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BBC News

Homes built by one of the UK’s largest developers were constructed without essential barriers to slow the spread of fire

BBC News

Grantham Recycling Centre fire may have been caused by lithium-ion batteries according to the chief executive officer at Envirocom.

FSR Annual Report

The Forensic Science Regulator has published her annual report – see page 27 for comment on fire investigation.

Seatrade Maritime News

What can be done about fires that originate in containers, or, in ro-ro ships carrying vehicles with fuel in their tanks or flammable cargo in trailers?

Ships & Ports

The fire stricken Italian ship, MV Grande America, owned by the Grimaldi Group, has sunk in the Bay of Biscay.


The Local Government Association (LGA) says the height threshold at which automatic fire suppression systems are required in residential buildings should be lowered to 18 metres, down … Read full article

Fire & Security Matters

Ahead of a debate in Parliament on fire safety and sprinklers, the National Fire Chiefs Council has said that England is lagging behind Scotland and Wales when … Read full article

BBC News

Electrical Safety First is encouraging consumers to register their appliances with manufacturers to make sure they are contacted when faults are identified.