The opening of a new critical care centre at King’s College Hospital, London, said to be the world’s largest, has been delayed because of defective fire management’.
Container ship fires – a challenge for the future.
A house blaze that killed a champion swimmer and her boyfriend was caused by an overheated electrical extension reel.
Thatched roof fires are back in the headlines after an incident in Dorset left a thatched cottage as a smouldering ruin.
Vauxhall is recalling tens of thousands of cars over fears that they could catch fire without warning. The recall affects Zafira B models with electronic climate control heating systems – of which there are 47,000 on UK roads.
James Dalton, director of general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers, said the government’s ban on combustible materials limited to high rise buildings over 18 metres is not sufficient and should be considered for a wider range of buildings.
Fire safety and prevention: small steps make the difference.
The sound of a mother’s voice is more likely to wake up a child during a fire alert than the loud wailing of a smoke alarm, a recent study has found.