fire safety consultations do not go far enough

Last year, it became very clear from Dame Judith’s findings and also the first phase…

Learning from assembly occupancy tragedies

On 4 December 2009, partygoers packed the Lame Horse, a nightclub in the Russian city…

What does Brexit mean for passive fire protection?

The UK has left the EU and entered a transition period, which is currently proposed…

Graf UK’s super-sized firefighting water tank is lowered into the ground.
Graf UK’s super-sized fire-water tank debuts in Essex

When it came to finding an underground firefighting water tank big enough for the job…

Solo Rescue basket, specially designed to hold SCBA.
Bristol Uniforms – A cleaner future with Solo Rescue

At Bristol Uniforms we recognise the importance of keeping firefighter PPE clean, and are constantly…

On the 11 March 2018, a fire broke out at this BREEAM Very Good warehouse. Construction work had only been completed a matter of months beforehand.Despite being more than 40,000m2 in size the building did not have sprinklers.
Are we asking the right questions when it comes to fire risk?

A recent study1 carried out by the Business Sprinkler Alliance confirmed that the uptake of…

A glimpse into one of Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service’s tactical response vehicles.
Winton provides vital water power for innovative fast response fire and rescue vehicles

Now more than ever, the pressure is on for emergency services to deliver a better…

Swansea University’s ESRI Laboratories.
Swansea University future-proofs campus

The university has installed 25 one-, two- and four-loop MxPro 5 fire-alarm control panels throughout…

Figure 1: Methods of LNG Bunkering.
LNG in your port – Part 2

In the first part of this article, which appeared in the May 2019 issue, we…

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