UK Fire Magazine – Issue 18 – August 2022

72 lives were lost as a result of the Grenfell Tower fire. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
The importance of cultural change within the industry 

Marking the fifth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire  On 14 June 2017, a fire…

From the end of 2022, it is mandatory for new residential developments over 18m to incorporate an evacuation alert system. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Pointing the way forward for fire safety 

The updated Approved Document B of the Building Regulations is a move in the right…

The specialised rescue gear incorporates proven, tested Gore technology. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
GORE-TEX Professional – Redefines rescue protection 

GORE-TEX Professional (Gore) raises personal protection for technical rescue teams to a new level with…

Aviva’s Hoxton Square offices. Technishield 65 EI30 single door with side screen and Technishield 65 EI30 screen Shoreditch edition Intermediate. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Specifying today’s office spaces with tomorrow’s fire-safety regulations in mind

There’s no doubt the Building Safety Act and Fire Safety Act are driving major improvements…

Tampering with or preventing alarms from effectively detecting fires can result in fatal incidents. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Only a functioning smoke alarm can protect you

Landlords have responsibilities to keep tenants safe in their properties by providing functioning life-safety equipment.…

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XD EN nozzle series from Elkhart Brass – Nozzles that take the industry standard to a whole new level 

Elite firefighting equipment manufacturer, Elkhart Brass, has recently launched a new range of fire nozzles…

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3ET Emergency Evacuation Equipment & Training – Unique features make MedSled first choice for technical rescues

Performing a successful technical rescue requires many elements: patience and skill, teamwork and training, the…

One of the most effective ways to avoid this happening in the future and improve fire-safety standards across the world is by embedding them into our planning systems, and at an early stage. Image courtesy of Mick Lobb / Fire damaged properties in Heol Don - Whitchurch / CC BY-SA 2.0
The significance of urban planning in fighting future fires

Fires can cause up to 180,000 deaths globally each year. This, according to The World…

Peli™ 3315 Z0 torch. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Peli Products (UK) Ltd – Brilliant lighting over 30 years

Peli Products (UK) Ltd celebrate their 30th anniversary in 2022. The company has grown significantly…

EE rapid response vehicles. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
ESN provides ultra-reliable connectivity and support for innovative applications

The Emergency Services Network (ESN) is built to robust mission-critical standards to guarantee high levels…

UK Fire is a quarterly journal specific to the UK Fire market dedicated to both fire protection and firefighting. The editorial features are written by industry experts and comprise a unique blend focussing on the latest technology, training methods and equipment as well as highlighting sector specific issues from around the region. Regular product and company profiles, events updates and news make UK Fire the first choice read for fire protection and firefighting professionals.

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