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Author Archive | Emily Weekes

5 Tips to Minimise Fire Risks Within Your Business

Fires in the workplace are still a common occurrence, with information like this it’s easy to see the importance of having a competent and reliable fire alarm system in place to ensure you have adequate protection. Therefore it is important to consider your fire prevention/strategies. These should be reviewed regularly to ensure your employees are […]

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Top 10 Worst Restaurant Fires Since 2014

As a restaurant manager, we understand you want to keep your people, premises and customers safe. Fires can be devastating, not just for your people and premises but also the neighboring properties. There are many cases of fires spreading from the original source of ignition. Did you know kitchen appliances account for 25% of all fires […]

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Suspected Arson Attack at Former Midlands College

Firefighters were called to a suspected arson attack at a derelict building which used to be part of the Bilston Community College. Around 20 firefighters from Bilston, Willenhall, Bloxwich, Tettenhall and Fallings Park attended the incident just after midnight on Monday 7th October. The fire affected around a third of all three floors within the […]

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A Guide to Fire Risk Assessments for Your Business

A Fire Risk assessment is required by law under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. However, a written record of your Fire Risk Assessment must be kept if your business has 5 or more employees. If you are found guilty of breaking the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order, you can face anything from a […]

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Assured Fire & Security Integration FAQ

Assured Fire & Security Integration FAQ Assured Fire & Security will be fully integrated into Churches Fire on Monday 16th December. We have noted frequently asked questions in order to ensure a smooth transition. Who is Churches Fire? Churches Fire is a national fire safety company dedicated to helping customers protect their staff, visitors and […]

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Capita Building Evacuated Following Blaze

A blaze at the Capita building in Leeds city centre occured on Monday 21st October which led to the evacuation of staff. The incident was attended by seven fire engines. As well as an aerial appliance at 11 am. The fire is believed to have started in the roof of the building. Subsequently smoke was […]

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Winter Time Security Quiz

Did you know during the winter months and particularly around Halloween and Bonfire night, burglaries and theft or damage related criminal activity increases by up to a shocking 160%? As the nights get darker we wanted to give you our Winter Time Security Quiz! Pass it around the office and see who reigns supreme! Find […]

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Coventry Supermarket Evacuated

A fire broke out on the Alvis retail park, Coventry forcing a Morrison’s supermarket to be evacuated on Saturday 21st September. The fire which was attended by a unit from Coventry Central Fire station is believed to have taken place in the electrical plant room at the store. The evacuation took place shortly before 3 […]

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