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summer fire safety

Fire safety advice for the summer

The recent heatwave was a real challenge for many families, business owners and even the emergency services. With temperatures climbing to their highest in history, there was a huge spike in reported fires, and many people have been left wondering how best to increase their...
fire safety in hotels

The Importance of Fire Safety for Hotels and B&Bs

It is absolutely essential that your Hotel or Bed & Breakfast (B&B) has the correct fire safety measures in place. Otherwise, you could end up breaching the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. The hospitality industry has a responsibility to keep its guests safe; this...
Fire safety in heritage and listed buildings

Fire safety in heritage and listed buildings

You might have seen the news reports a few weeks ago about the devastating fire at The Star Inn in Harome, North Yorkshire. The 14th Century listed building, which had become a Michelin-starred restaurant, was almost gutted after its thatched roof caught fire. Fortunately nobody...
electrical fire risks

Should we pay more attention to electrical fire risks?

Electricity and electrical appliances are so commonplace that we barely even think about them. That familiarity however can mean we don’t always appreciate the level of risk they could pose including the electrical fire risks. Electrical fires are one of the main types of fires...