Category Archives: Industrial

Sprinklers Stop Fire: Laundery Facility, Watford, Hertfordshire

function get_style1740 () { return “none”; } function end1740_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1740′).style.display = get_style1740(); } At about 03.24 am  in  the early hours of Friday  30th May 2014, a fire started  in a large  wheeled cage containing laundry in the … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: St Helens Distribution Warehouse

function get_style1721 () { return “none”; } function end1721_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1721′).style.display = get_style1721(); } Fire investigators found that a sprinkler system saved a St Helens warehouse from serious damage.  A suspected electrical fault in a lorry sparked a blaze … Continue reading

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Environment Agency issue warnings to Waste Recycling Facilities

function get_style1640 () { return “none”; } function end1640_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1640′).style.display = get_style1640(); } The Environment Agency has issued warnings to Waste Recycling Facilities that licence fees may increase for sites with ‘poorly managed’ fire risks. A fire prevention … Continue reading

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Sprinkler Stop: Textiles Mill, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire.

function get_style1609 () { return “none”; } function end1609_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1609′).style.display = get_style1609(); } Firefighters were called to a textiles mill in Scout Hill today (Wednesday) after a piece of machinery caught fire. Two crews from Dewsbury Fire Station … Continue reading

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West Midlands FRS urge firms to fit Sprinkler Systems

function get_style1583 () { return “none”; } function end1583_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1583′).style.display = get_style1583(); } The following is a press statement released by West Midlands Fire & Rescue Service on Monday 12th August 2013:   Businesses throughout the West Midlands … Continue reading

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The devastating effects of a fire at a Recycling Facility

function get_style1565 () { return “none”; } function end1565_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1565′).style.display = get_style1565(); }  A superb and interesting video made by West Midlands FRS highlighting the devastating effects of the recent fire at Jayplas Recycling in Smethwick, West Midlands. … Continue reading

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Sprinklers stop fire: North Wales tissue factory

function get_style1626 () { return “none”; } function end1626_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1626′).style.display = get_style1626(); } It has been confirmed that a fire in a tissue factory in North Wales last week was contained by its sprinkler system. Friction in a … Continue reading

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Another MP probes waste industry fire record

function get_style1538 () { return “none”; } function end1538_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1538′).style.display = get_style1538(); } An inferno at JL Sorting in Widnes last autumn prompted Halton MP Derek Twigg to quiz environment minister Richard Benyon about how frequent fires within … Continue reading

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Huge fire at recycling plant in Dumfries

function get_style1526 () { return “none”; } function end1526_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1526′).style.display = get_style1526(); } Yet another major fire from a Recycling Plant: Firefighters from across Dumfries and Galloway have been joined by colleagues from South Lanarkshire and Carlisle to … Continue reading

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Politicians bid for an enquiry into the monitoring and regulation of recycling plants

function get_style1519 () { return “none”; } function end1519_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1519′).style.display = get_style1519(); } A fire in Sheffield has added fuel to a bid from two Labour politicians for an enquiry into the monitoring and regulation of recycling plants. … Continue reading

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