Domestic Sprinkler System saves property : 10:20hrs on Tuesday 3rd April, Great Western Park, Didcot, Oxfordshire County Council fire appliances from Wallingford, Abingdon and Oxford fire stations were called to a kitchen fire in a second floor flat within...read more
Sprinklers foil arson attacks at Sainsbury’s store in Coventry on 1st and 3rd March 2018 At the beginning of March 2018 there were a series of malicious fires at the Sainsbury’s Canley retail store in Coventry which were widely reported in the media. The...read more
No sprinklers had been fitted in any of the seven homes for vulnerable residents set ablaze in Redbridge last year, it has been revealed. Source: Revealed: No sprinklers fitted in Redbridge care homes which reported fires last year Fires have been reported...read more
On behalf of the Planning Committee, Navin Shah AM has released a report into Automatic Fire Suppression Systems. Source: Never Again: Sprinklers as the next step in fire safety Background According to the Chief Fire Officers Association, where sprinklers...read more
All residential buildings should be fitted with sprinklers to save lives, according to a committee which investigated fire safety in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster. Sprinklers should be required by law in new care homes, sheltered housing and...read more
The fire at a Daventry industrial estate which wiped out an entire high bay warehouse could have been avoided had it been fitted with sprinklers. Source: 'Daventry warehouse fire could have been avoided by fitting sprinklers' That is the opinion of Councillor Andre...read more
There were twelve fires in Newham’s care homes last year – and no sprinklers installed in any of them. Source: Fire brigade calls for more sprinkler systems after 12 fires in Newham’s care homes in 2017 London fire brigade are urging care homes, retirement homes and...read more
National Fire Chiefs Council issue Positions Statement on Automatic Water Suppression Systems. The NFCC - The professional voice of the UK Fire & Rescue Service have issued a "Position Statement" on Automatic Water Suppression Systems....read more
http://www.frmjournal.com/news/news_detail.lfb-reveals-care-home-fire-risks.html LONDON FIRE Brigade (LFB) found that only one percent of care homes, retirement homes and hostels that experience fires have sprinklers fitted. The new figures released by LFB showed that...read more
In January, Nationwide Fire Sprinklers were approached by Rob Leverton and Steve Marsh of Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service to help them create and equip a static fire sprinkler demonstration unit. Building on an existing good working relationship with...read more
Fire chiefs and sprinkler manufactures react to Birmingham experts claims that sprinklers in city tower blocks will not save lives Source: Why tower blocks will be safer with sprinklers Tenants in Birmingham high rise blocks will be safer with fire sprinklers as they...read more
Fire Sprinklers in Children’s Holiday Home Project Brief Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre (DCHC) is a registered charity which provides Derbyshire children experiencing difficult times at home with a week-long holiday in Skegness, Lincolnshire. DCHC recognized...read more
A group of MPs and peers which has been advocating for fire safety for almost two decades has been shut out of an official review. Source: Fire safety review prompted by Grenfell Tower blaze 'lacks transparency' By Gerard Tubb, News Correspondent The official review...read more
Picture: Google Source: Sprinklers save Poplar tower block residents from kitchen blaze An infant was rushed to hospital after an unattended chip pan led to a blaze in a block of flats. Two women and four children got to safety as fire broke out in their fifteenth...read more
Braithwaite House off Old Street is one of Islington's 126 tower blocks. Last year, cladding was urgently stripped from the building after it emerged it was similar to that used on Grenfell Tower. Picture: Tom Horton Islington Council has been advised to...read more
Case Study: Fire Sprinklers Retrofit in Tower Block We have recently published a comprehensive case study of a complete retrofit of fire sprinklers into an existing 12-storey tower block of flats at Cumberland Towers. Click here for the full...read more
The London Fire Brigade wants all blocks over 18 metres to have sprinklers retrofitted We believe they are vitally important': London Fire Brigade video shows effect sprinklers have on a fire Source: Firefighters release video showing difference sprinklers make London...read more
Sprinkler protection for Children’s Home Skegness, Lincolnshire: DCHC – Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre - is a registered charity which provides Derbyshire children experiencing difficult times at home with a week-long holiday in Skegness, Lincolnshire....read more
BAFSA has published a booklet : Fire sprinklers will protect my family and things we love, which endeavours to introduce automatic fire sprinklers to the people who have been left feeling most vulnerable following the Grenfell Tower fire. We hope that this basic...read more
“Many thanks for your reply. I have to say it is a breath of fresh air that such a company as yours are able to provide a quick and detailed response as you have. Many are too quick just to provide bare-bones info and then answer questions as they arise. I will be sure to pass your info onto the Client and will let you know of any comments or questions they may have. In the meantime, I am happy to keep you in mind for any other projects that may be suitable for this type of system.
Once again, thank you for your time and I will be in touch soon.”
Kind regards – Alistair – Architects and Designers
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