Category Archives: Commercial

Sprinklers Stop Fire: ASOS Distribution Centre, Barnsley

A major fire at the ASOS warehouse near Barnsley which involved four floors is believed to have been started deliberately. The incident could have been devastating for the Company had fire sprinklers not been installed and Fire officers say sprinklers were … Continue reading

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West Midlands FRS urge firms to fit Sprinkler Systems

The following is a press statement released by West Midlands Fire & Rescue Service on Monday 12th August 2013:   Businesses throughout the West Midlands are being urged to fit water sprinklers, after they saved a Wolverhampton factory from being … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: Hotel Underground Car Park, Gateshead

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service have reported that at approximately 04:55hrs on Tuesday 23rd October 2012  there was a successful sprinkler activation in an underground car park at a large 4 star hotel in Gateshead. TWFRS were notified … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: H&M Store, Newbury, Berkshire

A spokeswoman for Berkshire Fire and Rescue, Nicole Targett, said they were alerted to the incident Moday 24th September at 8:13am, with pumps from Newbury, Hungerford and Whitley Wood attending. Following the fire in the stockroom, staff at the store … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: BHS, Wolverhampton

West Midlands Fire Service have reported that shortly after 4:10pm on Tuesday 4th September 2012 a small fire, involving a CCTV monitor, occurred at the BHS store in Wolverhampton city centre. The fire, in a second floor office in the … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: Superstore, Bournemouth

At 12.20am on 30th July 2012, Dorset Fire and Rescue Service were called to a property fire in a large superstore, St Pauls Road, Bournemouth. Fire crews from Springbourne and Christchurch (x2) attended this incident within five minutes. The crews quickly established … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: Tesco Store, Burscough, Lancashire

Thanks to Paul Ratcliffe at Lancashire F&RS for the following report: At just before 2:30 pm on the afternoon of Thursday 12th July 2012, a fire occurred in a 5m x 3m storage area at a Tesco store in Burscough, … Continue reading

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Sprinkler Stop Fire: Theatre Royal, St Helens

At 08:32 on the morning of Thursday 5th July 2012, the sprinkler system in the Theatre Royal in St Helens, operated to control a fire in the building. The sprinkler system is believed to date from the 1950′s. The building … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: Chinese Restaurant, Portsmouth

Fire crews in Portsmouth have claimed that a fire at restaurant could have been much worse if sprinklers were not fitted in the building. Yesterday morning (22nd May), around 25 firefighters were called to tackle a blaze at the Chinese … Continue reading

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Safer Suffolk Fire Sprinkler Coalition

Suffolk Fire & Rescue hosted a seminar aimed at promoting fire sprinkler systems and dispelling some of the incorrect myths associated with them.  Guest keynote speakers included: Local MP for Lowestoft Peter Aldous, who himself is an advocate of Fire … Continue reading

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