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  • VESDA Detector Replacement Program for End Users

    10 Feb 2014

    Xtralis offers the Detector Replacement Program for sites experiencing these maintenance and/or performance issues. The program provides incentives to return the sites to ‘as new’ performance using the latest technology, and restore long term reliability

  • Landlord couple fined for renting out 'dangerous' property

    07 Feb 2014

    A couple who rented out their property in the East End of London have been fined more than £14,000. The five-story terraced house in Bow Road, Bow failed to meet security, fire ...

  • Spelthorne fire service cuts approved

    07 Feb 2014

    Plans to cut the fire service in Spelthorne, Surrey, have been approved by the council. Surrey Fire and Rescue Authority proposed the idea of having one fire engine at one station, instead ...

  • 'Systemic failings' blamed for death of 4 firefighters

    06 Feb 2014

    The death of four firefighters in 2007 has been described as a "catalogue of organisational systemic failings", by a new report. Warwickshire Fire and Rescue service has been blamed for the ...

  • Warehouse fires have cost the UK £1bn in the last 5 years

    05 Feb 2014

    The British economy has lost £1 billion and 5,000 full-time jobs through fires in warehouses that could have been prevented by sprinklers. A new report by the Centre for Economics and ...

  • MSPs seek the public's view on single Scottish fire service

    05 Feb 2014

    Residents of Scotland are being asked for their views on their local fire service, after last year's radical shake-up. A committee of MSPs wants to know whether or not it has ...


    05 Feb 2014

    C-TEC has launched an up-dated version of its powerful and very cost-effective PDA200E induction loop amplifier.

  • Warehouse company fined for breaching fire safety rules

    04 Feb 2014

    A company that owned warehouses in west London has been prosecuted for breaching fire safety regulations. Bourne End (Investments) was fined nearly £40,000 after a fire ravaged its warehouses on Trout Road, ...

  • Number of fire fatalities lower than 10 years ago

    03 Feb 2014

    The number of fatalities caused by fire has dropped by 33 per cent in the last ten years. Recent statistics, published by the government, revealed there were 140 deaths in England ...

  • 5 Scottish fire control rooms to close

    31 Jan 2014

    The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service will be left with just three fire control rooms, after plans were approved to close five of them. Aberdeen, Inverness, Dumfries, Fife and Falkirk will ...