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LancsLive : 7th October 2019

According to Home Office figures, three-quarters of flats and public buildings in Lancashire are failing to meet fire safety standards.

gCaptain : 2nd October 2019

The owners of the Conception Dive Boat, which caught fire and sank killing 34 people, have suspended operations amid the ongoing fire investigation.

Sheffield Telegraph : 1st October 2019

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.

Seatrade Maritime News : 30th September 2019

MSC Flaminia fire exposure warning for tank container operators.

Maritime Executive : 28th September 2019

Ten injured in tanker fire in South Korea.

Independent : 26th September 2019

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.

Farmers Weekly : 26th September 2019

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.

BBC News : 18th September 2019

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.