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The Construction Index

Fire chiefs call for a robust independent inspection programme that ensures the fire safety elements of a building’s design are translated into the finished construction.

The Construction Index

There will be an increase in serious building fires unless the construction industry starts to take fire safety more seriously, the London Fire Brigade has warned.

Daily Express

A passenger ferry bound for Algeria from Marseilles was forced to divert to Majorca after a major blaze broke out in the cargo hold. 26 people were … Read full article

Daily Express

A field hospital was set up in Alcudia port to assess 26 people injured in a fire on a passenger ferry carrying 470 passengers and 137 crew. … Read full article

Financial Times

The UK’s mania for home improvements is leading to a crisis in the £7bn house insurance market. Water leak claims and the associated repair costs are on … Read full article

Financial Times

According to new forecasts from EY the home insurance industry will be loss making in 2018. Insurers are blaming the growth in water leak claims and the … Read full article

Farming UK

NFU Mutual’s claims statistics reveal that the cost of farm fire claims rose by an alarming 26% to £44m in 2016. The most common cause of farm … Read full article

Farming UK

Farmers across the UK are seeing a rise in deliberate acts of fire starting on their land.