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.
After analyzing 470,000 claims with a total value in excess of €58bn, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has identified Fire & Explosion as the top cause of loss, accounting for 24% of the value of all claims.
Christmas trees, especially real trees, are vulnerable to fire and burn rapidly.
Members of the public using wood burning stoves have been reminded not to store logs and kindling in the hearth, as the radiant heat from the stove can cause the logs to combust.