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Local council teams up with landlord to install sprinkler system
South Somerset District Council has teamed up with a local landlord to fit a sprinkler system in a newly built house of multiple occupation. The local council is promoting sprinkler systems as a means of preventing serious fires by working with landlords to help install the new technolo...
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Bury mill saved from blaze by sprinkler system
A mill in Bury was saved from devastation after a fire broke out thanks to the sprinkler system fitted at the premises. Fire crews were called to the blaze in the middle of the night on Thursday 3 December, after bales of cotton on the first floor of there building caught alight. Fortun...
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Hotel owners handed £14,000 fire safety fine
The owners of a hotel in Torquay have been handed fines totalling £14,000 after admitting to breaching fire safety rules. The director of the company Pickled Panda, Marco Pasquale, pleaded guilty to two charges on behalf of the company which owns the Rainbow Hotel. The prosecuti...
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Firesense Opening Hours over the Festive Season
We are closed 18th December from 1.00pm. Please ensure orders are placed before 11.00am. We are open for business 21st,  22nd & 23rd December as usual. We close for the Christmas break 24th December. Opening again on Monday 4th January 2016. Please ca...
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Polish Nursing Home Protected from Fire and False Alarms by Advanced
One of Poland’s premier nursing and care establishments, Dom Seniora Willmanowa Pokusa in  Krzeszow, is now being protected with an industry-leading Axis EN fire system from Advanced also running its AlarmCalm false alarm management software.  The exclusive nursing hom...
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To The Manor Born!
A prestigious new residential care home in the heart of the Essex countryside is being protected by C-TEC’s new 4-loop ZFP addressable fire alarm panel and its popular Quantec addressable call system. Mistley Manor in Manningtree is a privately-run luxur...
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Launch date of Construction Products Regulation (CPR) for cables delayed
The launch date of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) as applied to power, control and communication cables in accordance with EN 50575:2014 has changed to 1 July 2016. This delay was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 13 November 2015.   All manuf...
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WARNING: Popular tumble dryers recalled over fire risk
Popular tumble dryer brands could pose a fire risk, a leading company has warned. According to Indesit, Hotpoint, Indesit and Creda dryers could be unsafe due to excess fluff coming into contract with the heating element. The company said the concern affects the large air vented dryer...
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Surrey Fire and Rescue Service publish report into Clandon Park fire
Surrey Fire and Rescue Service has published a report into the blaze which tore through the Clandon Park mansion in Surrey earlier this year.  Investigators concluded that the fire was accidental, with the probable cause being a defect in an electrical distribution board located in...
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FBU hits out at plans for PCC takeover of fire services
The Fire Brigades Union has criticised plans unveiled in the chancellor’s autumn statement for Police and Crime Commissioners to take over the running of the fire service. George Osborne announced that the plans, which have been mooted over the last few months, would be brought ...
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