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Belfast Telegraph

The number of accidental house fires across Northern Ireland has increased by 8.5% over the past year, according to official figures.

BBC News

Combustible cladding is to be banned for all new schools, hospitals, care homes, student accommodation and residential buildings in England above 18m (60ft).

Seatrade Maritime News

Maersk implements new dangerous goods stowage guidelines following tragic Maersk Honam fire.

Building Products

Fire Door Safety Week research reveals public lack of confidence in a building’s ability to stop the spread of smoke and fire.

Building Products

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) and BRE (the Building Research Establishment) collaborate to raise standards in fire safety. #FDSafetyWeek

Evening Standard

Rare, Grade II listed Art Deco cinema in Birmingham destroyed by fire.


A lithium-ion battery brought in with kerbside recycling materials is thought to have caused the Mid UK Recycling fire in Ancaster. A full investigation is planned.

Ship Technology

Dousing the flames: what should be done to prevent fires on container ships?