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SPRINKLERS HIGHLIGHT THE  DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TWO FIRES

Two supermarket kitchen fires, two very different outcomes.  In November 2018, a chip pan fire that spread throughout a Morrisons supermarket in Folkestone caused the roof to collapse and destroyed most of the store. Four weeks later, an oven fire...

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The wider impact of fire

17 October 2017

Another huge warehouse fire has once again brought into sharp focus the vulnerability of unsprinklered buildings. About 120 firefighters and 25 fire engines were called to battle the...

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Sprinklers: A time to retrofit

3 October 2017

In light of the Grenfell fire and the decision by many councils and housing associations to consider retrofitting sprinklers in existing buildings, designers and stakeholders across other sectors...

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The true cost of building fires

5 September 2017

Building fires occur at an alarmingly high frequency and have an impact that goes way beyond that of the owners and its immediate occupiers. The fire safety guidance...

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