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History of the Extinguisher Maintenance Course

History. We agreed in Council that a code of practice for extinguisher servicing might do more harm than good ‘as it might get into anyone’s hands’. Nothing more was suggested for several years, then on 11.9.1962 our lunchtime speaker was Mr Struther, Director of the Fire...

Kebab shop faces full-blown fire

Blaze: 35 firefighters at the scene in Essex Road, Islington. London Fire Brigade. Kebab shop.   Dozens of firefighters tackled a blaze at a kebab shop in Islington this afternoon. A basement beneath Angel Kebab takeaway and flats in Essex Road, Islington, caught fire in the...
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Older people; Higher risk of danger

Home is where we feel safe, but it is also the place where we’re most likely to die in a fire. For the older generation, the most recent government statistics are shocking. In the 2014/15 government report, it was found that 41% of all fatalities from fires in England were...