Inquest finds that the fire at the Glenamuck halting site in Carrickmines, Co. Dublin which killed ten people in 2015 was caused by a chip pan.
Home office data shows a 43% increase in deliberate fires on construction sites between 2015 – 2017 causing concerns for industry and fire safety experts.
Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) reports a substantial drop in fire safety audits.
The crew of the containership Yantian Express have been successfully evacuated as the fire in containers on its deck has “significantly” increased in intensity.
LFB’s Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Fire Safety Charlie Pugsley has issued a public warning to highlight the fire risks associated with the popular ‘Hygge’ trend – the Danish concept which means to live cosily.
A leaked fire safety report has raised concerns about army barracks and fire risks.
A fire at Chester Zoo in the Monsoon Forest attraction saw members of the public evacuated and animals and other species moved to alternative habitats. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Fire breaks out on cross-Solent Wightlink ferry.