Continued work is required to raise public awareness of the fire risks of leaving unattended domestic laundry appliances running.
Government bans combustible materials on high-rise homes.
The government has ordered a review of building safety advice amid concerns that scores of tall buildings fitted with combustible cladding and insulation may have been missed by a testing programme following the Grenfell Tower fire.
On 15 January 2018, Defra and the Welsh Government published a consultation which had as part of its remit proposals to tackle poor performance in the waste sector and looked at raising the standard of operator competence at permitted waste sites. The Consultation Outcomes have now been published, along with the Government’s planned response.
Sprinklers fitted in only 4% of London tower blocks.
Insurers reach agreement on back of devastating Liverpool car park fire. There are still almost 1,200 vehicles inside the remains of the seven-storey waterfront building, with around a thousand cars completely burned out.
A landowner who allowed two men to set up an illegal waste wood recycling business in the Devon countryside has been ordered to pay a total of £12,850 in fines, costs and compensation at Exeter Crown Court.
Ford blames insurers in stalled engine fire investigations.