According to Home Office figures, three-quarters of flats and public buildings in Lancashire are failing to meet fire safety standards.
The owners of the Conception Dive Boat, which caught fire and sank killing 34 people, have suspended operations amid the ongoing fire investigation.
B&Q has issued an urgent notice regarding the Cooke and Lewis CLDW451W-C / DI6014 – Freestanding Slimline White Dishwasher sold in store between 2012 and 2017. The product is a potential fire risk due to an electrical fault that causes components to overheat.
MSC Flaminia fire exposure warning for tank container operators.
Ten injured in tanker fire in South Korea.
A Russian factory ship off the coast of Norway has been capsized in an attempt to stop the ship from exploding after a fire aboard the vessel continued to burn for a second day.
According to latest NFU Mutual statistics, the cost of farm fires rose to £46.4m in 2018 – a four-year high and up by 27.5% on the previous year. Electrical faults remained the most common cause of fires.
Another fire in a historic building – Grade II listed Edwardian mansion Scalesceugh Hall in Cumbria which is undergoing renovation and redevelopment into to retirement flats.