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The Unlikely Culprits of Restaurant Fires

A Nottingham restaurant was forced to close after hot tea towels spontaneously combusted causing the premises to catch light. The blaze started at the Crimson Tree restaurant, Sherwood, on Sunday 4th February 2018 after hot tea towels from a tumble dryer were placed together in a basket. The owner of the restaurant said it was […]

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FIA Qualifications: Time for change

As the nights draw in and the year comes to a close, we tend to forget about the next working year. Well, that’s not the case when it comes to the new FIA qualifications in fire detection and alarms. It’s time to turn a new leaf! Four new FIA qualifications courses are being introduced into […]

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Retail Giant ‘Amazon’ in Serious Warehouse Blaze

In the lead up to the busy festive season, an Amazon distribution warehouse in Staffordshire caught fire. A dozen firefighters tackled the major blaze at around 12.15pm on 4 November this year. The recent fire may result in Christmas delivery delays. The fire has been reported as deliberate. Exactly 12 months ago, Amazon’s warehouse was the target of […]

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Care Quality Commission Advises Care Homes, Hospices and independent Hospitals to Review Fire Risk Assessment

In wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, Chief Executive of the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Sir David Behan, wrote to all hospices, care homes and independent hospitals governed by the Care Quality Commission requesting them to review their fire risk assessments. It is your legal responsibility under both the Health and Social Care Act 2008 […]

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