Another school destroyed by fire did not have sprinklers

Another school destroyed by fire did not have sprinklers

A primary school destroyed in a fire last week did not have a sprinkler system, it has emerged. A major blaze ripped through Harrington Junior School in Long Eaton, Derbyshire, on 28 May during refurbishment work. Last year, the county council spent £30,800 replacing...
Updated Guidance -Sprinklers Over 11m

Updated Guidance -Sprinklers Over 11m

Amended Building Regulations require fire sprinklers in all buildings above 11mt high.   Following the tragedy of Grenfell government were finally moved to listen to the whole fire sector who had been warning of further deadly fires following the events at Lakenal...
Fire Sprinkler Endorsement

Fire Sprinkler Endorsement

Shropshire fire service endorses national campaign to implement sprinkler systems The National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC) National Sprinkler Week, which runs from Monday until the end of next week, highlights the importance of sprinkler systems for keeping...
Government changes to building safety.

Government changes to building safety.

New measures announced include mandatory sprinkler systems and consistent wayfinding signage in all new high-rise blocks of flats over 11 metres tall. Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick MP has today (2 April 2020) announced ambitious steps to further reform the building...
Importance of fire sprinklers highlighted

Importance of fire sprinklers highlighted

A MAN was rescued from a fire in Flint which had successfully been extinguished due to an ‘effective sprinkler system’. North Wales Fire and Rescue Service crews were called to a report of a fire at Bolingbroke Heights, Flint on Friday evening at 5.49pm...
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