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40% Of All Fire Incidents Are False Alarms

Of the 529,000 incidents attended by Fire and Rescue Services in England last year, 40% (214,000) were false alarms, according to new figures released by the Government. The figures also show an upswing in ‘non-fire incidents’ attended by crews, largely attributed to a spike in attending medical emergencies. Some of the key findings include: The […]

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Three NHS Hospitals Fail Fire Safety Checks

Following the Grenfell Tower fire, a number of safety checks have been ordered on high-rise buildings across the UK. Details are starting to emerge of the extent of buildings with unsatisfactory fire safety and unsafe external cladding. It has recently been found that The Sheffield Children’s Hospital, buildings at the London King’s College Hospital and […]

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Oxford Crime Spree as Five Businesses Raided

A crime spree targeting shops and businesses in Oxford has sparked an urgent appeal by police. The force is urging people to come forward following the city centre thefts, which they believe to have been carried out by two men. A number of firms were raided, with the intruders forcing open, front and back doors and stealing […]

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