Category Archives: Domestic

Sprinklers Stop Fire: Domestic Property, Chelmsford, Essex

function get_style1745 () { return “none”; } function end1745_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1745′).style.display = get_style1745(); } At just before a quarter to eleven on the night of Monday 12th May, a fire occurred in a house in Chelmsford, Essex.  Essex Fire … Continue reading

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Successful campaign to install Sprinkler systems in new-builds and tower blocks in Widnes and Runcorn

function get_style1598 () { return “none”; } function end1598_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1598′).style.display = get_style1598(); } A campaign to install sprinkler systems in high-rise buildings has won the backing of Halton Borough Council’s Executive Board. The executive board, the main decision-making body … Continue reading

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Update on Wales Fire Sprinkler Legislation

function get_style1553 () { return “none”; } function end1553_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1553′).style.display = get_style1553(); } Although in February 2011, the National Assembly for Wales passed legislation entitled The Domestic Fire Safety (Wales) Measure, a row has subsequently ensued regarding implementation … Continue reading

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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue continue to invest in sprinkler campaign

function get_style1500 () { return “none”; } function end1500_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1500′).style.display = get_style1500(); } Derbyshire Fire & Rescue, together with Derbyshire County Council, have long been leading advocates in the promotion of domestic and residential fire sprinklers.  Having already … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: Residential Tower Block, Leeds

function get_style1490 () { return “none”; } function end1490_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1490′).style.display = get_style1490(); } Crews for West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service were called to a tower block at Scargill Grange, Leeds on 14/12/12  following reports of a fire. … Continue reading

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Ignoring CFOA report “would be tantamount to negligence”

function get_style1445 () { return “none”; } function end1445_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1445′).style.display = get_style1445(); } A report commissioned by the Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) and undertaken by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) was officially launched on November 15, 2012. … Continue reading

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Fatal flat fire prompts fresh new-build sprinklers call

function get_style1423 () { return “none”; } function end1423_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1423′).style.display = get_style1423(); } Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has repeated calls for changes to building regulations that would see sprinkler systems in all newly-built homes. The move comes … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: Domestic Apartment, Brunswick Place, Hove

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service report that an automatic fire sprinkler system successfully extinguished a fire in the kitchen of a domestic apartment in Brunswick Place, Hove.  The 5 floor property is leased by B&H City Council and is … Continue reading

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BBC Report on CFOA Campaign for Domestic Sprinklers

function get_style1210 () { return “none”; } function end1210_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1210′).style.display = get_style1210(); } The report (click here) includes coverage of Derbyshire Fire and Rescue’s recent sprinkler awareness demonstration as well as footage of the Callow Mount retrofit project.Derbyshire F&RS’s … Continue reading

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Wales to enforce Domestic Sprinkler Legislation

function get_style1179 () { return “none”; } function end1179_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1179′).style.display = get_style1179(); } Legislation passed by the Welsh Parliament on February 16th 2011 is to be enforced by September 2013, the Welsh Government announced today. Environment Minister John Griffiths … Continue reading

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