Category Archives: Residential

Sprinklers Stop Fire: Care Home, Dartford

function get_style1692 () { return “none”; } function end1692_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1692′).style.display = get_style1692(); } Sprinklers successfully stopped and extinguished a fire in a Dartford Care Home in the early hours of 23rd September.  The fire started in a laundry … 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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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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Sprinklers Stop Fire: Children’s Accommodation Unit, Airdrie, Lanarkshire

function get_style1385 () { return “none”; } function end1385_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1385′).style.display = get_style1385(); } Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Service report that on Sunday 4th November, a small fire occurred in a ground floor bedroom of a two storey children’s … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: Hotel, Sheffield City Centre

function get_style1254 () { return “none”; } function end1254_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1254′).style.display = get_style1254(); } It is reported that a single sprinkler head saved a leading City Centre hotel from a major fire last weekend.  The blaze broke out in a 5th floor … 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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Safer Suffolk Fire Sprinkler Coalition

function get_style1170 () { return “none”; } function end1170_ () { document.getElementById(‘zii1170′).style.display = get_style1170(); } Suffolk Fire & Rescue hosted a seminar aimed at promoting fire sprinkler systems and dispelling some of the incorrect myths associated with them.  Guest keynote … Continue reading

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