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  • Number of Scottish on-call firefighters is 'a concern'

    27 May 2014

    A report into the Scottish fire service has revealed doubts over whether or not the number of on-call firefighters is sufficient. It transpired the sustainability of the Retained Duty System and ...


  • Fire ambulance idea ridiculed by Woodhall Spa

    23 May 2014

    The idea of creating a fire ambulance in Woodhall Spa has been branded "crazy" by some residents. Horncastle News reports this controversial idea, which is the brainchild of Lincolnshire Fire and ...


  • UK Pavilions at IFSEC South East Asia and Arabia

    23 May 2014

    The FIA Export Council has organised a UK Fire Pavilion at both IFSEC Southeast Asia and IFSEC Arabia this year. Both of these regions offer fantastic export opportunities and we will be working closely with the organisers, UBM Live, to facilitate...


  • Spirit of Fire awards take place in Westminster

    20 May 2014

    The ninth annual Spirit of Fire award ceremony happened in London at the end of last week (May 16th). This event is run by the Fire Fighters Charity and seeks to ...


  • FirePro UK Help Croydon University Hospital

    20 May 2014

    FirePro UK Ltd has published a case study explaining how their localised in cabinet fire detection & fixed fire suppression using FirePro condensed aerosol has solved a significantly critical fire risk for...


  • FIA Request for Evidence for Service Transformation Challenge Panel

    20 May 2014

    The Chief Secretary to the Treasury and the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government have launched an independent Service Transformation Challenge Panel to advise what needs to happen both nationally and locally to increase the pace...


  • MEPs pledge to prioritise fire safety

    19 May 2014

    In excess of 50 MEPs have promised they will put fire safety first if they are elected in this week's (May 22nd) elections. This pledge comes in light of a call ...


  • SSAIB chief executive Geoff Tate to step down

    19 May 2014

    Geoff Tate, Chief Executive of SSAIB, the UK’s leading fire, security and telecare certification body for organisations, has announced that he will retire at the end of 2014.


  • Charity Golf Event Raises Funds for Cancer Support

    19 May 2014

    40 players have taken part in the inaugural Fire Industry Charity Golf Day, which took place at Pavenham Park Golf Club, Bedford. The event was to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support and was supported well by a number of organisations...


  • Blackpool 'deathtrap hotel' shut down over fire safety breaches

    16 May 2014

    A hotel in Blackpool, which was branded a 'deathtrap', has been shut down after it breached fire safety regulations. It transpired as many as 20 smoke alarms were disconnected, while the ...