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‘Potentially Catastrophic’ Fire Safety Failings at Leeds Student Flats Lead to £670,000 in Fines

7th February 2020

Three companies have been ordered to pay fines totalling £670,000 after admitting fire safety failings at a building used for student accommodation in Leeds.

Scottish student leaders call for safety review after Bolton fire

21st November 2019

They have written to the Scottish government in the wake of a fire at a building in Bolton on Friday. Hundreds of University of Bolton students were forced to flee as flames tore through The Cube.

Reserve your place now on our IFE Recognised Fire Risk Assessor Course

4th October 2019

Reserve your place now on our IFE Recognised Fire Risk Assessor Course commencing 2nd December 2019. Suitable for everyone who wants to learn how to complete a fire risk assessment or gain greater understanding of the process, our IFE Recognised Fire Risk Assessor course is based at our office in Newbury, Berkshire.

Wirral man prosecuted after dangerously storing 33kg of display fireworks in pub cellar

16th October 2018

A Wirral man has been prosecuted by Merseyside Fire & Rescue Authority (MFRA) after he was found to be storing more than 33kg of display fireworks - piled on the floor of a pub cellar amongst cardboard boxes, electrical equipment and rubbish.

Fire Safety Week Highlights Fire Safety Precautions for Businesses

3rd September 2018

Businesses across the UK are being urged to check their fire safety arrangements, thanks to a campaign by the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC). Business Fire Safety Week runs from 10th-16th September 2018.

No Fire Risk Assessment, blocked fire exits and no alarm: Catalogue of failings at engineering firm ‘could have cost lives’

7th April 2018

Staff at Charlton Engineering Services had to negotiate their way past the burning room due to a fire escape being obstructed. The site was also found to have no firm alarm.

Owner of Bath ‘fire death trap’ restaurant lashes out at fire service and ‘harsh’ sentence

29th September 2017

Abdul Hadi Choudhury, the owner of The Eastern Eye restaurant in Bath, was fined £70,000 and given a suspended prison sentence for multiple and serious breaches of fire safety regulations.

Former Hotel Owner Jailed Over Fire Safety Breaches

16th January 2017

A former hotel owner in Sheffield has been handed an 8-month jail sentence after admitting to breaching fire safety rules, reports The Star.

South Reading Surgery was rated ‘inadequate’ by the Care Quality Commission

15th January 2017

UNSAFE electrical wiring and out-of-date emergency medical equipment is putting more than 5,000 patients of a Reading surgery at risk.

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