Ben Ansell

Ben Ansell represents National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC). Ben is also Chief Fire Officer of Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Ben has 20 years’ experience across all disciplines in the fire and rescue service including a secondment to Her Majesty’s Fire Service Inspectorate.

“Fire sprinklers in a business environment have a proven track record of being cost effective.”

 Where sprinklers have been installed:

  •  Fire deaths (including firefighter deaths) have been almost eliminated
  • Fire injuries have reduced by 80%
  • Significant improvements in firefighter safety have been achieved
  • Property damage has reduced by over 80%
  • Effects of arson have reduced
  • Environmental impact of fire has reduced
  • Economic cost of fire has reduced