Freighter carrying 5400 tons of soda en route from Turkey to Poland and been disabled by an engine room fire.


Latest statistics from the Building Safety Programme related to remedial works on high rise residential, publicly-owned buildings with cladding unlikely to meet Building Regulations.

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The government is to cover the £200m bill of replacing Grenfell Tower-type cladding on circa 150 private blocks in England with a safer alternative.


MPs to press ahead with refurbishment of Houses of Parliament to address fire risks.

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Grade II-listed former Fisons fertiliser factory, a Victorian landmark building in Bramford dating back to 1858, destroyed in suspected arson attack.

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Deon Webber, Senior Investigator at IFIC Forensics puts hot work safety under the spotlight and highlights the particular vulnerabilities of historic buildings.

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IFIC Forensics’ Principal Investigator and Chairman, Prof James Lygate, writes on fire prevention in historic buildings in the wake of the Notre Dame Fire.

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70 tonne waste fire at Suffolk recycling centre.