Cancer – the current epidemic in the fire service

More firefighters have been diagnosed with cancer in the last two years than in the previous 10 years combined, and sadly, one in three firefighters will die of cancer. With a minimum of nine Group 1 carcinogens in all fire,…

Firetreks – the journey so far

Five months into my journey and I have explored three wonderfully unique countries in South America as part of the FireTreks project. I began FireTreks to gain a greater insight into fire safety across the varied environments South America has…

Recruitment drive sees hike in female firefighters

This is the next generation of firefighters who will be keeping the communities of Hampshire safe – and the number of women has increased by almost 900%. This follows a proactive campaign by Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) to…

Fire safety in the commercial sector

Fire can ruin a business and change things in an instant. According to a recent study carried out by the Business Sprinkler Alliance, only 16% of respondents considered the risk of fire to their business as a significant factor when…

Grenfell: Has anything changed?

Approved Document B is the core fire-safety document underpinning our industry. Its full name is Approved Document B: Fire safety Volume 1 – Dwellinghouses 2006 edition incorporating 2007, 2010 and 2013 amendments Volume 2 – Buildings other than dwellinghouses 2006…

SAPPHIRE PLUS Launch
Following the SAPPHIRE PLUS launch earlier this year, UK Fire catches up with Alan Elder from Johnson Controls and Bart Goeman at 3M, to learn more about this new product and discuss the impact on the fire protection market and…
Atlantic dream team

During December 2018, adventurers will set off on a world record breaking challenge to row 3,000 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean. I said, “I have never heard of it.” “It’s a big sport with races all over the world,”…

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