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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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Hundreds of Hospital Beds Closed After Prohibition Orders

170 beds have been closed at two large teaching hospitals in England after fire services issued prohibition orders over fire safety concerns. Hospitals in Sheffield and Oxford were affected with wards being closed off after receiving the safety notices. Four wards in Sheffield, containing 120 beds have been closed since November 2018. A further two […]

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Four-Story Block of Flats Destroyed

A fire broke out within a block of flats in south-west London on Monday 9th September, causing a number of families to lose their homes. Around 125 firefighters and 20 fire engines attended the incident in Sherbrooke Way, Worcester Park after crews were called at 1.30AM. Fire alarms were activated in the communal areas. While […]

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Yorkshire Store Left Badly Damaged After Blaze

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue were called to a Currys store at the Great Northern Retail Park after it suffered a huge blaze during Friday 2nd August. The fire is believed to have started at around 11.15PM. As the firefighters arrived, they found the flames coming through the roof of the building. The Fire Service […]

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Huge Fire at Abandoned Hotel

Marton Hotel and Country Club near Middlesbrough is to be demolished following a huge blaze. Firefighters battled the fire at the abandoned hotel on Thursday 13th June with Footage showing thick black smoke billowing from the rear of the building, which closed in October 2017. The building has now been secured and demolition is underway. […]

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Landlord Fined £13,000 For Fire Safety Breaches

A landlord has been ordered to pay a £12,000 fine and £1,000 costs after his property in London was found to be breaching fire safety regulations.  Following complaints from neighbours regarding the living conditions of the property, an inspection was carried out by the environmental health officer.  The property, which was a house in multiple […]

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Walkers Factory Evacuated After Fire

On Wednesday 17th April, Leicestershire Fire and Rescue service attended an incident at the Walkers factory in Leicester. The factory was evacuated at 11.30 AM, however the fire was contained within an industrial oven, which was cooled using its integrated system. The Fire Brigade had two breathing apparatus and one hose reel on standby should […]

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Choosing The Right Fire Risk Assessor For YOUR Business

You need a Fire Risk Assessment, but how do you know which Assessor to choose? A Fire Risk Assessment can be carried out by anyone who is competent to do so, however it is highly recommended to use a specialist company. If your local Fire and Rescue authority attends site and deems your assessment and […]

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Sheffield City Centre Restaurant Evacuated

Kommune restaurant in Sheffield city centre had to be evacuated on Thursday 18th April 2019 after reports of a blaze at 10 PM. The building was fully evacuated before the source of the fire was located to have originated from a bin store off Kings Street. The blaze is believed to have been started deliberately […]

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