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Shisha Bar Bosses Fined £300k

Shisha bar faces new fines following prosecution in 2015 Bosses of a death-trap shisha bar in Manchester have been strictly ordered to hand over a great £300,000 to the authorities, from reports of the Manchester Evening News. Back in 2013, Wali Yaqub and Tajamul Khan ran the...
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Landlord Suspended for Not Following Fire Safety Rules

“No fire alarm system at flats since 2007” Robert Reilly, the developer and freeholder of two blocks of flats in Derby has pleaded guilty to four breaches of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and sentenced to four months in jail, suspended for two years....
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Chinese Restaurant Firm Slapped with Fine

Chinese restaurant firm  hit with a £7,500 fine after 25 people were found living in its former head office, reports Get Surrey. HJ Tenger Holdings Ltd was ordered to pay costs of £9,982.58 and a surcharge of £120, meaning a total of £17,602.58, following a prosecution brough...
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Southwark Council Served Huge Fine and Sentenced

Southwark Council have been handed an enormous £570,000 fine after being found guilty of a string of fire safety offences following a fatal fire at Lakanal House. Southwark Crown Court was told earlier this week that there were failings with the suspended ceilings in the...
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Southwark Council Plead Guilty To 6 Deaths

Southwark Council will be sentenced after guilty plead of killing 6 people due to inadequate Fire Safety precautions. Sentencing of Southwark Council will take place tomorrow (28 February) following admission of guilt to four fire safety breaches at Lakanal House, a block of...
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Brave Man Saves Couple From Bungalow Fire

Couple are in a stable condition at Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital after being saved from there bungalow fire. The blaze broke out at a bungalow in the Altcar Park area of Galliagh on Saturday night. The Fire and Rescue Service have praised the actions of Sean...
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Devon Landlord Fined for Fire Safety Failures

Devon Landlord has been fined £1,000 after a local council prosecution over fire safety issues at a property. The woman was taken to court for failing to comply with an improvement notice and carry out fire precautions following an investigation by Teignbridge and Devon and...
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New Apprenticeship Scheme At Trailblazer

A new apprenticeship scheme was launched at the Trailblazer event at the UBM offices – the makers and owners of FIREX – in central London yesterday. The scheme, named ‘Apprentices for Fire & Security’, is a combined effort from a range of employers and trade associations...
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Fire Safety Risk Assessor Given Suspension Due To Valueless Risk Assessments

A Fire Safety Risk Assessor Has Been Given 6 Month Suspension Due To Valueless Risk Assessments. A Fire Safety consultant who gave “valueless” risk assessments has been given a six-month suspended sentence and 180 hours of community service, reports the BBC. Brian...
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Smoke Alarm Shortage Causes Five of Seven Fatal Fires

Five of the seven fatal fires which took place in London since the turn of the year have been due to the lack of a smoke alarm, according to new figures released by London Fire Brigade. Since the beginning of 2017 ten people have died in fires across the capital. In all but one...