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Some Schools Could Burn Down in Under an Hour

Fire fighters want every public and residential building constructed in the last decade to be inspected. It comes after checks revealed three Dublin schools could burn down in less than an hour. The schools named in the audit are Powerstown Educate Together, Dublin 15; Gaelscoil Clocha Liatha, Greystones Co Wicklow; Mullingar Educate Together in Co […]

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Rotherham Supermarket Saved by Sprinkler System

Fire officers are repeating calls for businesses to fit sprinkler systems, after the devices saved a Rotherham supermarket from suffering a serious blaze. South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue firefighters attended the incident at Asda Rotherham, Aldwarke Lane in July after a fryer caught fire in the cafe. But the fire was already out when crews from […]

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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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