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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...

Rule breaches cost landlord over £15,000

The Bridge Road trading estate where a rule or two was breached A trading estate landlord from Keynsham has been ordered to pay out nearly £15,500 for breaching not one rule, but multiple regulations, including fire safety. Allan Dykes, of Durley Lane, Keynsham submitted guilty...
blaze

Blaze to burn for 24 hours

A blaze that broke out at a recycling plant in west Belfast on Wednesday continues to burn. Six fire engines and about 30 firefighters are still in attendance at the Wastebeater facility on the Blackstaff Road, off Kennedy Way. People living near the facility have been advised to...
Nottingham

Fine over £5000 for rogue landlord

A Landlord of a house of multiple occupancy has been prosecuted and sentenced to pay a fine of more than £5,000. Syed Masum Ali appeared in Stafford Magistrates Court last Wednesday and was prosecuted under the Housing Act 2004 for contravening prohibition orders and an...

Gym fire proves fire safety benefits

Being safe from fire really does pay off. The gym was well prepared for this unexpected fire. A fire took place in a gym below a nightclub in the City of London during the early hours of Sunday morning (26 June). This has highlighted the potentially life saving  benefits of...